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Check out upcoming programs that are still enrolling below

Engineers and computer scientists use math, science and imagination to solve problems, invent new things, and improve the world around us. If you like math and science, solving problems, thinking creatively, or are curious about how things work, you are already on your way to becoming an engineer or computer scientist!

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Programs

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Type

Residential

Who

This co-ed program is open to both U.S. and International students entering grades 10th-12th in Fall 2024 as well as recent graduates.

When

Session 1: June 23-27, 2024, Session 2: July 7-11, 2024

Requirements

(1)High school sophomores, juniors and seniors with GPA 3.0 or better in engineering core courses such as math, sciences and technology. (2) A transcript (preferably of a full year).

Program fee

$1048

Program details

Intended for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors seriously considering engineering as their career choice, this residential program is designed to give in-depth experiences in engineering majors. Each day students will learn about a major and spend time with an engineering faculty member, a graduate student, an undergraduate student engaged in short lecture, demonstrations, hands-on activities, team-based problem solving, and tours. Presentations by the Honors College, Admissions Office, Study Abroad and The Center (Co-op/Internship and Undergraduate Research Opportunities) as well as tours of engineering research facilities will be conducted.

Session 1 Schedule This session is full. Register to be on the wait list
Session 2 Schedule This session is full. Register to be on the wait list 

Check out the MGIT, spots are still open!

Application deadline

June 17, 2024

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Type

Residential

Who

This is a co-ed program open to both U.S. and International students entering grades 11 and 12 in Fall 2024 as well as recent graduates.

When

July 7-12, 2024

Requirements

  1. High school juniors and seniors with GPA 3.0 or better in engineering core courses such as math, sciences and technology.
  2. A transcript (preferably of a full year).

Program fee

$1160

Program details

Making a Game of it (MGIT) facilitates students technological growth and provides computer software skills that are directly applicable to STEM related professions. Students participating in this program will:
Develop Software in Python
Design a video game
Be prepared to enter MSU’s Computer Science degree granting program
This program is taught by MSU’s faculty and graduate students who are experienced researchers and teachers interested in sharing computer and coding skills with future engineering students.

Schedule

Application deadline

July 2, 2024

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Type

Commuter (8am-12pm)

Who

Students in 4rd-7th grade in Fall 2024

When

Session 1: June 17-21, 2024, Session 2: June 24-28, 2024, Session 3: July 8-12, 2024

Requirements

No specific requirements other than application and attending 4rd-7th grade in Fall 2024

Program fee

$399 per participant per person

Program details

Build and test multiple robotic systems, beginning with EV3 and progressing to more advanced engineering robotics systems such as VEX IQ. Work in teams to build custom robots, test your ideas, and learn engineering problem-solving skills. Then face-off against other teams in robot vs. robot competitions!

Schedule (same for all sessions)

Application deadline

June 14 (session 1), June 21 (session2), July 5 (session3) 2024

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Type

Residential

Who

Rising 9th and 10th graders by invitation only

When

June 17 - June 21

Program details

The semiconductor summer program is designed to provide a unique, fun, hands-on experience to middle school students about semiconductor technologies that are used in every technology gadget that you can imagine. Participants will operate state-of-the art equipment and technologies used to integrate semiconductors in chips. Students will design, fabricate and test their own circuits.

Type

Residential

Who

Restricted to invitees by DAPCEP

When

July 15 – 19, 2024 

Requirements

  1. High school juniors with GPA 3.0 or better in core courses such as math, sciences, and technology.
  2. A transcript (preferably of a full year).

Program details

This residential summer program presents a great opportunity to prospective engineering students interested in the field of Computer Science and Engineering. During the program, students will learn computer science and computer engineering principles, coding using Python, data analytics, cybersecurity, and applications into autonomous vehicles through short lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experiments, team-based problem solving, and tours.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

If the program is residential, then yes, and this is an important part of the whole camp experience.
Students are constantly supervised by our team of mentors. The mentors also stay in the dorms throughout the duration of the program.
The only thing the students will need spending money for is if they would like to purchase souvenirs or extra snacks.
Linens are provided; however, we encourage you to bring your own to feel more comfortable. (Sheets are size twin extra long.)
Students can be picked up only at the Lansing airport the first day of summer programs. Please contact us before booking the flight. If the student arrives at the Detroit airport, there is a bus service called: Michigan Flyer
Michigan Flyer | Michigan Bus to Detroit Metro Airport and this bus can drop the student at the East Lansing Marriott Hotel where we can pick up the participant.
Due to security issues, we do not permit any visitors.
No, due to safety concerns we do not allow students to leave campus.
No, in order to park in university parking lots, you must have a permit. You can not get a permit unless you are a current MSU student.
The fee covers all the educational and recreational activities, plus the room and board.
Regretfully, we do not offer scholarships for the pre-college programs, only for the regular undergraduate programs.
The payment is the last step in the application process and it is required to review the applicant. Payment by credit card.
We will return the payment, excluding a processing fee of $ 25.00.
We believe that meeting new people is part of the college experience. Therefore, we do not allow students to choose their own roommate. Students need to learn how to adapt to new environments.

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