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Programs for Schools

School Residencies

Our core program is a 2- to 12-session STEAM-based residency that enrichens curriculum. Schools select a grade level and theme, from All Around My Community to Bridges: From Here to There (click here to see some more possibilities). Our experienced design facilitators take it from there. In an optional end-of-residency celebration, students present their work to their families and the school community.

  • 60-minute sessions (other time frames are possible upon discussion)
  • Grades pre-K – 12
  • Maximum 5 classes/day
  • Priced by the day: $500 for 1 class, $625/day for 2 classes, $725/day for 3 classes, $825/day for 4 classes and $925/day for 5 classes

Price includes a planning session, written curriculum, staffing and materials. Certain topics, such as Chair Masters Design Studio, may require a modest extra materials fee. Virtual programming available for approximately $200 per class.

Afterschool Programs

Enrich your afterschool program with a series designed by ArchForKids. It can range from “Adventures in Architecture,” with a different building activity each week, to a thematic series on a topic you select. We infuse all hands-on projects with math, science, art and social studies content in a fun, engaging way. Pricing about $225/session in person, $150 virtually, depending on length of program and number of students

Design Challenges

A concentrated one-day program where students use the Design Process to respond to a challenge. Kids brainstorm, design, build and test possible solutions. A great way to culminate a unit of study, investigate a community issue or do fun group work. Possible topics include Space Colony Design, Green Skyscrapers, Park Re-Design, and many other topics. Can be done in person or remotely.

  • Minimum 1.5-hour program, up to an entire school day
  • Several classes can be accommodated at once in a large space (gym, cafeteria, etc.)
  • Priced according to number of students and time frame – contact info@archforkids.com for price quotes
  • Grades K-12

Professional Development

Learn how to use project-based STEAM learning to enrich and extend your curriculum. We provide teachers with strategies and resources to integrate architecture into social studies/math/science/art/ELA lesson plans. Fun, engaging, hands-on session – customized for your needs. Can be done in-person or remotely.

  • 90 minute workshop: $400
  • half-day workshop: $800

Virtual PD available for reduced pricing

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