High School Student Engineering Programs

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Virtual Advanced Engineering 

Rising 9th & 10th Grade Students,         

July 20-24, 2020        

Zoom, 10:00 am - 11:30 am & 1:00pm - 2:30 pm 

This camp is designed for students who have had an introduction to engineering and wish to further their knowledge and experience. General topics in electrical, mechanical, civil, environmental and computer science will be taught virtually through hands-on activities and projects. This camp will run on Zoom from 10:00-11:30am and 1:00-2:30 pm, Monday through Friday and includes the following:

  • Curriculum and projects designed by Lyle faculty

  • All project materials provided by mail

  • SMU Lyle Engineering students as Zoom support and mentors

Cost: $150



Virtual Engineering Design Experience 

Rising 11th & 12th Grade Students,

Females July 27-31, 2020,   

Males July 20-24, 2020 

Zoom, 10:00 am - 11:30 am & 1:00pm - 2:30 pm 

The camp is designed for rising juniors and seniors in high school to explore the four main disciplines of engineering offered at the Lyle School: electrical, mechanical, civil and environmental engineering, as well as computer science learning the skills and tools that are part of a career in engineering. SMU Lyle undergraduate students will serve as camp counselors and mentors. A separate camp will be offered for females (July 27-31, 2020) and males (July 20-24, 2020). The 5 day virtual camp will include the following:

• Skill-building workshops to teach engineering concepts

• A real-world challenge to prototype

• Effective presentation-skills workshops

• Video campus tour and Lyle Engineering School Lab tour

• The opportunity to present their project virtually on the final day to their families and friends, and staff and faculty of the Lyle School.

Cost: $200




Questions? Call us at 214-768-2070 or send us an email to LyleSummerPrograms@lyle.smu.edu.