UCF - 'Camp Connect'

Camp Connect introduces students to a variety of engineering disciplines - Electrical, Computer, Industrial, Mechanical, Civil, Environmental, Construction, Aerospace & Computer Science. It immerses students in engineering integrated activities and provides tips on how to prepare for college & networking!

Camp Connect I: Plant the Seed - New Campers - 8th to 10th grades

  • What: Camp Connect I is a week-long camp that introduces students to various engineering fields through hands-on activities, presentations, and lab tours.
  • Who: First-year campers in grades 8 through 10 from underrepresented communities (i.e. women, Hispanic, African American, Latino, American Indian/Alaskan native)
  • When: June 13, 2016 - June 17, 2016
    • June 13: Student sign-in will be held from 7:30am to 8:00am. The Student Welcome will begin at 8:00am. Sign-out will be held from 4:30pm to 5:00pm
    • June 14 – 17: Student sign-in will be held from 8:30am to 9:00am. Sign-out will be held from 4:30pm to 5:00pm.
  • Where: Harris Engineering Corporation (HEC) 101 on the UCF Main Campus (map)

Acceptance is based on a complete application and meeting the demographic criteria.


View the Camp Connect I - 2016 Flyer

The cost of Camp Connect I is $175 per person per week. Cost includes:

  • Lunch
  • Materials for all activities
  • T-Shirt to be worn daily
  • Backpack
We are no longer accepting new applications for Camp Connect I.

For information regarding our other STEM Summer Programs, please visit
https://stem.ucf.edu/k-12-stem-outreach/stem-summer-programs 


Important Dates:

February 22, 2016 Online registration opens Camp Connect I
April 15, 2016 Application review begins
May 13, 2016 Registration Closes
May 20, 2016 Payment Due
June 13, 2016 Camp Connect I Begins!
   

Camp Connect II: Get Rooted

  • What: Camp Connect II is a week-long camp that provides students with a deeper hands-on experience within the various engineering fields. Students participate in hands-on activities, group projects, and presentations led by our own faculty and student organizations.
  • Who: Students who previously completed Camp Connect I are invited to attend
  • When: June 27, 2016 - July 1, 2016
    • June 27: Student sign-in will be held from 7:30am to 8:00am. The Student Welcome will begin at 8:00am. Sign-out will be held from 4:30pm to 5:00pm
    • June 28 – July 1: Student sign-in will be held from 8:30am to 9:00am. Sign-out will be held from 4:30pm to 5:00pm.
  • Where: Harris Engineering Corporation (HEC) 101 on the UCF Main Campus (map)

 

View the Camp Connect II - 2016 Flyer


The cost of Camp Connect II is $175 per person for the week. Cost includes:

  • Lunch
  • Materials for all activities
  • T-Shirt to be worn daily
  • Backpack


Important Dates:

April, 2016 Invitations to be sent Camp Connect II
May 27, 2016 RSVP Deadline
June 3, 2016 Payment Due
June 27, 2016 Camp Connect II Begins!

 




 

Previous Camp Connect Photos

 







Contact the Center for Initiatives in STEM (iSTEM) at Renee.Sackett@ucf.edu or 407-823-6230