TryEngineering Summer Institute

An exciting ten day, on-campus engineering camp for high school students held at three premier universities across the United States in 2019.

Experience Life on a
College Campus

A Unique College Campus Experience

Study and live at UPenn, Rice, and USD and get the chance to have a real college experience. The IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute engineering program provides the ideal atmosphere for exploring your academic interests, making new friends, introducing college campus life, and building a sense of confidence and independence. If you are looking at an engineering camp for your high school student where you’ll explore various engineering fields, such as electricalcivilmechanical, and aerospace - check out the IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute. Our engineering summer camp allows for you to meet and work alongside real life professional engineers, which can be a rewarding experience not found at other engineering camps. Learn more about our program and the customized curriculum created by the geniuses at IEEE!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Session 1: July 14, 2024 - July 22, 2024.   

*almost sold out*

Session 2: July 25, 2024 - August 2, 2024. 

*only a few spots remain*


Houston, Texas

Session 1: June 30, 2024 - July 8, 2024.


Session 2: July 11, 2024 - July 19, 2024.

*only a few spots remain*



San Diego, California

Session 1: June 30, 2024 - July 8, 2024   


Session 2: July 11, 2024 - July 19, 2024


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