Youth Camps

Child works on a robot during a camp

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

2024 Summer Camps

Dates: July 15-17, 2024
Grades: 6-12
Cost: $299


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

Game Development

Dates: July 15-19, 2024
Grades: 9-12
Cost: $375


Learn software development skills and computer programming through video games. Gain knowledge about computer graphics and Object Oriented Programming in the Unity game environment.

STEM Quest: Engineering Foundations Overnight Camp

Dates: July 22-26, 2024
Grades 9-12
Cost: $25 refundable deposit up to 1 week before camp start date
Apply (deadline May 17)

*Applying does not guarantee enrollment in the camp. Notifications will be sent by May 21.

Explore engineering with hands-on activities to strengthen skills in math, physics and chemistry.

Programmable Robotics Overnight Camp

Dates: July 24-26, 2024
Grades: 5-10
Cost: $499


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

Girl Experiencing Environmental Engineering

Dates: Aug. 6-9, 2024
Ages: 13 and up
Cost: $30


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

Build an Underwater Robot

Dates: Aug. 7-9, 2024
Session 1: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Session 2: 1 – 5 p.m.
Grades: 3-8
Cost: $199


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

Machine Learning & AI

Session I: June 1-2, 2024 | Session II: Aug. 3-4, 2024
In-Person Option: Grades: 9-12 | Cost $150
Virtual Option: Grades 9-12 and K-12 teachers | Cost: $100

Experience a hands-on introduction to the basics of data science and machine learning. Available both in-person and online.

Past Camps

Neural Models & Machine Learning

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

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.

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.

For More Information Contact:

Kate Reuter