WSU Camp Engineering

Wayne State University's College of Engineering and Department of Computer Science offer several camps designed for elementary, middle and high school students. These camps help students think about careers in engineering and computer science by teaching them skills that are necessary for those fields. 


While you are here, check out the animation our 2018 LEGO movie making summer camp attendees helped make:

Camp details
Ages: 7–17 
Days: Monday–Friday  
Time: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Duration: One-week sessions 

Camp registration
Camp costs are $300 per week. This includes daily lunch, field trips and supplies. Registered campers will receive one camp T-shirt, backpack, lanyard and water bottle. Additional T-shirts may be purchased during registration.

Registration is first come, first serve. Your child's seat is only secure with full payment due at the time of registration. Before and aftercare is available for an additional cost. 

Beforecare is available from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m at the rate of $5 per day. 

Aftercare is available from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the rate of $5 per day.

Professional staff
Engineering and computer science graduate students (Ph.D. and master's) teach in the program. Trained undergraduate and graduate student assistants provide additional individual assistance.

Students will be supervised during all activities.

Field trips and outdoor activities
Students attend one field trip per week and extracurricular activities daily to destinations such as the Michigan Science Center and the Detroit Institute of Arts. 

Students also participate in daily breaks with supervised outdoor play, sports and tech games

Family demonstration days
On the last day of each camp, families are welcome to attend demonstration day to see a showcase of campers' work. 

Cancellation policy
Should your family's plans change, please contact us as soon as possible as you may be entitled to a refund.

4 weeks prior to attending camp: full refund
3 weeks prior to attending camp: 50 percent refund
2 weeks prior to attending camp: 100 percent nonrefundable