Engineering Camps for Kids Begin June 18

Thursday, March 22, 2012

By Gary Galluzzo

The University of Iowa College of Engineering K-12 Outreach program will present three summer camp programs for children beginning June 18.

The programs, to be held at the Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences on the UI Campus in Iowa City, will use interactive learning and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to engage children of all ages in robotics. They are:

  • LEGO Learners, for students completing grades 1, 2, or 3, June 18-22, June 25-29, and July 30-Aug. 3.
  • LEGO Robotics, for students completing grades 4-6, June 25-29 and July 16-20.
  • TETRIX Robotics, for students completing grades 7-9, July 9-13, July 23-27, and July 30-Aug. 3.

For more information or to register, visit k-12.engineering.uiowa.edu/camps-and-programs.php or call Rebecca Whitaker, director of K-12 outreach programs, at 319-335-5706.