From athletics to academic programs, Purdue University Northwest (PNW) hosts a variety of camps that enrich the Northwest Indiana community and give students unique opportunities to experience and learn new things. Here are the many diverse camps that are available through PNW.
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High school students can join the Mechatronic Engineering Technology faculty for three days of fun robotics activities including games and competitions! Participants will earn a Robotics Technical Experience Certificate of Completion.
PNW’s Department of Computer Information Technology and Graphics is offering a one-week FREE GenCyber Summer Camps for high school students and teachers from the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Explore learner-centered, hands-on labs and game play activities, including VR game customization, robot game design, ethical hacking labs and cyber forensics cases.
Environmental Sciences Week Summer Camp
Our environment is a complex, fragile system and we are only now beginning to understand our place in it. Faced with issues such as climate change, mass extinctions, and environmental remediation, people are having to make decisions today that will affect the world for generations to come. The Environmental Science summer camp at Purdue Northwest will give high-school students a hands-on introduction into the complexities behind these decisions.
Forensic Science Week Summer Camp
Are you interested in learning the techniques for collecting fingerprints? Do you wonder how crime scenes are processed? Have you ever wanted to experience cutting-edge virtual reality crime scene training? The Forensic Science Week Summer Camp at Purdue Northwest will teach high-school students all of these fascinating hands-on methods.
Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Summer Camp
This summer camp will help high-school students understand what AI/ML is, how AI/ML powers today’s digital world, and how it is essential for economic growth. It will motivate you to make a career decision in this field. You will learn AI/ML concepts and implement them in game-based programming platforms.
PNW Summer Experience
The Purdue University Northwest 2019 Summer Bridge program is an extraordinary opportunity for rising high school sophomores and juniors to experience campus life and gain exposure to 21st century careers. During this one week residential program, students will attend courses during the day with PNW faculty, engage with other PNW students, and take advantage of campus facilities.
Enbridge Summer Engineering Camp
Our summer engineering camp uses hands-on interactive activities for learning and experimentation. Middle school and high school students will be exposed to lab and classroom experiences in civil, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering. Interaction with current students and faculty will allow students to ask questions, get answers, and be prepared for college.
The Purdue University Northwest Athletic Department is proudly sponsoring an array of youth sports camps for K-12 participants. Choose from basketball, baseball, dance and cheer, soccer, and volleyball. All camps will be run by each sport’s respective head coach and PNW student-athletes!
Here at Purdue Northwest, we are passionate not only about education, but also about making sure every high school student is prepared to take the next step after graduation! To help with this, we have created a unique, interactive, overnight experience to help rising High School Seniors see what the college experience is all about!
2019 Dates Coming Soon
SlamCamp is an annual, week-long day camp, founded in 2012. It is a nonprofit event sponsored by Purdue University Northwest and Michigan City Public Library. It receives further assistance from the staff and students of The Purdue University Northwest English Club, Ivy Tech Michigan City, and First Friday Wordsmiths. They seek to help middle schoolers develop their abilities to express themselves through writing, performance, video, and visual arts.