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2017-2018 Outreach Calendar

August 2017

  • August 24 – 4:30-6pm, EASE (Engineering Advising Success Event) – For new incoming students!

September 2017

October 2017

  • October 14-15 – Gowen Thunder Airshow Sponsored by Boise State University www.gowenthunder.org
  • Oct 18BSU Career and Graduate School Fair 

November, 2017

  • November 4 – Homecoming Alumni BBQ Tailgate, Boise State vs Nevada
  • November 10, 4-6pm, **Explore Engineering Careers – Recruitment Program for high school students. Targeting previous camp participants. COEN tour of research labs.

December, 2017

January, 2018

  • January 6 – 8am-1pm, **FIRST Robotics Kickoff – Simplot room in the SUB http://www.firstinspires.org/node/5716
  • January 20 – 8am-4pm, Future City Competition – in the SUB. Seeking student and faculty volunteers to judge future city models. http://www.futurecity.org

February, 2018

  • February 3 – 9am-4pm, **Engineering & Science Festival at Boise State – Families and all ages. Seeking faculty and student volunteers to facilitate hands-on activities, presentations, and demonstrations. http://coen.boisestate.edu/STEMexploration
  • February 10 – Middle School Science Bowl – in ENGR building. Sanctioned by Dept. of Energy, ENGR Building, Hosted by Micron Foundation (Possible volunteers needed) Mark Anderson
  • February 24 – Regional **Mathcounts, sponsored by ISPE – http://www.idahospe.org/MathCounts.htm
  • February 26 – **Regional Science Bowl (Sponsored by Micron) – Grades 9-12 (Volunteers needed: Judges/Timekeepers)

March, 2018

April, 2018

June, 2018

  • June 3-5 – e-Camp, Exiting Grades 8-9 – Overnight camp for students currently in 8th and 9th grades. Priority application deadline May 1st, $250. After May 1, $300. Seeking faculty and student volunteers to facilitate hands-on activities. http://coen.boisestate.edu/K-12connection/SummerPrograms.html
  • June 8-9 – **e-Girls, Exiting Grades 9-11 – Free overnight program for girls currently in 9th, 10th and 11th grade. Priority application deadline is May 1st, limited enrollment. Seeking faculty and student volunteers to facilitate hands-on activities. http://coen.boisestate.edu/K-12connection/SummerPrograms.html
  • June 2018 – **Chip Camp (Micron) https://www.micron.com/foundation/students/k12-student-resources/chip-camp
    Online Registration for Chip Camp 2018 will be available Monday, April 9, 2018. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. MT.
    Each camp session is held Tuesday – Thursday. Students are expected to attend all three days.

    • June 5-7 
    • June 12-14
    • June 19-21
  • June 2018 – **Bring Your Inventor to Work Day (Hewlett Packard)

July, 2018

  • July 8-14 – **Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars 1, Seniors in high school that completed online course during the Spring 2016 semester. Workshops provided by COEN/COAS faculty July 15 from 1-4pm.
  • July 9-13 GenCyber Cybersecurity Summer Camp for Idaho High School Students (Girls Only)Grades 9-12.  Free (application required). Accepted participants will receive meals during the camp and a $200 stipend. Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Computer Science faculty and staff will introduce and cement knowledge of cybersecurity first principles, increase the curiosity of the participants about the field of cybersecurity, encourage participants to seek further education in cybersecurity and motivate participants to seek a career in cybersecurity. The camp will be held in the new computer science facility in downtown Boise (Clearwater Building, City Center Plaza). For more information and to apply visit coen.boisestate.edu/cs/gencyber/students or contact the Computer Science Department at computerscience@boisestate.edu or (208) 426-5766.
  • July 16-20 GenCyber Cybersecurity Summer Camp for Idaho High School Students (Boys and Girls)Grades 9-12.  Free (application required). Accepted participants will receive meals during the camp and a $200 stipend. Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Computer Science faculty and staff will introduce and cement knowledge of cybersecurity first principles, increase the curiosity of the participants about the field of cybersecurity, encourage participants to seek further education in cybersecurity and motivate participants to seek a career in cybersecurity. The camp will be held in the new computer science facility in downtown Boise (Clearwater Building, City Center Plaza). For more information and to apply visit coen.boisestate.edu/cs/gencyber/students or contact the Computer Science Department at computerscience@boisestate.edu or (208) 426-5766.  
  • July 22-28 – **Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars 2, Seniors in high school that completed online course during the Spring 2016 semester. Workshops provided by COEN/COAS faculty on Friday 1-4pm.

August, 2018

  • August – Girl-Powered STEM Challenges
  • August – Zero Robotics

** targeting high school students