Design Camp | Webster University

Design Camp

July 20–24, 2020

Design Camp is an intensive design-focused summer institute for high school students. Faculty and Alumni of the Department of Art, Design, and Art History will lead young artists in a focused study of Design and Digital Arts during this week-long camp.

Design Camp students

Ideal for those who are beginning to consider options for college, Design Camp will help you build your portfolio for college application with artwork that reflects your individuality and unique skills.

Discover your artistic potential in state-of-the-art studios while learning from professionals working in the fields of Typography, Digital Illustration, Motion Graphics, and Graphic Design.

Share your artistic achievements with family and friends as part of the 2019 Emerging Artists Exhibition, a public exhibition of your work at Webster University's Hunt Gallery.

Program Description

Each weekday from 9 am–4 pm, a different Webster University professor or alumni will work with you in their area of expertise. As professional designers, the Design Camp instructors offer contemporary perspectives as they share advice for today's design industry. State-of-the-art equipment and spacious studios at Webster University will provide an ideal environment to build essential design concepts and skills


  • All Emerging Artists who successfully complete Design Camp are automatically accepted into Webster University's Department of Art, Design, and Art History (pending university admission).
  • A public exhibition at Webster University's Hunt Gallery will showcase your artwork professionally.
  • You will produce high quality artwork suitable for inclusion in your portfolio.


  • The cost for Design Camp is $425 per student.
  • A $25 deposit is required at the time of application, and full payment must be made 14
    days prior to the beginning of camp.
  • Enrollment is limited to 15 students to provide the best possible experience.
  • All art supplies and catered lunches included.

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