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K-12 Past Events

FIRST Robotics Kick-Off
Jan 3, 2015 12:00am to Dec 3, 2014 12:00am
Location: Kodak Center for Performing Arts, 200 W. Ridge Road 0
Audience Age: Pre College
Audience Gender: either
Event Cost: Free
Associated Info: Teams receive the robot kits and equipment for the new season at the kickoff and will be able to see a demonstration set-up of the competition field in preparation for the regional event. Teams will have six weeks to build robots for the Finger Lakes regional competition March 26-28 at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center at Rochester Institute of Technology. Both the kickoff on Jan. 3 and the regional event in March are free and open to the public, Pearson added. More information about the Finger Lakes Region FIRST Competition can be found at www.usfirst.org.
Pillars of Hope Rochester Informational Meeting
Dec 15, 2014 12:00am
Audience Gender: female
Associated Info: RIT Pillars of Hope would like to invite Rochester's Multicultural Alumni to make an impact in the lives of our City's youth. Pillars share their professional and academic experiences and advice, and provide positive support to city youth's learning and growth. Location: T.C. Riley's at 200 Park Point Dr. Rochester, NY http://alumni.rit.edu/s/1624/index.aspx?&gid=1&pgid=1467&crid=0
RIT K-12 Interest Group Meeting
Dec 3, 2014 12:00am
Location: Campus Center 0
Associated Info: The RIT K-12 group meeting is open to anyone at RIT who is interested in learning more about the many K-12 intersections/activities we have at RIT.
RIT Diving Camp
Nov 28, 2014 12:00am to Nov 29, 2014 12:00am
Location: Gordon Field House 0
Event Cost: $50
Associated Info: Friday & Saturday, Nov 28 & 29, 2014. Enrollment is open to divers ages 6 - 18. Applications will be online only. Click here to register: https://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/sportscamps/diving
Beyond High School Workshop
Nov 17, 2014 12:00am
Location: Campus Center 0
Audience Age: Pre College
Event Cost: Free
Associated Info: Free information session for HS students and parents. Unravelling the choices ahead, as high school ends and what's next approaches. To Register, email: k12office@rit.edu
Computing Technologies Workshop @ RIT
Oct 25, 2014 12:00am
Location: GCCIS 0
Audience Age: Pre College
Associated Info: A free event for 10th - 12th graders featuring hands-on workshops. Free lunch and free Raspberry Pi's will be provided. REGISTER FREE TODAY: http://ist.rit.edu/getConnected Registration closes: October 10th, 2014
Advanced RoboWeekend: A Robotics Workshop for Middle and High School Students
Oct 25, 2014 12:00am
Location: Kate Gleason College of Engineering 3200
Associated Info: Online registration can be found at http://robocamp.rit.edu/roboweekend
RoboWeekend: A Robotics Workshop for Middle and High School Students
Sep 27, 2014 12:00am to Sep 28, 2014 12:00am
Location: Kate Gleason College of Engineering 3200
Event Cost: $125
Associated Info: * Workshops to experience working with "Lego Mindstorm NXT" Robots * Programming, robot building, exciting challenges and lots of hands-on fun * Mini-projects and team based competition project * Snacks, food, and drinks provided * See Website for more details (http://robocamp.rit.edu/roboweekend) Eligibility: Students currently studying in grades 5-10 or with prior permission. • Saturday :30 a.m. till 3:30 p.m. • Sunday 11:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. (
Northern Select Lacrosse Camp
Jul 22, 2014 11:00am
Associated Info: Premier recruiting event for high school lacrosse players. More information to follow.(Tuesday, July 22nd, 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Residence Halls/ Athletic Fields ) View More...
Pre-College Portfolio Prep
Jul 14, 2014 9:00am
Associated Info: Pre-College Portfolio Prep focuses on the process of preparing college entry arts portfolio. In-depth investigations of media, concept development and critical analysis are emphasized. Students will draw from life, exploring the human figure, still life, interior spaces and nature. Expressive art assignments, group and individual critiques as well as visual research, will help guide students through the process of portfolio selection and documentation. (Monday, July 14th, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Booth Hall ) View More...
SMASH Experience for Girls
Jul 14, 2014 8:00am
Associated Info: Calling all rising 8th grade girls. Please join us the week of July 14th-18th to explore the power of mathematics. In state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, we will conduct hands-on science experiments. Whether it's studying protein concentrations, playing with soap films, or designing bus routes, we get to the root of exactly how mathematics plays an important role in understanding these scientific processes. There will be plenty of time for fun and making new friends. We will spend an afternoon ice-skating in Frank Ritter Ice Arena, eating lunch in the Student Union, and going on a nature walk. The $250 registration fee includes lunches, snacks, supplies, and a t-shirt; need-based scholarships are available. (Monday, July 14th, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM - Institute Hall Rooms 1140-1160 ) View More...
2014 RoboCamp @ RIT
Jun 23, 2014 12:00am to Aug 8, 2014 12:00am
Event Cost: $350 week / $300 for multiple weeks
Associated Info: RoboCamp @ RIT is a week-long day camp that lets students design, build, and program robots from Lego Mindstorm NXT kits. Web Site: http://robocamp.rit.edu Registration: http://robocamp.rit.edu/registration
WIC Hacks
Apr 26, 2014 12:00am
Audience Gender: female
Associated Info: Join RIT Women in Computing for WIC Hacks, a 1-day collaborative programming event("hackathon") on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at RIT. Open to females of all skill levels who are college or high school students and at least 16 years of age. To register and for more information, contact wic@rit.edu
2014 Youth Workforce Innovations Conference
Apr 10, 2014 8:30am
Associated Info: The 7th annual, Workforce Innovations Conference will provide the opportunity for 10th grade students, from School Business Partnership districts, to gain exposure to growing career fields in the Rochester Region, as identified by WIRED. The conference is designed to align with the Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development (WIRED) Initiative with the goal of having students learn about regional workforce areas, offering high potential for future employment, of which they may not be aware.Motivational speaker opens the conference and then each student is given the chance to attend two workshops, of their choice, in the identified career fields. The workshops are led by RIT faculty. The workforce areas selected by the WIRED Initiative and forecast as future growth industries include: Biotechnology, Biomedical Science, Sustainability, Hospitality, Information Technology, Microelectronics/Nanotechnology, Packaging Science, Computer Security, and Optics and Imaging. This is a RIT Only event. (Thursday, April 10th, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM -Center for Student Innovation (CSI)) View More...
2014 Youth Workforce Innovations Conference
Apr 10, 2014 12:00am
Audience Age: Pre College
Associated Info: Who: 10th and 11th grade students from member districts Where: RIT Campus Purpose: To give students the opportunity to gain exposure to growing career fields in the Rochester region.
Learning 2 Build / Building 2 Learn, an \"unconference\" for K-12 educators
Apr 5, 2014 12:00am
Location: Innovation Hall 0
Event Cost: Free
Associated Info: Check-in 8:00-9:00. Keynote 9:00. Simultaneous sessions will be offered throughout until 4:00. Mix and mingle at Global Village Cantina 4:00. To register: http://learning2buildbuilding2learn.eventbrite.com
FIRST Finger Lakes Robotics Competition at RIT
Mar 27, 2014 12:00am to Mar 29, 2014 12:00am
Location: Gordon Field House 0
Event Cost: no charge
Associated Info: High School robotics competition Event Schedule: http://www.rit.edu/gcr/firstrobotics/documents/2014 Finger Lakes Regional Public Agenda Wk 5.pdf **Schedule subject to change. All times are estimated based on flow of rounds. See Pit Administration table for updated times.
RIT's Brick City Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo
Mar 16, 2014 11:00am
Associated Info: RIT's Brick City Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo is a non competitive FIRST event targeted towards children ages 6-9.March 16th 2014, 11 am – 3:30 pm (agenda TBD)(Sunday, March 16th, 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM - Student Alumni Union ) View More...
Little Artists Make it Big!
Mar 13, 2014 12:00am
Location: James E. Booth Hall 0
Event Cost: Free
Associated Info: An opening to celebrate Kindergarten Artists from Margaret's House, Bates Rich Beginnings and Lima Christian School.
K-5 Robotics Enrichment Program
Mar 7, 2014 12:00am to May 16, 2014 12:00am
Location: Montessori School of Rochester 0
Event Cost: $200
Associated Info: An introductory class in robotics for K-5 students Presented by the Multi-Agent Bio-Robotics Lab (MABL) http://robocamp.rit.edu/
SWE Overnight Program
Feb 6, 2014 12:45pm
Associated Info: SWE Overnight is a shadow program at Rochester Institute of Technology for female high school juniors. This program offers participants the opportunity to explore various engineering fields through hands-on workshops and interaction with current RIT engineering students as well as professors. A mentoring relationship can also be developed through our panel discussion and mentoring lunch, which helps facilitate the transition from high school to college. Our goal is to motivate and inspire young women to pursue a career in engineering.In addition, you will:•experience life as a college student•spend the night on campus•eat in the student dining facilities•share fun experiences •make new friends(Thursday, February 6th, 1:45 PM to 10:00 PM -) View More...
SWE OVERNIGHT PROGRAM
Feb 6, 2014 12:00am to Feb 7, 2014 12:00am
Audience Age: Pre College
Audience Gender: female
Event Cost: 125
Associated Info: SWE Overnight is a shadow program at Rochester Institute of Technology for female high school juniors.\r\n\r\nDETAILS http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/swe/participants.html\r\n\r\nWhen: Thursday, February 6th 1:45pm to 10:00pm (Check-in begins at 1pm)\r\n Friday, February 7th 7:30am to 4:00pm\r\nWhere: Rochester Institute of Technology Campus\r\nCost: $125 per student (Includes: a SWE overnight T-shirt, meals, overnight accommodations, hands on engineering activities, and mentoring by RIT engineering students.)\r\n\r\n*Need based scholarships are available\r\n\r\nRegistration for this event opens Friday, November 1st and CLOSES Friday, January 17 2014 (or until program is full) here: https://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/women/register/event/register_form/91\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n
SAT Test Prep Courses
Feb 1, 2014 12:00am to Mar 1, 2014 12:00am
Location: Lowenthal Hall 3105
Audience Age: Pre College
Associated Info: Verbal Skills - Saturdays 10:00am - 12:00pm\r\nFeb. 1, 8, 15, 22 & Mar. 1\r\n\r\nMath Skills - Saturdays 12:30pm - 2:30pm\r\nFeb. 1, 8, 15, 22 & Mar. 1\r\n\r\nCost\r\nVerbal $165\r\nMath $165\r\nCombined $330\r\n\r\nRegister online at: http://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/asc/register.php\r\n
RIT Softball 2014 Winter Clinic
Jan 25, 2014 12:00am to Feb 8, 2014 12:00am
Location: Clark Gym 0
Associated Info: Come join the Division III RIT Softball Team to work on ALL SKILLS For more information and to register go to https://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/sportscamps/softball
NYSP2I K-12 Poster competition
Jan 23, 2014 12:00am to Apr 8, 2014 12:00am
Associated Info: Open to students in grades K-12. To participate, applications must be received by 3/7/14. Posters due: 4/8/14. Visit www.nysp2i.rit.edu for information and application instructions.
RIT Kids on Campus Academy Advisory Council meeting
Jan 15, 2014 12:00am
Location: Campus Center 1010
Margaret's House Kindergarten Information Meeting
Jan 15, 2014 12:00am
Location: Margaret's House / Res Hall D 0
Associated Info: Margaret's House Child Care Center at RIT\r\noffers a full-day Kindergarten program.\r\nCome to find out more about our exciting program!\r\n\r\nhttp://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/margaretshouse/?pg=kindergarten\r\n
RIT Experience Task Force
Jan 10, 2014 12:00am
Location: Campus Center 1010
RIT K-12 Kids on Campus Academy Advisory Council meeting
Jan 7, 2014 12:00am
Location: Campus Center 1010
RIT Experience Task Force meeting
Dec 12, 2013 1:00pm
Associated Info: Meeting of the RIT Experience Task Force This is a RIT Only event. (Thursday, December 12th, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Alumni Room, 1500 SAU ) View More...
RIT Experience Task Force meeting
Dec 12, 2013 12:00am
Location: SAU 0
RIT K-12 Academy Advisory Group
Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm
Associated Info: Meeting of the K-12 Academy Advisory Group This is a RIT Only event. (Tuesday, December 10th, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Campus Center, Room 1015 ) View More...
RIT K-12 Interest Group meeting
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm
Associated Info: The RIT K-12 Interest Group meeting is open to RIT people interested in learning more about the many K-12 intersections/activities we have at RIT. This is a RIT Only event. (Monday, December 2nd, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Campus Center, Bamboo Room 2610 ) View More...
K-12 interest group meeting
Dec 2, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: The RIT K-12 Working Group Meeting is open to RIT people interested in learning more about the many K-12 intersections/activities we have at RIT.
RIT Fall Diving Camp
Nov 29, 2013 12:00am to Nov 30, 2013 12:00am
Location: Gordon Field House 0
Event Cost: $50
Associated Info: The RIT Diving Team is having a two day Learn to Dive Camp Friday and Saturday Nov 29 and 30 from 10am-12pm both days. The camp is open for boys and girls ages 6-18. This is a perfect opportunity for children to try diving for the first time. We will also have intermediate and advanced groups.\r\n \r\nThe cost for RIT Friends and Family is $40. Friends of RIT faculty and staff receive a 20% discount ($50 for non-RIT registrants)\r\n \r\nHere are some of the highlights of the camp:\r\n \r\n• Trampoline and spotting belt\r\n• Underwater Camera\r\n• TiVo Instant video review\r\n• Bubbler system to learn new dives\r\n• Diving Games\r\n\r\nRegister Here: https://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/sportscamps/diving\r\n \r\nRegister soon. We have a limited number of spots for divers. The camp will fill up fast.\r\n \r\nPlease email RIT Diving Coach Cliff Devries at cwdatl@rit.edu or call 585-224-5130 for more information.\r\n
SAT Review Class
Sep 14, 2013 12:00am to Oct 19, 2013 12:00am
Location: Lowenthal Hall 3105
Audience Age: Pre College
Event Cost: Verbal $165 / Math $165
Associated Info: https://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/asc/documents/final%20of%20SAT.pdf\r\n
GRE Review Class - Verbal Skills Course
Sep 12, 2013 12:00am to Oct 17, 2013 12:00am
Location: Gleason Hall 1139
Event Cost: $165
Associated Info: https://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/asc/documents/final%20of%20GRE.pdf\r\n
GMAT Review Class - Math Skills Course
Sep 12, 2013 12:00am to Oct 17, 2013 12:00am
Location: Gosnell Hall 3365
Event Cost: $165
Associated Info: https://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/asc/documents/final%20of%20GMAT.pdf\r\n
College Readiness Workshop
Sep 12, 2013 12:00am
Location: RIT Campus Center 0
Associated Info: Parents of high school juniors and seniors\r\nGET THEM READY TO GO!\r\n\r\nCollege Readiness Workshop\r\n(HS students welcomed)\r\n\r\nWhat you should know about the college application process.\r\n\r\nWhat you and your student should be doing now.\r\n\r\nWhat you can do about financial aid Thursday.
GMAT Review Class - Verbal Skills Course
Sep 10, 2013 12:00am to Oct 15, 2013 12:00am
Location: Gosnell Hall 3365
Event Cost: $165
Associated Info: https://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/asc/documents/final%20of%20GMAT.pdf\r\n
GRE Review Class - Math Skills Course
Sep 10, 2013 12:00am to Oct 15, 2013 12:00am
Location: Gosnell Hall 3365
Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs: Presentation Day
Aug 17, 2013 10:00am
Associated Info: Forty RCSD - Apprentices worked in teams assigned to specific companies for ten Saturday's throughout the summer. While gathering and analyzing data about these Host Business Partner's challenge, these students have developed cost-effective, practical solutions the business' can implement to solve their business challenges.On Saturday, August 17, 2013 the Apprentices will make their final presentations to the representatives of the Host Business Partners at the Saunders College of Business on the campus at RIT. Professor Delmonize Smith and the FBLE Apprentices are extending an invitation to come and witness this magnificent event. (Saturday, August 17th, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Saunders College of Business ) View More...
Everyday Engineering Camp for girls gr 7-9
Jul 22, 2013 8:00am
Associated Info: Everyday Engineering Summer Camp is for girls entering grades 7-9. It is a week long, non- residential, summertime day camp designed to spark an interest in engineering & technology fields amongst girls. Campers will participate in activities that give them hands-on experiences and INSPIRE learning, promotes CREATIVITY, builds CONFIDENCE and shows how engineers can MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE! 2013 weekly theme: “Energy & Environment”(Monday, July 22nd, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Gleason Hall-KGCOE ) View More...
WE Explore-Engineering Exploration for HS girls
Jul 18, 2013 1:00pm
Associated Info: WE Explore is for young women entering grades 10-12. It is a two-day program for young women to explore engineering projects and careers. Learn how engineers impact society and make a difference. Attend and be inspired by women engineers.(Thursday, July 18th, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Gleason Hall-KGCOE ) View More...
WE Explore
Jul 18, 2013 12:00am to Jul 19, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: For High School Young Women Entering Grades 10-12\r\nThe Women in Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology (WE@RIT)\r\nA Kate Gleason College of Engineering program\r\nhttp://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/women/summerprogram.php\r\n
Photojournalism Workshop for High School Students
Jul 15, 2013 12:00am to Jul 19, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: For high school students who are seriously interested in pursuing a career in photojournalism. \r\nhttp://www.rit.edu/cias/photoworkshops/courses.php \r\n
Everyday Engineering Camp for Girls gr 5-6
Jul 9, 2013 8:00am
Associated Info: Everyday Engineering Summer Camp is for girls entering grades 5-6. It is a week long, non- residential, summertime day camp designed to spark an interest in engineering & technology fields amongst girls. Campers will participate in activities that give them hands-on experiences and INSPIRE learning, promotes CREATIVITY, builds CONFIDENCE and shows how engineers can MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE! 2013 weekly theme: “Energy & Environment”(Tuesday, July 9th, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Gleason Hall-KGCOE ) View More...
Everyday Engineering Summer Camp
Jul 8, 2013 12:00am to Jul 26, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: Non-residential summertime day program designed to spark an interest in engineering & technology fields among girls and young women. \r\nhttp://we.rit.edu\r\n
WE@RIT
Jul 8, 2013 12:00am to Jul 26, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: WE@RIT Everyday Engineering Summer Camps are weeklong non-residential SUMMER EXPERIENCES designed to spark an interest in engineering & technology fields among girls entering grades 5-9. http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/women/summerprogram.php
Kids on Campus
Jul 8, 2013 12:00am to Aug 2, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: Two sessions of mind-boggling workshops for middle and high school students - right on the RIT campus! \r\n\r\n
PreCollege Portfolio Preparation Intensive
Jul 8, 2013 12:00am to Jul 19, 2013 12:00am
Audience Age: Pre College
Associated Info: The PreCollege Portfolio Preparation Intensive will run for two weeks, beginning July 8, Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm.\r\nTo register contact Zerbe Sodervick by phone at 585-475-4977 or email at zjsfaa@rit.edu.
RIT Liberty Program Finance Camp with speaker Eric Thomas
Jul 8, 2013 12:00am to Jul 12, 2013 12:00am
Location: Student Alumni Union 0
Audience Age: Pre College
Event Cost: Free
Associated Info: Speaker & Author Eric Thomas\r\nFirday July 12 at 1:00pm\r\nIngle Auditorium\r\nRIT Campus\r\n\r\nPresented by RIT, GCC & MCC Liberty Partnerships Program, RIT\'s Office of K-12 Programs and the Division for Diversity & Inclusion
Lil Kids on Campus @ RIT
Jul 1, 2013 12:00am to Aug 9, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: A fun-filled creative experience for children entering 1st - 4th grade.\r\nwww.rit.edu/margaretshouse\r\n
RoboCamp
Jun 24, 2013 12:00am to Aug 9, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: RoboCamp @ RIT is our week-long day camp that lets students design, build, and program robots. It\'s held for 6 weeks throughout the summer. Each week has an age/skill level associated with it\r\nhttp://robocamp.rit.edu/\r\n
Rotary Youth Leadership Camp
Jun 23, 2013 4:00pm
Associated Info: The Rotary Clubs of Rochester District 7120 offers a leadership development seminar for High School students in our district. The program aims to increase the participants understanding of leadership through both classroom and practical application exercises. A Situational Leadership model inspires the presentations.June 27th Graduation Luncheon in the Dining Commons at 12 noon.(Sunday, June 23rd, 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM - NRH 1250 ) View More...
Margaret\'s House Summer Child Care
May 28, 2013 12:00am to Aug 9, 2013 12:00am
Audience Gender: either
Associated Info: During the summer months, child care programs are offered for children from age two months to five years of age.
Pillars of Hope student visit
May 10, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: Pillars of Hope recruits African-American and Latino professionals who, as a team, adopt a school where they can make an impact with their regular presence.\r\nhttp://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=8589938030\r\n
Read: Hope in Action, 6th grade visitors
May 10, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: The READ: Hope in Action program, partners RIT Libraries’ staff and RIT student athletes with elementary school children from Rochester City John Williams School No. 5 to give them assistance in the classroom.\r\nhttp://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=48319\r\n
BOCES-Workforce Innovations Conference
Apr 18, 2013 8:00am
Associated Info: The 6th annual, Workforce Innovations Conference will provide the opportunity for 10th grade students, from School Business Partnership districts, to gain exposure to growing career fields in the Rochester Region, as identified by WIRED. The conference is designed to align with the Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development (WIRED) Initiative with the goal of having students learn about regional workforce areas, offering high potential for future employment, of which they may not be aware.Motivational speaker opens the conference and then each student is given the chance to attend two workshops, of their choice, in the identified career fields. The workshops are led by RIT faculty. The six workforce areas selected by the WIRED Initiative and forecast as future growth industries include: Alternative Energy, Biotechnology, Heath Care, Microelectronics/Nanotechnology, Hospitality, Information Technology and Optics and Imaging. This is a RIT Only event. (Thursday, April 18th, 8:00 AM to 1:15 PM -Golisano Auditorium) View More...
SAT Preparation Courses
Mar 23, 2013 12:00am to Apr 27, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: The Academic Support Center at RIT is now offering an SAT preparation course to help high school juniors and seniors prepare for the May, 2013 exam.\r\nhttp://www.rit.edu/~w-asc/documents/SAT.pdf\r\n\r\n
K-5 Robotics Enrichment Program
Mar 8, 2013 12:00am to May 24, 2013 12:00am
Associated Info: An introductory class in robotics for K-5 students\r\nPresented by the Multi-Agent Bio-Robotics Lab (MABL)\r\nhttp://robocamp.rit.edu\r\n
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