Engineering Summer Camp

(FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS)

June 22—25, 2015

Both DAY ($400) and RESIDENT ($800) Camps Available

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If you're interested in engineering, Widener's summer camp is the perfect place to start exploring. We’ll introduce you to this exciting field through the eyes of our top-ranked engineering program.

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Widener’s Summer Engineering Camp is serious fun. You’ll make concrete blocks, launch soda bottle rockets, and explore the fields of chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, and biomedical engineering. You’ll experience computer workshops, demonstrations, films, laboratory exercises, discussion groups, and presentations in a nurturing, noncompetitive, hands-on environment.

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Widener's Engineering Summer Camp was developed by engineering faculty at Widener to introduce high school students to the field of engineering in a nurturing, noncompetitive, "hands-on" environment.

Students experience a four-day schedule full of computer workshops, demonstrations, films, laboratory exercises, discussion groups, and presentations, all while having fun. High school students make concrete blocks, launch soda bottle rockets, and explore the fields of chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering.

Sample Activities

Plastics Engineering Fermentation Fundamentals
Model Boating Rocket Construction
Safety Briefing & Transport Rocket Launch
Coefficient of Restitution Transmission
West Point Bridge Design Design K-Nex Bridge Construction
Robotics Vehicle (LEGO) Junkyard Engineering
Physical Properties & Aerogels Balloon Drive Car

*Tuition is $400.00 per session, which includes all laboratory materials and lunches. Students enrolled in the resident camp will be charged an additional $400.00, which includes room and board as well as evening activities.

For more information and, or to be added to our mailing list, teachers and students should contact Maria Wochele at 610-499-4037.