Summer Splash robotic program for teens
April 27, 2012 · Updated 10:54 AM
KEYPORT — The Naval Undersea Museum is accepting applications for its Summer Splash teen program.
In this summer-long program, teens get their feet wet with robotics and working with kids and families in our popular outdoor Wild, Wacky, and Sometimes Wet Wednesday program. The program will take place each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This year’s program features opportunities to:- Explore the world of current remotely operated vehicles in use by the Navy.- Work on teams to build the best underwater remotely operated vehicles and compete for bragging rights in the Summer Splash ROV Challenge.- Create fun and educational programs for summer visitors for the Wednesday family program.- Earn valuable experience working with the public.- Engage in science, technology, engineering, and math-related activities.
Participants should submit applications by May 15. Ten finalists will be selected into the program. The program will begin June 26 with an orientation session for both the applicants and their parents.
For more information, call (360) 396-5547 or download an application at www.history.navy.mil/museums/keyport/youthdocent.htm.