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2015 SummerITeens

SummerITeens

SummerITeens gives area students the opportunity to learn new topics they don't usually see in their home schools. SummerITeens courses use a hands-on approach introducing concepts, linking classroom work with its real-world application by modified experiments, and visiting with area professionals from relevant fields. In a SummerITeens camp, participants expand their career horizons, meet and work informally with SUNY Poly faculty and instructors, get to know like-minded students from other districts in the Mohawk Valley, and enjoy many of the fine facilities associated with our beautiful campus.

 

 

SummerITeens 2015 promises to be a fulfilling and delightful experience. 

 

Below you will find the list of 2015 camps. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 19!

THREE CAMPS ARE FULL: Intro to FLL A, Intro to FLL B, Nanotechnology.

You will also find a link to the camp application page. Complete the entire application and make sure to click Submit at the end of the form!

We will contact you if we need further information or to confirm your acceptance into the program along with invoice and health forms.

 

 

2015 SummerITeens Camp List

June 29-July2
M-TH 9AM-12PM

FIRST® LEGO® League Introduction A (ages 9-12; half day camp)
CAMP IS FULL. PLEASE SEE OTHER FLL INTRO CAMP LISTINGS BELOW

June 29-July 2
M-TH  9AM-3PM

Girls' Full STEAM Ahead (ages 12-15)
Seeing Yourself and the World.  You've heard of STEM, now get ready for STEAM--integrating science, technology, math, and the arts to enhance creativity, innovation, and knowledge.  Learn the science and math behind vision, imaging, and perception, and explore how we use images to represent ourselves and communicate with others. During the week you will create a self-portrait, build a simple camera, and test your own powers of perception.

July 6-9
M-TH 9AM-3PM

Computer Security (ages 12 and up)
Become adept at blocking hacker attempts to gain control of your computer and data. Learn about the software, hardware, and techniques used to keep your computer and data secure.

July 13-16
M-TH  9AM-3PM

Girls' 3-D Daze & Other Amazing Stuff (ages 12 and up)
Learn CAD programming to create your own 3-D printed object! Explore electrical circuit building with paper circuit and electronic textile (e-textile) craft projects, and experiment with the properties of UV color changing beads!

July 20-23
M-TH 9AM-3PM

Alternative Energy (ages 12 and up)
Explore solar, wind, and hydro energy using virtual and hands-on equipment. Discover how renewables are being used now to meet our energy needs in Central New York. Collaborate with other teens as you use virtual tools to help design, build and operate real wind turbines and photovoltaic solar systems. Try out a photovoltaic solar roof. Have fun competing with virtual and hands-on energy related games such as managing an electric grid mock-up and racing solar cars.

July 20-23
M-TH 9AM-12PM

FIRST® LEGO® League Introduction B (ages 9-12; half day camp)

CAMP IS FULL. PLEASE SEE INTRO TO FLL C  BELOW.

July 27-30
M-TH 9AM-3PM

LEGO® Mindstorms (ages 12 and up)
Here's your chance to use the EV3 and NXT LEGO Mindstorms platforms to solve challenges of speed, power, environmental response and autonomous decision-making. There may be some SUMO in your future as well.

August 3-5
M-W  9AM-3PM

Nanotechnology (ages 14 and up)
CAMP IS FULL.

Participate in hands-on labs in nano topics, from biology to chemistry to manufacture. The Nano prefix applies to many emerging careers and to all current STEM areas of study.

August 10-13
M-TH 9AM-3PM

Digital Video (ages 14 and up)
Have you ever wanted to learn more about creating fun videos you can share with others? In the Digital Video camp, students will be introduced to a variety of movie production and editing tools, and will guided through the creation of fun and innovative video projects. No previous experience necessary.

August 10-13
M-TH 9AM-12PM

FIRST® LEGO® League Introduction C (ages 9-12; half day camp)
Introduction to FLL, from robots to teamwork to research. Design, build, and program LEGO® Mindstorms robots to meet challenges on the FLL playing field.

 

Applications will be accepted until mid-June for June, July and August camps. Payment is required to complete the application process.

Most camps run M-TH, 9-3. Most camps cost $200 per person... details on the application form. Early Bird discounts available during the month of April only.

Some full and partial financial-need-based scholarships available.

   

 

Interested in robotics? Consider the FIRST®  Family of programs: FIRST LEGO® League - FLL, as well as FIRST® Tech Challenge - FTC.

Visit http://usfirst.org

We will host the annual ROBOT RIOT May 16, 2015

SUNY Poly is the FIRST Partner for New York - Utica region. Info at: fll.sunyit.edu

  

For additional information on SummerITeens call us at: (315) 792-7383
or e-mail: summeriteens@sunyit.edu