Basic Design*
9 a.m.–5 p.m., $650 day camp/$800 residential
Explore the exciting world of design in architecture, the graphic arts, transportation, interior architecture, and product development. You’ll be exposed to what makes good design and how designs visually relate to one another. Learn why some designs are more desirable than others. Understanding the fundamentals can help prepare you for a more serious study of design and the built environment.
Max. number of students: 20
Biomedical Engineering
9 a.m.–4 p.m., $650 day camp/$800 residential
Explore the role of a biomedical engineer in designing procedures and equipment that assist in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and injury, make medical testing less intrusive, and enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities. Team projects will acquaint you with basic engineering design tools and the instrumentation used in medical settings.
Max. number of students: 16
Civil Engineering - Building Big!
9 a.m.–4 p.m., $650 day camp/$800 residential
Do you want to design and construct sustainable buildings? Bridges and highways? Create a cleaner environment? Civil engineers do it all. Learn how these professionals solve the world’s problems like supplying people with clean water and building safe structures and roads. With the help of knowledgeable faculty and current students, you’ll work on teams to build structures, conduct experiments, compete in creative challenges, and learn about the cutting-edge work being done in the field today.
Max. number of students: 15
Machining and Fabricating
9 a.m.–4 p.m., $700 day camp/$800 residential
Two-week-long camp: June 20-24 and July 11-15
Master the skills required to machine and fabricate in a manufacturing environment similar to those you’d find in the automotive, medical, or aerospace industries. After you learn shop, personal, and equipment safety, you’ll interpret blueprints, read precision gauges, and craft components from various types of material. You’ll also be exposed to the electrical side of manufacturing and learn electrical safety, circuit basics, and create a project using electrical soldering. You’ll also operate CNC equipment and experiment with G-Code.
Max. number of students: 25