Rising 11th – 12th Grade
The Construction Management Summer Academy for Young Women hosted by the Auburn University McWhorter School of Building Science is a program geared toward rising 11th - 12th grade female students interested in learning about the exciting and diverse career opportunities available in construction management.
This 5 day/4 night camp is designed to:
Provide hands-on and experiential learning activities incorporating construction drawings, materials/methods, and technologies
Educate the participants on safety management principles, field operations, project management, preconstruction services and other key topics in the industry
Encourage and educate the participants on professional career options available in construction
Offer the participants opportunity to interact with McWhorter School of Building Science faculty, industry professionals and current students
Provide positive experiences on a university campus
There will be opportunities for hands-on construction experiences, visiting an active construction site field trip, working in collaborative team exercises specific to the construction industry to evoke critical thinking and develop deeper problem solving skills, and more!
Camp participants will experience campus-life while residing in Auburn's resident dormitories, eating at campus dining facilities, and enjoying evening social and recreational activities. Campers will have 24/7 counselor supervision.