YSU hosts summer Techie Camp for elementary, middle schoolers

tech-corps-logo1Youngstown State University is teaming with Tech Corps to offer a free Techie Camp on campus this summer.

The YSU camp, one of several that will be held this summer in Youngstown and Lorain County, is June 29 to July 3 and will focus on robotics. Students will explore basic engineering and programming as they interact with Lego Mindstorms NXT robots.

The camp is a week-long technology experience designed specifically to engage elementary and middle school students in activities that can stimulate a deeper interest in technology. Twenty students will attend the YSU camp. Students must be fourth- through eighth-graders in fall 2015 and reside in Lorain County, Youngstown or New Castle, Pa.

In all, 10 Techie Camps will be held in various locations throughout Lorain County and the Youngstown area this summer.

Application deadline is April 17. For more information and for an application, visit http://techcorps.org/nordson