Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Wednesday, May 31, 2017
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams                                
Director of Public Relations             
Birmingham Public Library                          
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                        
2nd Annual BPL Teens Engineer BHM Robotics Camp to take place June 5-9, 2017 at Central Library

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama— The BPL Teens Engineer Birmingham, a program of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) in partnership with the UAB  School of Engineering , is offering a free weeklong engineering camp at the Central Library downtown from Monday through Friday, June 5-9, 2017.

The 2nd Annual Teens Engineer BHM Robotics Camp is open to students in grades 6 through 12 across metro Birmingham. The camp will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The camp activities are free but participants must bring a lunch Monday through Thursday. A pizza lunch will be provided on Friday, June 9, the final day of the camp.
Space is limited so students interested need to register in advance by calling Lance Simpson, department head of the BPL Learning Center, or emailing him at

The Teens Engineer BHM Robotics Camp is made possible by a $50,000 grant from the UAB Benevolent Fund.
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