All camps listed are being held on the FAU Boca Raton campus.

Week One June 11 - 15

Fundamentals

Introduction to different fields of engineering, (civil, electrical, mechanical, ocean and geomatics engineering). Campers will learn about structures, mechanics, solar power, soldering, robotics, aerodynamics, and circuits through a variety of discussions and hands-on projects.

Syllabus (pdf)

Video Game Design

Introduction to the basic programming and design concepts used in building video games. Campers will get hands-on experience using various programming languages, software tools and animation to design and create their own video game. Activities include using lighting, sound effects and graphics to enhance the game and player experience.

Syllabus (pdf)

Girls Exploring Engineering

Introduction to various engineering disciplines and career opportunities. Through peer mentoring by female college students, the campers will learn about circuits, power, virtual reality, computer science concepts, solar energy, structures, renewable energy, and much more.

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Week Two June 18 - 22

Fundamentals

Introduction to different fields of engineering, (civil, electrical, mechanical, ocean and geomatics engineering). Campers will learn about structures, mechanics, solar power, soldering, robotics, aerodynamics, and circuits through a variety of discussions and hands-on projects.

Syllabus (pdf)

Video Game Design

Introduction to the basic programming and design concepts used in building video games. Campers will get hands-on experience using various programming languages, software tools and animation to design and create their own video game. Activities include using lighting, sound effects and graphics to enhance the game and player experience.

Syllabus (pdf)

Building Smart Cities

Introduction to sensing technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT). Through hands-on activities campers will learn about applying sensor hardware, computing tools, and analytical techniques in large-scale sensor network applications. In addition, campers will discover and learn about intelligent machine learning and data mining algorithms. Campers will see how engineering applications encountered in their daily life can make cities more livable, efficient, sustainable and safer.

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Week Three June 25 - 29

Exploring Electrical Engineering

Introduction to the fundamentals of electrical engineering. Campers will learn the basics of electricity and how it’s generated and converted for use in engineering and electronics. Daily activities include labs to understand force, current, voltage, power and how circuits function. Campers will learn to design, solder, build and program microcontrollers for their final take-home project.

Syllabus (pdf)

Video Game Design

Introduction to the basic programming and design concepts used in building video games. Campers will get hands-on experience using various programming languages, software tools and animation to design and create their own video game. Activities include using lighting, sound effects and graphics to enhance the game and player experience.

Syllabus (pdf)

Transportation Systems Engineering

Introduction to geographical information systems (GIS) and its applications in freight transportation. Through hands-on activities, campers will learn how to use GIS data and remote sensing techniques such as 3D imaging and 3D laser scanning to solve real-world problems in transportation like optimizing freight flow for smart cities.

Syllabus (pdf)