Science and Mathematics Education Institute

Summer Camps 2015

Rainforest Rescue: Girls Robotics Adventure Registration - - June 1 - 4
For girls entering grades 5 - 8 in the Fall of 2015. Held in the FHSU Custer Hall Tiger's Den from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Cost is $50 per camper.  Space is limited.
Robotics teams will travel to the Indonesian rainforest to rescue a rare pair of Bengal cubs.  Teams will need to use both their problem solving skills and imagination to traverse through the many obstacles and challenges on the way to the location of the endangered animals.

Robotics Adventure Registration - - June 1 - 4
For students entering grades 5 - 8 in the Fall of 2015. Held in the FHSU Custer Hall Tiger's Den  from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Cost is $50 per camper. Space is limited.
Avast ye, landlubbers… travel to a secret location to seek out hidden treasure beneath the sea. Ye will uncover traps and obstacles along the way so be wary.

Calling All Engineers Registration - - June 8 - 11
For students entering grades 2 - 5 in the Fall of 2015. Held at Fort Hays State University in the MakerSpace of the Forsyth Library. Two sessions (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM OR 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM) Cost is $50 per camper. Space is limited.
Students will discuss many different engineering fields, but focus primarily on mechanical, electrical, civil, and aerospace engineering.    Students will build robots, mechanical hands, and flashlights.   They will also design towers, bridges, arches, and aerodynamic cars and planes. 

Geometry & Golf Registration - - June 15 - 18
For students entering grades 5 - 7 in the Fall of 2015.  Held in Rarick Hall of the Fort Hays State University campus from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Cost is $50 per camper. Space is limited.
Want to enjoy a week of fun while improving your math skills? Want to make new friends while learning about math? Come to the FHSU Mathematics Camp!  During this week you’ll learn exciting math concepts using the game of miniature golf. Then, you’ll apply the math you learned to create your own golf course. This camp will focus on strengthening your mathematics skills while having fun!

Birds, Planes, Rockets Registration - - June 22 - 25
For students entering grades 2 - 5 in the Fall of 2015. Held at Fort Hays State University. Two sessions (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM OR 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM). Cost is $50 per camper. Space is limited.
Discover for yourself the answers to things you've always wondered about flight!  Explore factors affecting lift, design and make your own flying craft, take the distance challenge, and see the forces of flight in action!

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