Leadership by Design Camp 2023 -  w/ City With Dwellings

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Leadership by Design Camp 2023 - w/ City With Dwellings

High School Students design + build outdoor prototypes for our neighbors experiencing homelessness during this week-long camp

By Community Design Studio

When and where

Date and time

July 24 · 9am - July 28 · 1pm EDT


500 W 5th St 500 West 5th Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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About this event

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If you're a high school student in the Forsyth County, NC area interested in design, making, and serving your community, this camp is for you! Gain new skills and make an impact during this 1-week camp that will change the way you see the world.

Licensed design & engineering professionals + educators lead campers in discovering the Design Thinking process, putting their innate creativity to work for the good of our community. This year we're partnering with City with Dwellings, for whom we'll be designing a prototype outdoor space for some of our most vulnerable neighbors.

Dates: July 24-28, 2023

Time: 9am - 3pm

  • Design & prototype a welcoming outdoor space for unhoused people in our city.
  • Explore urban design, architecture, & planning in Downtown Winston-Salem with local design & engineering professionals.
  • Engage with local arts and service nonprofits like DENT & City with Dwellings to understand Community needs.
  • Gain experience with drawing & construction techniques as we mock up our designs at Mixxer Community Makerspace.
  • Earn digital badges to boost your resume.

Camp Instructors: Elise Barrella, PhD, PE; Lauren Q. Frye, Architect

2022 Visiting Professionals: Nisha Mary Prasad, Designer; Caroline Edwards, AIA; Preston Montague, Landscape Architect; Keith Wales, AIA; Veronica Grant, AIA; Hannah Atkinson, AIA (2023 visitors TBD)

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