STEM Camps 2018: Engineering Camp (Session A)Jul 9, 2018 to Jul 13, 2018 Location: Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive, Rome NY
**PLEASE TAKE NOTE: STUDENTS ARE UNABLE TO REPEAT THIS CAMP IF PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED.
While attending Engineering Camp, students will engage in lateral thinking puzzles, guided lab experiments, and open-ended design challenges to learn about what real engineering is and how to do it.
Topics covered include:
- Simple Machines
- Archimedes’ Principle
- Newton’s Laws of Motion
- Basic Electronics
- DC Hobby Motors
At this camp, students will:
- Find out how engineers make things move, float, glow, and spin
- Experiment with levers, boats, parachutes, light bulbs, motors, propellers, gears, and more
- Get to be the engineer as they build and test their own solutions to real design problems
- Learn to build cool stuff with materials they can find around their homes
SESSION A*: Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 13, 2018
SESSION B*: Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27, 2018
Time: M-Th, 9 am - 4 pm & Friday, 9 am - 12 noon
Place: Griffiss Institute, 725 Daedalian Drive, Rome NY
Cost: $100; Scholarships available
Age Group: Grades 6th - 8th
Max Class Size: 20 students
*PLEASE TAKE NOTE: There are two (2) sessions of the same camp, offered on different dates. Please choose your desired week, when registering.
**PLEASE TAKE NOTE: STUDENTS ARE UNABLE TO REPEAT THIS CAMP, IF PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED.
Children can only participate in those camps designed for their age group.
There are no exceptions.
Where a grade is stated rather than an age, your child must be entering that grade this Fall.