Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) in collaboration with the Emirates Science Club, is conducting the 8th Future Engineer Summer Camp online.
The summer camp which will cover several areas of expertise such as electronics, robotics, cyber-security, 3D printing and augmented reality, expects to intake close to 30 DEWA staff children ranging in ages between 12 and 15 years old on its scheduled event dates between 5th to 26th July 2020.
The partaking students will be prepared for a promising career by strengthening their technical skills, promoting scientific research, innovation, and creativity. It will also encourage the next generation to learn science and technology with an intention to direct more youth towards scientific specializations.
“DEWA believes that youth are the leaders of tomorrow. It strives to launch several initiatives and programs throughout the year for school and university students to develop their skills, experiences and inspire them to innovate. This helps them keep up with rapid changes and future demands. It also enhances the UAE’s position as a global hub for the Fourth Industrial Revolution for a competitive, knowledge-based economy. We are committed to organizing the Future Engineer Summer Camp every year in line with words of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai who said, ‘Youth are the strength of any nation and its hope for a better future.'”
The camp is an opportunity to strengthen the technical skills of the next generation. This is in accordance with DEWA’s objectives to consolidate an advanced environment of knowledge and science and its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation. As a socially responsible organization, we strive to develop a passion for knowledge, learning science and technology among the next generation and help them realize their potential and talents, Mr. Al Tayer appended.