2019 Camp Dates

Session 1: July 1 - July 12
Session 2: July 15 - July 26
Session 3: July 29 - Aug 9
Session 4: Aug 12 - Aug 16

Note: Camp is closed Thursday, July 4th.

Summer Camp 2019 Open House Dates

Sunday, February 3, 2019; Noon - 2pm

Location: Physical Education Building

Hofstra Summer Camps - learn, play, grow - A choice that can change your child's life

We are updating our website for 2019. Please continue to get program descriptions and general camp information. New programs for 2019 will be posted shortly.


Structural Engineering Camp 2018

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 6-11
Session 1: Not Offered
Session 2: Not Offered
Session 3: July 30 - August 10 (One Week Only: August 6 - August 10)
Session 4: Not Offered

Register for Structural Engineering (Boys and Girls entering Grades 6-11)

Gain Knowledge from Experts in the Fields of Structural Engineering
Each session is taught by professors from the Hofstra University Department of Engineering. Learn more about these highly knowledgeable instructors:

Program Instructor: Edward M.Segal, Ph.D (View Bio)

Does your child have dreams of building skyscrapers or bridges? At Structural Engineering Summer Camp at Hofstra University campers, entering grades 6-11, learn from Hofstra University Ph.D. professors who introduce the fascinating fundamentals of constructing structural elements, including columns, beams, cables and arches.Campers gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts of structural engineering from college instructors while studying great works, such as the George Washington Bridge and the Eiffel Tower.

Combine Learning and Fun
Short lectures will present not only the scientific aspects of bridges and buildings, but also the social and symbolic aspects of these structures. Hands-on exercises will enable students to gain a physical understanding of how structural elements behave. Workshops will provide students with the opportunity to build their own physical models of long-spanning roof structures.

Calling All Future Structural Engineers
At Structural Engineering Summer Camp, campers learn how structures behave and develop an appreciation for not only the scientific, but also the social and symbolic aspects of structures.

Note: There is a $50 surcharge per session for additional materials and staff requirements.

Why Choose Summer Camps at Hofstra University
  • Camps help kids discover their special talents and identify their goals and dreams.
  • Campers have access to state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor athletic and cultural facilities on Hofstra’s beautiful 240-acre campus.
  • Accredited by the American Camp Association
  • First-class lunch program
  • Door-to-door transportation
  • Fun and friends your child will remember!

For More Information
: (516) 463-CAMP (2267)
Email: ce-camps@hofstra.edu