Summer Camps
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AVIATION SUMMER CAMPS

 

NASA-ECSU Aerospace/Aviation Career Academy Program

The NASA-ECSU Aerospace/Aviation Career Academy program at ECSU is an exciting hands-on, week-long aviation program for high school students. Conducted by the Aviation Science program, the camp have focuses on aviation, aeronautical science, flight theory, airplanes as a vehicle, aviation history, STEM concepts as it relates to aviation, socio-economic benefits of aviation and aviation careers. This academy is funded through a NCDOT/NC Division of Aviation grant.

DATES: June 23-28, 2019
COST: Free
GRADE LEVEL: 9th-12th
CONTACT:  Orestes Gooden | 252-335-3822 | odgooden@ecsu.edu

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ECSU Drone Exploration Academy

The goal of the Drone Exploration Academy is to capitalize on the increasing popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as Drones, to spark student interest and provide an experiential learning opportunity (ELO) in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Through hands-on project activities, students will be engaged real-world engineering design and scientific investigation using drones. The academy is funded through the Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant.

DATES: July 7-12, 2019
COST: Free 
GRADE LEVEL: 9th-12th

CONTACT:  Orestes Gooden | 252-335-3822 | odgooden@ecsu.edu

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National Summer Transportation Institute (STI)

Description of program: The STI program at ECSU is funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and is in its 20th year. The goal of the program is to expose high school students to careers in transportation and how STEM training is the key to obtain theses careers. The four-week program covers topics in physics, electronics, programming, computer-aided-design, and mathematics. Lectures are complimented by weekly field trips and guest speakers. The theme of this summer's STI program is Designing and Programming Robotic Ground Vehicles.

2019 STI Camp Information Coming Soon!