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Event Series Event Series: Summer Semester 2023

Elite Training Camps in July

June 8, 2023 - June 22, 2023

Get introduced to high tech fields and pursue STEM careers. For high school students only. Lunch included. Sponsored by NASA MUREP grant. Priority will be given to high school students underrepresented in STEM.

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Systems Engineering – July 8
Ages 13+
9 am – 4 pm
Systems Engineering is the discipline of creating complex systems such as rockets, airplanes, bridges, skyscrapers, and vehicles. This camp features hands-on simulations of rockets and spacecraft to demonstrate STEAM principles in a fun and stimulating day-long adventure. The class is open to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Drones – July 15
Ages 13+
9 am – 4 pm
High school students will learn the fundamentals of unmanned flight, safety basics, an overview of FAA rules for drone operation, and hands-on exercises in essential drone operation. An experienced FAA-certified drone instructor will teach the camp, and the program will prepare students to take the exam required to become a licensed drone pilot under the FAA.

Machine Tool – July 15
Ages 15+
9 am – 4 pm
Get exposed to the latest technology and equipment, including saws, grinders, and computerized measuring machines. You will learn what it takes to read blueprints and use machinery to shape metal with less than a thousandth of an inch precision.

Engineering Design – July 22
Ages 13+
9 am – 4 pm
Learn the basics of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software and use the latest 3D printing technology and equipment to create three-dimensional design projects like a rubber band car.

Welding – July 22
Ages 15+
9 am – 4 pm
Love creating real-world projects? Learn the basics of metal fabricating and welding while using Gas Metal Arc Welding technologies. Each student will begin with the safety and set up of equipment. Then, get hands-on in the lab.

Robotics – July 22
Age 13+
9 am – 4 pm
This training camp is an introduction to the world of robotics for high school students. They will participate in a design challenge to build a bare radio-controlled robot chassis.


June 8, 2023
June 22, 2023
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