Wayne State University's College of Engineering and Department of Computer Science offer several summer programs designed for elementary, middle and high school students. These summer opportunities help students think about careers in engineering and computer science by teaching them skills that are necessary for those fields.
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Time: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Duration: One-week sessions
Cost: $350 per one-week session
Registered students receive one camp t-shirt, backpack, lanyard, and water bottle for the summer program. The cost of the program is $350 per week which includes daily lunch, field trips, and supplies. 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.
Course capacity is 20-25 students per session. Students may register for multiple sessions. 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.
Before Care held from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
After Care held from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Cost $5 per day for before care, $5 per day for aftercare, or $10 per day for both before and aftercare.
No sessions will be held July 1, 2019 – July 5, 2019
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 extra curricular activities daily. Sample field trips and extra curricular activities include:
- Michigan Science Center
- Detroit Institute of Arts
- Students participate in daily breaks with supervised outdoor play, sports, and tech games.
Family demonstration days
On the last day of each program, families are welcome to attend demonstration day to see a showcase of students' work.
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 session: full refund
3 weeks prior to attending session: 50% refund
2 weeks prior to attending session: 100% non refundable