SAME Robins
 


 
SUMMER CAMP

Each year the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) offers a very unique series of engineering camps designed for High School students who excel in math, science and technical courses and are interested in pursuing engineering in college. These one–week camps are high energy, hands–on events for students from across the country and around the world. The camps are led by a professional staff of engineers from both private industry and the military services.  The three Engineering & Construction Camps are: the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) (Colorado Springs, CO), U.S Marine Corps (Camp LeJune, NC) and U.S. Army Camp (Vicksburg, MS). 

To make this opportunity possible the Robins Air Force Base SAME Post will pay all registration and travel expenses for one aspiring high school student to attend.  All students have to do is fill out an application and submit in accordance with the attached application instructions.  The participant selected will discover the endless possibilities and benefits of engineering and its importance to strengthening the nation's infrastructure.  It also exposes participants to service academy enrollment for those interested in pursuing careers in, and related to, military engineering/public service.

SAME Robins Post will sponsor 1  high school student (rising 10th or 11th grader) to attend and engineering/STEM summer camp in June 2017.  Camps include US Air Force Academy, Army, Marines and Atlanta STEM.  The Atlanta STEM Camp has limited availability based on them accommodating a waiting list of students from last year. See the attached for more information on dates and locations or go to http://www.same.org/Engineering-Construction for more information on the camp opportunities.   Applicants must meet age and GPA guidelines for consideration.  Applications will be evaluated by the SAME post and forwarded to SAME National for concurrence.  To be considered for the camp slot, complete applications must be submitted togary.cox.1@us.af.mil  by March 24, 2017.  SAME National will notify the Post of the selectee in mid-April.

SELECTION:

  1. A board of SAME officers will select one student to attend one of the engineering and construction camps.
  2. Selection will be based on academic achievement, character, personal merit, and commitment towards the field of engineering.  Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed.  Resume should reflect these qualities in order to be selected.
  3. Selection will be made with no regard to race, color, creed, sex, or national origin.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD:
One student Registration Fee and travel expenses to and from a single Engineering & Construction Camp.
                     
Please email the completed application and supporting materials in a single file (filename is “Last Name 2017 SAME Camp App”. (e.g. “Johnson 2017 SAME Camp App”) to gary.cox.1@us.af.mil.

For questions, please contact Gary Cox, Phone: (478) 327-9269 or gary.cox.1@us.af.mil

Submission deadline is March 24, 2017

SAME National will notify the Post of the selectee mid-April.

 

 
 

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