Camps

MTS SUMMER WORKSHOPS

Rutgers University, Northwestern Michigan College, and University of Washington have introduced Summer Workshop programs tailored for undergraduate students. These opportunities are designed for individuals with limited or no prior exposure to marine technologies. The MTS Summer Workshops provide students with the opportunity to explore various technologies and deploy equipment for collecting data relevant to diverse investigations. 

NMC           Rutgers         UW


MTS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SUMMER WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS

MTS is pleased to offer scholarships to cover registration fees (up to $1,650) and travel fees (up to $500, limited to the first 20 eligible students) for the Rutgers University and Northwestern Michigan College Workshops. To be eligible, you must be a current student concentrating on marine technology, marine engineering, and/or marine science. Please fill out the online application form and submit a recommendation letter to apply for the scholarship.

Scholarships to attend the University Of Washington Workshop are funded through the National Center for Autonomous Technologies. To apply under their scholarship program, visit ncatech.org/mate-floats

Deadline to apply: April 15, 2024

2024 SUMMER WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY GLIDER TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP

June 10 - 14, 2024, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Participants will be introduced to underwater robots while gaining hands on experience prepping, ballasting, deploying and piloting. This is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students with little to no experience using this equipment as part of their courses or laboratories. The Marine Technology Glider Workshop is designed to offer students a chance to not only learn about underwater gliders, but also deploy the equipment to gather data applied to various investigations.

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NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE ROV AND SONAR WORKSHOP

June 17 - 21, 2024 | Traverse City, Michigan

This week-long program is a hands-on experience using multiple sonar and ROV marine systems. Participants will log time on research vessels, and collect data using ROVs, sonars, and other sensors while learning multiple applications of these technologies. 

Activities & Facilities:

  • Work aboard research vessel: 56 ft. Northwestern
  • Multiple shipwrecks, ecosystem/habitat, geology/glacial features investigations in Grand Traverse Bay
  • Pipeline and infrastructure investigations in Grand Traverse Bay
  • Operate multiple ROV systems
  • Utilize marine data collection software
  • Mobilization, calibration, and operation of sonar systems including: side scan sonar, scanning and imaging sonar, and multibeam sonar

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UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MATE FLOATS! SUMMER WORKSHOP

Date TBD |  Seattle, Washington

The National Center for Autonomous Technologies and its maritime partners are offering a Marine Technology Summer Camp experience for undergraduate and high school students. This 5-day camp is being hosted at the University of Washington (UW) and will focus on Global Ocean Biogeochemical (GO-BGC) float technology.

MATE FLOATS! - Marine Technology Camp is taught by UW School of Oceanography Float Engineer Rick Rupan with assistance from UW undergraduate students. During this camp, students will have the opportunity to sail on board the UW R/V Rachel Carson. A detailed camp schedule with activities and learning objectives will be provided later this spring.

To apply for a scholarship to attend this workshop, visit ncatech.org/mate-floats

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NSF This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. OCE-2308556.