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Applied Engineering Summer Camp Offers Hands on Practical Skills

Applied Engineering Camp

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Descriptions:

This camp will teach participants the hands-on skills necessary to create working prototypes of nearly any design they can come up with. The focus of this camp is on the practical application rather than theory of engineering topics.

Topics include:

machine shop safety, hand tools, basic power tools, using standard machine equipment, soldering, intro to CAD/CAM, and intro to welding.

Students will be required to have a basic understanding of English and algebra and must be physically able to operate machinery.

This camp is intended for students 14 years old and up, no prior machine shop experience is required.

Note:

Cotton clothing and closed toe shoes are required for every day of the camp.

This camp will teach participants the hands-on skills necessary to create working prototypes of nearly any design they can imagine. The focus of this camp is on the practical application rather than theory of engineering topics. Topics include:

  • Machine shop safety
  • Hand tools
  • Basic power tools
  • Using standard machining equipment (mill, lathe)
  • Soldering
  • Intro to CAD/CAM
  • Intro to welding.

Over the course of the camp, students will each create a fully functioning RC hovercraft using the skills they have acquired, which they will get to take home at the end of the week. Students will be required to have a basic understanding of English and algebra and must be physically able to operate machinery. This camp is intended for students 14 years old and up, no prior machine shop experience is required.

Register Online

Online registration can be made via credit card by reading the information below and clicking "Register Now". In addition to the online registration form you will be required to submit the following forms for each camper

Signed forms can be returned to:

Matthew Jensen 
Florida Institute of Technology 
150 W. University Blvd. 
Melbourne, FL 32901

You must return these forms prior to the first day of camp!
The participant will NOT be permitted to attend camp if these forms have not been submitted.
Register Now

 

Cost

$1300

(includes lunch)

Where

Florida Institute of Technology Campus

When

Session 1: June 12-16
Session 2: June 26-30

Sessions:

Week long camp focusing on hands-on engineering skills such as: power hand tools, metal machining, welding, soldering, and basic CAD/CAM

For

Students in ages 14 and up who are interested in engineering.

Limit

8 Students per Session.

Contact

For more information you can contact:

Dr. Matthew Jensen 
Florida Institute of Technology
mjensen@fit.edu

Terri Wright has held the position of General Manager at WFIT since 1998.