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Tech Camp 2019 is a unique opportunity for current high school  sophomores and juniors to participate in a four-day, hands-on technology class at southern New England’s largest technical university. The program offers a wonderful opportunity to explore some of today’s top technical careers.

Tech Camp 2019 will run from Monday, July 8 – Thursday, July 11.  The price is a $100.00 non-refundable registration fee. 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.

Pay $100 non-refundable registration fee. 

Click on one of the following Tech Camps to register:

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.  

Automotive Technology
Students will explore both basic vehicle maintenance as well as advanced technology such as scan tools, performing in-depth diagnostic testing and recommended repair procedures.  Students may explore aspects of automotive collision including air brushing and Chassis dynamometer highlighting the horsepower cars develop at the rear axle.

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 RI State Police K-9 Unit and RI 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.

Electronics, Robotics & Drone Technology – Robotics
Learn how to design, build and program a robot​. Students will explore the career choice of Electronics and how it relates to robotics. Activities include using a robot arm to perform a function.

Electronics, Robotics & Drone Technology -Drones & Autonomous Cars
Students will explore the career choice of Electronics and how it relates to robots and autonomous cars. Students will learn how to design, build and program a small drone. Drones and flight simulators will be used during lessons and students will understand and learn about of self-guided (autonomous) cars.

Information Technology- Build a Mobile App

Students will learn the block-based programming language Thunkable to create a simple mobile app based around a topic of their choice.  Students will be introduced to major topics to computer programming. 

Materials required: mobile phone with wifi capabilities for mobile app testing, external storage/flash drive device.

Information Technology – Cybersecurity
Through a series of hands-on experiences, students will learn more about the exciting field of cybersecurity. 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 – Engineering Design
Students will explore mechanical engineering with hands-on design activities that will engage their creativity and critical thinking abilities. Projects will incorporate CAD, 3D printing, physics, and teamwork to provide students an exposure to the breadth of possibilities in this exciting career field!


To learn more about Tech Camps, contact:

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 eflynn@neit.edu

Pay $100 non-refundable registration fee. 

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