Camps are available for:
For admitted/incoming freshmen students:
ABC (Academic Boot Camp) is designed for incoming multicultural first-year students. Graduate students teach freshman level courses, everyday, for five weeks.
In collaboration with the colleges of Engineering and Science, ABC is a five-week summer bridge program. It introduces students to college-level work and provides the academic tools to succeed in the College of Technology. The students receive a jump start in mathematics, writing, time management, and departmental courses.
For high school students:
DACC (Discovering Automation and Computer Controls workshop) is a one-day immersion in four hands-on laboratory sessions.
DOiT (Discovering Opportunities in Technology) is a three-day recruiting program designed for 11th graders. The guests will learn about opportunities in Technology for women and have hands-on activities from the eight College of Technology departments, a luncheon, a tour of the campus, and experiences of campus life with the Women In Technology (WIT) student organization. This camp is hosted by the Diversity Office.
The camp will provide students with a background of electric vehicles and the technology associated with them. Each student will drive the go-kart 2 times - during a practice run and during the 25-mile endurance test. Students will form teams of 4 and each team will be mentored by a current Purdue student. The mentor will help each team develop an understanding of vehicle basics and a strategy for power management.
SPIRIT (Suprising Possibilities Imagined and Realized through Information Technology) is a five-day summer camp that celebrates the immense impact that information technology has on our world and seeks to rekindle enthusiasm for the field as a career choice among high school students, especially young women.
STEPS (Science, Technology & Engineering Preview) is a four-day workshop where you will make your own thin-body acoustic electric guitar. You will learn how guitars are designed and made and use advanced manufacturing equipment to add unique details to your own instrument. STEPS is a non-residential event sponsored by the Society for Manufacturing Engineers.
TEAM (Technology Expanding All Minds) is a five-day summer camp designed for students entering the 9th and 10th grades. Professors and graduate students will introduce you to the College of Technology thorough engaging, hands-on activities that are of interest to young women. This camp is hosted by the Diversity Office.
Vision is designed for 11th grade students. Guests come to campus for three days to experience the College of Technology. It is co-sponsored by Minority Technology Association (MTA). The guests will go to departmental hands-on sessions and some classes with MTA students. This camp is hosted by the Diversity Office.
WOWiT (Windows of Opportunity for Women in Technology) targets high school students who are part of PLTW classrooms. It is a one-day program designed to introduce the engineering principles and the College of Technology. This camp is hosted by the Diversity Office.
For middle school students:
TAGS I (Technology Advances Girl Scouts) Summer Camp is for 5th, 6th and 7th graders. This is a weeklong camp in collaboration with the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana. Faculty and graduate students from each Technology department create activities that are of interest to young women. This camp is hosted by the Diversity Office.
TOTAL (Turned On to Technology And Leadership) Summer Camp is designed for 7th and 8th grade students. We introduce students to the eight departments in the College of Technology through fun, hands-on activities. This camp is hosted by the Diversity Office.