Engineering Mini-Camp for High School Seniors

Friday, November 11, 2016


Do you want to learn more about engineering specialties, salaries, and work? Would you like to understand what engineering school is really like? In this mini-camp taught by Widener engineering professors, you will:

  • Program a robot.
  • Design a bridge. 
  • Launch a rocket. 
  • Explore computer modeling. 
  • Run engineering laboratories.
  • Meet with current engineering students and recent engineering graduates.

There is an optional parents program which covers the processes of engineering school admissions and financial aid. Registration is now open for this event, so apply now!


Typical Camp Schedule for Students

Time Activity Location
8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Registration Kirkbride Hall
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Introduction Kirkbride Hall
9:00 – 10:50 a.m. Interactive Laboratory Activities Kirkbride Hall
11:00 – 11:50 a.m. Lunch University Center
12:00 – 12:50 p.m. The Great Engineering Challenge/Tower Building Competition Kapelski Learning Center Courtyard/Kirkbride Hall
1:00 – 1:50 p.m. Engineering Student Panel Discussion Founders Hall
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Optional Admissions Tour of Campus Admissions

Typical Parent Program Schedule

Time Activity Location
8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Registration Kirkbride Hall
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Introduction Kirkbride Hall
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Parent Program Presentations Quick Center
11:00 – 11:50 a.m. Lunch University Center
12:00 – 12:50 p.m. The Great Engineering Challenge/Tower Building Competition Kapelski Learning Center Courtyard/Kirkbride Hall
1:00 – 1:50 p.m. Engineering Student Panel Discussion Founders Hall
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Optional Admissions Tour of Campus Admissions