If you are interested in applying to the National Summer Transportation Institute for the 2013 season, please fill out an application and send in a letter of recommendation and transcript.
The first annual National Summer Transportation Institute was held at Ferris State University from August 5-11, 2012! Seventeen high school students (ages 14-17) packed their bags and headed to our Big Rapids campus for a week of transportation fun.
The Activities Included:
Building (and then breaking!) Concrete Cylinders
Trip to MDOT headquarters in Lansing, MI
Making Hot Mix Asphalt Cylinders
Tour of Team Elmer's Construction Site
Tour of Team Elmer's Asphalt Plant in Traverse City, MI
Northwestern Michigan College Aviation Program
Coast Guard Station, Traverse City
Unmanned Aviation Vehicles (Drones)
Cherry Capital Airport Tour
Introductory Flight Lessons
Sleeping Bear Point
If you are interested in applying to the National Summer Transportation Institute for the 2013 season, please fill out an application: