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K-12 Experiences

Design Camps

The College of Design at Iowa State University offers immersive summer experiences that provide youth with a sense of what it is like to be a student in the college. Our camps are a collaboration between the College of Design and ISU Extension & Outreach 4-H Youth Development.

On-Campus:  Design Dimensions

Design Dimensions focuses on 2D, 3D and 4D thinking across disciplines. Our on-campus experience is appropriate for students interested in all programs offered by the College of Design: architecture, studio/fine arts, community and regional planning, graphic design, interior design, industrial design and landscape architecture

  • For students entering 9th through 12th grades and 2022 high school graduates
  • Opportunities available for Science Bound students
  • Stay in Martin Hall and enjoy programming at the College of Design during the day
  • June 19-June 24, 2022 for overnight campers; June 20-24 for commuters
  • Costs:
    • $545 registration fee includes overnight accommodation, supplies, basic linens, and all meals
    • $300 registration fee for local commuters includes supplies and lunch daily

Register for Design Dimensions

2022 Design Dimensions Sessions

  • Design through Photography with Cameron Campbell
  • Post-Production Creativity with Cameron Campbell
  • Concept Sketching with Akshay Sharma
  • Design, Creativity, & Imagination: How to Catch a Dream with Ana Luz
  • Logos & Branding with Logan Fredell
  • UX/UI Design with Logan Fredell
  • Patterns in Nature & Design with Roman Chikerinets
  • Forward Learning Experience with Pete Evans
  • Residential interior design with Michael Ford
  • Healthcare interiors with Michael Ford

Ready, Set, Illustrate 2022: Cancelled