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Camp Construct

Epic Fails, Real-world Fieldwork, Electricity from Waste & More

Explore epic construction fails, landslides, earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods. Learn about river ecosystems firsthand through fieldwork in Rapid Creek. Design cardboard structures that can support up to 100 pounds and build concrete beams. And get hands-on with new biotechnology that can turn waste into electricity.

Outdoor adventure awaits! Visit Mt. Rushmore, Custer State Park, and go hiking in the Devil's Bathtub, home to mother nature's waterslide and incredible rock formations.   

Hi-tech. Hands-on. All in the beautiful Black Hills.

  • Design, build, and test concrete beams
  • Make a cardboard structure that can bear loads up to 100 lbs.
  • Watch water flow uphill by conducting fieldwork in Rapid Creek
  • See natural disasters in action
  • Transform waste and wastewater into fuels and electricity

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This camp is now full.

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Date: June 11-16, 2017
Cost: $975
Grades: 9-12 

  • Includes camp, activities, supplies, room and board
  • $300 registration fee, applied to cost of program
  • Minimum enrollment must be met
  • See camp schedule & other forms

For more information

Contact Youth Camp Coordinator,
TAYLOR DAVIS
(605) 394-1261
Taylor.Davis@sdsmt.edu  



Brought to you by —

Faculty from the SD Mines Department of Civil Engineering which offers undergraduate and graduate studies in civil and environmental engineering.   

( Learn more about what civil and environmental engineers do).

Students get a fun combination of indoors and outdoors activities and lots of hands-on learning!

 

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