Thanks to the generous support of the Baskin Foundation, the Baskin School of Engineering is delighted to be able offer "Girls in Engineering" in Summer 2016!
What: 5 day (Monday-Friday) non-residential summer camp for middle-school girls currently in 7th or 8th grade
When: There will be two sessions:
Session 1: Monday, June 20th - Friday, June 24th, 9am-3pm
Session 2: Monday, June 27th - Friday, July 1st, 9am-3pm
(If these dates don't work for you, or if you want more and are in 7th grade, please take a look at the Baskin Girls in Engineering @ Cabrillo College program. It is ok to do both.)
Cost: Free for all attendees
Transportation: Free bus transportation will be provided from several stops originating in Salinas with a stop in Castroville and Watsonville. In addition, if there is a need an additional stop will be made in Marina.
Content: The camp introduces the girls to computer science and engineering through a series of hands-on activities using the Scratch programming environment for creating 2D games and animations, and Lego NXT for building microprocessor based robots and interactive art pieces, among other things. Their week will include a visits to several of the Baskin School of Engineering labs from Bio-engineering to Digital Games.
Apply: Applications can be submitted online (click the "Application" link near the top of this page) or by printing, completing, and mailing or faxing the paper application. Students using the online application will also need to have their parent or guardian complete and mail in the parent permission form. All applicants will need to have a math or science teacher complete the online teacher recommendation using the "Teacher" link at the top of this page. All applications must be submitted electronically or postmarked by May 5th, 2016 to be considered.
For more information send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 831 854-7817.