So what's new this year? Oh, only EVERYTHING!!!
NEW! UW Summer College for Kids Camps!
Our new summer camps are designed to meet the needs of highly motivated children between the ages of 8-14. We are eager to provide safe, fun, hands-on learning that will provide a foundation of skills that students will continue to build upon throughout their lives. These main skills: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity are the 4 C’s that employers are looking for. Our goal is provide students with these key skills needed for success and individual growth.
Our camps provide students with the ability to:
· Learn at an appropriate level and pace through interesting activities
· Investigate a broad variety of ideas & topics
· Experience creative thinking & problem solving
· Seek practical applications of knowledge
· Develop self-awareness & acceptance of one’s own capacities, interests, and needs
UW Summer College for Kids camps will consist of up to two workshops for ages 8-14, ages 11-14 will be offered more advanced content. See below for descriptions and schedule. Check our website for more in-depth workshop descriptions! Students will need to bring a bag lunch and drink. Students will receive information on higher education opportunities and a camp gift. Students not picked up promptly at 4:00pm will be charged additional fees to cover additional staff expense.
All camps will meet Monday through Friday.
NEW! Students can register for FULL day $269 or HALF day camp $139
Scroll to see FULL and HALF Day camp options @ UW-Waukesha this summer!
One of the oldest and broadest fields of engineering, Mechanical engineering deals with design and production of machine and tools. It fueled the industrial revolution and today mechanical engineers are pursuing developments in biomedics, nanotechnology, and mechatronics. Participants venture into the land of mechanics in this exciting series of hands-on / minds-on programs. This camp consists of two workshops, Motion Commotion™ and Animal Frenzy™; advanced content is provided in workshops for ages 11-14. Please bring a bag lunch and drink. Students can register for Half Day camp: $139 (AM or PM) or Full Day camp: $269.
Mechanical Engineering Camp FULL day and HALF day camps for ages 8-14:
Ages 8-11: Animal Frenzy™ and Motion Commotion™-Full Day; 9:00am - 4:00pm (please bring bag lunch and drink), $269
Ages 11-14: Animal Frenzy™ and Motion Commotion™-Full Day; 9:00am - 4:00pm (please bring bag lunch and drink), $269
Ages 8-11: Motion Commotion™-Half Day; 1:00pm- 4:00pm, $139
Ages 11-14: Motion Commotion™-Half Day; 1:00pm- 4:00pm, $139
The use of innovative technology is improving products and processes all around us. Computing technologies are at the heart of the rapid innovations seen in recent times. This camp is designed to promote innovative thinking in young minds through an integration of hardware and software. We will find the answers to questions like these: What is the skeletal make-up of computers? What are some ways we use computing technologies to organize content, structure our thinking, and improve communications? How can we automate repeating steps in manufacturing and get things done without the muscle power? This camp will consist of two workshop programs: Ah! The Power of Math™ Computers and Communication. Ages 11-14 workshops will be offered advanced (ADV) content. Please bring a bag lunch and drink. Students can register for Half Day camp: $139 (AM or PM) or for Full Day camp: $269.
Advanced Manufacturing FULL and HALF Day camps for ages 8-14:
Ages 8-11: Ah! The Power of Math™ and Computers and Communication-Full Day; 9:00am - 4:00pm (please bring a bag lunch and drink), $269
Ages 11-14: Ah! The Power of Math™ and Computers and Communication ADV-Full Day; 9:00am - 4:00pm (please bring a bag lunch and drink), $269
Ages 8-11: Ah! The Power of Math™-Half Day; 9:00am - 12:00pm, $139
Ages 8-11: Computers and Communication-Half Day; 1:00pm - 4:00pm, $139
Ages 11-14: Ah! The Power of Math™-Half Day; 9:00am - 12:00pm, $139
Ages 11-14: Computers and Communication ADV- Half Day; 1:00pm - 4:00pm, $139