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, Morganton and Rocky Mount. Campers learn how engineers impact society, and they experience engineering themselves through hands-on, creative investigations and design activities. New activities are introduced each year. Past activities have involved rocket design, egg drops, lip balm, silly putty, and 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: TBD. Fees vary by location. Financial aid may be available for all families that demonstrate financial need.


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