K-12 Camp Opportunities

Are you interested in engineering? Do you want to experience life as a Mizzou Engineering student? Then Mizzou Engineering has a camp experience for you! Camps are offered for students as young as kindergarten all the way through high School.

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Grades: K-5  

Camp Date: Stay tuned for our next STEM Cubs in the Fall of 2020

STEM Cubs is a free engineering day camp on the University of Missouri’s campus at the College of Engineering. The program emphasizes the importance of exploratory and experiential learning. STEM Cubs seeks to engage elementary-aged students from underrepresented and low-income backgrounds in activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. A collaboration between the College of Engineering, College of Education, and the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity’s Access and Leadership Development unit, STEM Cubs takes place three times a year: summer, fall, and spring. Space is limited, with applications available one month before each camp.

Contact: Hilary Mueller
Cost: Free
Registration: Contact Hilary Mueller for details

Summers @ Mizzou: Network Forensics for Hacker Trackers

Ages: 14-18  Dates: July 15-19

Do you like playing detective for investigating cyber attacks? Are you interested in learning tools and coding for detecting cyber attacks and developing cool visualizations to track cyber attacks? Here you will assume the role of expert witnesses by conducting a network forensics investigation to catch cyber-criminals who were attacking a “Good online gaming” company. You will learn coding with a database and analyze attacks with tools such as Wireshark and Snort. You will also collect evidence to demonstrate to the jury the geographical location of the “cyber-criminal mafia” and the extent of damage caused for compensation.

Contact: Prasad Calyam,  or Teresa Bishop at 573-884-0554,
Cost: $600 before June 1, $370 for commuter only (scholarships available)
Registration: Open until June 1 or camp is full.

Merit Badge Day

Grades: Scouts of all ages  Dates: Oct. 3, 2020

The College of Engineering is co-sponsoring the Mizzou Merit Badge University 2020 with the Great Rivers Council Scouts of America. There will be more than 1,000 scouts on the Mizzou campus on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Scouts of all ages from the state of Missouri and beyond will learn a variety of subjects from counselors (instructors).

Contact: David Harris, 573.999.7525,  or Nicole Fickel, 573.884.7004
Cost: $22 per scout
Time: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Registration: opens June 15, more info click here

Daughter Engineering Day

Daughter Engineering Day is an opportunity for current sixth through ninth grade girls and their parent or guardian to attend the Women in Engineering’s annual Daughter Engineering Day. Students and families will learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career possibilities, participate in hands-on engineering activities, interact with the Society of Women Engineers and COE faculty. The event is FREE to all students and has limited seats.

The all-day event will be held next in the Spring of 2021.

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