NCCET North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies Appalachian State UniversityThe North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies provides facilities for applied research in engineering related fields and serves as a conduit to baccalaureate education delivered by the University of North Carolina system schools.

Conceived as a community supported higher education effort in technical and engineering disciplines, this Center was established through a collaboration of business, government and higher education organized as the Future Forward Economic Alliance. The Center may collaborate with other schools in bringing the best programs to the region to meet the employment needs.


2016 Future Engineers Camp Applications are now available online.

The camps for 2016 are as follows:
Rising 3rd -5th Graders - Future Engineers 1 (FE1): June 20-24, 2016
Rising 6th - 8th Graders - Middle Future Engineers (MFE): July 11-15, 2016
Rising 7th - 8th Graders - Robotics: July 25-29, 2016

A New Camp Manager Has Been Hired!

In October 2015 Mrs. Gina Houston, a teacher at Claremont Elementary School was hired as camp manager. Mrs. Houston has worked for the Catawba County Schools for 19 years and has spent the last 3 years at Claremont Elementary School. (Go Bears!)
Dr. Sid Connor said “Gina is no stranger to Future Engineers Camps as she has worked numerous camps in the past. I am excited to have her as our new camp manager and I think when you meet her, you will find that her enthusiasm is contagious!”
Mrs. Houston is already busy preparing for summer 2016 as this flyer is being composed. Teachers and Assistants will be selected soon and their training has been scheduled for early 2016. Student applications are now available online.