Middle School Summer Engineering Camp

Calling future engineers! Join us for an exciting hands-on mechanical and civil engineering experience for middle school students.

Camp Dates

June 10 to 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For students in grades 6 to 8.

Registration is now closed.

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* After you supply your contact information with the form above, our camp team will reach out to complete the registration process. Space will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Students will be accepted until three weeks prior to the first day of camp. We will put students on a waiting list.

The camp will be in-person at Purdue University Northwest’s Hammond Campus.

schematic of gears for engineering


About Summer Engineering Camp

You will participate in interactive lab and classroom activities in both mechanical and civil engineering. These subject areas are degree programs offered at Purdue University Northwest.

The camp will cover practical engineering topics, including 3D printing, renewable energy, bridge/road designing, virtual reality and electric cars. Students will gain hands-on experience building a basal wood bridge, cardboard wind tunnel and EV go-cart.

Daily Schedule

Sessions and activities will be developed for middle school students. Sessions will rotate each day through different engineering areas and topics. Camp certificates will be presented at the end of the week during a closing ceremony on Friday afternoon.


Open to middle school students.

Photos from Middle School Camp

Additional Forms Required

After submitting your registration for the Summer Engineering Camp, please be sure to complete the following two forms:

Contact Us

Wubeshet Woldemariam

Wubeshet Woldemariam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering


(219) 989-3147

Hammond Campus, PWRS 211H