Students will explore engineering, technology, and applied science, and learn about the various engineering disciplines--chemical, civil, electrical/computer, mechanical through hands-on activities and projects. The camp will emphasize the role of engineers as inventors and developers of new products and processes for the benefit of society. Participants will also learn how best to prepare in high school to major in engineering in college.
Welcome, robotics demonstration and student competition
Robot Driving systems/finish with robots; race cars--introduction to vehicle stability, remote control vehicle demonstration and competition
Case study in engineering design
Introduction to rocketry, rocket design and construction
Rocket engine and stability basics, stability testing, launch safety and launch of video rocket, camp wrap-up/certificates.
** The camp activities shown are based on last year's camp and are subject to change at the instructor's discretion.
July 8-12, Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Commuter campers lunch is included in registration fee. Residential campers will arrive Sunday afternoon and stay in the campus dorms. All meals and transportation are provided including lunch on Friday. There will be an additional fee for evening activities. Residential camp details will be sent in early June.
Registration Form (PDF)
When registering, be sure to indicate either the commuter or residential option.
Penn State Berks
P.O. Box 7009
Reading, PA 19610