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Summer Camps

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Women in Technology Camp

The Women in Technology robot camp sessions are geared for young women entering grades 8-12 with an interest in computers and engineering. In many sessions and activities, participants will be split into groups according to age and talents.

  • Session I: June 26-July 1, 2016
  • Session II: July 3-8, 2016

The cost to offer this program is $1195 per person. All participants receive the reduced rate of $895 (live-in) or $795 (day student) as a result of an automatically awarded $300 LSSU Engineering scholarship. If seeking additional scholarship funds, please download, complete and submit a Scholarship Application Form.

 

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If you prefer a hard copy of the application form, please contact the Summer Engineering Camps office at engineering@lssu.edu or call 906-635-2207.

Robotics Camp

Robotics Camp is for young men entering grades 8-12 with an interest in robotics and/or engineering. In many sessions and activities, participants will be split into groups according to age and talents.

  • Session I: July 10-15, 2016
  • Session II: July 17-22, 2016
  • Session III: July 31-August 5, 2016

The cost to offer this program is $1195 per person. All participants receive the reduced rate of $895 (live-in) or $795 (day student) as a result of an automatically awarded $300 LSSU Engineering scholarship. If seeking additional scholarship funds, please download, complete and submit a Scholarship Application Form.

 

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If you prefer a hard copy of the application form, please contact the Summer Engineering Camps office at engineering@lssu.edu or call 906-635-2207.

Charter School Camps

Camps are being developed in cooperation with our charter school partners such as Advanced Technology Academy and the family of Concord Academies. See your school principal for more information. Other schools interested in a customized Robotics Camp for their students are encouraged to contact the Summer Engineering Camps office at engineering@lssu.edu

Advanced Technology Academy Robotics Camp for ATA Charter Students

July 24-29, 2016

Robotics camp for young men and women from the Advanced Technology Charter School entering 9th-12th grades. See the Counseling office for details.

Our Campers Say it Best!

"Forget video games. This place rocks and is also a fun way to spend time with electronics and robots."

Robot Campers and Fanuc

"This camp is the perfect blend of academics, athletics, and fun. It has a very homelike atmosphere where everyone gets along and is great friends."

WIT campers work with a Staubli robot

"I love this camp. It's not like any others I've been to. You use real machines and software, and it's a lot of fun."

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General Information

Camper's profile

Our summer robotics camps are ideal for the college-bound student. Prior knowledge of robotics or other engineering technology topics is not required. Participants work in a team setting and will be supervised by LSSU engineering faculty. Students should possess fine motor skills to be able to work with lab/test equipment. Campers arrive on a Sunday afternoon and depart the following Friday afternoon. Evening activities scheduled during the week include: swimming, ice skating, athletic activities at the University's multipurpose gymnasium, movies, putt-putt golf, and visits to local tourist attractions.

Counseling & 24-hour Supervision

Two counselors, approved by the University, will be on duty following the day sessions. The counselor will live, work and participate in recreation along with the students. The University promotes an atmosphere of fun during the week, but will not accept poor discipline or conduct.

Accommodations 

Housing will be provided at the University's housing complex with two students per room. Meals will be provided at the spacious Quarterdeck dining facility. Students are encouraged to live-in and benefit from the away-from-home, college-life experience.

What to Bring

You will need to bring a sleeping bag or sheets, blankets and pillow. A recommended list of items includes: shorts, tennis shoes, toiletries, swim suit, light jacket, and rain jacket. Students may want to bring money for incidental expenses.

Recreation

Participants will have full access to the James Norris Athletic Center and the Student Activities Center. Included in the complex are a weight training facility, multi-purpose gym, swimming pool, racquetball, basketball, volleyball Other activities include visits to local tourist attractions, ice skating, putt-putt golf, the Lake Superior shoreline and outdoor events.

Shirts & Certificates

Each student will receive a camp t-shirt and Lake Superior State certificate for participation in the program. The certificate recognizes the competitive selection process for the gifted and talented students in the program.

For more information

Contact the Summer Engineering Camps office at engineering@lssu.edu.