Design. Code. Robotics. 3D Printing.
July 7–11, 2019

Icon depicting a person sitting in a wheelchair using a computer.

For upcoming grades 9–12

Interested in coding, designing, and working with computers in general? Curious about what college majors and careers that suit wheelchair enhanced mobility?

This camp is for you! Hack your wheelchair and your capabilities with technology! Learn from guys and gals that have been there, done that. Fee of $100 includes lodging and meals for one camper and one assistant.

Sessions

  • How to get more out of your computer
  • Hacking your wheelchair
  • Create your own webpage
  • Robotics
  • Computer Aided Design for 2D creations
  • Computer Aided Design for 3D creations
  • Living Independently
  • College and careers

What to bring

  • Minimum of one personal care assistant
  • Your own computer/laptop setup
  • Your awesome self!

Accommodations

  • On-campus at USM
  • 2 twin beds with space underneath
  • 1 roll-in shower
  • Meals for camper and one assistant
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Speakers

Dylan Agoff

Content Specialist

Eagle Maker Hub

Matieu (Luc) Lagarde

Hardware Master

ACM-IEEE

Christian (Alex) Leise

Shop Tech

Eagle Maker Hub

Tiffany Parrish

Office of Business Development

MS Department of Rehabilitation Services

Dr. Anna Wan

Director

Eagle Maker Hub

Blake Watson

Web Developer

Mad Genius

Matt Watson

Web Developer

Mad Genius

Schedule

Sunday, July 7

  • Check In: 1pm-3:30pm Vann Hall
  • Dinner - 5pm-6pm The Fresh Company
  • Kick-off 6-7pm

Monday, July 8

  • Breakfast - 8:00-9:00am
  • 9:30am-10:30am How to get more out of your computer - Rich Baker, Blake Watson, Matt Watson
  • 10:30am-11am Snacks - Food Hacks
  • 11am-Noon Create Your Own Webpage for Free - Blake Watson, Matt Watson
  • Lunch - 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • 1:30pm-2pm Campus Tour Part 1
  • 2pm-3pm Wheelchair Wishes - Ramey House
  • 3pm-4pm Webpage workshop - Blake Watson, Matt Watson
  • 4pm-5pm On your own **
  • Dinner 5-6pm
  • 6pm-7pm Career Panel Discussion - Marks Elder, Blake Watson, Matt Watson
  • 6pm-7pm Parent Chat - Clarissa Watson

Tuesday, July 9

  • Breakfast - 8:00am-9:00am
  • 9:30am-10:30am Arduino/Robotics - Luc Lagarde
  • 10:30am-11am Snacks - Food Hacks
  • 11am-Noon 3D Modeling and Printing - Anna Wan
  • Lunch - 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • 1:30pm-2pm Campus Tour Part 2
  • 2pm-3pm Prepping for College - Marks Elder
  • 3pm-4pm 3D Modeling, Sonic Pi - Anna Wan
  • 4-5pm On your own **
  • Dinner 5-6pm
  • 6pm-7pm Living Independently - Tiffany Parrish

Wednesday, July 10

  • Breakfast - 8:00-9:00am
  • 9:30am-10:30am Coding 101 - Blake Watson, Matt Watson
  • 10:30am-11am Snacks - Food Hacks
  • 11am-Noon Finish Arduino and 3D Printing - Anna Wan
  • Lunch - 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • 1:30pm - 2pm Campus Tour Part 3
  • 2pm - 3pm Wrapping Up Web Development - Blake Watson, Matt Watson
  • 3pm - 5pm Presentations
  • Dinner 5-6pm
  • 6pm-7pm Sonic Pi Music Code-Off

Thursday, July 11

  • Breakfast - 8:00-9:00am
  • 9:30-10:30 Closing Remarks - Anna Wan
  • Check Out 11am

** Eagle Maker Hub Open

Sponsors

Eagle Maker Hub
University of Southern Mississippi
Mad Genius
Mad Genius
Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services

Contact

Have a question about the camp, or want to ask about sponsorship? Please get in touch:

Email: anna.wan@usm.edu
Phone: 601-266-4303