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Girls' Welding Camp: The Art & Science of Metalwork

Fall 2022 | Cost: $175

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Camp Details

This exciting, hands-on overnight camp is for high school girls interested in exploring the art and science of metalwork through the medium of welding.  Work with WSU faculty and students as you learn different processes, metal tolerances, and design techniques to create beautiful and useful pieces. 


Meals & materials included

Stay 2 nights in the WSU dorms

Featured Guests

Career Exploration

Hands-on Activities


Schedule (subject to change and updates)

Day 1

8:30 am: Check in at ET lobby

9-12:30 pm: Project

12:30-1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30-5 pm: Project

5-6 pm: Dinner

6-7 pm: Check-in at Dorms

7-9:30 pm: Workshop

Day 2

8-9 am: Breakfast

9-12:30 pm: Project

12:30-1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30-5 pm: Project

5-6 pm: Dinner

6-9:30 pm: Workshop

Day 3

8-9 am: Breakfast

9-12:30 pm: Project

12:30-1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30-4:30 pm: Project

5-6 pm: Family Showcase



Meet the Instructors

Mark Baugh

Program Coordinator Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Welding Engineering Technology

BS, University of Utah
MS, Utah State University

Mark has been involved in Welding Engineering Technology for over 20 years. An experienced professor at Utah State University and Weber State University. Carrying on the tradition and reputation of Professional Welding Engineering education from Utah. An educator working with the American Welding Society and Weld-Ed, providing professional training seminars for educators in welding, quality, and manufacturing. Practical skills and experience come from owning a manufacturing business for 30 years.
Knowledgeable in all aspects of welding and manufacturing, including Welding metallurgy, processes, NDT,
codes and quality assurance, robotic welding, Management experience as the director of centers, research.

Mary Foss

Mary Foss is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology at Weber State University.  She received a BSE in Bioengineering from Arizona State University and MSE from Stevens Institute of Technology in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering.  She has held positions as Facilities Engineering manager responsible for large plant expansions projects and Technical Services Engineering Manager where she managed the validation programand metrology lab for a Utah based pharmaceutical company.  

Jason Manley

Assistant Professor of Art

///MFA 2004, University of Arizona
///BFA 1998, University of Kansas

Areas of teaching expertise: sculpture and public art.

Jason’s sculptures and public art projects respond to the built environment by repurposing industrial materials and architectural forms for poetic explorations of language and space. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including recent solo exhibitions in Los Angeles, Paris and Brussels. His public art projects have been displayed in California, Nebraska, and Iowa. He has received numerous grants and residencies, including a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and artist residencies at Skowhegan School of Art and the Bemis Center of Contemporary.



Welding Camp 2018

Day 1 Gallery Day 2 Gallery Day 3 Gallery

Welding Camp 2017

Day 1 Gallery  Day 2 Gallery  Day 3 Gallery