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FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
 

Camp Descriptions

Summer Camp Descriptions

Kindergarten - 8th Grade
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Extended care is available from 7:50am-9am and 4-6pm

NOTE: The camp grades are based on grades completed.


K-1

July 17-21
Gadgets & Gizmos FULL
Build a house starting from simple shapes and advance to structural engineering! Learn different types of measurements and explore famous architecture around the world. Get inspired by the IMAX movie Dream Big 3D!
July 24-28
Bits and Bots
FULL
Discover how a robot works and learn the basics of coding with Bit the Bot and LEGO Mazes. Learn how to program Bee-Bots and your own construction using LEGO WeDo 1.0 sets. See the IMAX movie Robots 3D.
July 31 - August 4
Fun with Flight
FULL
Discover the science of flight with paper airplanes, birds, helicopters and more! Conduct experiments with force and motion and launch your own solid fuel rocket at the  FAMU-FSU College of Engineering!
August 7 -11
Animals Around the World
FULL
Visit animals on every continent in the world. With the help of IMAX and your imagination, go on an African safari, swim with polar bears in the freezing Arctic, walk under the canopy in the rainforest, discover the hiding place of the Monarch butterfly and much more!


2-3

July 17-21
Engineering Marvels FULL
 Learn how engineers use shapes to create stronger buildings, explore advances in civil engineering technology and more! Watch the IMAX movie Dream Big 3D to visit civil engineering marvels around the world!
July 24-28
Rockin' Robots
FULL
Explore and learn robots and motorized machines. Use LEGO Simple Machines, Bee-Bots and WeDo 2.0 sets to build and program machines, robots and crazy contraptions that help us understand the world. See the IMAX movie Robots 3D.
July 31 - August 4
Aviation Academy* FULL
Explore flight through airplanes, helicopters and rockets! Visit an airport for a behind the scenes tour exploring the challenges of aviation. Launch your own solid fuel rocket at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering!
August 7 -11

Animal Adventures

Explore the animal kingdom, including classifications, habitats and more! Learn how animals adapt and survive around the world and design adaptations for distinct environments.  Watch animals in action in IMAX 3D!

 

4-5

July 17-21
Innovators of Tomorrow
Create your own contraptions using LittleBits, build innovative Squishy Circuits and brainstorm futuristic solutions. Visit engineering marvels around the world in the IMAX movie Dream Big 3D!
July 24-28

Challenger Robot League FULL

Join our robotics competition! Using LEGO Mindstorms NXT’s you will program, design, and build robots to compete in challenges. See the IMAX movie Robots 3D. Curriculum will also qualify you for a Boy Scouts Robotics Badge.
July 31 - August 4
Aviation Edventures FULL
Learn how meteorological conditions affect aviation, such as turbulence, thunderstorms, air pressure and more. Master pilot lingo, read a radar, and fly airplanes in a computerized simulation.
August 7 -11
Expedition Wild FULL
Learn about ecosystems and the importance of biodiversity in the animal kingdom.  With the help of IMAX and your imagination, visit the animals of Africa and South America to explore their roles in their unique environments.

 

6-8

July 17-21
Minecraft Masters
FULL
Master your Minecraft skills through challenges in both creative and survival modes. Construct buildings, design coasters and solve mysteries in survival maps. Gameplay is on a private server, no personal account or device needed. Visit Florida Caverns State Park to collect data in order to recreate a cavern in  Minecraft.
July 24-28

Xtreme Robot League FULL

Complete elaborate challenges using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots. Code our new robots, including a humanoid, and explore robotic engineering. Take a dive with SeaPerch Underwater robots! Curriculum will also qualify you for a Boy Scouts Robotics Badge.
July 31 - August 4
Flight School
The sky’s the limit! Get behind the controls of a flight simulator and learn how to get from taxi to takeoff to landing. Visit Kennedy Space Center to explore the history and future of aviation.

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For questions, please contact our camp coordinator at 850.645.7777 or sreaves@challengertlh.com.


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