2009 Archives

SMU's Engineering Camp for Girls

Media Coverage

Watch television coverage of the camp (above), listen to the KERA Radio story or read The Dallas Morning News account.

June 24, 2009

Each summer, SMU's Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering sponsors the Engineering Camp for Girls, a week-long, half-day program designed to interest girls entering 8th-12th grade in the fall in engineering, a profession long dominated by men.

At the camp girls explore engineering through hands-on, interactive projects that show how engineering is related to social concerns, community interest and individual development.

 Objectives of the camp include:

  • Hands-on engineering experience through team project.
  • Discover careers in engineering from Dallas-based female engineers.
  • Learn leadership skills from a female engineer.
  • Learn about college: applications, entrance essays, financial aid.
  • Make new friends that share your interest in math, science and engineering!

Read more about the Engineering Camp for Girls.

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