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Engineering Challenge Camps

2023 Engineering Challenge Camps

Engineering Challenge Camps are designed to help students learn the fun and exciting ways that engineering and computer science impact our lives through hands-on learning. Each camp features a theme that will help students build problem solving skill and to work better in groups. We have camps for Elementary, Middle and High School students.

Registration opens March 1st at 9:00 a.m. Questions? Contact Julie Gruber at julie.gruber@mail.wvu.edu or call 304-293-0399.

Engineering Challenge Camp Dates:

  • Elementary School: June 12-16, July 10-14, July 24-28
  • Middle School: June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21
  • High School: June 12-16, June 26-30, July 17-21

Elementary camps run as week-long, half-day camps with 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grades from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4th and 5th Grades from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Projects will be different than previous years.

Middle school and high school camps run as week-long, full-day camps, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with lunch included. Projects will be different than previous years. Each week of middle school camp will have the same curriculum; campers can only register for one week of camp. There will be three different weeks of high school camps, each with a different curriculum. Campers may register for more than one high school camp, if interested.

Camp Themes:

  • Elementary School: FUNdamentals of Engineering
  • Middle School: Constructing Your Community
  • High School: Tackling the Challenges: Engineering in Sports (week 1), Behind the Scenes: Engineering in Entertainment (week 2), Engineering Solutions in Healthcare (week 3)

Engineering Challenge Camp participants.

Elementary Engineering Challenge Camps 2023

  • Cost of Camp: $250 (Limited financial aid may be available upon request)
  • Camp registration is based on what grade your student will enter in the upcoming fall
  • Limited to 30 campers per week
  • After you register for an elementary camp, you will need to send a non-refundable $100 deposit within two weeks to reserve your space at camp.
  • Final payment is due two weeks prior to your first day of camp and is non-refundable.
  • Final 2023 camp agenda will be available after April 1. You can see a past agendas below.

Middle School and High School Engineering Challenge Camps 2023

  • Cost of Camp: $425 (Limited financial aid may be available upon request)
  • Camp registration is based on what grade your student will enter in the upcoming fall. Middle school camp is for students entering 6th-8th grade. High school workshops are for students entering 9th-12th grade.
  • Limited to 30 campers per week.
  • Final camp agenda is available after April 1. You can see a past agendas below.
  • Each week of middle school camp will have the same curriculum. There will be three different weeks of high school camps, each with a different curriculum.
  • Middle school and high school camps are all located on the Evansdale Campus in Morgantown, West Virginia.
  • After you register for camp, you will need to send a non-refundable deposit within two weeks to reserve your space at camp.
  • Final payment will be due two weeks prior to your first day of camp and is non-refundable.

Questions About Camp?

Check out our FAQ page.