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Camp ARCH 2013

July 7th 12th

Howdy, We are so excited to hear that you are interested in this years Texas A&M University Camp ARCH program. Please find the attached application and tentative schedule. This year we have decided to give the campers the opportunity to gain more in-depth experience in a program that most interests them. We have divided the program into several sessions of what we are calling Program Specific Activities in which campers can participate in activities directly associated with Architecture, Construction Science, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning or Visualization. The campers will sign up for the program that they are most interested in learning more about and during those Program Specific Activities the campers will be divided up into smaller groups of Architecture, Construction Science, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning and Visualization and take classes in those specific areas. The rest of the time, for meals and other activities, all the campers will come together as a whole. You will need to specify on the application which program (Architecture, Construction Science, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning or Visualization) you are interested in. You will need to list them by first choice, second choice, and third choice. We will do our best to give everyone their first choice, though limited amount of space might result in some students getting their second choice. The program is limited to 50 participants. Students will be selected based on academic achievement and essay response. Once you have been notified of your acceptance into the program, you will be required to pay the $700 camp fee. Instructions on how to do so will be included in your acceptance letter. If you have any questions about the application process, feel free to call/email me at any time and I will be glad to help. Thank you for your interest in our program! We do offer scholarships for our camp. Please see the application for details. Sincerely,

Ann Broussard Administrative Coordinator Deans Office Langford Building A, Room 202 (979) 845-0289

1. 2. Fill out application and return by April 1, 2013 (may be postmarked on April 1st.). Obtain a copy of your transcript, or another form of document from your high school records office or guidance counselor that states your academic progress and your overall GPA. Fill out the essay and attach additional sheets to the completed application form. A limited number of scholarships will be available to those students unable to afford the camp without assistance. Eligibility for the scholarship will be based upon the applicants financial need. Any interested students will need to fill out the scholarship section of this application. Camp is $700. If needing financial assistance, please write an extra essay explaining your need for financial support.

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APPLICATION CHECKLIST Did you: Fill out the application form Include a copy of your high school transcript Include a resume (optional) Attach your essay Include scholarship essay (optional)

Please Print Neatly and Legibly Name_________________________________________________________________________ Date of Birth_________________________ Age_____________ Adult T-shirt size __________ Fathers Name__________________________ Mothers Name_______________________ Home Address_________________________________________________________________ City, State, Zip_________________________________________________________________ Home Phone (______)_________________________________ Email address ________________________________________
Email will be the primary means of communication between you and our office once we receive your application form. Check your email often for any updates or changes to the schedule. (If you do not have an email address, write N/A on the line above and we will contact you by mail instead.)



ROOMMATE REQUEST Do you have a friend applying for the camp and you want to room with them? Please list your friends name below: ________________________________________________________________________________ High School_____________________________________________________________________ School Address__________________________________________________________________ City, State, Zip___________________________________________________________________ School Phone (______) _________________Counselors Name________________________ What year in high school are you currently? (i.e. Junior, Senior, etc._________________ Current Grade Point Average*_________
*You must submit an official transcript or other school document as verification

Honors or Awards Received________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________

Organizations or Extracurricular Activities __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________

Hobbies__________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________
*You may attach a separate resume instead of filling in your honors/awards, activities, and hobbies above.

PROGRAM INTEREST**: ______ Architecture ______ Visualization ______Construction Science

______ Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning

** List by 1st Choice, 2nd Choice, and 3rd Choice: (ex: 1, 2, 3)

Architecture: for those pursuing a career as an architect Construction Science: for those pursuing careers in planning, estimating, scheduling, coordinating, supervising and managing construction projects and related work Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning: for those pursuing a career in land use planning, landscape architecture, stormwater management, green roof design, transportation planning, housing, social, and community planning, or related work Visualization: for those pursuing careers in video game design, 3D animation, visual computer programming, or similar visual communications occupations ESSAY: On a separate page, provide an essay explaining why you want to attend the Camp ARCH Program, what your goals for the future are, and anything interesting about you that you wish us to consider. Essays should be without grammar or spelling errors and extra points will be added for creativity and making it fun to read. This is a somewhat free-form essay, so use your imagination, pictures, diagrams, or words to help us get to know who you really are. Please limit essay to 3 pages. To apply for a full or half scholarship, please write a separate Scholarship Essay. SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY: On a separate page, provide an essay explaining your need for financial assistance. Include any relevant information such as family income, whether you are a first generation college student, number of household dependents, or anything else that you wish the scholarship committee to be aware of. PLEASE SEND APPLICATIONS TO: ATTN: Ann Broussard, Deans Office College of Architecture Texas A&M University 3137 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-3137


Time 8-Jul SUNDAY 9-Jul MONDAY

July 7-12, 2013
10-Jul TUESDAY 11-Jul WEDNESDAY Pancakes & Yogart Bar 12-Jul THURSDAY



Chicken Breakfast Tacos, Biscuits and Fruit Fruit, Kolaches

Chicken Biscuits Check Out Of Dorms & Fruit (8.00am)

8:00 9:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 1:00 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 5:00 5:30 6:00 6:30 Studio Time 7:00 7:30 8:00 LEGOS Bottle Build Adamson Lagoon (Swimming) Watermelon & Social Activity Snacks (Walking tour of the Bonfire Memorial) Bar-B-Que Arrival & Check at Langford Arch. Bldg. Sketch Up Session Art Class (Sketching, Shading, Perspective Drawing) Art Class (Sketching, Shading, Perspective Drawing) Art Class (Sketching, Shading, Perspective Drawing) VIZ Guest Lecture AutoCad AutoCad Kolache RolfSandwiches Freebirds Burritos
Potato ShackPotatoes & Fixins
Chicken Tenders, Mashed Potatoes, Salad

Full Breakfast & Program Specific Program Specific Program Specific Program Specific Clean Up / Prepare Activitiy (Studio) Activitiy (Studio) Activitiy (Studio) Activitiy (Studio) for Presentations

Langford B Final Presentation (10:30 am) Reception Following

Beef Lasange & Yell Leaders Chicken Spaghetti, Pizza and Salad Salad , cheese Chopped Sirlion cake & chocolate Financial Aid & cake

Fajita Dinner

Get Ready For Pool Time

ScholarshipsCasey Gros Egg Drop Walk to MSC & Art Scavenger Hunt

9:00 9:30 10:00

Grand Station Studio Time Studio Time / Movie Night