Camp Cornell

Civil engineers were among Cornell University’s first graduates in 1869. Shortly thereafter a new professor joined the faculty. He demanded accuracy in mapping and used field trips to demonstrate accurate survey techniques to his student. The “hands on” learning he initiated was so success that Cornell established Camp Cornell at Cayuta Lake in 1929 as a required course for all civil engineering students. Its curriculum was so successful that surveying became a separate topic leading to the Camp’s closing in 1963.

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Celebration Held by Camp Cornell

Cornell Surveying Camps Set Up on Kayutah Lake

Fifty-Four Engineers Now at Camp Cornell

Summer Survey Camp at Cayuta Lake

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