The UNT Mechanical Engineering Department is hosting a number of summer programs for young, passionate scientists, engineers, and inventors! For kids ages 14 and up who are entering the 9th Grade all the way up to the 12th.
Activities include exploring solar and wind energy, learning 3D printing, Aluminum Sandcasting, Injection Molding, building a solar car and more! for more information please check out the agenda and policies below.
Register now: (closed)
Payment (closed): UNT_ME_Future_Engr_Camp
General Information and Policies
Camp Fee: $300 per participant covered: Program fee, Lunch, Health Insurance, T-shirt, Supplies, Lanyard, Souvenirs and others. A refund can only be requested up to THREE weeks prior to the start of the camp. Request made after this period will not be eligible for a refund.
Time of Camp: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Session #1: TBD
Session #2: TBD
Arrival Instructions: On the first day of camp, July 10th, 2023, Dr. Smith will be stationed at the overhang near the flag at the UNT Discovery Park bus stop, holding a balloon. This will serve as the designated meeting point for the campers upon arrival. Registration will begin at 8:15 am. On each day of the camp, it is mandatory to sign-in your student. Clear guides and signs will be provided to assist you in finding the registration room, located in suite F101 of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. It is important to note that this is also the designated room for picking up campers at the end of the day. Should you come late, please follow the directions below.
Directions: Upon arrival at Discovery Park, please proceed through the gated entrance and make a left turn. The visitor parking lot, known as Lot #91, is the second parking area. Once you have parked your vehicle, you can enter the building through the entrance next to the flag poles, which leads to the Dean's Office. After entering, continue down the hallway and veer to the right. The classroom for the summer camp is in Department of Mechanical Engineering Room F102D.
Drop off/Pick up: The camp will commence at 9:00 am and conclude at 4:00 pm. Parents/guardians may drop off their students as early as 8:30 am and are expected to pick them up no later than 4:30 pm. Kindly note that our office closes at 5:00 pm. If you require your child to be released from the camp for any reason, please contact us at 940-565-2400.
Parking Permit: We would like to inform you that according to university policy, parking your car without a parking tag is allowed for a maximum of 15 minutes only. If you require parking for a longer duration, you will need to obtain a UNT parking tag by visiting https://transportation.unt.edu/parking-permits.
Cell Phone Requirement: We would like to inform you that the building has minimal network reception. In case you need to urgently contact your child, please contact us at 940-565-2400.
Absences: Due to the way our camps are set up each week, we expect students to attend each day of the session. Please understand that if a student is absent during the week of the session, he/she will not be able to make up that day in another session. The registration is only intended for the chosen session when you sign up
Dress code: Due to safety policies for the lab, please ensure that participants wear long pants, closed-toe shoes, tie back long hair, and avoid tank tops.
Lunch: Monday: Pizza (Papa John's)
Tuesday: Sandwich, Chips, Cookie (New York Subway)
Wednesday: Pizza (Papa John's)
Thursday: Sandwich, Chips, Cookie (New York Subway)
Friday: Chicken Sandwich, Hamburger (Brisket Burger)
Press Release: During the camp we may have various members of the press, including newspaper reporters and photographers and likely various camera crews visiting, please watch for stories. We will also make pictures available online at the end of the summer. *Be sure to submit the Photo Release Form.
If you have any questions, please contact ME.FutureEngineers@unt.edu or call 940-369-5140