Bioengineering Camp

The 2020 Camp Application is Currently Closed.
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For rising 9th-12th graders
Aug 2nd – 8th, 2020 [EAGER]

Bioengineers study and understand how complex biological systems work and how to design and construct medical devices, better therapeutics, and solutions to large health and wellness problems facing society today. This camp focuses on the technical while also considering the societal impacts on current issues of healthcare, health disparities, and sustainability.

We have many exciting activities planned to engage young students in the field of Bioengineering:

• Learn from short lectures on the human body, health, and the field of Bioengineering provided by faculty and researchers in the field.
• Engage in labs covering genetics, cell culture, tissue engineering, biomaterials, biomechanics, bioinstrumentation, biological machines, and more.
• Apply new concepts through hands-on lab activities relating to current state-of-the-art techniques within amazing research facilities.
• Bond with campers and staff through fun and engaging activities.
• Visit the Jump Simulation and Education center to learn how engineers and doctors work together to solve many of today’s biggest health issues.

The capstone camp project puts your engineering skills to the test as you design a medical device, inspired by the activities during the week of camp.

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**NOTE: EAGER camps aim to increase the number of women and gender non-binary students pursuing STEM majors and careers. These groups have been traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields, and the absence of their talents is a detriment to the field overall. EAGER camps provide a safe environment to build a community of peers and mentors who empower one another to be confident in their exploration of STEM. All individuals are welcome to apply.

“The activities were fun and exciting!! I loved the new experiences I gained and hope to share them with my family. They helped me gain more team building experience and work in a team to complete various challenges. I loved the mix of challenging activities with relaxing ones!” ~2019 BioE camper