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2018 Engineering Kids Camp – Student & Volunteer Registration

10th Annual Engineering Kids Camps

Link to register students On-line in 2-8th Grade

Students will continue to be accepted until the camps are full including at the door.
Call the Putnam at 563- 324-1933 to confirm openings and make a reservation.

Link to register to volunteer

Link to listing of volunteer openings by role and day

Update (21Jul18):  The remaining volunteer opening is on Thursday

Registration is now open for the 10th annual QCESC Engineering Kids Camps which will be held on July 23- July 27, 2018 at the Putnam Museum and Science Center in Davenport.  The camp is a collaboration between the QCESC, the Putnam Museum and the Iowa State University College of Engineering who design and lead the camp.  Each of the one day camps will include three, fun educational hand-on activities including LEGO robotics with challenges for various student experience levels and will include big screen movie along with a camp t-shirt and lunch.  The camps are supported by volunteers who are engineers and other STEM professionals including educators.  Don’t miss out on one of the area’s most popular summer programs with most days selling out! 

Link to event flyer

Grants are available for students based on need to cover the camp registration fee.

Schedule for five, one day camps:

  • Monday, July 23 – students going into grades 4-6th  
  • Tuesday, July 24 – students going into grades 4-6th  
  • Wednesday, July 25 – students going into grades 2-3rd    
  • Thursday, July 26 – Girls only – going into 4-8th grade 
  • Friday, July 27 – students going into grades 6-8 

Link to Pre-Register Students On-line via the Putnam Website

Camp Volunteers:
We are currently seeking 16 volunteers for each of the five, one day camps.  No previous experience is required with everyone welcome to apply including Technical professionals, educators, and others.  This includes high school (limited number) and college students.

Please note we typically fill up our volunteer positions so apply early to insure you have a spot.

Volunteer Links:

No previous experience is required – just a desire to have fun and work with and inspire children.  Please note that there are four volunteering roles available:

  • Activity Assistant (9 people per day): Assist with the hands-on activities with minimum preparation required ahead of the event. Assistants will travel with the same students to each of the three activities.
     
  • Activity Assistant Coordinator (3 people per day): Same responsibilities outlined above for activity assistant plus coordinate the movement of students and volunteers between the various locations and activities. Limited preparation
     
  • Co-Lead for Activity (3 people per day): Co-Leader for Hands-On Activity with Iowa State Student Leader. This role will require a few hours of preparation ahead of the session. Will remain with the same activity all day.
     
  • Photographer (1 per day) will be required for each day and must provide own DSLR camera.

Special thanks to

  • Iowa State University College of Engineering for supporting this key outreach effort and the Putnam Museum and Science Center for hosting the event! 
  • The John Deere and NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) Iowa-Illinois Chapter sponsorships supporting the student grants/scholarships.

Volunteers will be provided a lunch and a fun experience of supporting our local youth. The event will be lead by students from Iowa State University College of Engineering.

Past Camps:


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