Engineering Summer Camps for Middle & High School students

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from June 12, 2016 until June 17, 2016

Daily from June 20, 2016 until June 24, 2016

Location: Indiana Tech campus

Phone: 800.937.2448, ext. 2216.

Link: http://www.IndianaTech.edu/EngineeringCamp

Event Description

May 9, 2016 Updated May 9, 2016 at 1:22 PM EDT

High School-age students Camp is June 12-17.
This week-long program is designed to introduce high school students to engineering. Students will choose between four available tracks:

• Electrical and computer engineering
• Computer sciences
• Biomedical engineering
• Mechanical engineering
Students will work with engineering professors within their specialty in the classroom and lab to complete hands-on projects. With their chosen track, students will complete the following projects:

Electrical & Computer Engineering
• Soldering
• IR automated car
• FM transmitters
• Arduino Computer Sciences

Computer Sciences
• Android application programming
• Information encryption/decryption
• Kindle Fire development
• Wireless network detection and security Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering
• Lab specimen dissections
• Motion capture and gait analysis
• Brain-computer interface
• Human physiological signals’ recording Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering
• 3D model creation and printing
• Structural analysis using FEA
• Virtual Rube Goldberg competition

Engineering Summer Camp 2016 will be June 12-17 at the Indiana Tech campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Check in is the evening of June 12; there will be an afternoon open house on June 17.
Registration will be limited to the first 50 students who apply, so please register early. Register with a friend and each of you will receive a $25 discount.
Your registration fee pays for project materials, room and board, all camp activities and a camp t-shirt. Registration is $525 through May 31; after May 31 it is $595.

Middle school-age students Camp is June 20-24.
The Build & Learn Summer Camp is open to students who have completed the sixth, seventh or eighth grade in 2016.

A $25 registration fee is to be submitted with the registration form, at right. Funding for this camp has been provided by the Olin B. and Desta Schwab Foundation and the Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO). Founded in 1989, the Fort Wayne-based Schwab Foundation identifies and supports not-for-profit organizations in Allen County that provide programs for counseling, testing, guiding and educating young people in careers, occupations or professions to which they are best suited. NIPSCO is the largest natural gas distribution company and the second-largest electric distribution company in Indiana, serving more than a million customers over the northern third of the state.

Deadline for registration is Friday, June 3.

The Build & Learn Summer Camp runs Monday, June 20, through Friday, June 24.
Campers should be dropped off each day at Zollner Engineering Center on the Fort Wayne Indiana Tech campus, 1600 E. Washington Boulevard. Use the entrance on the Maumee Avenue side of campus, just east of the wind turbine. Drop-off time is between 8:15 and 8:30 a.m. Pickup time is between 12:45 and 1 p.m. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Contacts for more information:
Maria Lee at 260.422.5561, ext. 2126, or mclee@IndianaTech.edu
Kris Byndom at 260.422.5561, ext. 2216, or kabyndom@IndianaTech.edu

• Geocaching on the Indiana Tech campus, using a GPS device and math clues • Designing a mousetrap car
• Utilizing computer-aided drawing software
• Constructing a magnetic levitation train
• Constructing self-propelled airplanes
• Touring engineering laboratories on the Indiana Tech campus

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