Tyler Junior College

Surveying & Mapping Technology

Surveying and Mapping Camp

The Surveying and Mapping Summer Camp, offered at the Tyler Junior College main campus, is a public service introducing young people to surveying and mapping activities and career opportunities in the surveying profession. The camp is conducted free of charge to the students who participate.

When: June 8-10, 2014 (Sunday - Tuesday)

Registration is closed for the 2014 camp. For questions, please contact Willace Johnson or Patti Williams.

2014 Schedule

Sunday

  • 4-6 p.m.: Check In/Registration - Ornelas Residental Hall (Palmer St.)
  • 6-9 p.m.: Pizza, Bowling, and Miniature Golf
Monday
  • 7-8 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8-9 a.m. - Welcome to TJC, overview of program and break into teams
  • 9-9:30 a.m. - Introduction to GPS and Geocaching
  • 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. - Geocaching Activity
  • 12-1 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1-2 p.m. - Introduce the problems each group will have to solve (traversing, leveling, chaining and orienteering, GPS), equipment, and group instructions
  • 2-4 p.m. - Prepare for following days competition
  • 4-5 p.m. - Surveying Competition (setting up instruments, etc.)
  • 5-6 p.m. - return to dorm, clean up
  • 6-10 p.m. - dinner and movie

Tuesday

  • 7-8 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8-9 a.m. - Team Practice time
  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. - Teams will complete each surveying problem
  • 12-1 p.m. - Lunch and 3D laser scanner demonstration
  • 1-3 p.m. - Surveying the internet, CADD drafting and Leica Cyclone 3D software
  • 3-4 p.m. - Each team will present the results of their surveying exercises
  • 4-4:30 p.m. - Award Presentation
  • 4:30-5 p.m. - Return to dorm, clean and pack for home
  • 5-6 p.m. - Planetarium exhibits and show
  • 6-7 p.m. - Fish fry dinner
Short URL to this page: www.tjc.edu/SurveyingCamp

Surveying Contact

Willace Johnson
Professor
Office: Pirtle T-228A
Email:
wjoh@tjc.edu
Telephone:
903-510-2995

Patti Williams
Professor
Office: Pirtle T-119
Email:
pwil@tjc.edu
Telephone:
903-510-2365

Advising contact: 903-510-2347