Envision: National Youth Leadership Forum – Engineering

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College, Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week, Other
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Computer Science, Robotics, Mathematics, Engineering, Aerospace, Physics, Coding
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
    • Accreditation: Cognia
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    Overview

    Gain real-world exposure to multiple professional opportunities in the expansive field of engineering, learn from highly accomplished university faculty and professional engineers, gain access to cutting-edge facilities and labs, and participate in a true-to-life design challenge.

    Program Highlights

    What You Can Learn

    Information about a wide array of engineering professions to help you make informed choices about your future career

    Why the core principles of engineering and problem-solving are critical to innovation and success in the 21st century

    How to incorporate the full scope of the design thinking process

    Important leadership skills that you can use now and in college, including information analysis, critical thinking, and conflict management

    Important insight into the college admissions process during a workshop led by university faculty

     

    What You Can Experience

    Life on the campus of a top-ranked engineering school and curriculum designed in collaboration with faculty from Villanova University’s College of Engineering

    Interacting with industry professionals from various engineering fields through career and cultural site visits and speaking events

    Programming a microprocessor to fly a model helicopter during the Helicopter Electronics Workshop, which was developed by Andrew Barry, Ph.D., MIT Graduate and Founder of Stage One Education

    Utilizing digital mapping technology and ArcView GIS (Geographic Information Systems) software to synthesize data and scout a project site from afar Exploring the capabilities of Arduino microprocessors by building a remote monitoring prototype

    Completing and presenting a design plan for a minesweeper robot to search for and extract dangerous elements from an area affected by explosives

    Applying your engineering skills to construct low-cost, sustainable solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems during the Capstone Impact Challenge

    Cost and Session Information

    Tuition: $3,595

    Session Dates: 

    Georgia Tech - June 13-20 | June 23-30 | July 11-18 | July 21-28

    UC Berkeley - June 12-19 | June 22-29 | July 11-18

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