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U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering

U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering

Summer Camps

 
 

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NATIONAL SUMMER TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE

 

The NSTI at FGCU is a three-week no-cost non-residential transportation campthat will run from July 9, 2018 to July 26, 2018.

The camp curriculum, which has a STEM focus, is built mainly around Transportation Engineering.   

Both academic components and personal enhancement activities are planned within the curriculum.               

 

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 Program Criteria

    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Two letters of recommendation by appropriate personnel from a school and/ or community agency
    • Completed application
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in the 2018/ 2019 school year
    • Official High School Transcript
    • DEADLINE: Will Come Later

 Location

FGCU Emergent Technologies Institute (ETI)

16301 Innovation Lane

Fort Myers, FL 33913

 Time

The program runs from 9:00am– 4:30pm

 Application

Apply early as seats are limited to 25 openings

Application information will be available in March

For more information, email us at fgcunsti@gmail.com or call at 239-590-7479.

 

Hands-on Projects

  • Popsicle stick bridge building
  • Miniature solar go-kart
  • GPS; Mapping
  • Planning
  • Flight simulation

 Arduino Fundamentals

  • Build a robot
  • Add breadboard multimeter, speedometer
  • Compute distance using maxbotix ultrasonic distance sensor
  • Interpret software codes

 Field Trips

  • Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
  • Lee County Department of Transportation – Traffic Section
  • Florida Department of Transportation – SWIFT SunGuide Center
  • Civil Engineering project in action