Engineering
Stephen F. Austin

Engineering Summer Program

What to Bring

  • Parent Waiver Form - We can provide these forms at the drop-off location if needed.
  • Lunch - Students will need to bring their own lunch. We will have a refrigerator available if needed.
  • Cell Phone - (optional) We encourage students to bring smart phones with a charging cable if available. We will use these for some of our robotics activities, outdoor activities, and time-lapse videos of 3D Printing.

Summary Schedule

Students can be dropped off between 8:00am and 8:30am each day at the cul-de-sac (circle drive) between Kennedy Auditorium and the Student Center. Students will be picked up at 4:00pm from the same location. Activity hours will be from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm each day of the camp with one hour for lunch. Students will need to bring lunch for this Engineering Summer Program.
 
Monday:
  • Morning: Computer Aided Drafting and 3D Printing
  • Afternoon: Virtual Reality - Mars Odyssey
Tuesday:
  • Morning: 3D Printing - Design and Construction
  • Afternoon: Virtual Reality - CAD VR
Wednesday:
  • Morning: Circuit Construction with Arduinos
  • Afternoon: Google Tilt Brush
Thursday:
  • Morning: Geocaching in the Arboretum
  • Afternoon: Universe Sandbox
Friday:
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Engineering Summer Program Leaders

Email engineering@sfasu.edu or call 936-666-0902 or 936-468-2360 for more information. The following engineers and physicists will be leading the Engineering Summer Program activities:
      Dr. Dan Bruton
      Dr. C.J. Aul
      Dr. Hector Ochoa
      Mr. Collin Timmons
This Engineering Summer Program was funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

About the Engineering Summer Program

This program is a free one-week summer camp with activities involving 3D Printing, Robotics, Virtual Reality, GPS Tracking, and Circuit Construction. The program is limited to 26 students. Students between the age of 10 and 16 (Grades 5-10) are invited. Students will be split into groups for some activities by ages (e.g. 10-11, 12-13, 14-16).
 
Engineering Summer Program
July 3 - July 7, 2017
Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm,
 
All activities will take place on the SFA campus primarily in the science building, math building, and the SFA Arboretum. Students will be dropped off between 8:00am and 8:30am each day at the cul-de-sac (circle drive) between Kennedy Auditorium and the Student Center. Students will be picked up at 4:00pm from the same location.
 
Update: We have now reached our enrollment cap. The program is limited to 26 participants.

 
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Department of Physics, Engineering, and Astronomy, P.O. Box 13044 SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3044 - Office: (936)468-3001
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