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Free Pre-Engineering Summer Camp for Girls

Posted by Alan on April 11, 2012 1:11 PM | Filed in Events |

UA_Logo_large.pngThe University of Arkansas College of Engineering, in partnership with Arkansas Career Education, is pleased to offer the Engineering Girls Camp for Arkansas Project Lead the Way-affiliated schools. Explore engineering with hands-on activities through a week-long day program designed specifically for girls entering the 8th and 9th grade. Girls will spend the week looking at alternative energy options, build small windmills, solar cars, use 3-D software to design a novelty box, and learn how to use a set of motors and controllers to design and operate a miniature elevator. The students will also go on a field trip to see area engineers.

Eligibility: Girls entering the 8th or 9th grade during the 2012-2013 school year

Camp Dates and Times:
  • August 6th- 10th, 201, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm each day

Cost: Free: The top 40 students who attend a Project Lead the Way School will receive a full scholarship upon acceptance. This status will be determined upon acceptance.

Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Career Education.