For more information about these awesome programs contact Heidi Cressman at 330-972-7701 or e-mail your requests to wiep@uakron.edu.

2014 Multiplying Your Options (MYO) Summer Camp

Camp dates:  Monday, June 23 - Friday, June 27, 2014
Camp times: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Registration: March 1st, 2013-March 31st, 2014 (no exceptions)

Multiplying Your Options (MYO) camp at the University of Akron is a one week summer day camp for girls entering the seventh and eighth grades that introduces the girls to biomedical, civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering.  Each day is comprised of hands-on engineering activities in the morning led by our talented faculty and is followed by dynamic tours of local engineering firms in the afternoon. The students also spend the week working as a team, designing an edible car and competing against other student teams at the end of the week.  Please click on the link to download application forms.  Print the forms, fill them out, and send them to the address below.

Registration Form

 Pay by Credit Card 

2014 Summer Experience in Engineering (See UA) Summer Camp

Day camp dates:  Monday, June 16th-Friday, June 20th, 2014
Day camp times: 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. except on June 20th.
Overnight camp dates: Sunday, June 15
th-Friday, June 20th, 2014
June 20th pick up for all campers is between 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Registration: March 1
st, 2013-March 31st, 2014 (no exceptions)

SEE UA! camp at the University of Akron is an engaging one week residential summer camp for girls entering the ninth through twelfth grades that immerses the girls into biomedical, civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering.  Each day is comprised of fun-filled hands-on engineering activities in the morning that are led by our talented faculty, followed by dynamic tours of local engineering firms and then campus-wide activities in the evening. The campers also spend the week working as a team on an engineering design project or research project and then compete against other camp teams at the end of the week.  Campers live in residence housing located on campus where the resident assistants are upper-class engineering students.  While there, they can experience the life of a college student while exploring various engineering disciplines available at The University of Akron.   Even the resident assistants are upper-class engineering students. Day camp is available for students that have evening obligations. Please click on link to download application forms.  Print the forms, fill them out, and send them to the address below:

Registration Form

 Pay by Credit Card

2014 Kids' Career Day

Date:  Saturday, March 1st, 2014 (8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Registration: December 15th, 2013-January 31st, 2014 (no exceptions)

Want to have a unique and exciting chance to touch science!!! Kids' Career Day is a ½ day program that is designed to involve children in interactive activities related to occupations in engineering, science, technology, and math. Each activity at Kids' Career Day is led by and showcases professional women who are currently employed as scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. The program is held at the University of Akron Campus and registration is limited and often closes prior to the registration deadline. Cost is $8.00 per girl and includes continental breakfast and snack. Registration forms can be found by clicking on the link below or by filling out a Kids’ Career Day registration forms from Girl Scouts of North East Ohio Council Locations and libraries in Stark and Summit Counties. Forms can be e-mailed to hec9@uakron.edu or mailed to Heidi Cressman @ Auburn Science and Engineering Center, 201 Akron, OH 44325-3901.  Credit card payment is accepted by clicking on the link below or participants may pay by check made out to “The University of Akron”. Early registrations are not accepted and registration will not be accepted on the day of the event. Payment is non-refundable.

Registration Form

To pay by credit card, please click here. Please note that a separate registration form is required for the event and can be accessed through the link above.


"Inquire, Innovate, Invent" Day
Sponsored by Alcoa Foundation

Event Date: November 8, 2014 (8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Registration limited to 250 girls
Registration: September 1st, 2014 - October 31st, 2014 (no exceptions)

Registration Form | Pay by Credit Card

Spark your creative side by taking part in this event for girls in 7th through 12thgrade and Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts. The program is designed to teach girls how the innovations of women have impacted many lives and how they can become innovators and inventors. Join us from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and take the opportunity to talk to female engineers and scientists, meet inventors, learn about patent law, explore careers in research and development, explore your creative side while working hand in hand with science and get the opportunity to participate in fun, creative, design and build activities.  Participants will also do a service project that will help younger girls learn about science and engineering.  

All participants will receive a bag and a fun patch. A light breakfast and lunch are included in the day’s events. The program is held at Quaker Station and Quaker Square at The University of Akron. The cost is $7, and registration is limited and often closes prior to the registration deadline

 

For more information about these awesome programs contact Heidi Cressman at 330-972-7701 or e-mail your requests to wiep@uakron.edu.

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