U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering (WCE) works with schools and organizations to expose students to engineering careers and opportunities. Through summer camps, events, school visits, and targeted recruiting for the WCE VIP Program, prospective engineering students are able to experience the problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity of engineering programs at FGCU.
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The NSTI at FGCU is a three-week, no-cost, non-residential transportation camp. The camp curriculum, which has a STEM focus, is built mainly around Transportation Engineering. Academic components and personal enhancement activities are planned within the curriculum.
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Two letters of recommendation by appropriate personnel from a school or community agency completed application
- Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in 2018-2019 school year
- Official High School Transcripts
- July 9, 2018 - July 26, 2018
- 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
- FGCU Emergent Technologies Institute (ETI)
16301 Innovation Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33913
- Popsicle stick bridge building
- Miniature solar go-kart
- GPS; Mapping
- Flight Simulation
- Build a robot
- Add breadboard multimeter, speedometer
- Compute distance using maxbotix ultrasonic distance sensor
- Interpret software codes
- Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
- Lee County Department of Transportation - Traffic Section
- Florida Department of Transportation - SWIFT SunGuide Center
- Civil Engineering project in action
Apply early as seats are limited to 25 openings: Application
For more information, email us at email@example.com or call 239-590-7479.
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Summer 2018 Schedule
Prices Include: Course fee, lodging, meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), transportation to & from the airport and training site. You must register with FGCU-PLTW and on the PLTW website. If you have any questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 239-745-4310. Refunds are not provided for individuals or schools who make their own hotel arrangements. All hotel accommodations are arranged by FGCU.
You must also register with PLTW
Start Date End Date Course Name Price 06/04/18 06/15/18 Digital Electronics $4,590 06/04/18 06/05/18 Launch Classroom $790 06/04/18 06/08/18 Automation and Robotics $2,175 06/11/18 06/15/18 Design and Modeling $2,175 06/18/18 06/29/18 Environmental Sustainability $4,590 06/18/18 06/20/18 Science and Technology $1,210 06/18/18 06/22/18 Computer Science for Innovators and Makers $2,175 06/25/18 06/29/18 Medical Detectives $2,175 06/25/18 06/27/18 Energy and the Environment $1,210 06/25/18 06/29/18 App Creators $2,175 07/09/18 07/20/18 Introduction to Engineering Design $4,590 07/09/18 07/20/18 Principles of Biomedical Science $4,590 07/16/18 07/18/18 Magic of Electrons $1,210 07/23/18 08/03/18 Principles of Engineering $4,590 07/23/18 08/03/18 Computer Science Principles $4,590 07/30/18 07/31/18 Launch Classroom $790 08/01/18 08/02/18 Launch Classroom $790
PLTW 2018 Summer Core Training Cancellation Policy
Registrations canceled 30 days or more prior to the beginning of Core Training will receive a full refund of tuition and fees minus $100 processing fee. Registrations canceled 15-29 days prior to the beginning of Core Training will be refunded 50% of tuition and fees for Core Training. Registration canceled less than 15 days prior to the beginning of Core Training will not be refunded any portion of the tuition and fees. Failure to show prior to the beginning of Core Training will not be refunded any portion of the tuition and fees. Refunds will be sent within four to six weeks after the courses have concluded. All cancellation requests must be submitted via email (email@example.com) and approved by FGCU. You must also cancel your registration with PLTW.
Make checks payable to
U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering - PLTW
Holmes Hall 208 - Attn: Megan Paulin
10501 FGCU BLVD S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965
Please include your name and invoice number in the memo section of the check.
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Heartland Summer Camp Summer 2018
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Tours of U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, located in Holmes Hall, will be on the following dates:
- Wednesday, June 13, 2018
- Wednesday, June 27, 2018
- Wednesday, July 18, 2018
If you are interested in joining one of our tours, please contact the Welcome Center at 239-590-7878. Please mention that you are interested in the Engineering Tour.