National Summer Transportation Institute

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The third annual National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) was held at Ferris State University from August 3-9, 2014! Twenty-two high school students (ages 14-17) packed their bags and headed to our Big Rapids campus for a week of transportation fun!

Activities included:

-Making and breaking concrete cylinders

-Making asphalt cylinders

-MDOT Trac modules

-Team Elmer's tour of a construction project and their facilities

-A trip to Traverse City to Northwestern Michigan College's Aviation program where they flew in planes, practiced on simulators and went up in the active control tower.

-Behind the scenes tour of Cherry Capital Airport

-Tour of the US Coast Guard station

-Sailboat ride in beautiful Traverse Bay


The 2015 camp will take place August 2-8. 

Click here for our 2015 brochure!





If you would like to apply to our FREE camp, please submit your application via the link below. Make sure to send your unofficial transcripts and letter of recommendation to or to 126 Howard St. Big Rapids, MI 49307, Attn: Christine.