Engineering camp deadline coming up

The University of Texas Permian Basin will host in-person engineering camps for middle and high school students this summer.

The middle school session is July 19-23 and the high school will be July 26-30. Hours for both are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UTPB engineering building, off State Highway 191 near the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center in Midland. Masks are recommended, but not required.

Registration deadline is noon June 18. Contact Mindy Rogers at rogers_m@utpb.edu, or call 432-552-3431. The cost is $295 per student; lunch and snacks are included; and limited scholarships are available upon review.

The camp is funded by the UTPB College of Engineering and XTO Energy. It will be kept socially distant and masks will be required.

Projects will include solar and wind power, gears, pulleys and belt drives, Newton’s laws, reactor simulation and Stirling engine, Ohm’s law, coding with Python and others.