Camp

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have other questions that is not listed below, please contact camp@designdisco.org.

 

How long is the Camp?
Camp duration is 3–15 August 2020. 

Who can join?
High School students (ages 14-18) are eligible to participate.

What language is the program in?
Camp will be run entirely in English. However, we pride ourselves on our multicultural community and hail from many different countries.

Where will it take place?
It will take place in Prague, Czech Republic. Exact location will be announced soon. As part of the program, students will also be visiting various studios, sites, and workshops in Prague.

Do I need a background in design?
Absolutely not! Design Disco is open to anyone who wants to give it a try. Our goal is not to force students to become designers, but open-minded creative thinkers.

What will my day look like?
Your day will start at 10 am and end at 5 pm. Build days are expected to run a little longer. The program will vary from day to day, which will include studio time, discussions, engaging workshops, site visits, and guest speakers.  There will also be downtime for you to reflect on what you have learned, socialize, and explore the city. 

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What is included in the tuition?
The all-inclusive fee covers: all materials needed for camp including a Design Disco sketchbook, daily lunch, Prague city transit pass, and firm visits.

Do you offer financial aid?
Financial aid is available on a need-based request. It will be considered separately from admissions and awarded based on the availability of funds and the merit of the applicant. Please note that not all requests for financial aid can be accommodated.

Will accommodation be covered?
Design Disco does not provide accommodation. However, we will be more than happy to assist you with finding the best options. 

How do I apply?
You can fill out our online application by clicking the 'Apply Now' button below. Applications are reviewed until all spots are filled, so be sure to apply as soon as you can! Online interviews will be conducted with each applicant before final admission. 

Application deadlines: 
28 February 2020 for Early Admissions
22 May 2020 for Regular Admissions

When are admission decisions made?
Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. After the online interview, applicants will be notified of decisions by email. Only completed applications will be reviewed. 

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Nondiscrimination Policy

At Design Disco, we do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, or handicap in admission to, access to, or treatment in our programs and activities.