She Builds is an exciting summer program for girls in grades 8 to 12. Participants in a girl empowering experience will engage in fun and immersive hands-on activities using Hololens and other exciting construction visualization technologies, experience the excitement of a visit to an active job-site in real-time, learn tools of success from industry professional women guest speakers, build confidence and explore a future college major and career. Through generous sponsorship by the Moss Department of Construction Management and industry partners the camp is no cost to attend for campers.

Application priority deadline is May 15!

 

If you have any questions, or if you are interested in learning more about the She Builds Summer Camp at FIU please reach out to Natasha Wedderburn at nawedder@fiu.edu

Frequently Asked Questions:

Where will the camp take place?

FIU Engineering Center (10555 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33174).

Is there a cost to attend camp?

This camp is FREE.

What is the attire for camp participants?

Participants should dress comfortably in casual clothing. On day 3 of the camp, participants will be on a construction site and are required to wear the following:

· Closed toe sneakers

· Camp t-shirt (will be provided)

· Jeans/pants

· Safety vest (will be provided)

· Hard hat (will be provided)

What are the hours of the camp?

Drop-off period begins at 8:30AM and the last session of the day ends at 3:00PM for pick-up

Will breakfast and lunch be provided?

Yes, light breakfast and lunch will be provided for all three days.

What is the schedule of the camp?

The 2022 Camp agenda will be posted soon

Will I be required to attend the entire camp, all three days?
Yes, to have the entire She Builds camp experience, and as a condition of admission to the camp, students are required to attend all three days, August 8, 9, 10.
 
When will I be notified if I have been selected to attend this year’s camp?
The application deadline is May 15. Students who apply after this date will be placed on a waitlist. We will begin reviewing applications after May 15 and students will be notified of their admissions by June 1. Due to the limited space of the camp, we are not able to accept all students who have applied but welcome and encourage you to apply to future camps, we will host.
 
Will transportation be provided to the summer camp?
At this current time we do not have transportation for the summer camp.
 
Why attend a STEM-related camp focused on Construction management?

Construction Managers takes the vision of the designer and makes it a reality.

With one of the highest job placement rates and starting salaries of any major, a degree in Construction Management is a great choice for young women who enjoy the dynamics of working on teams, solving complex problems, critical thinking, using technology and making the world around them better.

 
 

News & Information

News & Articles

To read more on the 2021 She Builds summer camp, click here.

To read more on the 2021 Alumni Panelists, click here.

To read more on the 2021 Industry Guest Panelists, click here.

To read more on Women Impacting Turner’s involvement, click here.

To read more on Robins & Morton’s involvement, click here.

To read more on the 2019 She Builds summer camp, click here.

Photos From 2021 She Builds Camp