K-12 Camps - Mizzou Engineering

Meet Mizzou Engineering: K-12 Camps

Get a head start on your engineering education! Mizzou Engineering offers a variety of experiences for kindergarten through high school students who are interested in exploring the field and want to experience life as a Mizzou Engineer.

Current K-12 Camps

Holiday Programmable Robotics Camp

Cost: $199, includes registration, robot ($129 value) and snacks
Session I: Dec. 27-28; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Session II: Dec. 27-28; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Give a gift that will keep on giving! Sign a child up for the Holiday Programmable Robotics Camp! Receive a programmable “mBot Neo” robot to wrap and put under the tree. Children will then bring the robot to the camp to assemble and program it using an easy-to-learn computer language. Select from two sessions on Dec. 27 & 28: Morning session from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Afternoon session from 1 – 4 p.m. Recommended for children grades 3-8. No previous experience needed. The cost is $199, which includes the price of the robot ($129 value). Hosted by Mizzou Engineering and the Army Ants FIRST® Robotics team. Seats are limited so register today!


High School Day

Thursday, Oct. 26 | 8 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. | Lafferre hall

Explore what Mizzou Engineering has to offer. Learn about life at Mizzou, discover student clubs and more! Lunch will be provided. Register today!

Middle School Day

Friday, Oct. 27 | 8 – 11:30 a.m. | Lafferre Hall

Learn about life at Mizzou Engineering! Talk to students, explore student clubs and discover new possibilities. Don’t miss out. Space is limited so register today!

Past K-12 Camps

Neural Models & Machine Learning

Receive a hands-on introduction to neuroscience and neural engineering.

Build an Underwater Robot

Build an underwater robot that you will test in a pool on the last day of camp.

Create a Customized Advanced Robot

Create a custom robot using Computer Aided Design and 3D printing, then control it with Scratch or Python programming languages.

Girls Experiencing Environmental Engineering

Learn how you can use environmental engineering to promote sustainability and prevent pollution.

Game Dev Hack

Learn popular methods of development for games, from computer to mobile.

Hacker Tracker Cyber Security Camp

Play detective and use coding and tools to detect cyber attacks. Students will need a personal computer with internet access and software installation privileges.

FLO (Fluid Dynamics Learning Opportunities) Camp

Engage with University of Missouri College of Engineering student organizations and participate in hands-on experiments at FLO Camp, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. A full day, in-person camp, participants will tour state of the art labs involving heat transfer and fluid mechanics while learning about the College of Engineering.

Past Undergraduate and Graduate Camps

Neural Models & Machine Learning

Receive a hands-on introduction to neuroscience and neural engineering using over hands-on virtual labs. Register.

Machine Learning & AI Camp

Learn the fundamentals of machine learning and AI while also gaining experience with Colab notebooks and the basics of python programming. Register.

Recurring Events

High School Day

High School Day is an all-day event for students in grades 9-12 to explore programs and opportunities at Mizzou Engineering. You’ll meet faculty and current students and will explore the different disciplines we offer. Through demonstrations and activities, you’ll have the opportunity to think critically and solve problems using engineering principles. The event also features a breakfast with the Dean, lunch with current engineering students and dinner with new friends.

Daughter Day

Girls in grades 6-9 and a parent or guardian are invited to attend the Women in Engineering’s annual Daughter Day at Mizzou Engineering. Girls and their guests will learn about career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), participate in hands-on engineering activities, interact with members of Alpha Omega Epsilon, Society of Women Engineers and meet our faculty.