Approximately 70 middle and high school students from Tampa Bay are set to embark on a summer marked by STEM-ultimate challenges as the Tampa-based, Florida Advanced Technological Education Center, (FLATE) is hosting several high-tech robotics camps for middle and high school students. The week-long camps will kick start with an ‘All Girls’ robotics camp starting Monday, June 20. Each camp has approximately 15-20 students enrolled, with each camp designed to ignite students’ passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through ‘hands-on, minds-on’ challenges that showcase the applications of STEM and robotics in high-tech manufacturing operations and in everyday settings.
Outlined below are details of the camps:
WHO: 70 Middle & High School Students
WHAT: LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 Summer Robotics Camps
WHERE: Hillsborough Community College-Brandon
This year’s schedule and list of camp offerings include:
June 20-24: Introductory EV3 Robotics Camp for Middle School GIRLS ONLY!
June 27-July 1: Introductory EV3 Robotics Camp for ALL Middle School students
July 11-15: Intermediate EV3 Robotics Camp for ALL Middle School students
July 25-29: Engineering Technology Camp for High School Students
Cost for the intro and intermediate camp is $175 per week; cost for the high school engineering and technology camp is $200 a week. The first two camps, the All Girls Camp from June 20-24 and the Intro Camp from June 27-July 1, are closed and no longer accepting applications. The Intermediate Camp from July 11-15 and the High School Engineering Camp from July 25-29 are still open and accepting applications. Opportunity for photo and video coverage and interviews with campers and FLATE personnel will be available. For more information on the camps refer to the attached media advisory. You can also visit www.fl-ate.org/projects/camps.html and www.madeinflorida.org, or contact Executive Director of FLATE, Dr. Marilyn Barger at email@example.com, and Janice Mukhia, communications manager at firstname.lastname@example.org/813.259.6581.