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Design It - Build It - Swing It!

Your child will build and take home an outdoor swing! Taught by Delta’s Technical, Trades, and Manufacturing faculty and staff, the Design It - Build It - Swing It! camp provides a fun way to explore the technical processes of; engineering and design, fabrication, safety, and assembly of a 4’x5’ outdoor swing. This camp will be a fun-filled four days of hands-on learning. Campers will explore Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), Welding, and Construction Trades. Safety training will also be provided, along with the required personal protective equipment to participate in these fun activities. Friends and family members will be invited to the last day of camp for a final demonstration on how to disassemble the 4’x5’ outdoor swing prior to taking it home.

Entering Grades: 8th - 12th
Camp Fee: $249
Course Number: CYC-1001

Dates: June 22 - 25, 2015
Days: Monday - Thursday
Time: 8:30am - 4pm

Camp Outline

Day One

  • Introductions and Expectations
  • Safety Overview, Demonstrations and Procedures
  • Safety Training
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • CAD / 3D Printing
  • Lunch
  • Machine Shop

Day Two

  • CNC / Machine
  • Tool
  • Lunch
  • Pipe cutting
  • Wood cutting
  • Bending
  • Lunch
  • Drilling Holes

Day Three

  • Welding
  • Assembly prep

Day Four

  • Assembly of swing
  • Student/Parent Showcase: 3:00-4:00pm
    • Tour of labs
    • Load swing to take home (truck or trailer preferred)
      • Swing is approximately four feet six inches wide at the base by five feet long by five feet tall
      • It can be disassembled for transport


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