Introduction to Engineering Camp
July 10 - 14, 2017



  • Applications for the 2017 Introduction to Engineering Camp have closed. We are no longer accepting any applications. 

Student Eligibility

High school students who will be entering the 9th and 10th grades in Fall 2017 are eligible. Space is limited to 40 students.

About the Academy

  • Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14, 2017

Day camp only; overnight housing is not provided for this program.

Rising high school freshmen and sophomores participate in the five-day camp to explore the various fields of engineering.

During the camp, Parks College engineering students will guide participants through hands-on activities in:

  • aerospace and mechanical engineering
  • biomedical engineering
  • computer and electrical engineering
  • civil engineering
  • innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering

Students will also hear from guest speakers who are engineers and researchers working in the field, take an off-campus field trip to a site in the engineering industry, compete in engineering-based challenges and explore Saint Louis University.

This camp meets in McDonnell Douglas Hall (3450 Lindell Blvd.). The daily schedule is as follows:

8:30 – 9 a.m. – Check-in

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Engineering programs

12 – 1 p.m. – Lunch break on campus (meal included in camp tuition)

1 – 5 p.m. – Engineering programs

5 – 5:30 p.m. – Check-out


Tuition for the Introduction to Engineering Camp is $400. 

  • We will not ask for the payment until all applications have been received and invitations to register have been sent out in May 2017.
  • Scholarships are available based on academic merit and financial aid. Please submit the scholarship application in order to be considered. 
  • Tuition covers all materials and activities, daily lunch and snacks, and the field trip during the camp. 

Additional information

If you have any questions, please contact or 314-977-8443 for more information.