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Introduction to Making + Tinkering

High School Mechanical Engineering Camp

Students can create, tinker and imagine new ideas in unique four-day summer day camp. Students learn to be introduced to building and prototyping from low-fidelity materials like cardboard and use rapid prototyping tools to make their ideas real. Hands-on learning offers students the chance to learn new making and building skills. 

ENROLLMENT PROCESS:

All prospective campers must complete the following items before their summer camp application will be complete.

  1. Submit the online registration
  2. Make full payment. Camper’s spot will only be held for two weeks by registration unless payment is made 
  3. Submit waivers

Cancellation Policy:

To receive a refund, notice must be given to Shelli Grinager at Shelli.Grinager@sdsmt.edu or 605-394-6144 with the cancelation 30 days before camp.

REGISTER NOW

Cost $250
2021-2022 Grades: 8th-12th
July 11-14, 2022

  • Day Camp, 9 AM-4:30 PM
  • Lunch is provided
  • Registration 8:30 AM Monday June 11
  • Parent Reception 1:00 PM Thursday
  • For more information:

    Contact Admissions
    (605) 394-6144
    Youth.Programs@sdsmt.edu 


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Brought to you by —

Dr. Micah Lande, Assistant Professor/E.R. Stensaas Chair

Dr. Lande directs the Holistic Engineering Lab & Observatory. He teaches human-centered engineering design, design thinking, and design innovation courses. Dr. Lande researches how technical and non-technical people learn and apply design thinking and making processes to their work. He is interested in the intersection of designerly epistemic identities and vocational pathways. Dr. Lande received his B.S. in Engineering (Product Design), M.A. in Education (Learning, Design and Technology) and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Design Education) from Stanford University.

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