Medical History/Waiver Forms will be mailed upon receipt of registration. Please complete and return no later than two (2) weeks prior to the opening of the camp.

A confirmation letter/information on check-in times, what to bring to residence hall, rules of conduct, and other details will be sent upon receipt of registration and payment.

If you have any special needs or accommodations, please telephone (800) 562-9130, ext. 3808 or (231) 591-3808.


All requests for refunds or cancellations received in writing two (2) weeks prior to camp start date will be honored, minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than two (2) weeks prior to camp start date will not be refunded.

Ferris State University reserves the right to cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment with full refund.


For questions regarding registration and/or payment, call Conference & Professional Services at (800) 562-9130, ext. 3808 or (231) 591-3808.

Design and Manufacturing Academy

Sunday, July 19 - Friday, July 24, 2015 • Big Rapids, Michigan

Engineering & Design Exploration AcademyAges 14-17

Students will use solid modeling software to create three-dimensional geometry, designing and prototyping simple household products and a micro-machine.

This track also includes demonstrations and hands-on workshops in mechanical design and 3D CAD and prototyping, welding and mechanical engineering, manufacturing tooling and CNC, and plastics technology.

Camps are taught by leading Ferris State University Faculty members.  Students get hands on experience using industry tools and software.  Students get the chance to build collaboration and learn to work as a team and problem solve through the low-ropes course and other team-building activities throughout the camp!




Sunday, July 19 - Friday, July 24, 2015

Big Rapids, Michigan

$459 residence hall, $389 commuter. Includes materials and supplies, instruction, residence hall room (unless commuter), meals and campus activities. Check-in is on Sunday between 4:30 pm and 5:45 pm. Orientation will begin at 6:00 pm followed by evening activities. Discount of $25 per camp for multiple Engineering and Technology Exploration Academy camps or multiple siblings will apply.                     Camp is limited to the first 25!  

June 28, 2015

This camp has been sponsored by HI-TECH MOLD & ENG. INC.  
Registration prices were reduced thanks to HI-TECH MOLD & ENG. INC! 


Last updated: 01-28-2015