MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering is offering a five day summer camp to 10th through 12th grade high school students who are interested in engineering. Participating students will conduct experiments and witness lab demonstrations. The camp starts July 12, at 9 a.m., and ends July 16, at 5 p.m.
Campers will engage in well-designed lab experiments in aerospace, civil, mechanical and ocean engineering. Those attending will learn about designing a bridge, computer science applications, wind-tunnel testing and ongoing laser research. They will visit the university’s machine shop and wave tank, and watch 30-minute presentations about engineering programs including presentations from electrical and computer engineering and computer science. The students will have the opportunity to meet with department heads of these programs.
The registration deadline is May 31. Because a computer will be assigned to each student, seating is limited to 32. The registration fee for day campers is $475 and includes lunch. For overnight campers, the fee of $800 includes all meals from dinner on Sunday, July 12 to lunch Friday, July 16, lodging in Columbia Village and evening entertainment.
Registration forms and further information can be found at http://camps.fit.edu/engineering. A completed registration form and payment must be mailed by May 31 to Florida Tech, Department of Civil Engineering, Attention: Christel Noyes, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, Fla., 32901.