STEM summer programs from Temple University

Posted by Temple University on May 7, 2018

Temple University College of Engineering invites middle and high school students to attend:

1. MESA Summer Academy offers middle school students (grades 5-8) to get a head start on your career in space exploration on July 9-20, 9am-4pm. Students will plan and build remote robots, fly rockets, and learn to code with Sphero robots, while cementing broader concepts from across the math, science, and technology curriculums. The program fee is $595, which includes lunches, program t-shirts, and course. Apply at

2. Women’s Engineering Explorations (WE2) offers female high school students (grade 9-11) Introduction to Engineering on July 9-13 and Aquaponics on July 16-20, 9-4pm. During the first week, girls will explore the profession and research being done in the fields of Bioengineering, Civil, Environmental, Electrical and Mechanical engineering. During week 2: exposure to research, agriculture, technology, design, and farming will help Philadelphia girls work through scenarios in labs and in the community. The program fee is $500 for one week and $850 for both weeks. Apply at

3. Summer Robotics Institute offers high school students (ages 14-18) the chance to learn how to design and build programmable mobile robots, and then participate in maze mapping competitions with other high school students in the Delaware Valley on July 3-Aug 2, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday, 9:30-12pm. You will get a great introduction to a college program in electrical and computer engineering. The program cost is $550. Register here at

MESA Summer Academy and WE2, the application deadline is June 1st. There is a 10% discount for siblings, and for children of Temple University employees, students and alumni. Limited scholarships are available based on financial need and Philadelphia residents located north of City Hall).

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