Summer Programs for Elementary School

Elementary school day campers build newspaper chairs, summer 2014.


The NC State College of Engineering offers week-long summer day camps for elementary school students in Raleigh and partner locations: Charlotte, Hickory and Morganton. Campers learn how engineers help society, and they experience engineering themselves through hands-on, creative investigations and design activities. New activities are introduced each year, all of which give a unique perspective on the Engineering Design Process. Some previous exciting activities have involved designing extreme water slides, solar cities, heart valves, jellyfish and many more!

The Basics

Who: Students currently in 2nd through 4th grades.
What: A week-long day camp filled with fun engineering activities.
Where: All over North Carolina!
When: June through July. The dates vary by location.
Why: Because it's fun!
How: Check individual locations for application information.
How much: Fees vary by location. Financial aid may be available for families that demonstrate financial need.


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