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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

TryEngineering Summer Institute Enrollment

Enrollment Requirements

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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, time to attend our engineering summer camp, and in technology & engineering related professions.

  • Students entering grades 9-12, or ages 13-17, in fall of program year 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
  • COVID - 19 vaccination required of all students and sstaff

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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
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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Tuition:

Sleepaway/Residential:  $3695 ($3595 for IEEE members) includes the early-bird discount (normally $3895)

Commuter/Day:  $2495 ($2395 for IEEE members) includes the early-bird discount (normally $2695)

 

DISCOUNTS:

#1:  Early-bird: $200 off residential / $100 off day student tuition if you register by January 15, 2022

(The registration system will automatically show this discount, prices above reflect discount offer)

#2:  IEEE Discount:  $100 off any session of any type with no deadline for IEEE members

(Enter your IEEE member number at the time of registration, or register and email us your member number and we will apply it at that time)

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Residential program tuition includes:

  • Opening Sunday dinner
  • All academic supplies and classes
  • Double occupancy room in the residence hall
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in the campus dining hall
  • Camp t-shirt
  • Site visit and excursion expenses
  • Transportation to and from activities during two-week session
  • Super Saturday and Sleepy Sunday activities
  • Closing ceremony the last Friday of each session 3PM

Commuter/Day program tuition includes:

  • Opening Sunday dinner (check-in Sunday 3:00pm, depart 7:00pm)
  • All academic supplies and classes
  • Daily lunch in the campus dining hall
  • Camp t-shirt
  • Site visit and excursion expenses for Institute trips taking place during the day/class time
  • Transportation to and from activities during two-week session
  • Monday - Friday 9am-4:30pm
  • Closing ceremony the last Friday of each session 3PM

Airport Pick-Up/Drop-Off Service

TryEngineering Summer Institute offers airport pick-up and drop-off service for students that may not live locally. A professional staff member will meet your student at the airport and escort them to the TryEngineering Summer Institute campus on the day the program starts. At the end of the program, your teen will be escorted back to the airport, and our staff member will remain at the airport until their flight departs.  MAny more details available after registration.

Airport Pick-up/Drop-off service: $95 one way, $175 both ways

Airport Information:
  • Vaughn: LaGuardia (LGA) & John F. Kennedy International (JFK)
  • Rice University: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
  • University Of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
  • University of San Diego: San Diego International Airport (SAN)

Enrollment Process

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.

 

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.

 

Returning Student Discount

Did you have a great time at TryEngineering camp last year? Come back this summer to experience a refreshed curriculum 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.

Scholarships

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.

Registration Deadline

Registration Deadline:

Registration closes June 15th.  

Registrations before May 15th:  Spots can be secured with a $500 deposit.

Registration after May 15th:  Accepted on a space-available basis; all registrations require full payment after this date.

 

Refund Policy

Refund policy:

Register for the 2022 Summer Institute with confidence!

If TESI cancels the program for any reason, we will issue full and complete refunds (including the deposit) to all of our students, just like we did in Summer 2020 due to COVID-19. 

In addition, students may cancel their registrations for any reason by May 15, 2022 and receive a full refund including the deposit.  After May 15th, 2022 all payments become non-refundable if a student withdraws, is dismissed or doesn't show for any reason. 

 

 


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