Aug 2, 2011

SEaM Camp

STAPLES – Thirty-two youths in grades 7 -12 attended the sixth annual Summer Engineering and Manufacturing Camp at Central Lakes College in Staples July 11-15. SEaM camp is an opportunity to experience hands-on electronics, motor controllers, mechanical drafting, manufacturing machining, and robotics automated systems. Participants built robots for competition using identical components with individual creativity and teamwork guided by college mentors. Families and friends witnessed the concluding competition. Participants included Kyle Huepenbecker, Carter Diers, Keaton Riley, Megan Pachan, Hackett Cook, Austin Domino, Joshua Tracy, Jacob Donner, Nick Finken, Jared Brever, Dane Petron, Samuel Petron, Eli Uban, Paul Leinen, Joseph Sanders, Justin Sawatzke, Jon Maschhoff, Dakota Lemke, Anna Stevens, Jeremy Lemke, Jordan Diers, Brett Gontarek, Erick Jacobson, Logan Sonnenberg, Andrew Holzgrove, Dylan McLain, Nathan Manuel, Aaron Nilsen, Devon Perich, Josh Lentz, Hunter Cavallaro, and Matthew Sanders. Mentors included Dylan Arceneau, Michael McColgan, Greg Scheler, Trever Gutzman, Nate Peterson, Shylo Moyer, Tim Thorson, Mark Dahmes, Matt Kroneman, and Garry Donner.