Washington Camps

The following camp directory lists some of the summer camps for K-12 students in engineering throughout the United States and Canada that are and were previously offered. The directory lists camps that have been hosted by Universities and research centers in the past. Please note that all camps may not be offered every year and that new camps and programs are currently being added. Old or unsuccessful programs are always being eliminated or modified. A substantial number of programs specifically target minorities, women, and other groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences. The programs offered change frequently, and this database is not comprehensive. This is only meant to be a guide to aid your search for engineering education preparation tools. Many of the programs offer scholarships and may have application deadlines as early as January. If you are interested in a program, please email, call or write the organization listed for an application and the most current information available.


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DigiPen Institute of Technology
DigiPen ProjectFUN Workshops

DigiPen ProjectFUN Summer Workshops, the leader in video game development education, offers an exciting opportunity for students to get hands-on experience in video game programming, 3D animation and robotics technology. Held at the DigiPen Institute Of Technology campus in Redmond, Washington, these intensive two-week workshops are ideal for those considering a serious career as a video game programmer, 3D artist or computer engineer. All workshops are designed with a project-based curriculum, providing fun and engaging lessons that encourage students to use their problem-solving skills and give them the opportunity to explore new technologies.
Contact: ProjectFUN Workshops, DigiPen Institute of Technology, 5001 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052 or call (866) 478-5236
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://workshops.digipen.edu


iD Tech Camps
Summer Technology and Computer Camps

Love programming, gaming, or robotics?  Take hobbies further and gain a competitive edge! Create iPhone apps, programs with C++ and Java, video games, websites, movies, 3D models, robots, photos, and more.  Accredited Continuing Education Units are available.  Over 130,000 students ages 7-17 have enrolled in fun and challenging, weeklong, day and overnight programs held at 60 prestigious universities in 27 states including the University of Washington.  Small classes (max 8:1) are guaranteed, and taught by adult-only instructors for personalized curriculum with a small group to optimize learning and social experiences. Additional multi-week summer camp teen programs for ages 13-18 at select universities include: iD Gaming Academy, iD Programming Academy, and iD Visual Arts Academy (filmmaking and photography).
Contact: 1-888-709-TECH (8324)
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.internaldrive.com/locations/wa-summer-camps-washington-computer-camps/university-of-washington-seattle-area


University of Washington
Materials Camp

Sponsored by ASM International, this camp runs in the Materials Science and Engineering Department. Students should be entering their junior or senior year in high school, be involved in math, science, and industrial technology classes, and be highly motivated inquisitive learners with math and science aptitutde. The weeklong summer camp utilizes hands-on learning principles of applied math, physics, and chemistry, a unique team-based, intensive problem solving science experience under the direction of a distinguished world-class faculty materials mentor, and a combination of mini-demonstrations, field trips with extensive involvement in laboratory facilities to actively explore materials science and engineering principles.
Contact: Dmitriy Khatayevich, Camp Coordinator, Materials Science and Engineering, 302 Roberts, Box 352120, University of Washington; Seattle, WA 98195-2120 (tel: 206-616-6581)
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://depts.washington.edu/matcamp/