Pre-College Summer Academies

iSTEM and Leadership Summer Academies are now closed. Please check back early next year for information about Summer 2018.

Choose from three intensive one-week residential certificate programs focused on engineering, STEM, and Leadership:

Pre-Engineering Summer Academy | (July 9 - 15)

Learn about aerospace, biochemical, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, forensic, industrial, material science, mechanical and systems engineering through an integrated program of lectures, demonstrations, hands-on projects, tours, and field trips. Learn more.

iSTEM Summer Academy | (July 16 - 22)

Select a global environmental challenge to address during this interdisciplinary, problem-based program of STEM lectures, individual research, hands-on group projects, faculty coaching, field trips, and guest speakers. The academy ends with student presentations of proposed environmental solutions at the final certificate ceremony. Learn more.

Leadership Summer Academy | (July 23 - 29)

Assess your own leadership style through a 360-degree assessment and carefully calibrated experiential exercises. Learn about the practices and ethics of leaders in a wide range of spheres through integrated lectures, interviews, field trips, and engaging in-class activities. Final student presentations address individual leadership development and applications. Learn more.

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