Summer Programs

High School Research

POETS researchers at the symposium

Summer research provides 11th and 12th grade students living near the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana campus with 6-8 weeks of actual apprenticeship and research experience in state-of-the-art labs and classrooms, working on cutting edge projects and research questions. Work side-by-side with faculty and graduate student mentors from fields of physics, engineering, and medicine. Learn more…

 


High School Camps

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Grainger College of Engineering offers a variety of week-long summer enrichment camps for rising 9th-12th graders from near and far. These residential camps provide a taste of college life while exploring various engineering fields in classes developed and facilitated by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty and graduate students.  Learn more…

 


Middle School Day Camp

Teamwork in building the projectsMid-GLAM (Middle School Girls Learning About Materials) is a week-long day camp for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Enjoy five full days filled with hands-on, minds-on experiments and concluding with a showcase of camper projects. This camp is led by faculty and students from the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Grainger College of Engineering. Learn more…