Programs for Students in Grades 6 - 12 | A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

E2@UMD Exploring Engineering

Exploring Engineering at the University of Maryland (E2@UMD) is a one-week summer program for high school women (rising 11th and 12th graders) who are considering engineering as a possible major and career. Participants will live on campus for one week and explore the world of engineering through hands-on activities, laboratory experiments, informative workshops, team challenges and seminars with professional engineers.

E2@UMD

Students with Potential and Interest, Considering Engineering (SPICE)

SPICE Summer Program (Students with Potential and Interest, Considering Engineering) is a week-long commuter program designed for young women who will be entering the 9th and 10th grade. The program is geared towards women who would like to learn more about engineering disciplines, opportunities, and careers. 

SPICE CAMP

M-Power Tools Summer Program

The M-Power Tools Summer Program is focused on enhancing self-efficacy and teamwork skills in middle school-aged girls by teaching them to use power tools safely and effectively to accomplish a project goal. The week-long, commuter summer program aims to strengthen participants’ sense of confidence and ability, and it also exposes participants to the field of engineering in the hopes of inspiring their career aspirations.

M-Power Tools

KEYs to Empowering Youth

The KEYs program is for girls in grades 6-8 and provides interactive, hands-on activities that stress the importance of engineering, science, technology, and their impact on society by working with current students.

KEYs

Girl Scout Engineering Saturdays

Girl Scout Engineering Saturday (GSES) is a program for local Girl Scout troops in Maryland and the Washington metropolitan area. Cadettes (grades 6-8) engage in fun hands-on activities and earn the Women in Engineering Girl Scout Engineering Saturday patch. 

GSES

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