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Tech Camp

Tech Camp

New England Institute of Technology is pleased to invite current high school juniors and seniors to Tech Camp 2016.

Tech Camp 2016 is a unique opportunity for students to participate in a week-long, hands-on technology class at New England Institute of Technology, southern New England’s largest technical college.

The program offers a wonderful opportunity to explore some of today’s top technical careers.

Tech Camp 2016 will run from Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14th.  Aside from the $75.00 non-refundable registration fee, Tech Camp 2016 is free.  Students will be in class from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily.  Lunch will be provided.  Students may choose to attend one of the following camps.

Architectural Building Engineering Technology
Students will explore the creative process of architecture by applying design theory to a student’s own building design.  Activities will be conducted in the NEIT Architectural Design Studio and will include the study of architectural design theory, architectural history, building programming, and building design. Students will also be introduced to CAD programs including Revit and Sketch. Students will use the programs to transform their designs into 3D presentation renderings.  

Criminal Justice
Students will learn about how the Criminal Justice system operates in contemporary society and will participate in exciting hands-on training in areas of crime scene investigation, police operations, criminal forensics, firearms and corrections. Expected activities include fingerprinting, evidence gathering and processing, footwear and shoe impression castings, and mock cell extraction. In addition, there will be demonstrations from area professionals including the Rhode Island State Police K-9 Unit and Rhode Island State Department of Corrections.  

Digital Media Production – Audio Recording
Students will work with NEIT audio equipment while exploring the skills and background necessary to create a music production in the recording studio.

Digital Media Production – Video Production
Students will work with NEIT video equipment while exploring the skills and background necessary to develop a video.

Electronic Systems Engineering Technology – Drones
Students will explore the career choice of Electronics and how it relates to drones. Learn how to design, build and program a small drone.

Information Technology – Cyber Security
Through a series of hands-on experiences, students will learn more about the exciting field of cyber security. Students will be exposed to security issues on machines running both Linux and Microsoft.

Information Technology – Video Game Design/Development
Students will explore the fundamentals of drawing, animating, and programming in Adobe Animate and Unity 5.  Students will work on designing their own simple maze game.

Mechanical Engineering Technology – 3D Printing
Students will investigate this field with hands-on design activities that will challenge their critical thinking abilities and team-building strengths.  They will follow the design process, from visualization of their ideas in SolidWorks to a finished product printed in plastic.  After testing their design, they will identify possible improvements they can make.

Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design – Photography
Students will use Canon digital cameras to compose photographs that will then be edited in Adobe camera RAW. Students will learn what makes for an interesting composition using basic design elements. Photos will then be organized and edited using Adobe's Bridge application. 

Class sizes are limited and early registration is encouraged.  The camp is open to current high school juniors and seniors.  To register, please complete and return the registration form by Friday, June 10th along with the non-refundable fee of $75.00. Submitting an application does not guarantee participation in Tech Camp. Once applications are received, confirmation letters will be mailed verifying participation.

Offsite accommodations are available for those students traveling from out of state.   The Extended Stay America, across the street from New England Institute of Technology campus in East Greenwich, offers discounts if you mention New England Institute of Technology.   The Extended Stay America can be reached at 401-885-3161.

Students may return the application and registration fee (check made payable to New England Institute of Technology) by mail to:

Erin Flynn
New England Institute of Technology
One New England Tech Boulevard
East Greenwich, RI 02818

If you have any questions, please contact Erin Flynn at