Science Camp Engineering


NIU Sci-Camp Engineering Amusement:
Roller Coasters to Cotton Candy


Campers entering grades 5-8

Sci-Camp Engineering 2012

Early bird registration ends May 15, 2013!

Campers will design various amusement park activities such as roller coasters, learn how engineers optimize traffic flow, investigate food safety, and concoct their own treats. Campers experience living in the residence hall and participate in fun evening activities including a trip to the Davis Hall Observatory and bowling in the Huskie Den.

Sci-camp Director
Pati Sievert, Science Camp Director for the 9th year, is the STEM Outreach Coordinator, holds a Master’s Degree in Physics Education, and has many years of experience with young people in schools, camps, outreach programming, and as a high school Physics teacher.

Summer Camp Fees: Residential campers $TBD ($TBD after May 15, 2013); returning LA&S Academic Summer campers, multiple campers from the same household, or NIU employees are eligible for an additional $25 discount on request.

For more information contact College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming: call 815-753-5200 or e-mail

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