K-12 Pre-College Summer Programs | A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

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Summer Programs

M-Power Tools Summer Program

Description: We are thrilled to announce this NEW summer program geared towards girls entering the 7th & 8th grade. The M-Power Tools Summer Program is focused on enhancing self-efficacy as well as teamwork skills by teaching girls to use power tools safely and effectively to accomplish a project goal alongside current students and professionals in the field, specifically women, who can serve as role models and mentors.

Target Group: Rising 7th and 8th graders

Program Office: Women in Engineering Program 

Program Director: Becky Kenemuth

Website: http://www.wie.umd.edu/k12/tools 

   

SeaPerch Summer Camp

Description: The SeaPerch Camp is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips student with the resources they need to build an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).  Students build the ROV from a kit following a curriculum that teaches basic engineering and science concepts with a marine engineering theme.  The SeaPerch Summer Camp provides students with the opportunity to learn about robotics, engineering, science, and mathematics (STEM) while building an underwater ROV as part of a science and engineering technology curriculum.  Throughout the project students will learn engineering concepts, problem solving, team work and technical applications.

Target Group: Rising 7th – 11th graders

Program Office: Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering

Program Director: LaWanda Kamalidiin

Website: http://cmse.umd.edu/k12/summer/seaperch

 

S.P.I.C.E. Camp

Description: S.P.I.C.E Camp, Students with Potential and Interest, Considering Engineering, is a week-long commuter program for young women who will be entering the 9th and 10th grade in the fall. The program is geared towards women whom would like to learn more about engineering disciplines, opportunities, and careers. Throughout the course of the week, students are introduced to the field of engineering through projects, tours, and guest speakers. Each activity is intended to highlight the relevance of engineering in daily life and showcase how engineering improves society. All activities will be supervised by current engineering students and conducted in a safe learning environment at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Target Group: Rising 9th and 10th grade women

Program Offices: Women in Engineering Program and Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering

Program Contacts: Samantha Sabihi and Marissa Massey

Website: http://www.wie.umd.edu/k12/spice-camp

 

ESTEEM/SER-Quest Summer Program

Description: The ESTEEM/SER-Quest Program is a 4-week commuter summer program which offers opportunities in research to rising 11th and 12th grade students who have a strong interest in engineering and engineering research and are considering a major in engineering.  Students selected to participate in the program will conduct a research project in the summer in an engineering faculty member’s lab in the afternoon and participate in several other activities in the morning. Students with a senior year internship or research requirement or science fair project are encouraged to apply because the program serves as a prerequisite to the ESTEEM Research Mentoring Program during the school year which can be used to fulfill those requirements.

Target Group: Rising 11th and 12th grade students

Program Office: Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering

Program Coordinator: Marissa Massey 

Website: http://www.cmse.umd.edu/summer/esteem-serquest

 

Pre-College Scholars Program

Description: Prepare for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (S.A.T.) while learning more about the Clark School of Engineering and the necessary tools and strategies to navigate the college application process.

Target Group: Rising 11th and 12th grade students who attend high school or live in target geographic areas of Maryland

Program Office: Undergraduate Recruitment and Scholarship Programs

Program Coordinator: Aishah Briscoe

Apply Now!!

 

Discovering Engineering

Description: Spend a week discovering the vast field of engineering at the University of Maryland. Live on campus, meet faculty, tour one-of-a-kind labs and facilities, and learn about the various engineering disciplines offered at the University of Maryland.

Target Group: Rising 11th and 12th grade students

Program Office: Undergraduate Recruitment and Scholarship Programs

Program Coordinator: Aishah Briscoe

Apply Now!!

 

E2@UMD

Description: Exploring Engineering is a one-week summer program for high school women entering 11th & 12th grade who are considering engineering as a possible major. Participants will live on campus for one week and explore the world of engineering through activities, lab experiments, workshops, challenges and seminars with professional engineers while also getting a taste of collegiate life by living in a residence hall for the week. 

Target Group: Rising 11th and 12th grade women

Program Office: Women in Engineering Program

Program Director: Becky Kenemuth

Website: http://www.wie.umd.edu/k12/e2atumd

 


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