Hi-GEAR (Girls Engineering Abilities Realized) Camp
June 16 – 20, 2014: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily
Audience: Female students currently in 9th-12th grade
What is Hi-GEAR?
Hi-GEAR introduces students to rewarding engineering and computer science careers through hands-on experiential learning and collaborative team projects. Female engineering students guide and encourage campers while they: build structures that withstand 10,000+ lbs, create perfume using distillation, build and program text messengers, build rockets and radios, extract DNA and more. Field trips, such as those to Lagoon, provide campers with a real-world glimpse into exciting engineering careers.
NEW for 2014 – Day and Residential Camper spots available!
How can I apply for Hi-GEAR?24-26 students will be selected to participate. Applicants must CURRENTLY be in 9th-12th grade and should enjoy math/science. Students will be selected from a personal statement and teacher/advisor recommendation, with consideration for school representation and student background.
What is the cost of Hi-GEAR?
Day Camper: $85
This includes lunch each day. Scholarships are available and are awarded based on financial need.
Residential Camper: $195 (11 spots available)
This includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and lodging for each day. Scholarships are available and are awarded based on financial need.
What is the registration deadline of Hi-GEAR?
Applicants will be admitted on a rolling basis:
April 7, 2014 – Notification of admission by April 21
May 5, 2014 – Notification of admission by May 19
Applications received after May 5, 2014 will only be considered if space is available.
Contact: Deidre Schoenfeld, Camp Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exploring Engineering Camp
June 24-26, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (ends at 3:00 p.m. on the 26th)
Audience: 10th-12th grade, girls and boys aged 15-18
Engineering for a Greener Planet
Explore engineering in this three-day summer camp experience on the University of Utah Campus. Participate in technologies and activities that encourage the use of problem-solving skills. Investigate how to clean up contaminated water, explore forms of alternative energies, improve a recycling process, and more! Participate in activities involving chemical, electrical, civil and environmental, computer, mechanical, materials, and biomedical engineering as you get a chance to “try on engineering” and see if it could be a good fit for you!
Intro to Entertainment Arts and Engineering
Multiple Dates in June, July, and August 2014
Audience: girls and boys aged 8-18
What is Entertainment Arts and Engineering?
Learn the secrets behind video games and animation by creating and building characters for games, animation or machinima. Our Entertainment Arts and Engineering Summer Program (EAESP) combines theory with hands-on practical projects, enabling high school students to understand computer graphics at a high level. EAESP introduces 3D modeling, texturing, rigging, animation and rendering concepts via industry-leading software such as Autodesk® Maya® and Adobe® Photoshop®.
This year, EAE is hosting 25 camps throughout the summer.
Dates: Six one-week camps in June and July 2014
The GREAT summer camps are aimed at kids who want to unleash their creativity while learning about computer graphics, robotics, and programming by making games, animations, and robots.
GREAT-Elementary: A week-long camp for entering 4–6th graders who will create animations and games using Scratch, a fun programming environment. No prior experience is necessary. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon, M–F; a snack is provided.
GREAT-Middle school: For one week, entering 7–9th graders are immersed in Alice, a 3D programming suite, to create 3D animations and games. Campers will also build, program and compete LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robots in exciting challenges. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., M–F; lunch is provided.
GREAT-Advanced Robotics: A week-long camp for entering 10–12th graders. Campers will build wacky, useful machines that react to the world (and people) using embedded computers, sensors, and motors. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., M–F; lunch is provided.
GREAT-Advanced Programming: In this two-week-long camp, entering 10–12th graders will create and write games in the popular Python programming language — in teams and alone. Advanced Programing is ideal those showing an interest in or aptitude for computers, programming, or math. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., M–F; lunch is provided.
Registration and more information: http://www.cs.utah.edu/~dejohnso/GREAT/index.shtml