FAMU AEOP UNITE Summer Program (STEM camps)

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

2525 Pottsdamer Street, Building A

Tallahassee, Florida 32310

Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm, Friday 8:30am-12:00pm

June 5-30, 2017

 

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CAMP, June 5-9, 2017

The Alternative Energy camp is a 5-day academic camp that introduces rising 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders to energy and power concepts in clean renewable energy.  Participants will learn about various alternative energy concepts including wind and solar through presentations, hands-on activities and projects.  The cost of the camp is $125.

 

COMPUTER ENGINEERING CAMP, June 12-16, 2017

The Computer Engineering camp is a 5-day academic camp that introduces rising 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders to concepts in digital logic, microcontroller designs and Arduino programming. No prior programming experience required.  The cost of the camp is $125.

 

ROBOTICS CAMP, June 19-23, 2017

The Robotics camp is a 5-day academic camp that introduces rising 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders to concepts in mechanical design, mathematics, physics, and programming through designing and building robots. Various robot platforms will be introduced. The cost of the camp is $125.

 

CIRCUITS & ELECTRONICS CAMP, June 26-30, 2017

The Circuits & Electronics camp is a 5-day academic camp that introduces rising 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders to some basic principles in Electrical Engineering. Topics include power systems, basic circuits, electronics and communication systems. The cost of the camp is $125.

 

You may be eligible to receive a scholarship to attend all camps for free!! (See details below)

 

SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The UNITE Scholars program is a unique scholarship program that gives recipients a scholarship to attend all 4 summer camps. Scholars will participate in additional program enrichment activities including professional development and college preparatory sessions. If you are a rising 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grader who meets at least two of the following criteria, you may be eligible for the UNITE Scholars program:

  • Scholar self-identifies as qualifying for free or reduced lunch
  • Scholar self-identifies as a minority historically underrepresented in STEM (Alaskan Native, Native American, Black or African American, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander)
  • English is a second language for the Scholar
  • Scholar is a potential first-generation college-bound student (parents did not attend college)
  • Scholar attends a rural or frontier school or a school/program selected for Federal-targeted outreach (e.g. FAMU DRS, Godby HS, Rickards HS, West Gadsden HS, East Gadsden HS, Jefferson HS, FSU High)

A UNITE Scholar must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident; must be able to attend all four camps and must attend an orientation session in May 2017. 

 

Complete the UNITE Scholarship application packet for program consideration. 

Deadline March 1st, 2017!

 

For more information visit http://spadalcamps.yolasite.com or please contact:

Dr. Shonda Bernadin

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

2525 Pottsdamer Street, Rm. 341

Tallahassee, FL  32310

Email: shonda.bernadin@famu.edu or bernadin@eng.famu.fsu.edu

Fax: (850) 410-6479

Telephone: (850) 410-6393

 

 

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