Engineering Summer CampEngineering Summer Camp

This weeklong program is designed to introduce high school students to engineering. Students will choose between four available tracks:

  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Computer Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Students will work with professors within their specialty in the classroom and lab to complete hands-on projects. With their chosen track, students will complete the following projects:

Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • Soldering
  • IR Automated Car
  • FM Transmitters
  • Arduino

Computer Sciences

  • Android Application Programming
  • Information Encryption/Decryption
  • Kindle Fire Development
  • Wireless Network Detection and Security

Biomedical Engineering

  • Lab Specimen Dissections
  • Motion Capture and Gait Analysis
  • Brain-Computer Interface
  • Human Physiological Signals’ Recording

Mechanical Engineering

  • 3D model creation and printing
  • Structural analysis using FEA
  • Virtual Rube Goldberg competition

Who should attend?

This camp is open to high school students with interests in science and math and those considering engineering or computer sciences as possible college majors.

Accommodations

Students will stay in a modern residence hall on the Indiana Tech campus. Students should bring bed linens, pillows, and towels. Meals will be provided in the university’s dining hall.

Students will be treated to social activities that may include: movies, bowling, table tennis, billiards, and video gaming (Kinect, Xbox 360).

Additionally, students may take part in free-time activities such as volleyball, basketball, softball, and Frisbee golf.

Camp dates

Camp begins with evening check-in on Sunday, June 12 and ends with an afternoon open house on June 17.

Cost

  • Until May 31, the cost is $525.
  • After May 31, the cost is $595.

Cost includes all project materials, housing and meals on campus, a T-shirt, and all camp activities.

Registration

To register, please download and complete the Engineering Summer Camp registration form.

To pay by check: Please print the completed form and mail it with your check to:

Indiana Tech
Engineering Camp
1600 E. Washington Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46803

To pay by credit card: Please save a completed PDF of this form and email it to kabyndom@indianatech.edu; then use our online payment form to submit your credit card information.

Questions?

For more information, contact Dave Aschliman, dean of the College of Engineering, at daaschliman@indianatech.edu or 260.422.5561, ext. 2102.

2015 Engineering Summer Camp Recap

We’ve included some photos from 2015’s Engineering Summer Camp below that are just a snapshot of all the exciting things that took place that week.

Summer camp participants performing a dissection in the bio lab.

Summer camp participants performing a dissection in the bio lab.

Summer camp participants coding in the computer science lab.

Summer camp participants coding in the computer science lab.

Summer camp participants working with electronic components in the networking lab.

Summer camp participants working with electronic components in the networking lab.

Summer camp group picture

Summer camp group picture

Summer camp participant getting one on one coding help.

Summer camp participant getting one on one coding help.

Summer camp participants editing a 3d model.

Summer camp participants editing a 3d model.

Summer camp participants with a remote control helicopter

Summer camp participants with a remote control helicopter

Summer camp participants using a de-soldering pump

Summer camp participants using a de-soldering pump

Summer camp participants in the materials lab.

Summer camp participants in the materials lab.

Summer camp participants working with electronics

Summer camp participants working with electronics

Summer camp participants racing line tracing robots

Summer camp participants racing line tracing robots

Summer camp participants taking vitals in the bio lab

Summer camp participants taking vitals in the bio lab

Summer camp participants launching remote control helicopter

Summer camp participants launching remote control helicopter

Summer camp participants asking a math question

Summer camp participants asking a math question

Summer camp participants coding

Summer camp participants coding

Summer camp participants performing a dissection

Summer camp participants performing a dissection

Summer camp participant configuring network equipment

Summer camp participant configuring network equipment

3D printer printing out participants' models

3D printer printing out participants' models

Summer camp participants building a scaffold.

Summer camp participants building a scaffold.

Goofy group shot of summer camp participants

Goofy group shot of summer camp participants