Saving FACE (Food, Agriculture, Construction, & Environment) Around the World

For rising 10th – 12th Graders
July 10th – July 16th, 2022 (Residential & Commuter)

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Cost:

Residential: $1,000 per camper. Scholarships are available.
Commuter: $600 per camper. Scholarships are available.
See the Summer Camps FAQs page for more information about camp costs and the Trail Blazer scholarship.


Agricultural & Biological Engineering focuses on the design of complex living systems. ABEs feed and power the world by combining engineering, technology, and scientific skills to improve agricultural, food, energy, water, and environmental systems. Work ranges from the molecular to ecosystem level with a sustainability mindset.

Campers will:

  • Explore the nexus of food, energy, and water systems through hands-on labs and demonstrations
  • Participate in individual and team activities, as well as competitions, to investigate the discipline of agricultural and biological engineering
  • Use the knowledge gained from field trips, labs, and lectures to complete a team project focused on sustainability

Experience stimulating adventures:

  • At the Food Science Pilot Processing Plant, learning how raw materials are processed into food
  • Bond with other campers and Agricultural & Biological Engineering (ABE) faculty, staff, and students through exciting activities
  • Explore the concepts behind hydroponics and aquaponics
  • Learn about hydraulics and apply what you have learned to your own hydraulic system
  • Discover the many methods of creating biofuels
  • Participate in exciting field trips to see your new knowledge in action

Tentative 2022 Schedule

Camp Coordinator

Anne Marie Boone is the Student Academic Program Coordinator in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Grainger College of Engineering.