Engineering Camp 2022
Sunday, June 26, to Thursday, June 30, 2022
New This Year: Design Day Friday
Bucknell Engineering Camp is excited to offer an additional day of engineering exploration for campers who have completed grade 9, 10 or 11. Design Day Friday includes:
- Overnight stay Thursday, June 30, through Friday, July 1
- Lunch and dinner on Thursday, June 30, and breakfast on Friday, July 1
- Special engineering design sessions Thursday afternoon and Friday morning
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements
- COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all Bucknell University Engineering Camp participants.
- Campers must have completed their vaccine sequence at least two weeks before the start of camp. Students can email a photo or pdf of their updated vaccination card to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Students with an approved medical exemption are required to submit evidence of a negative COVID-19 test within three days of arrival to camp. For more information about applying for a medical exemption, please email email@example.com.
- If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home. Campers who have paid for camp in full and then test positive for COVID-19 will receive a refund.
- Updates involving COVID-19 related decisions will be posted on this website and communicated to the Engineering Camp community through email as they are available.
- If you have any questions about the COVID-19 vaccine requirements, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Bucknell University's COVID-19 policy for visitors and guests, click here.
Engineering Camp welcomes students who will have completed grades 7 through 11 by the summer of the camp. Campers are placed in age-appropriate sections. Acceptance is subject to a review of teacher and guidance counselor recommendations.
How to Apply
Step 1: Complete the online Application form.
Step 2: Download the Teacher Recommendation and Counselor Approval forms and have one teacher and your guidance counselor complete them.
Step 3: Email the completed Recommendation and Approval forms to email@example.com.
View the application
Tuition & Aid
Tuition for a single residential student: $1,000.
Tuition includes instruction and related course materials, laboratory and classroom supplies, housing and all meals.
Need-based financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about financial aid.
Students are housed in residence halls on the Bucknell campus with 24/7 supervision by residential assistants. Meals are provided by Bucknell Dining Services.
During camp, you will live in a typical first-year residence hall room with a roommate. If you know someone else coming to camp, you can elect to room with them. You will eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in the all-you-can-eat cafeteria. A typical day is as follows:
- 7:30 a.m.: Students are responsible for getting up and ready, eating and getting to class on time
- 8:30 a.m.–noon: Morning instruction, involving lectures, demonstrations and/or laboratory experiences, typically divided into several shorter periods
- Noon–12:50 p.m.: Lunch. Students are escorted to lunch and given free time after eating. Students are responsible for returning to class on time
- 1 p.m.–4:15 p.m.: Afternoon instruction, involving lectures, demonstrations and/or laboratory experiences, typically divided into several shorter periods
- 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Activity. Students can participate in a number of athletic or other activities accompanied by an RA
- 5:30 p.m.–7 p.m.: Dinner. Students return to housing accompanied by an RA
- 7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.: Evening instruction and enriching activities (arts and humanities)
- 9 p.m.: Free time in halls
- 10:30 p.m.: Quiet time
- 11 p.m.: Lights out
For More Information Contact:
Professor Erin Jablonski
Administrative Assistant, Dean's Office & Engineering Corporate Relations