CS³ 2018: Artificial Intelligence

Appropriate for high school juniors and seniors, and incoming college freshmen.

Campers who choose the residential experience enjoy all meals and supervised evening activities during the week. Day Campers will be on campus from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily and will enjoy lunch each day.

Computer Science Summer at Stetson Artificial Intelligence is a five-day academic camp for high school students and recently graduated seniors.

Students who pass an optional quiz at the end of the camp will receive instructor permission to enroll in Stetson University's CSCI 141 course, a required course for computer science and computer information systems majors.

CS³ 2019: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are experiencing a revival in research and industry due to significant advances in software and hardware. Today, we speak to our phones and home assistants, social media automatically tags our photos and self-driving cars are on the horizon. These applications make use deep learning, massive datasets and sophisticated robotics.

During the 2019 AI camp, students will be provided a personal robot that they will assemble and teach how to perform a variety of behaviors. Students may keep their robot and continue to improve its capabilities after the camp. Students will also practice with state-of-the-art artificial intelligence technologies to design applications that recognize faces and objects in photos, learn to play video games and suggest music tracks for a playlist.

Stetson University offers a custom scholarship program that allows qualifying high school students the opportunity to earn funds for their education by participating in select camps and programs. Sign up at Raise.me and begin earning scholarship dollars for your financial aid package at Stetson! Through this program, participants currently in grades 9-12 may qualify to earn $250.00 in scholarship dollars towards their portfolio under “Summer Programs.” A maximum of $750.00 dollars may be earned in this category, which allows participants to attend and earn scholarship dollars from up to three of Stetson University’s Summer Programs.

About the Instructor

Joshua Eckroth, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of computer science at Stetson University. Eckroth earned his Ph.D. at Ohio State University in computer science with an emphasis in artificial intelligence. His research interests lie in machine learning, cybersecurity and computer science pedagogy.

Schedule

Monday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Check-in/Move-in, Lynn Business Center
  • 9 – 10 a.m., Welcome, Lynn Business Center
  • 10 a.m. – noon, Classroom Instruction Welcome Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 4 – 6 p.m., Information Session/Campus Tour, Lynn Business Center
  • 6 – 7:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 7:30 – 9 p.m., Downtown Deland Walking Tour/Ice Cream, Deland
  • 9 – 10 p.m., Free-Time, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-Out, Assigned Room

Tuesday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 a.m. – noon, Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6:30 – 8 p.m., Movie Night, L25
  • 8 –10 p.m., Free-Time/Pizza, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-Out, Assigned Room

Wednesday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 a.m. – noon, Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6:30 – 8 p.m., Beach Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Courts
  • 8 – 10 p.m., Free-Time/Snacks, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-Out, Assigned Room

Thursday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 a.m. – Noon, Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 5 – 6:30 p.m., Dinner, Dining Commons
  • 6:30 – 8 p.m., Pool, Pool
  • 8 – 10 p.m., Free-Time/Snacks, Dormitory
  • 10 p.m., Lights-Out, Assigned Room 

Friday

  • 8 – 9 a.m., Breakfast, Dining Commons
  • 9 a.m. – Noon, Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m., Lunch, Dining Commons
  • 1:30 – 4 p.m., Classroom Instruction, Lynn Business Center
  • 4 – 5 p.m., Check-Out, Dormitory

What to Bring to Camp:

  • Comfortable clothing (shorts are fine)
  • Sheets, blankets, pillows for a single bed
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Games, books and/or videos are welcome but not required
  • Umbrella is encouraged (it will rain)
  • A small amount of cash for evening activities, treats and bookstore items is encouraged
  • Signed Stetson Release Form (under 18 must be signed by parent)
  • Signed Leadership Reaction Release Form (under 18 must be signed by parent)

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Registration Information

For Ages:
High School Juniors and Seniors and Incoming College Freshmen

Dates:
June 11 - 15, 2019

Cost:
$295.00 per person
(Day Camp 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes lunch)

$595.00 per person
(Overnight accommodations, evening activities and all meals provided)

*A $50.00 deposit must be made to hold your place in this camp. The remaining balance is due one week prior to the start of camp. Payments can be made online or over the phone at 386-822-7500.

 For more information, please contact the Office of Continuing Education and Outreach at
386-822-7500 or summer@stetson.edu