Academic Camps 2015


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Competitive FLL Robotics

This week-long, full-day session is an introduction to robotics using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 System. It is intended to prepare campers to successfully compete in the FIRST Lego League competition in the fall 2015 season.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

August 10-14

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 9-13

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-4591
seec@utdallas.edu

Camp is full; please check back next summer.

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Competitive FTC Robotics

This week-long, full-day session is an introduction to robotics using the TETRIX System; the camp is intended for individuals wanting to compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) competition in the 2015-2016 season.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

August 3-7

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-16

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-4591
seec@utdallas.edu

Early Registration: April 6
Regular Registration: May 31

Early Registration: $325
Regular Registration: $375

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Computer Programming Camps

The Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach under the Department of Computer Science at UT Dallas will conducting 100+ Computer Programming camps for students of all ages from kindergarten to high school this summer. Please visit Computer Science K-12 Outreach for the complete camp schedule.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

Various

Grades: Kindergarten-12th

Contact:
Dr. Jey Veerasamy
972-883-4241
jeyv@utdallas.edu

Half Day: $125
Full Day: $250

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Residential Options

Design Connect Create! Physics Camps for Young Women

Design Connect Create! is a two-week summer day camp that prepares girls for high school physics. It reinforces math skills, offers hands-on labs, fosters an atmosphere of collaboration, and exposes girls to STEM careers and female role models.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Center for STEM Education and Research

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

July 6-17

9:00am-3:00pm

Ages: 14-18

Contact:
Amy Gow
214-697-2673
info@designconnectcreate.org

Scholarship Deadline: April 30
Regular Registration: May 31

$450 + $50 (non-refundable)

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EDGE Technology Summer Camp: Data Visualization Using Tableau

UTD faculty with IS professional experience train in data visualization tool Tableau using lecture and hands-on approach. Daily lesson and common project culminate in PowerPoint presentations. Learn data analysis and presentation skills in fun environment.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management Information Systems

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

June 22-26

1:00pm-4:00pm

Grades: 9-12

Contact:
Dr. Dawn Owens
972-883-4901
dawn.owens@utdallas.edu

Deadline: June 12

$110

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LEGO Mindstorms Robotics

This one week, full-day session is an introduction to robotics using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 System. This camp will give a basic foundation of robotics and EV3 building and programming for students.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

June 22-26

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 11-13

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-4591
seec@utdallas.edu

$375

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Quadcopter Camp

This two-week, full day session is an introduction to Quad-Copters including how they work, and how they can be used. Students will learn how to safely fly quadcopters as well as work in groups to compete in engineering challenges.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

July 13-24

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-4591
seec@utdallas.edu

Early Registration: April 6
Regular Registration: May 31

Early Registration: $625
Regular Registration: $675

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Rocketry

This is a two-week, half-day session. Campers will learn how to design, build, and fly a model rocket built from scratch. We will be building a variety of rockets including: match rockets, water bottle rockets, and solid fuel model rockets.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

June 8-19

9:00am-12:00pm

Ages: 9-13

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-4591
seec@utdallas.edu

Camp is full; please check back next summer.

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Solar Car Camp

During this 3-week session, campers will build a solar car capable of completing a 100 mile road trip. We will learn various aspects of solar power, battery power, software, and mechanical design.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

June 15-July 2

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-4591
seec@utdallas.edu

Early Registration: April 6
Regular Registration: May 31

Early Registration: $1,000
Regular Registration: $1,050

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Space Launch: Rocketry & Weather Balloon

During this 2-week session, campers will learn about the basics of space flight using a launch simulator, various rockets, and a weather balloon. Participants will design, build, and fly a model rocket built from scratch as they learn about the physics of rocket flight.

Sponsored by UT Dallas Science and Engineering Education Center

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

July 27-August 7

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages: 13-18

Contact:
Dr. Kenneth Berry
972-883-4591
seec@utdallas.edu

Early Registration: April 6
Regular Registration: May 31

Early Registration: $625
Regular Registration: $675

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TexPREP 2015

The Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (TexPREP), a component of PREP-USA, provides a challenging academic program designed to motivate and prepare middle and high school students for success in advanced studies leading to careers in STEM fields. UT Dallas hosts Year 2 and Year 3 only; candidates must have completed the previous years in prior summers.

Sponsored by UT Dallas ECS Office of Undergraduate Advising

Date & Time
Age Requirement & Contact
Registration Deadline & Cost

June 16-23

9:00am-3:30pm

Grades: Rising 7-11

Contact:
Arturo Elizondo, Jr.
972-883-4803
arturo.elizondo@utdallas.edu

Deadline: May 1

$300 for non-DISD Students
Free for DISD Students

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