Volunteers Welcome

Your time and talent can make a real difference.

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Time: 8:00am – 3:30pm
(Setup Friday 3:30pm to 5:30pm)

Location: Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy (upper school)
5625 Holy Trinity Drive, Melbourne, FL, 32940

We are dependent upon and very grateful to our volunteers, who assist with our educational outreach programs.

  • chevron_right All volunteers must register so we have your lunch choice, name tag and can assign you to a job.

  • chevron_right Engineers and Scientists (including college students): If you would like to assist in a workshop module, and have a preference for which one, please indicate your preference when you register. Descriptions are in the list below.
    We cannot guarantee you will be assigned to a specific job. Workshop leaders are assigned early however workshop helpers are normally assigned 7-10 days prior to the workshop.

  • chevron_right If you are not going to be available at 8:30am or stay all day, please let us know. If you are available on Friday afternoon or earlier than 8:30am on Saturday for setup, indicate that also.

  • chevron_right There will be a volunteer training meeting required for workshop leaders and encouraged for first time volunteers.
    Details will be announced.

  • chevron_right High School Students: If you are volunteering for Community Service credit, be sure to bring the appropriate form for our volunteer coordinator to sign.

  • chevron_right Friday Setup: Meet at the cafeteria at 3:30pm

  • chevron_right Saturday morning: Volunteers check in at 8:00am

editRegister to Volunteer

Track 1
Project Title Description
Design a Dessert Find out what a design engineer does as you design and construct a dessert!
Duct Tape Creations Use the ultimate engineer's tool: duct tape! Show off your fashionista skills! You will be able to make wallets, flowers, and other creations so bring your creativity!
Programming Robots Learn about robots and computer programming while you program a LEGO robot and tell it what to do!
(Warning: will not teach you how to tell your sibling what to do)
Bounce Into Polymers Make your own bouncy balls and Goo with everyday materials.
Gum Drop Domes Geodesic domes are used all over the world to house observatories, as well as some futuristic looking homes. How strong can you make a dome out of gum drops?
Track 2
Project Title Description
3D Me: The Future of Manufacturing Body Parts Learn how scanners and 3D printers can turn you into an avatar and build your dream ideas into reality!
Design a Lunar Lander 12 men have walked on the Moon, and engineers made it happen. Do you have what it takes to land your astronaut safely on the Moon?
Tie Dye Forensics Do you have a favorite M&Ms or Skittle candy color? Become a Forensic Scientist to investigate what different dyes are used to color candies.
Minute to Win it Test your skills with our 60 second challenges to master physics - do you have what it takes?
Bucket Tower Learn about civil engineering as you build a tower to carry a heavy bucket. How strong can you make it?
Track 3
Project Title Description
Chocolate Asphalt Learn about road construction and what a civil engineer does while you make chocolate 'asphalt' - a delicious layered dessert!
Angry Test Pilots Build a catapult to see who can launch and hit a variety of angry feathered and piggy targets - a real life version of the mobile app!
Bedroom Alarms Learn about electrical circuits using alarm kits and build your own alarm system all while learning about electrical engineers.
Paper Structures How strong is paper? Can you build a structure out of paper strong enough to carry the weight?
Safe Landing Help your skydiver touch down safely as you design a parachute.


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