Design Tech

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Intro Skills

COMMUTER CAMP - GREEN BAY CAMPUS
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Are you interested in learning about 3D printing and laser cutting to bring your creativity to life? Design Tech is a great place to start. We'll dive into the mechanics of Tinkercad software (free and browser-based) so that you can create almost anything that can be 3D printed or cut on a laser cutter. This is easy software to learn. And you will learn by doing as you dive into each of the hands-on projects. Beginners are encouraged to sign up!

Elementary Camp

Grades 3 - 5

July 25 - 29, 2022
Cost  - $280
FULL
If you would like to be added to the waiting list please contact camps@uwgb.edu.

Middle School Camp

Grades 6 - 9

June 20 - 24, 2022
Cost - $280
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Advanced Skills

COMMUTER CAMP - GREEN BAY CAMPUS

June 27 - 30, 2022

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Grades 6 - 9*
Cost - $255
Do you want to take your design skills to the next level? Learn the basics of CAD design using OnShape software (free and browser-based). See how powerful Cad can be as you design projects that will be output on 3d printers and laser cutters. This is a project-based course so you can "learn as you do it" through class projects. Previous Cad or Tinkercad experience is required. 

*Campers must either have attended Design Tech Intro Skills camp prior or have had previous Cad or Tinkercad experience to join this camp. 
 
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DPI Scholarships Available

DPI scholarships are financial need-based.

Eligibility
  • For Middle School Intro & Advanced Camp ONLY.
  • Must be a Wisconsin Resident.
  • Must qualify for free or reduced lunch.
Other info
  • Scholarships are first come, first serve until funds are depleted.
  • Campers are only eligible to receive a DPI scholarship three times.
To apply
  1. Download (print) and fill out the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Scholarship Form.
    1. English Version
    2. Spanish Version
    3. Hmong Version
  2. Submit the completed DPI Scholarship Form to either the email address or physical address below.
  3. Once your application has been accepted, we will send you a digital registration link to register for this camp.
camps@uwgb.edu 
Camps & Youth Programs
UW-Green Bay, CL 109
2420 Nicolet Dr
Green Bay, WI 54301
 
DO NOT send the Scholarship Form to the Madison DPI office. It will take your application several weeks longer to reach our office. Scholarships are given on a first come, first serve basis so this would not be in your favor.

Application MUST be signed by a school counselor or school designee in the administration or district office to prove eligibility for free or reduced lunches. A teacher's signature is not valid.

Health Forms

​Our camp Health Forms are electronic!  You will receive an e-mail closer to camp that will prompt you to fill out your Health Form online.  Health Forms must be filled out online before your camper checks-in to camp.

COVID-19 Policies & Guidelines

PLEASE REVIEW OUR COVID-19 POLICIES WEBPAGE prior to registering for camp.

General Camp Policies

We look forward to working with you and making sure that you have a fun, safe, exciting experience! Certain policies have been developed in order to assure your safety and well-being. The camp reserves the right, upon notification of parents/guardians to dismiss any camper during any session for improper dress, conduct, language, or attitude which, in the judgment of the administrative or counseling staff, is deemed detrimental to the other campers or smooth operation of the camp. If in the judgment of the administrative or counseling staff, your conduct violates any rules and regulations, you may be dismissed without refund of fees and/or referred to appropriate authorities.

Please review our General Camp Policies prior to attending camp:

 

Health Services and Insurance

The UW-Green Bay Health and Counseling Center is not available for Youth Programming. Therefore, parents/guardians will be notified of any suspected or known illness or injury. Accident insurance through the University of Wisconsin is provided for all camps. This limited policy covers injuries relating to camp accidents only. It is understood that medical costs in excess of camp insurance will be borne by parents or guardians.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made up to 2 weeks prior to the start of camp. A $25 administrative fee is charged for all cancellations, the remainder will be refunded to you. No cancellations or refunds are available with less than two weeks notice. If camper must cancel for medical reasons, including COVID-19, full refunds are provided. To cancel, please call 920-465-2775 or email camps@uwgb.edu

In the event a camper requests to switch camp sessions, an additional $25 processing fee will be applied.

We reserve the right to cancel any camp due to low enrollment; in such a case, all fees paid will be refunded or the camper can choose to apply fees to a different camp/class in the same year.

Overpayments of less than $10 will not be refunded.

Campus Map and Directions

The following link will provide you with printable maps and directions to campus: Maps & Directions

Camp Instructor
Dennis Rockhill

Dennis Rockhill pictureDennis is the Jedi Maker-Mindset Master for the Einstein Project here in Green Bay. This includes being the makerspace director, doing kit development and educator training. Dennis joined the Einstein Project team in Fall 2017. He spent three years co-founding, managing, and serving as the executive director of the nonprofit, Proto, Inc.; a youth-focused makerspace. From 1993-2015, Dennis held various technical, product development and design positions in the packaging industry with WS Packaging,, Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Wild Blue Technologies. He is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator and an alumni of UW-Green Bay with a degree in Graphic Design & Illustration.

Partnership
Einstein Project logoThese camps are being offered in partnership with the Einstein Project.

The Einstein Project provides support and innovation for excellence in STEAM education through experiential learning.




Contact

If you have questions about youth camp registration or payment please contact us at 920-465-2775 or camps@uwgb.edu.

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