Cooper Hewitt Design Camp

Cooper Hewitt Design Camp engages kids ages 6 to 12 in fun, real-life design challenges that boost brain and creative powers. Campers will receive special access to the museum’s permanent collection and enjoy exciting collaborations with fellow Museum Mile institutions. Watch a video of last year’s fun!

July 9–13 | Places and Spaces 
From soaring skyscrapers to sprawling parks, campers will be inspired to create their own designs using their immediate environment as a guide.

July 16–20 | Make Yourself at Home
Campers will learn the basic fundamentals of interior design to design the perfect 3-dimensional space that reflects each camper’s personality and style.

July 23–27 | Bits and Bots
Campers will learn a variety of creative and technical skills through gallery explorations, hands-on making, and problem solving.

July 30–August 3 | Happy Feet
Help your young fashionista take a step into the world of designer footwear. Campers will learn the basics of footwear and shoemaking to make a shoe of their own design.

August 6–10 | Typography Today
A new “type” of camp activity! Discover the creativity of designing type and lettering. From cursive to calligraphy, campers will learn about typography and create their own letterforms.


Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E. 91st Street
New York, Ny 10128
Phone: 212-849-8353
Online: cooperhewitt.org/education/designcamp


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