University of St. Thomas Summer: STEPS Pre-College


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 8th
    • Gender: Girls Only
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: College Experience, STEM
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
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    Participants will engineer, make, connect with mentors, work in the engineering labs, unwind at the University of St. Thomas recreation facilities, work with engineering faculty and build resources that they can access throughout their high school careers.

    New this year is the study of wearable technology. Wearable technology, or electronic textiles (e-textiles), combine engineering, craft, computing, electronics, and design. One aspect of e-textiles is conductive fibers which is a cross between the world of electric wires and the world of textiles, with attributes of each. Students will explore science and engineering topics such as physics, chemistry and team building.

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