Summer 2024 Dates Announced! Tech Camp will run July 8-26, 2024 on the Durham campus. Dates for the Dinah Whipple STEAM Academy, Tech for Teachers Institute and new programs on the UNH Manchester campus will be posted in the weeks ahead. Registration opens in February. Watch for details!
Read About Manchester creates on UNH Manchester blog!
UNH Manchester posted a great story on its blog about Manchester CREATES! An expansion of the NH CREATES workforce development initiative launched on the Durham campus three years ago, this program will offer an array of free educational programs focused on regenerative medicine and biotechnology for students and teachers in greater Manchester starting next year. Read story.
Shannon McCracken-Barber Named Project Director of Manchester CREATES
Shannon McCracken-Barber has been named project director for Manchester CREATES, an expansion of the NH CREATES workforce development initiative focused on the Manchester region. In this role she will provide overall direction and ongoing operational and administrative support for the program after it launches in the summer of 2024. A former high school STEAM teacher in Farmington and Tilton, McCracken-Barber attended the UNH Tech for Teachers Institute in 2020 and has taught in related NH CREATES summer programs on the Durham campus ever since. Shannon's office is located in the Pandora Mill Building at UNH Manchester. Read full bio.
Dinah Whipple STEAM Academy Featured in NH Business Review
The Dinah Whipple STEAM Academy was the subject of a cover story in the August 11, 2023, edition of NH Business Review, which is focused on workforce development. The Dinah Whipple program was started three years ago to stimulate interest in STEM-related subject areas among students of color who are traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering fields. Generous support from Appledore Marine Engineering enables us to offer the program at no cost! Read story.
Amy Booth is a key member of the Tech Camp team. If you have any questions about this year’s programs, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Amy has been affiliated with Tech Camp and the Tech for Teachers Institute since 2015. She attended the latter for three consecutive summers before taking on various positions at Tech Camp, including day counselor, project assistant and project leader. She assumed the role of project director for our NH CREATES workforce development initiative in the fall of 2021. Contact email: email@example.com. Our FAQ and annual report may also be of interest.
Our Sponsors Make a Difference!
Thanks to the generosity of UNH Tech Camp donors and sponsors we are able to provide scholarships to students in financial need and keep our tuition costs as low as possible. Learn more about supporting Tech Camp!
Work With Us, It's Fun!
UNH Tech Camp hires day and night counselors for the three-week sessions in July. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic STEM undergraduates and graduate students who enjoy working with youth and helping them learn about science and engineering!