The University at Buffalo will hold the 5th annual TINKER camp on August 5-9th, 2019! Registration is now open here! Financial aid applications can be found here. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at


TINKER is a summer engineering camp for incoming high schools girls (i,e. 9th-12th grade students in fall 2019).

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:

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:

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

​We are currently offering programs at one location:

UniVersity at Buffalo

August 5-9th, 2019 (8:00am-5pm)

​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 from August 5th - 9th, 2018. Please contact us with any questions or if you would like to be placed on the waitlist!