Engineering & Robotics
Engineering Expectations Invites You to Engage Your Mind!
Engineering Expectations is designed to hook kids on engineering by engaging them in creative thinking and out-of-the-box problem solving. Our programs are project driven and highlight the engineering design process. We offer summer camps that explore different engineering disciplines, including aerospace, chemical, civil, and mechanical. If you aren't sure which discipline is for you, then try Engineering Explorations. We also offer novel programs such as biomimicry that feature nature as an engineer. We even provide young people with an opportunity to engineer history by recreating some of the amazing designs of man’s past. If the future is more to your liking, we also offer robotics. And we have an engineering leadership academy for girls. Once summer is over you can continue engineering with us on Saturdays.
Registration Now Open!
Saturday programs for Fall Semester:
Programs will be held in the Natural Science Trailer. Please see grid 3C on the campus map.
Please register for the correct age using the link below:
Engineering Explorations Programs (ages 6-7, 1:00 - 4:30 PM, $90 for series)
Engineering Explorations Program (ages 8-9, 1:00 - 4:30 PM, $90 for series)
Engineering Expectations Programs (ages 10-11, 1:00 - 4:30 PM, $95 for series)
Engineering Expecations Programs (ages 12-14, 1:00 - 4:30 PM, $95 for series)
Engineering Explorations & Engineering Expectations
- September 19 (ages 6-7; 8-9) & September 26 (ages 10-11; 12-14)
Lift and Load - Design and engineer devices that help lift a heavy load
- October 17 (ages 6-7; 8-9) & October 24 (ages 10-11; 12-14)
Sound the Alarm - Engineer projects that incorporate an alarm into their design
- November 14 (ages 6-7; 8-9) & November 21(ages 10-11; 12-14)
Uphill Battle - Design and engineer an assistive technology for a disability
- December 12 (ages 6-7; 8-9 & ages 10-11; 12-14)
When Reindeer Fly - Re-engineer a reindeer so that it can deliver an airborne package
Activites are age-differentiated for each group and encourage creative problem solving using the engineering design process.