Design Camp

About Design Camp

March 19 – 30, 2018

Two one-week sessions for ages 9 and 10

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m.

Is your child a designer, tinkerer, or creative thinker? Cooper Hewitt Design Camp offers week-long immersions in the latest advances in design for kids ages nine and ten. Guest designers share their problem-solving strategies and engage campers in fun, real-life design challenges. Campers will receive special access to the museum’s permanent collection and enjoy exciting collaborations.

Registration dates & fees

Registration will open this fall. To learn more about Design Camp, email designcamp@cooperhewitt.zendesk.com.

Cooper Hewitt members receive $50 off per camp session! Not a member yet?  Membership starts at $75 ($65 for students and seniors) and—in addition to a Design Camp discount— offers free admission to the museum, SHOP discounts, and much more. To become a member, call 212.849.8349.

 

Storytelling through virtual reality, March 19 – 23, 2018

Create your own virtual reality experience! In collaboration with the tech-learning workshop Play Lab, campers will work individually and together to design, code, and explore their own interactive virtual reality stories using CoSpaces Maker software.

Please note: This camp includes an open house for family and friends from 3:00–3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018.

TYPOGRAPHY TODAY, March 26 – 30, 2018

A new “type” of camp activity! Discover the creativity of designing type and lettering. From cursive to calligraphy, campers will learn about typography through gallery explorations and off-site field trips and create their own letterforms.

Please note: This camp includes an open house for family and friends from 3:00–3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018.