Free engineering mini camp for kids planned in Silver City | NevadaAppeal.com

Free engineering mini camp for kids planned in Silver City

An annual engineering mini-camp is returning to Silver City on Aug. 14. Pictured is a participant of last year’s event.

Boys and girls ages 7-13 will build and code robots to move during an annual engineering mini-camp in Silver City on Tuesday, August 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The free activity will be led by the Society of Women Engineers' Sierra Nevada section, in partnership with FLL Team VC Silver Bricks and FTC team Cyber Mafia.

About the Silver City Summer Program: Each summer, the historic Comstock community of Silver City partners with local and regional groups and community volunteers to offer public programming in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM), with events at the town's park and community center. The engineering mini-camp is sponsored in partnership with Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties.

Location: The Silver City School House (community center) is located at 385 High Street, Silver City, Nevada. The historic town is on located within a national historic landmark 3 miles from Virginia City, 7 miles from Dayton, and 12 miles from Carson City.

For information about the annual summer program and additional upcoming events, contact Quest Lakes at 775-287-7598.