TryEngineering Summer Institute

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

Enrollment Details

2019 TryEngineering Summer Institute Enrollment

Enrollment Requirements

Students with any level of engineering experience are welcome to attend the TryEngineering Summer Institute! All you need is an interest in learning more about engineering and technology fields and related professions.

  • Students entering grades 8-12, or ages 12-17, in fall 2019 are eligible
  • No letters of recommendation, transcripts, essays or references required
  • All levels of students are accepted, whether you have a little or a lot of engineering and technology experience

Learn more about our summer engineering camp registration on this page.

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Teen boys and girls at the TryEngineering Summer Institute, a STEM summer camp for teens, proudly display their engineering hands-on design challenge results


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TryEngineering Summer Institute students live in the dorms on a college campus during their two-week engineering summer camp experience

Residential Program

At the TryEngineering Summer Institute engineering summer camps, teen students work on a variety of hands-on design challenges that introduce many fields of engineering to students

Commuter/Day Program

Enrollment Process

TryEngineering Summer Institute engineering summer camp students have a great time on campus and off enjoying all that each campus has to offer

Registrations will be accepted up until a week before the program begins or when the program fills, whichever occurs first. We recommend that students enroll as early as possible to reserve their spot. Please consult our FAQs for further details.

Early Bird (II) Special Pricing - Extended to February 22nd 2019! Early Bird Special discounts available for a limited time!

Register by February 22nd 2019 and save $100

IEEE Member Family and Friends Discount

IEEE Members and their families and friends are eligible for a $100 discount. This can be combined with any other discount for which students may be eligible. Have your IEEE Member Number ready to take advantage of this discount.

Female teen engineering student at TryEngineering Summer Institute STEM summer camp programs a remote control car

Returning Student Discount

Did you have a great time at TryEngineering camp last year? Come back this summer to experience a brand-new curriculum for returning students and take advantage of a $100 discount on top of any other discounts. After registration, email us at info@tryengineeringinstitute.org to have the returning student discount applied to your account.


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A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available for those who demonstrate financial need. Scholarship applications must include financial information, letters of recommendation and an essay. To learn more and apply for a scholarship, click here.

Refund Policy

On or before June 1, 2019: All tuition, including additional optional charges, will be refunded, less the $500 non-refundable deposit.

After June 1, 2019: No tuition, including additional optional charges, will be refunded for any student who withdraws or is dismissed for any reason.

To apply for a refund, email us at info@tryengineeringinstitute.org.

Final payment is due on or before June 1, 2019.

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