You are invited to learn more about architecture and urban planning while you are still in high school. A one-day visit program at the School, a week-long architecture summer camp, and the pre-Urban Planning program for Milwaukee youth, are great first exposures to the professions and the School. Ready to learn even more? Enroll as a Youth Options or High School Special Student in our Arch 100 and/or Arch 103 course. Get a jump start on your architecture courses while still in high school.

Schedule a Visit

Visit the School of Architecture and Urban Planning and see the design studios, gallery, and student resource centers. You can join us through a UW-Milwaukee campus tour or one of our events.

NAF Future Ready Scholars at UW-Milwaukee

Rising juniors and seniors, you can help design the future! Join the UW-Milwaukee Design& Build Camp – spend two weeks this summer engaging in hands-on, design, engineering, and construction experiential learning. With guidance from UWM faculty, college teaching assistants, community partners, and STEM professionals, campers will delve into how engineering and architecture are used in the real world. Campers will design, engineer, and construct a project to beautify a Milwaukee Neighborhood. Additionally, they will participate in college and career readiness sessions that will put them on a path toward post-secondary success. All rising juniors and seniors are eligible to apply!
Find out more information here.

Virtual Summer Camp

A week-long educational program for students contemplating the study of architecture at the university level. As a virtual camp, students from all over the country can learn from the experts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. An optional in-person day complements the experience.

Find out the more about the Virtual Summer Camp.

Two options for high school and college credit

Online architecture courses:
Arch 100 Architectural Making I, fall semester and/or
Arch 103 Architectural Making II, spring semester.

Prior Learning Assessment: Any high school in-state or out-of-state, public or private

Learn more about these courses and the application requirements.

High School Class Visits

Teachers, bring your class to the School for a visit, or have our High School Outreach Coordinator come to you! Learn more about these opportunities to engage your classroom.

Girl Scouts + Architecture Event (Brownies, Juniors And Cadettes)

How can communities, neighborhoods, and cities be planned better?
UWM School of Architecture & Urban Planning is teaming up with Women in Design Milwaukee to host a Design and Innovation GIRL SCOUT morning.