Sun, Feb 18 | Noon - 5 p.m.
Embark on an exciting adventure at the Peoria Riverfront Museum and Caterpillar Visitors Center for a day of hands-on activities and competitions presented by local engineering groups. Thanks to our sponsors, the annual Engineering Day event is FREE!
Aligning with Engineers Week 2024 (February 18-24), Engineering Day will capture the essence of the theme, "Welcome to the Future," highlighting current engineering achievements and the diverse, promising future of the profession.
Let's kick off the week with captivating exploration int othe heart of innovation!
Enhance your Engineering Day experience and learn more about the Peoria Riverfront Museum and Caterpillar Visitors Center by participating in the scavenger hunt. Submit your hunt guide at the end of the day and qualify for a cool prize! Guides will be available at the entrances of both facilities
1:00 - 4:00 pm | Caterpillar Visitors Center Dining Room and Classroom
Students grades 10-12 are invited to participate in a resume and recruiting experience to help them prepare for the next phase of their future. Space is limited. Help your students update their resumes and register for a time that works best. Plan to attend one of the open sessions dedicated to an overview of career opportunities at Caterpillar. Registration for the open sessions is not required.
1:30 pm | Giant Screen Theater
Stop in at the Giant Screen Theater to see the annual American Society of Civil Engineers' Bridge Bust Competition and cheer on teams of local students grades 5-8!
The following groups will be providing engineering activities and demos all day at the Peoria Riverfront Museum.
Caterpillar Visitors Center
American Society of Civil Engineers – Central Illinois
FIRST Tech Challenge
ISU Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology
Jump Simulation at OSF Innovation
River City Labs
Society of Women Engineers – Central Illinois
University of Illinois – 4-H
Sponsored by Caterpillar, Merle and Adeline Dargel Fund for Science and Engineering, local engineering firms and groups and Visionary Society.