Who is this camp made for?
The camp is designed for Year 11 self-identifying female students who would like to know what… *is* engineering? Do you enjoy problem solving, maths or physics? If you want to use your problem-solving skills in a career that helps the greater good, we’d love for you to come along!
Key Dates 2022
March 1: Applications open
March 18: Applications close
April 5: Successful applicants notified
April 27-29: Holiday Camp with the University of Auckland!
Would you like to understand what engineering really is?
Does creative problem solving come naturally to you?
The WiE Holiday Camp is aimed at Year 11 students who self-identify as women, and who have been identified by their teachers as interested in STEM subjects, creative, problem solvers, team players and leaders who they think would make great engineers but who aren’t already strongly considering engineering. Students attend a three day, day-camp with the Faculty of Engineering. Students will spend time exploring the campus and taking part in a range of hands-on activities.
There will be a series of activities tied to the different specialisations offered by the Faculty of Engineering. As part of each activity the students will hear from an expert- a role model who is actually working in the industry and can share about real world applications for the activity. They will share their story and answer any questions the student has. Further to this, the students will be invited to take part in our High School Buddy Programme and self-driven Remly Projects.
The event will wrap up with a shared lunch at the University of Auckland with parents, guardians and whānau in order to celebrate the students’ achievements over their time with us, and hopefully to get the parents excited about engineering too!
This camp is offered free of cost to all successful applicants, thanks to our amazing sponsors, Tonkin and Taylor, Fisher and Paykel Healthcare and Mercury.
Ask us any questions you might have below and one of the team will get back to you as soon as possible