Summer Camps

2013-06-24 09:00:00 2013-06-28 17:00:00 America/Detroit Summer Camps Summer Camps
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

 Summer Camps 2013

Don’t lose ground this summer!

Gain new knowledge, skills, and valuable experiences at Lawrence Technological University.

LTU offers stimulating academic camps for students interested in engineering, technology, design, and science. Professors will introduce you to the latest innovations in modern labs and studios on Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus in Southfield. Current Lawrence Tech students will be on hand to assist campers.

Choose a day or residential camp option. You can commute or opt for a residential camp. You’ll live in student housing, eat in the cafeteria, and participate in a fun selection of organized activities each evening.

Get a discount. You can save $100 by attending two, and $200 by attending three design camps (designated with an asterisk*). Come to a Blue and White Day, scheduled throughout the year on Lawrence Tech’s campus, and save another $50 per camp. Read more about Blue and White Days

Win a scholarship. The top students in each camp will be eligible for scholarships to Lawrence Tech.

Register by June 1, 2013. Early registration is recommended as the camps fill quickly.

Questions? Contact Lisa Kujawa at

JUNE 24–28, 2013

Forensic Summer Science Institute

9 a.m.–4 p.m., $400 day camp/$550 residential

For sophomores and juniors. Cost includes a $200 nonrefundable registration fee. If you are a highly motivated student proficient in biology, chemistry, and physics, the Forensic Summer Science Institute is the camp for you. You will be given a crime scenario, which you’ll solve using state-of-the-art lab equipment to explore DNA fingerprinting, drug testing, hair and fiber analysis, ballistics, gunshot-residue testing, and blood spatter analysis. This camp requires a separate registration process.

Max. number of students: 30

Leadership Institute

9 a.m.–4 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

Get ready to take on the world! Fun, adventure, and becoming a better leader all go hand-in-hand in this exciting and challenging experience that will enhance your leadership skills. The LTU Summer Leadership Institute develops your leadership potential through an adventure course, technology-based activities, engaging and active workshops from business and government leaders, and more.

Max. number of students: 20


 9 a.m.–4 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

Want to explore the human mind, see how the brain works, and learn about the secrets of our behavior? In this camp you’ll conduct experiments in human perception, memory, consciousness, language, and social behavior using current research techniques and high-tech devices. You’ll learn about behavioral conditioning by training real animals to perform specific actions in controlled experimental situations. You’ll also be introduced to the main techniques for treating psychological problems and participate in a simulated psychotherapy session. And to top it all off, you’ll dissect an animal’s brain to explore first-hand the complexity of this organ.

Max. number of students: 20

Sketching for Architecture and Design*

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

Designed to prepare you for beginning architecture and design courses, including industrial and transportation design, this camp focuses on developing your drawing skills in charcoal, graphite, roller ball, and marker. You’ll observe and draw the objects around you, our built environment, and images from photographs. Things are much easier to understand once you learn to draw them!  You’ll also visit the Detroit Institute of Art for an in-depth sketching session. This camp offers you a great opportunity to create or expand your portfolio.

Max. number of students: 25

Web Design*

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

Do you want to build your own website? Ever wonder what’s going on behind your Internet browser? Learn how to create HTML webpages with customized graphics and dynamic animations in Adobe Dreamweaver. You’ll design animated menus, rollovers, image galleries, and much more. Prior experience with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is preferred.

Max. number of students: 18

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