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Pre-College Science & Engineering Summer Camps

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Camp Challenger! K-8 STEAM Camps 

  • Spring Camps 2021
  • Weeklong, STEAM-themed camps feature "hands-on, minds-on" learning led by experienced educators
  • Themes include technology, engineering, movie magic, animation, rocketry and space science, coding, energy and snap circuits, robotics, and more
  • Convenient, safe environment for fun, engaging camp activities
  • Register at www.challengertlh.com
  • Should you need additional information, please call (850) 645-7777, weekdays from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • For content/curriculum, contact our Education Manager at (850) 645-7787.

Engineering Academic Camps

Email Dr. Shonda Bernadin (Site Director) or (850) 410-6393

Academic and Career Excellence in Engineering (ACEE) - JAVA Coding Camp (8th-12th graders, one-week, day camp) | June 14 - 18, 2021 | $99 (includes the registration fee and cost of robot hardware)
The ACEE Coding Camp is a one-week long virtual academic camp designed to teach Java programming concepts using finch robots. Participants will learn fundamental principles in Java to help prepare them for success in computer science and engineering courses. This camp emphasizes academic preparation, professional development, and career awareness of STEM careers in computer science and computer engineering. The camp is virtual, and participants will receive camp materials in the mail. Participants must have access to a computer with a USB port, Internet connection, and robot hardware (will be mailed to each participant).

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Academic and Career Excellence in Engineering (ACEE) – All About Sensors Camp (10th-12th graders, one-week, day camp) | June 21 - 25, 2021 | $99 (Virtual Sessions throughout each day between 9 am - 3 pm)
The ACEE Sensors Camp is a one-week long virtual academic camp designed to teach principles in electronics using a variety of sensors. Participants will build circuits and learn the basics of how to sense acceleration, force, vibration, temperature, and even some biometric signals like heart rate. This camp emphasizes academic preparation, professional development, and career awareness of STEM careers in electrical engineering. The camp is virtual, and participants will receive camp materials in the mail. Participants must have access to a computer with a USB port, Internet connection, and a senor kit (will be mailed to each participant)..

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1st Annual Big Bend Youth Energy Academy (8th-12th graders, virtual two-day event) | July 15 & 16, 2021 | FREE (Virtual sessions offered between 10 am and 2 pm)
The 1st Annual Big Bend Youth Energy Academy will be a virtual two-day event of career exploration through interactive hands-on activities and engaging discussions designed to expose young people to careers in electric utility industries and related fields. Students will participate in workshops, hands-on experiments, panel discussions with industry experts, cohort-building games, and much more. Big Bend area youth in grades 8th-12th are invited to participate.

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Undergraduate Opportunities

Email Dr. Shonda Bernadin (Site Director) or (850) 410-6393

  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) | May 31 - July 30, 2021 - This program will train students and teachers in a variety of cutting-edge technologies related to research in Smart and Connected cities. Participants will work side-by-side with leading researchers on projects related to Power, Artificial Intelligence, Superconductivity, Controls, Cybersecurity, Photovoltaics, and Batteries.
  • ASTERIX Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences | May 24, 2021- July 30, 2021, 9 am - 4 pm | Hybrid, Paid internship for Undergraduates ($5000).
    Participants will work in a team setting on ASTERIX projects in advanced sensor technologies with a focus on applications in Electrical Engineering including electrical device characterizations, data analysis of manufacturing sensor data, sensor fusion applications, and high-frequency power systems. This program broadens the participation of undergraduates in research opportunities of interest to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). U.S. citizenship is required for this program.
    Program Point of Contact Dr. Shonda Bernadin, bernadin@eng.famu.fsu.edu | (850) 410-6393

     

  • ASTERIX Summer Research Showcase | July 30, 2021 - Virtual poster presentation session (invitation only).
  • Deadline for ASTERIX Summer 2022 | August 31, 2021 - Applications for Fall 2021 semester cohort. Limited Scholarships Available!