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WiSTEM High School Camps

WiSTEM offers virtual and on-campus camps and academies for rising high school sophomores through seniors

Women in STEM (WiSTEM) summer camps and academies provide high school students with the opportunity to explore STEM career paths, gain hands-on STEM experiences, connect with STEM role models, and experience an in-depth and interactive overview of STEM majors offered at UT Austin.

All rising sophomore through senior high school students are welcome and invited to apply for any camp or academy that best fits their interests and high school grade.

Day Camps

CEO Day Camps are in-person and on campus for a single day from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with lunch & snacks included.

These experiences for rising high school sophomores through seniors are designed for participants to Consider Every Option (CEO) and explore cross-sections of STEM disciplines and college majors with similar or overlapping career paths.

Learn more about CEO Day camps!

Residential Camps

The CREATEatUT residential summer camp is an in-person, on-campus experience for students going into their junior year of high school who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, or math. The 4-day, 3-night experience is focused on engineering career paths and college majors.

Learn more about CREATEatUT!

The Women Engineers at The University of Texas at Austin (WEatUT) is an in-person, on-campus experience for high school seniors who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, or math. The 5-day, 4-night experience is focused on engineering career paths and college majors.

Learn more about WEatUT!

Virtual Summer Camps

Summer Engineering Experience (SEE) is a 2-month virtual camp experience for rising high school sophomores through seniors. Designed to explore each engineering major offered at UT Austin with weekly informational newsletters, role model webinars, and engineering design challenges completed and explored asynchronously at your own pace. Participants spend 2-4 hours weekly on asynchronous camp activities.

Learn more about the Summer Engineering Experience!

Summer Learning Academy (SLA) is a 2-month virtual camp experience for rising high school seniors. Designed to explore STEM professional skills including mindfulness in design, design thinking, presentation skills, and more. Camp includes weekly informational newsletters, role model webinars, and the opportunity to earn digital badges asynchronously at your own pace. Participants spend 2-4 hours weekly on asynchronous camp activities.

Learn more about the Summer Learning Academy!

Timeline

  • Applications Open: March 11, 2022
  • Early Application Deadline: March 25, 2022
  • Early Admissions Decision Notification: April 8, 2022
  • Final Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Deadline to accept offer, complete pre-survey, and pay registration fee for CEO: High Tech and CREATEatUT: May 24th
  • Deadline to accept offer, complete pre-survey, and pay registration fee for WEatUT: May 31st
  • Deadline to accept offer, complete pre-survey, and pay registration fee for CEO: High Tech and CEO: Medical Technology: June 2nd
  • Camps: Various dates throughout June and July, 2022

Questions?

Email us: wistem@utexas.edu