EPIC 2020

Deadlines

February 26, 2020 at 8:00 AM (PST) - Online application Opens

May 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM (PST) - Online application Closes

TBD - Admission decisions are sent via email to all applicants

TBD - Full payment and registration

TBD - All required material must be postmarked on/before

Who can apply

Students currently in grades 6-11th are eligible to apply for the EPIC 2020 summer camp. Students who will graduate High School in June are not eligible to attend EPIC.

Requirements: Students should have access to a computer and reliable internet access along with a non-school district issued email.

How to apply

You can find information and steps on how to apply here.

Required Materials

Transcripts and letters of recommendation are NOT needed.

  • Must have access to a computer to run Zoom and Arduino Kit: Windows PC Mac, or Linux

  • Must have access to a non-school issued email address

  • Must enter the student/applicant email address on the EPIC application

  • Once admitted, the following forms must be signed and submitted virtually. Forms coming soon!

EPIC 2020 Details

All sessions are virtual ONLY and will be covering the same focus. 

 

Dates

Session 1:   Grades 6-8          Middle School          July 6th-10th

Session 2:   Grades 9-11        High School              July 13th-17th

Session 3:   Grades 9-11        High School              July 20th-24th

Session 4:   Grades 9-11        High School              July 27th-31st

 

Highlights and Daily Schedule

9:00am-11:00am: Live two hour Monday-Friday Virtual Engineering class

11am-11:30am: Daily live virtual office hours to help with engineering project

11:30am-12:30pm: Live virtual Social Events: Scavenger hunt, talent show, and more

1:00pm-2:00pm: Live Engineering Fields exploration presentations/Cal Poly student panels

2:00pm-3:00pm: Live speakers: Cal Poly Admissions, Industry Speaker, College Life

Optional Virtual Tours: Cal Poly, College of Engineering, and Housing

 

Topic

Arduino Rube-Goldberg Machine

 

Description

Students will go through a variety of hands-on projects to learn about the world of computers, software, and  electronics.  They will learn about micro controllers, writing software, read sensors and control hardware, and construct a mechanical apparatus. Engineering fields covered within the lab include Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and General Engineering

To learn more about the course and project click here.

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