Camps

Explore PNW Camps designed to give students and prospective students hands-on learning experience.

Thank you to all who attended the 2021 summer camps! Stay tuned for future details and announcements for next year’s camps.

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PNW Boys Basketball Summer Camp

Campers, age 7-14, enjoyed the positive energy, engaging teaching and daily competition at our PNW Boys Basketball Summer Camp!

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Construction of Structure and Machines Summer Camp

Campers constructed a bridge while learning about construction materials, 3D design process and project budgeting, culminating in a test of strength competition.

PNW student at Gabis

TimberNook Camp at Gabis Arboretum

TimberNook summer day camp at Gabis Arboretum incorporated the fun and learning of a traditional camp experience with fewer transitions and increased opportunities for immersive sensory experiences.

A PNW student studies at his computer

Summer Engineering Camp – Middle School Students

Summer camp alert for middle school students! Our annual Summer Engineering Camp takes place every June.

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Pneumatic Systems: Air Compressed Rocket Summer Camp

Campers created their own air-powered rocket, while learning about flow, power, speed and pressure. Competition includes a successful launch with the longest flying time, from start until the rocket hits the ground.

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PNW Baseball College Showcase Camp

Purdue University Northwest Baseball hosted a College Showcase Camp open to current high school students, limited to the first 45 registered.

A PNW soccer player advances the ball up the field

PNW Men’s Soccer Summer ID Camp

This camp was designed for players in high school and above. The sessions were coached by NCAA Division II Purdue University Northwest Men’s Soccer coaching staff and players and were designed to sharpen player’s technical and tactical ability.

Professor showing a student a piece of equipment

Summer Engineering Camp – High School Students

Summer camp alert for high school students! Our annual Summer Engineering Camp takes place every June.

A hiking trail at Gabis Arboretum

Environmental Science Summer Camp

Open to rising high school students, PNW’s second Environmental Science Summer Camp took students into the field with visits to Gabis Arboretum, the Munster landfill, local ponds and the Portage wastewater treatment plant.

Female at a computer

Advanced GenCyber Summer Camp

The Department of Computer Information Technology and Graphics offered a one-week free VIRTUAL Advanced GenCyber Summer Camp for high school students.

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Robotics Explorer and Adventure: All GIRLS Summer Camp

Female campers worked with the control and coding of industrial robots. They created a scenario, built a VR robot, simulated a robot performing pick and place applications and used a VR headset to see the robot in a virtual environment.

PNW's Women's Volleyball Team Poses on the Court

Girls High School Elite Volleyball Camp

This camp was recommended for girls who have had at least one year of high school experience and are intending to play at the college level.

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Women’s Soccer Summer ID Camp

This camp was designed for players in grades nine through 12. The sessions were coached by NCAA Division II Purdue University Northwest Women’s soccer coaching staff and were designed to sharpen player’s technical and tactical ability.