Summer Programs

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High School Summer Camps

During the months of June and July, WYSE offers multiple Engineering Summer Camps hosted at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Camps are available for rising freshmen through seniors (9th – 12th Grade) and are available for all genders. WYSE Summer Camps at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Grainger College of Engineering are designed to provide STEM-interested students the opportunity to experience authentic and challenging projects and activities, world-class instructors, and collegiate experience from one of the best engineering schools in the nation and the world. The camps provide exposure to different areas of engineering through demonstrations, lab tours, classroom presentations, hands-on activities, and interactions with various students, staff, and professors in those fields. Learn more by visiting High School Summer Camps.

Middle School Summer Camps

During the summer months, day-camp experiences are offered for rising 7th through 9th grade students. Explore different types of engineering through authentic projects and engineering design activities. Experience new materials, tools, and software as you engage your curiosity and creativity like never before. Experience demonstrations, virtual tours, and hands on activities led by faculty, staff, and students of Grainger Engineering. Learn more by visiting Middle School Camps.

High School Summer Research

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Rising high school juniors and seniors (current 10th-11th grade) from the Champaign-Urbana area are invited to participate in an authentic STEM research experience at a world-class research university for 6 weeks during the summer. Participants will work full-time in the laboratories of established researchers, gaining hands-on experience in areas at the forefront of various STEM fields; cancer immunology, pharmacogenomics of anticancer agents, physics, biophysics, bioengineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, experimental cancer therapeutics, cancer disparities, and more! Learn more by visiting High School STEM Research program.