Year of the Engineer Saturdays

The Year of the Engineer is a year-long initiative celebrating the creativity and imagination of engineers. With the demand for engineers expected to grow as much as ten percent in the next ten years, we look to inspire the problem solvers of the future.

1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

Engineer in Residence

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Join our volunteer engineer in residence in Thinker Space to take
on an engineering design challenge in a 60-minute hands-on, free
workshop. Advance registration recommended.


2ND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

Takeover Days

All day
Visit with local engineers, professional organizations and
corporations who will provide industry-specific experiences while
also showcasing the work being done in the Carolinas.

3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

Think It Up Challenge

9:00 a.m. – noon
Collaborate on a large-scale, unique design challenge intended
to get visitors engaged in engineering. Projects will focus on
different types of engineering throughout the year.

  • All Ages