Missouri University of Science and Technology offers an extensive lineup of summer camps that engage students of all ages through creative, hands-on activities. They can build a robot, fly a rocket or discover what careers in science, technology, engineering and math are all about.
Grade requirements for the following camps are for the grade students will enter in fall 2012:
Aerospace Camp. Students age 10-13 spend three action-packed days in the world of space flight and aeronautics. Two sessions are offered: June 19-21 and June 26-28.
Building Leaders for Tomorrow. This new five-day program will help high school sophomores, juniors and seniors discover the power of communication and hone their leadership skills. Camp will be held July 23-27.
Camp Invention. This day camp for students in first through sixth grade features fun, hands-on activities that encourage a passion for learning. Two sessions are offered: July 9-13 and July 30-Aug. 3.
CyberMiner Camp. High school juniors and seniors learn about software design, programming and other digital technologies at this five-day camp, held July 15-19.
EcoCAR Camp. High school juniors and seniors design and modify an electric-basic utility vehicle (E-BUV) at this five-day camp, held July 8-12. Students will also have an opportunity to drive the vehicle to test their modifications.
Explosives Camp. High school juniors and seniors age 16 and older can attend this one-of-a-kind camp. Three sessions are offered: June 3-8, June 10-15 and June 17-22. Students must apply for admission to this camp.
Girls Go Global. High school junior and senior girls will learn how to help people in developing nations live healthier, happier lives at this new five-day camp, held June 11-15.
Girls Go Green. High school junior and senior girls explore careers that benefit the environment at this five-day camp, held July 16-20.
It’s A Girl Thing. Girls entering 7th and 8th grades discover the possibilities of college life, engineering and science at this five-day camp, held June 4-8.
Jackling Introduction to Engineering. High school juniors and seniors find out what engineers actually do and their impact on the world at this five-day camp. Participate in four different engineering departmental activities of your choice. Three sessions are available: June 10-14, June 24-28 and July 8-12.
Materials Camp. High school juniors and seniors learn how engineers and scientists turn materials into things we use every day at this six-day camp, held July 22-27. Students must apply for admission to this camp.
Minority Introduction to Technology and Engineering (MITE). High school juniors and seniors find out what engineers actually do, their impact on the world, and how math and science relate to engineering at this six-day camp designed specifically for underrepresented minorities. Two sessions are available: June 3-8 and June 17-22. Students must apply for admission to this camp.
Nuclear Engineering Camp. High school juniors and seniors and those entering their freshman year of college spend six days exploring the power of the atom and learning about opportunities in this field. Camp will be held July 15-20.
Robotics Camp. Students ages 12-15 (by Jan. 1, 2012) design their own robot and learn programming techniques at this three-day camp, held June 20-22.
Sports Camps. A variety of sports camps are offered with S&T coaches and players. Visit minercamps.com for a complete schedule.
Summer Research Academy. Rising high school seniors or graduating seniors work side-by-side with experts while conducting research in their fields of interest. The academy is held from June 10-July 20. Students must apply for admission to this camp.
Summer Solutions for Girls. High school freshman and sophomore girls discover the possibilities of college life and careers and engineering and science at this five-day camp, held June 18-22.
Campers attending overnight sessions stay in Missouri S&T residence halls. Sessions fill quickly, so check for space availability, camp fees, enrollment deadlines and registration forms at summer.mst.edu.