Outreach and Events

Each year, the KU School of Engineering hosts several events, camps and programs that let students of all ages and their teachers explore the possibilities of engineering.  Whether you're trying to find out if engineering is a good career choice for you, or if you want to get a taste for life at KU, there's a KU School of Engineering event or camp for you.  

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Would you like us to perform an activity for your class or group?  Fill-out this form to make a request.
 

Upcoming Outreach Events

Sparkology Mini-Camps for grade and middle schoolers

Sparkology mini-camps are offered by {Spark} in partnership with various other School of Engineering student organizations.  They take place on select Saturdays from 10am - 12pm or 2pm - 4pm at:  

KU School of Engineering
1536 W. 15th St, 1135 Learned Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045

Sign-up for our mailing list to be notified when registrations become available.

Grades 1-3
April 6th, 2019                Hands on Reactions, hosted by International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers
May 4th, 2019                Self-Powered Car Workshop, hosted by KU Solar Car

Grades 4-5
Feb. 23rd, 2019              3D Printing Workshop, Hosted by Society of Manufacturing Engineers
March 2nd, 2019            Take Flight, hosted by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
March 30th, 2019           Computing Activity, hosted by (HUB)
April 13th, 2019              Hunt for Oil/Deep Water drilling, hosted by society for Petroleum Engineers

Grades 6-8
March 23rd, 2019           Paper Towers Challenge, hosted by Society for Women Engineers
April 13th, 2019              Self driving potato, hosted by KU Robotics
April 27th, 2019              App Inventor, hosted by KU Robotics

KU {Spark} is a student organization dedicated to inspiring, educating, and exposing K-12 students to the wonders of technology.

High School Summer Camps


Registration for Project Discovery 2019 will open on March 1st!  

Project Discovery is a week long, intensive learning camp for high school students (grades 9-12). New for 2019, we will be offering the residential camp option, as well as a day camp option.  Campers choose from different engineering disciplines and work closely with KU faculty and graduate students as they complete a hands-on project. Held on KU’s Lawrence campus, students will get an up-close view of KU and the School of Engineering classrooms and labs. 

Get additional information about Summer Camps

June 9 – 14 June 16 – 21 June 23 – 28 July 7 – 12 July 14 – 19

•  Girls Maker Camp 

•  Architectural & Civil Engineering
•  Bioengineering
•  Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

•  Maker Camp

•  Architectural & Civil Engineering
•  Bioengineering
•  Computer Science – Game Development

•  Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

•  Aerospace Engineering
•  Computer Science – Game Development

•  Electrical Engineering
•  Mechanical Engineering – Robotics

•  Aerospace Engineering
•  Electrical Engineering
•  Mechanical Engineering – Robotics

 

 

Summer Camps

Summer Camps

High School Design Competition

High School Design Competition

Engineering Expo Engineering & Science Fair

Engineering Expo Engineering & Science Fair

 

Events


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