College of Engineering Summer Camps at UIUC

The College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is excited to announce several opportunities for high school students during the summer!

  • The Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) program offers a weeklong residential camp for students interested in learning about different engineering disciplines offered at UIUC. The Exploring Your Options Camp invites all rising 11th-12th graders, while Discover Engineering invites all rising 9th-10th graders. The WYSE program is also happy to announce two new specialized tracks: Exploring Mechanical Science & Engineering for rising 11th-12th graders and Discover Bioengineering for rising 9th-10th graders. Find more information about WYSE Camps.
  • Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) Camp is an annual week-long camp designed to give academically talented high school girls (rising 9th-12th graders) an opportunity to focus on one of the following engineering disciplines: aerospace, bioengineering, chemical, materials, electrical, mechanical, environmental, and computer science. Find more information about GAMES Camp.

  • Illinois Aerospace Institute (IAI) is a one-week residential program for students interested in learning about aerospace engineering and aviation. Students will design and build a model boost glider and a model payload rocket, and will even participate in an actual flight in a small airplane. Find more information about IAI Camp.

Scholarships are available and the application deadline is April 15, 2015.

Enrollment in the programs are limited to ensure the quality of the academic experience. All camps have a selective admissions process based on academic performance, a written essay and a teacher recommendation. Placement in a camp is contingent on when the application is completed, so apply soon to ensure placement in the desired camp. Additional information can be obtained by contacting:

Sahid L. Rosado Lausell | 217-300-3576
Outreach Coordinator
College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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