Girls Mini-Camp: Parents Program

Learn about university admissions policies, financial aid, academics, and student life; as well as what to expect if your daughter majors in engineering in college. The program will be conducted by women engineers from SWE and Widener University, and by personnel from Widener’s Admissions Office and Office of University Life.

Typical Camp Schedule

Time Activity
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Check-In
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Welcome/Introductions
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. The Transition to College
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. The Engineering Curriculum
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Admission to Engineering School
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Engineering as a Career Choice Panel Discussion (with daughters)
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch with daughters, Widener Students, and Women Engineers
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Widener Engineering Students Panel Discussion
2:15 – 2:45 p.m. Cooperative Education
2:45 – 3:15 p.m. The Financial Aid Process
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Camp dismissal/Pickup

Registration: Please have your daughter indicate that you plan to attend the Parents’ Program on her camp registration.

Your attendance is optional; your daughter can attend the Girls’ Camp without you.

For further information, please call (610) 499-4042 or email