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Engineering Summer Opportunities 2019

RCMakes Engineering Summer Bootcamp

Link: RCMakes

The Academy Bridge Program is designed to expose incoming freshmen to some of the hands-on project skills and tools we use at Rancho Campana. Students will be introduced to woodworking, metalworking, solid modeling, 3D printing, laser cutting, and coding to help them prepare for the various courses Rancho Campana has to offer. By the end of this program, each student will learn to use various tools in the makerspace, learn to create graphic designs that can be laser engraved onto wood or metal, learn to create 3D Models using industry-grade software such as Fusion 360, learn to 3D print, and learn how to code their own game or website. For more details on the technologies and tools to be introduced in this bridge program, visit www.rcmakes.com.

Summer Coding Camp

Link: Career Education Center

Get ready to code! Learn everything from GitHub to basic game design and basic coding; Learn how to design your own website.  Sign up at the Career Education Center website to join. 


Navy Summer Internship

Link: Navy Summer Internships

NAWCWD uses the STEM Student Employment Program (SSEP) for students who are pursuing S&E degrees in fields that will lead to the Engineer and Scientist Development Program (ESDP) upon graduation and degree conferral. All other intern hiring is handled through the Pathways Intern Program. These programs offer three components: Summer Interns (Not to Exceed one year), Interns (Flexible Term or Permanent), and Apprentice Interns (Permanent). The intern programs are available to all levels of students: high school, vocational, technical, associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and doctorate.

Science and Engineering Research Academy

Link: SERA Application

Dates: June 30th– July 27th

The Science & Engineering Research Academy is a dynamic, 4-week residential and commuter summer program that introduces qualified high school students to the research enterprise through project-based, directed research in STEM-related fields. Students will take a 4-unit university course where they choose and develop a research topic specific to the track they select, under the direction of an instructor who is conducting active research in that field.

Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program

Link: Details and application

Dates: There are 6 different weeks to choose from

Each summer, the Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program inspires hundreds of students to expand upon their leadership abilities through the tenets of Communication, Optimism, and Informed Decision Making.  Lessons are crafted by the Reagan Foundation’s team of credentialed educators with the goal of helping students to grow on a personal and professional level.  Activities are student-driven, highly engaging, and involve a combination of small group interactions, 1:1 mentoring, and public speaking opportunities.  By providing training and support at a world class facility with credentialed and trained staff, we cultivate the next generation of citizen leaders that our schools, communities, and country need. 

Career Education Center Ventura County

Link: http://www.vcoe.org/cec

Location: Various sites around Ventura County

CEC offers a number of new and dynamic courses this year, with classes hosted at high school campuses across the county and at our two locations in Camarillo and Moorpark. Please click on the tabs on the left for our course catalog, registration information, and for more details and assistance. We are always here to help. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please give us a call at 805-437-1420.

Girls Who Code

ink: Information about Girls who Code

FREE 7-week summer programs for 10th – 11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) to learn the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community and be competitive in the job market of the future. Girls Who Code also provides a need-based  Summer Stipend ​ to cover transportation and living costs for students who qualify.


Girls Inc. of Carpinteria

Link: Information about Girls Inc

The leaders at Girls Inc. of Carpinteria have developed a comprehensive curriculum for the two summer programs that is catered to each girl’s individual abilities and competencies. Our program aims to inspire girls to be strong, smart, bold and able to confidently make decisions that benefit themselves in the classroom, in social settings, and in the workplace. We hope to accomplish this through the following activities and areas of emphasis:

  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
  • HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Lifestyle)
  • Math Magic – daily economic literacy
  • Literacy Program
  • Leadership Skill Building