Engineering a Future (EaF)

This is a great opportunity for young women interested in becoming problem solvers and creative thinkers to spend time experiencing the ever-changing and exciting field of engineering. Activities are focused on displaying how engineers turn dreams into reality. Tech engineering professors as well as professional engineers will lead hands-on activities in a relaxed atmosphere. College students will serve as chaperones.

EAF One Day Workshop

For young ladies in 5th and 6th grades, Engineering a Future is a one day workshop at the end of Engineering Week in February. A $12 fee covers all activities, lunch, and a commemorative T-shirt.

Register via computer with the option to pay by credit card, check or invoice. Visit the STEM Center website, and follow the link to Engineering a Future. The information is available mid-November through early January.

Have no computer? Contact Christina Hatley, Oakley STEM Center, 931-372-6598.

Space is limited to 160 girls. Registrations are accepted on a first-come/first-served basis. There is no on-site registration. Participants are randomly grouped prior to the event.

Need more information about the day camp?

Contact: Sally Pardue, Director
(931) 372-3309

EAF Summer Camp

Engineering a Future Summer Camp participantsFor young ladies currently in 7th and 8th grades (rising 8th and 9th grades), Engineering a Future Summer Edition is a four-day residential camp July 9-12. A $75 fee covers room and board, all activities, and a commemorative T-shirt.

Previous EAF participants will receive registration information via email. All other motivated campers, contact Holly Stretz at to receive registration information or to apply.

Attendance is limited to 30 participants.

The summer camp for 2019 is full. We look forward to seeing more girls next summer.

Download PDF versions of Camp forms and information sheets:

Print, fill out and mail to:

Dr. Holly Stretz, Tennessee Tech University, P.O. Box 5013, Cookeville, TN 38505.

Need more information about the four-day residential camp?

Contact: Holly Stretz, Director
(931) 372-3495

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