Hi-GEAR Camp


Dates: June 24-28th

Theme: Celebrating Women Engineers
Audience
: 9th-12th grade (girls and boys aged 15-18) Limit: 20

Fees: $150 ($30/day) includes camp T-Shirt and lunch everyday

Hi-Gear is designed to expose students to a variety of engineering and computer science careers with hands-on experiential learning and collaborative team projects.

Campers get to experience hands-on learning, guest speakers, and tours of lab spaces. Come explore engineering with activities that encourage the use of problem-solving skills. The camp will introduce you to engineering disciplines such as biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, entertainment arts, materials science, mechanical, and computer science.

PLEASE NOTE: Some activities in this camp will repeat activities from our Exploring Engineering summer camp. Please be aware if enrolling your child in more than one camp.

For more information contact Ben Harpster

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Exploring Engineering Camp


Dates: July 9-11th

Audience: 9th-12th grade (girls and boys aged 15-18) Limit: 40
Fees: $90 ($30/day) includes camp T-Shirt and lunch everyday

Come learn more about Engineering. This camp is a 3-day camp from 9am-4pm.

Campers get to experience hands-on learning, guest speakers, and tours of lab spaces. Come explore engineering with activities that encourage the use of problem-solving skills. The camp will introduce you to engineering disciplines such as biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, entertainment arts, materials science, mechanical, and computer science.

PLEASE NOTE: Some activities in this camp will repeat activities from our Hi-GEAR summer camp. Please be aware if enrolling your child in more than one camp.

For more information contact Ian Bunker

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Final Hover Craft Projects

High School Summer Research Internship


Dates: June 10th – August 2nd

Audience: High schoolers who will graduate in 2025 or 2026
Fees: 
none

Application Deadline: February 15th

Participants will learn how to conduct academic research, discover different types of engineering, and have the chance to create a project for the Utah Science & Engineering Fair. Students will also participate in workshops focused on subjects like ethics in research, how to write for science, conversations with alumni, and many other interesting topics.

The program will not provide housing for participants.

Required Application Documents:

  1. Copy of unofficial transcript
  2. Letters of recommendation from a Science Technology Engineering or Math teacher

For more information contact Ben Harpster

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Intro to Entertainment Arts and Engineering


Dates: TBD

Multiple Dates in June, July, and August
Audience: girls and boys aged 7-18
Fees: varies by course

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What is Entertainment Arts and Engineering?

Learn the secrets behind video games and animation by creating and building characters for games, animation or machinima. Our Entertainment Arts and Engineering Summer Program (EAESP) combines theory with hands-on practical projects, enabling high school students to understand computer graphics at a high level. EAESP introduces 3D modeling, texturing, rigging, animation and rendering concepts via industry-leading software such as Autodesk® Maya® and Adobe® Photoshop®.

Summer Transportation Institute Camp


Dates: TBD

Fees: FREE
Audience: 9th grade high school students

Explore engineering in this week-long event dedicated to introducing 9th-grade high school students to the transportation industry. Selected participants will experience hands-on activities while working with the professional researchers and faculty of the University of Utah. Participants will have the opportunity to experience on-campus amenities, guest lectures, attend field trips and explore career opportunities while focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fundamentals.

Learn more and register at https://www.civil.utah.edu/transportation-camp/