The College of Engineering at Bucknell University invites you to Engineering Camp, June 26 - July 1, 2016.

This program is an academically challenging, hands-on introduction to various engineering disciplines, topics in technology, and how basic scientific phenomena are applied in engineering design. The curriculum includes classroom instruction, laboratory demonstrations and experiments, and a variety of other interesting and fun academic activities. All instruction is done by Bucknell University professors.


The camp has two concurrent programs. Acceptance is subject to review of teacher and guidance counselor recommendations. Academic records may be requested by the evaluation committee.

  • Program 1: Open to students who will have completed 7th, 8th or 9th grade by June 2016.
  • Program 2: Open to students who will have completed 10th or 11th grade by June 2016.

Benefits of Participation

This summer program is designed to prepare you for the college experience, with seminars by university professors, instructional demonstrations, hands-on experience in the laboratories, and the opportunity to meet other students with similar interests.

How to Apply

Learn more about the application process

Camper Expectations

Students attending Engineering Camp are expected to work to the best of their abilities.

Students will be in class or lab from 8:30 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m. each weekday. The academic schedule is designed to be rigorous but fun.

Students who consistently do not participate in class, do not turn in assignments, or purposefully and repeatedly disrupt the class will be subject to disciplinary action and could be asked to leave the program.

Teaching assistants are provided to help with all out of class activities.

Camp Schedule

Curious about what we do each day? Explore a sample schedule.

Room & Board

Students are housed in residence halls on the Bucknell campus with 24/7 supervision by Residential Assistants (RAs). Students' meals are provided by Bucknell Dining Services.

There are various activities including sports and friendly academic competitions. All activities are supervised.

Tuition & Aid

The 2016 Program Cost for a single residential student is $1,000.

Fees include tuition for instruction and related course materials, laboratory and classroom supplies, housing and all meals.

Need-based financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Contact us for for more information about financial aid.


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