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Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy

  • Elevator unavailable at Rec Center through Summer

    No elevator service to 2nd floor during summer construction. For access concerns contact Renee Wood at reneewood@email.arizona.edu.
  • Locker Rooms Closed for Summer

    The locker rooms are closed throughout the summer for renovation. Temporary shower trailers on the pool deck and day lockers are available.


Civil and Environmental engineering academy

Do you want to learn to design bridges? Energy efficient homes?  Develop methods of obtaining clean drinking water? In Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy, students will participate on project-based activities that apply the principals of engineering and biologic sciences to real world problems through hands-on activities including:

  • Exploring the destructive powers of water
  • Designing and building a water filtration system
  • Building a functioning solar water heater
  • Exploring and designing structures to survive natural disasters
  • Designing and building balsa tower and bridge structures

The week will conclude with an Open House where family and friends are invited to campus to view student projects. Camp T-shirts and certificates will be provided.

For a listing of all of the Arizona Youth University camps this summer, click here.

Click here to use our How-To Guide to assist with the online registration process.

Feel free to direct any questions to Allison Brown, Assistant Director for Youth and Activities, at allisonbrown@email.arizona.edu or (520) 621-0048.

Drop-off Time Range: 
7:30am - 9:00am
Pick-up Time Range: 
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy: Grades 3-4 (6/26-6/30)

Member Fee: 
225
Non-Member Fee: 
225
Minimum Enrollment: 
8
Maximum Enrollment: 
25
Registration Dates: 
06/16/2017 to 06/26/2017
Start Date: 
Mon Jun 26 2017

9:00am to 4:00pm

Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy: Grades 7-8 (7/10 - 7/14)

Member Fee: 
225
Non-Member Fee: 
225
Minimum Enrollment: 
8
Maximum Enrollment: 
25
Registration Dates: 
06/16/2017 to 07/10/2017
Start Date: 
Mon Jul 10 2017

9:00am

Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy: Grades 5-6 (7/17 - 7/21)

Member Fee: 
225
Non-Member Fee: 
225
Price Discounts: 
10% off every child registered after the first one
Minimum Enrollment: 
8
Maximum Enrollment: 
25
Registration Dates: 
02/22/2017 to 07/17/2017
Start Date: 
Mon Jul 17 2017

9:00am to 4:00am