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Partner Summer Programs in North Carolina

We have partnered with groups throughout the state of North Carolina in order to bring engineering summer camp experiences to more children. We hope to offer programs at additional locations around the state in future years. At all locations, students will experience engineering through hands-on, creative investigations and design activities.

Camp Locations and Information

Select the links below to find out more about the programs offered at each North Carolina location.


Alamance Engineering Summer Camps

Elementary School Camp: (Rising 3rd-5th graders)  June 17th-21st at Alamance Community College

The Alamance Engineering Summer Camp is held at the Alamance Community College will be for rising 3rd  through 5th graders. The camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will cost $75. Apply online via this link. The application deadline is April 30, 2019.

For additional information, please visit the Alamance Engineering Camp page. Teachers are welcome to apply via this application


Engineering Camp Charlotte

General Engineering: Middle School, High School: June 17 – 21

General Engineering: Middle School, High School: June 24 – 28

General Engineering: Elementary School; Intro to Engineering (K-2): July 8 – 12

General Engineering: Elementary School; Intro to Engineering (K-2):  July 15 – 19

21st Century Flight Challenges: Aerospace Engineering (3-8): July 22 – 26

Restoring & Improving Urban Infrastructure: Civil Engineering & Beyond (3-8): July 29 – Aug 2

In 2019, Engineering Camp Charlotte will return to Queens University of Charlotte with week long day camps for students in rising 3rd – 8th grades.  Our high school day camp program will be accepting students in rising 9th – 11th grades.

This year, the Charlotte program will allow for automatic enrollment. Cost per camp varies per camp (with an option for lunch).

Enrollment begins January 2, 2019 at  Contact Jennifer Thompson with questions: or (980) 500-9345.


Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation Elementary School Engineering Camp (1/2 days): TBA

Craven Community College Middle School Engineering Camp: June 24 – 28, 2019

To find out more about these to camp opportunities for rising 4th through 8th graders, please see Please see this website for more information.

Contact Susan Lloyd if you have any questions. She can be reached via phone at 252.444.3357 or email at


Innovation Camps (formerly known as Future Engineers Camps)

Elementary Future Engineers Camp (rising 3rd – 5th): June 24 – 28, 2019

Coding Camp (rising 6th – 8th):  June 24 – 28, 2019

Middle Grade Future Engineers Camp (rising 6th – 8th): July 8 – 12, 2019

Product Development (rising 9th – 12th): July 8 – 12, 2019

Robotics (rising 4th – 7th): July 22 – 26, 2019

Builders Boot Camp (rising 7th – 10th): July 22 – 26, 2019

Appalachian State University, Catawba County Champions of Education and NC State University have partnered together once again to bring engineering summer camps to elementary, middle and high school students! The camps will be held at the North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies (NCCET) in Hickory and will be led by licensed K-12 educators in partnership with Appalachian State University and NC State University faculty and students. Applicants will be able to choose from six different camps this summer, a general engineering camp, a robotics focused camp, a coding camp, a product development and a building and construction camp.

For additional information and all application information, please go to the NCCET website. If you still have questions, please email NCCET directly.


Burke Engineering Camps

Elementary School Camp: (Rising 3rd-5th graders)  TBA at Western Piedmont Community College

Middle School Summer Camp: (Rising 6th-8th graders) TBA at Western Piedmont Community College

The Burke Engineering Summer Camps are held at the Foothills Higher Education Center in Morganton and will be for rising kindergarten through 10th graders. The camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will cost $225. Apply online via this link.

For additional information, please go to Burke Engineering Camps Web page or this link to apply.


Engineering Camp Pembroke

Middle School Engineering Camp: TBA

Elementary Engineering Camp: TBA

UNC-Pembroke and NC State University College of Engineering are partnering together to bring engineering summer camps for rising 3rd through 8th graders to Pembroke. Each year, we’ll have fun new challenges for campers to experience. Camps run Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For additional information and how to apply, please visit their website.


Engineering Discovery Camp

Middle/High School Camp: June 24 – 28, 2019

The Spindale camp for rising 7th through rising 11th graders will be held on the Isothermal Community College campus in Spindale, NC. For additional information and how to apply, please visit their website and Facebook page.


Wilson Engineering Summer Camps

Wilson Elementary School Camp: June 17 – 21, 2019

Wilson Middle School Camp: June 17 – 21, 2019

The Wilson camp will be held this coming summer on the campus of Wilson Community College in Wilson, NC. The curriculum is new every year, so students may return for new challenges. All rising 3rd – 5th grade students may apply for the elementary camp and all 6th – 9th grade students may apply for the middle school camp. Cost of the camp is $150 per student if the student resides in Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson, Halifax or Northampton Counties. If a student lives outside these counties, the cost will be $250. The application deadline is May 31, 2019.

Please download and print the Student Application Form. Mailing instructions are listed on the application.

For additional questions, please contact Betty Jones (252.813.8934) or Dr. Kathy Lawson (252.813.7510). Teachers interested in any of the positions, may apply via the Teacher Application Form.