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GEAR-Tech-21 Camp

Geospatial and Robotics Technology for the 21st Century


When: June 16-19, 2014
Who: All youth entering grades 5-8 in the fall of 2014. Youth do not have to be a 4-H member to attend this camp
Where: NDSU Campus, Fargo
Cost: $225 (includes meals, overnight housing, supplies, t-shirt) $175 if you register before May 1st.
Register: GEAR-Tech-21 Camp Registration
Informational flyer: Here
Questions: Contact Linda Hauge at or 701-231-7964

What is GEAR-Tech-21 Camp?

GEAR-Tech-21 Camp will provide participants an opportunity to learn about robotics, global positioning system (GPS), geographic information system (GIS), and 3D printing technologies through building and programming a robot, navigation and map-making activities. At this camp, youth will have an opportunity to:

  • Build and program robots
  • Operate a hand-held GPS receiver
  • Put their science, technology, engineering and math skills to work
  • Explore the outdoors
  • Apply robotics, GPS and GIS technologies to geo-tracking, navigation and map-making
  • Discover opportunities with 3D printing
  • Find out about careers in science, technology and engineering, including robotics, GPS/GIS and manufacturing
  • Complete fun robotic challenges


Cost: $225 per participant (includes all meals from Monday evening through Thursday lunch, overnight housing for Monday through Wednesday evening, camp supplies and a camp t-shirt) $175 if registered by May 1st.
*Participants who will be riding the designated 4-H bus from various pickup spots (along Hihgway 2 and Interstate 94) across North Dakota will pay an additional $75 fee*
Registration deadline: June 1, 2014
*Registration is limited to 12 youth and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional or late registrations will be placed on a waiting list. No refunds will be given for registrations canceled after June 1, 2014.
Register here: GEAR-Tech-21 Camp Registration

Who can attend?

This camp is open to any youth who will be entering grades five through eight in the fall of 2014. Youth do not have to be a 4-H member to attend this camp.

Tentative Agenda

Monday, June 16: Registration will be from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Opening assembly will begin at 3:00 p.m.
Participants will be on campus at the same time as delegates who attend the Extension Youth Conference and will be participating in some of the same activities.
Thursday, June 19: Departure from campus at 1:00 p.m. (lunch will be provided before departure)

Additional Accomodations

Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accomodations to participate in NDSU-sponsored programs and events. To request such accomodations, contact Holly Halvorson at 701-231-7251 by May 30, 2014 to make arrangements.

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Center for 4-H Youth Development
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7251
Campus address: FLC 219
Physical/delivery address: 1400 Centennial Blvd, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 7280 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: 4-H

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:52:42 PM