Internet of Things Summer Program

Program Overview

The internet of things is connecting the world around us in new and novel ways. Now you can keep your dog entertained by controlling a robot with your phone, program your lights to come on and off when you’re not home, and collect environmental data in real time from anywhere in the world! This program will show you how to create your very own IOT sensors and give you the tools necessary to continue the fun all year long!

2019 Program Information

This program runs for 1-week starting June 24th - 28th, 2019 at the Georgia Tech Savannah Campus. Each day will run from 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM and all parents/guardians will be invited to a student showcase on Friday starting at 1:30 PM. Students will need to bring a non-perishable lunch daily.

Program Grade Levels:
  • Rising 11th and 12th Grade
Program Cost

$250 per participant is due at registration. Scholarships are available. Please email gtscamps@gatech.edu with any questions.

FAQs

What is Internet of Things?

Georgia Tech’s Internet of Things summer program is a week-long program designed to get students into the Internet of Things and how our devices are getting smarter and more connected. Every participant will learn how to create their own IOT sensors and devices to take home and continue the fun!

When is Internet of Things?

Internet of Things summer program is a week-long program hosted the week of June 24 - 28, 2019.

How much does it cost to attend?

Internet of Things summer program week is $250 per student.

When is payment due?

Payment for Internet of Things is due when you register.  Your registration is not complete without payment, and unfortunately, cannot be processed until we receive payment.

How do I register?

All parents must create an account on our official registration site. The registration site is secure and will retain the information that is input by the registrants.

What is the waitlist?

Our registration system will automatically generate a wait list when a week is full. If there is availability within the week, the registration system automatically sends an email to the participant at the top of the wait list.

Where does Internet of Things meet?

Internet of Things is offered at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus, 210 Technology Circle Savannah, Georgia 31407 in ELAB.

Could Internet of Things be canceled?

While unlikely, CEISMC reserves the right to cancel a program at any time for any reason. If this should happen, a full refund would be issued. CEISMC also reserves the right to remove students during the program week for a number of reasons we will disclose in your acceptance email. Refund for student misconduct or rule violations will not be offered.

Does my student need to bring anything?

Your student will be provided with all materials and supplies needed for success with Internet of Things activities. They do need to bring a non-perishable lunch, water bottle, and a light jacket. We do not refrigerate lunches. Also, students will not have access to a microwave. Please, no soda, candy, or gum. No, personal electronics allowed including e-readers, DS, cell phones, cameras, tablets, and iPads. CEISMC cannot be responsible for these devices.

How are students grouped?

Students are grouped by age and grade.

Who are the program instructors?

Programs are taught by a mixture of Georgia Tech staff, Georgia Tech students, and area science and math teachers.

How do I get updates about Internet of Things?

We post updates and important information on our website.  Some information will also be sent via email. EMAIL IS OUR PRIMARY MEANS OF COMMUNICATION. It is of the utmost importance that the parent email address you provide us on your registration is spelled correctly and checked often. 

Will I get a refund if I need to cancel?

In order to keep our program as economical as possible, we are not able to offer refunds for any reason.

Can a student with disabilities attend camp?

Students with disabilities are welcome in our camps. Please let us know how to best support your student to be successful in the camps either via email, online camp registration form or directly with camp staff. Your privacy is important to us and student information will only be shared with staff working with your student.

Do I need a teacher recommendation?

Teacher recommendations are not required to attend camp programs.

Do you have scholarships?

Yes! There are a limited number of scholarships available per week. Information regarding scholarships can be found on the registration site. 

If I go to one week, can I go to more sessions?

Internet of Things summer program is a one-week event during the week of June 24 - 28, 2019.

What about lunch? Food allergies?

Students should plan to bring a non-perishable, (brown bag lunch that does not need refrigeration) healthy lunch that will give them the energy they need to participate in Internet of Things. No soda, candy, or gum. Please use our registration form to let us know about food allergies and any other special needs your camper may have. Students are not permitted to share/trade lunches due to food allergies.

What if my student has other special circumstances or needs?

Please let us know how we can help using the registration form.

What about photography?

Unless you tell us differently, Internet of Things may use photographs of your student in our materials.

What about the weather? Emergencies?

While unlikely, weather and other natural and emergency situations may occur beyond the program's control. If a partial program cancellation is required, no refund will be offered. An example would be a rainy day early dismissal or late start time to accommodate safe traveling of staff, students, and their families. Any short term unforeseen weather or other emergencies will not be able to be refunded partially in any form.