Thinkabit Lab Summer Camp

The Michigan Engineering Zone is currently operating remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All summer programs are still be offered through online, virtual platforms. Our staff is working remotely, so please contact thinkabitlab@umich.edu if you have any questions!

 

 

A week of summer fun and STEM at

Thinkabit Lab @ the MEZ!

APPLY BY APRIL 2nd @ https://tinyurl.com/y96mqagb

  • Have you ever thought about how new technologies are invented?
  • Have you ever wondered how a computer “understands” us?
  • Do you want to build robotic crafts?
  • Do you want to meet some real engineers, and learn what they do?
  • Do you want to make new friends and have fun with other students?

Thinkabit Lab Camp

is a one-week STEM camp for girls and boys entering middle school and high school, which provides hands-on engineering project experience through Qualcomm’s Thinkabit Lab at the Michigan Engineering Zone in Midtown Detroit.

Campers will learn new skills while strengthening their scientific and mathematical understanding through hands-on engineering projects. You will have the opportunity to meet professional engineers, learn about engineering tools and their applications, explore the engineering design process, build your own projects, and meet new friends!

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?

Current  6th – 8th graders (by the time of camp this summer, students will be incoming 7th – 9th graders) may apply to Middle School Camp.

Current 9th – 11th graders (by the time of camp this summer, students will be incoming 10th – 12th graders) may apply to High School Camp.

WHEN?

High School Camp (Current 9th – 11th graders): June 28 – July 2, 2021

Middle School Camp (Current 6th – 8th graders) Session 1: August 2 – 6, 2021

Middle School Camp (Current 6th – 8th graders) Session 2: August 16 – 20, 2021

WHAT WILL THE CAMP FOCUS ON?

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math projects…and loads of FUN!

COST?

Thinkabit Lab Camp is completely funded by Qualcomm so there is no cost to parents! All necessary technology will be provided to ensure that participants have access to the virtual camp experience.

WHERE?

We are currently planning programming options both virtually and in-person depending on the COVID-19 situation in Summer 2021. More details will be released over the course of the coming months as the situation evolves. 

Thinkabit Lab @ the MEZ is located at 3663 Woodward Ave, Suite 100, Detroit, MI 48201

WHAT IS EXPECTED OF CAMPERS?

As a Camper, you will be expected to log on promptly, participate in all activities, be fully engaged, be open to new experiences, have a positive attitude, work in teams, play and have fun!

QUESTIONS?

If you have questions about summer camps, contact thinkabitlab@umich.edu