Camp Dates and Deadlines

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Camp Dates for rising high school juniors [3rd year] and seniors [4th year] (Graduating 2020 or 2021):


Camp Dates for rising high school freshmen [1st year] and sophomores [2nd year] (Graduating 2022 or 2023):


NOTE: Letters notifying applicants of their acceptance will be sent via email after complete applications have been thoroughly reviewed. A complete application includes a completed and returned recommendation from a teacher. The recommendation information is part of the application form and all done electronically. Please let your teacher know they will be receiving this via email and must complete it as soon as possible. We cannot consider an application with any portion missing.


Space is limited and capped to the following amounts for the different sessions below. All spots are filled on a first-come-first-served basis. If any spots become open later during the application process we will contact those on waiting lists for specific camps.

Exploring Your Options Session 1: 42 spaces

Exploring NPRE: 20 spaces

Exploring MechSE: 24 spaces

Exploring Your Options Session 2: 42 spaces

Discover Engineering: 24 spaces

Discover Bioengineering: 20 spaces


Application Deadlines:

Applications will be accepted until April 15, or until camps are full.  We will announce when the applications become full on our website.

May 1, 2019 – Deadline for reserving your spot in the WYSE camp.  Registration and non-refundable $50 deposit must be completed.

May 31, 2019 – Last day to submit full payment (remaining $950).

Application Notification:

Applicants will be notified of admittance no later than May 15th, 2019. (certain cases may change this)

Application Questions:

For further questions, please contact WYSE at:

Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
210A Engineering Hall
1308 West Green Street Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: (217) 244-3517
Fax: (217) 244-4974

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