Programs


The University at Buffalo will hold their 6th annual TINKER camp in August 2020! Please check back for additional details as they become available. Should you like to be added to the mailing list, please email tinkerinformation@gmail.com.

Now introducing TINKER Days! TINKER Days will be a free afternoon program for local middle schools to particpate in to experience real-world engineering. The first ever TINKER Day will be held on Saturday, October 26th.


TINKER Day DETAILS

Project TINKER, Inc. is partnering with the Unviersty at Buffalo group, Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) to bring you the first ever TINKER Day program! The program will be held on the University at Buffalo North Campus (Davis Hall) on Saturday, Ocotber 26th from 10am to 1pm. The particpants will be building their own Geodesic Dome using nothing but newspaper, tape, and scissors. Regitration is free and you can register here. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact tinkerinformation@gmail.com.


TINKER CAMP DETAILS

TINKER is a summer engineering camp for incoming high schools girls (i,e. 9th-12th grade students in fall 2020).

Cost of registration is $425 and covers all camp activities including:

  • 5-6 fun, hands-on engineering projects
  • 2-3 company tours, and transportation to the companies
  • Presentations from engineering professors at the school
  • TINKER T-shirts, drawstring bag and other camp supplies
  • Closing ceremony: On the last day of the camp, there will be a banquet closing ceremony. The banquet will include dinner and presentations from the camp participants. All participants can invite up to two guests. The entire banquet is covered in the cost of registration. The banquet will begin at 5pm on the last day of camp. Location will be announced.
  • Orientation: On the first day of camp, there will be a one hour parent/guardian orientation. The orientation will review all of the activities of the camp. Parents and guardians will be able to meet TINKER staff and engineering professors.
  • An opportunity to network with women engineers

TINKER staff will be on site before and after the camp times in case parents or guardians need to drop off their students early or pickup their students late.

If you would like more details, or have any questions, please email us and a staff member will get back to you shortly! Email: tinkerinformation@gmail.com

Health Forms required during registration

You will receive a confirmation email upon completion of the application and payment. If you do not receive an email, please email us: tinkerinformation@gmail.com

Please note - registration is on a first come, first serve basis.


​We are currently offering programs at one location:


UniVersity at Buffalo

August 2020 (TBD)

​The University at Buffalo is the home of the first TINKER program. The program is held on UB's North Campus in Amherst, NY. The camp will be held in August 2020. Please contact us with any questions or if you would like to be placed on the waitlist!