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UVM/GIV Engineering Institute

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Ages: 14-18

Gender: Boys-Only

Type: Overnight/Residential

Physical & Mailing Address:
85 South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT USA 05401

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Start solving the world’s sustainability issues at summer camp! Teens empower themselves with knowledge through fun hands-on engineering projects and tours. Read More!

About UVM/GIV Engineering Institute

The UVM/GIV Engineering Institute summer camp enrolls approximately 100 high school students, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. "The Institute focuses on implementing sustainable engineering practices, which is the challenge all engineers and scientists currently face -- how to use global resources in sustainable and equitable ways," says Bernard "Chip" Cole, Interim Dean of the UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. "These students will be empowered with knowledge on how technology impacts our world." Through hands-on engineering projects, laboratory experiences, faculty presentations, and enlightening tours, teenagers will work on real projects in project groups using systems approach solutions. Start solving the world’s sustainability issues now! Projects include:: Renewable/Sustainable Engineering, Robotics Systems, Aerospace Engineering, and Engineering Design Challenges. Each student will select a first choice project and will submit an essay delineating the reason why and how research in this area will impact our world. Recognition will be given for Sustainability, Benefit to Humanity, Cost Benefit Analysis, and Communications.


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Sparkling_Water said...
Mar. 16, 2011 at 1:06 pm
I participated in the Global Challenge Award in 2008. I had the most awesome experience ever. Right from figuring out what we wanted to work writing Business Plans and Technical securing a top position in the overall was great! I worked with 3 other people (2 of whom were from the US) we used Skype to a great extent. We were invited to spend a week at the Governor's Institute of Vermont. Absolutely amazing and very very informative. Wonderful tecahers an... (more »)
Create the future said...
Mar. 16, 2011 at 9:42 am

Wonder how things get created?

Interested in making the world a better place? Meet new friends this summer . .and have a blast on a College campus as you work together building sand arches, and experience hands-on learning through projects that will change the way you see the world!


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