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Civil Engineering Summer Camp

The University of Kentucky Department of Civil Engineering is hosting two one-week residential camps for rising high school seniors in summer 2024. The Summer Engineering Exploration Kamp (SEEK) will feature six days of hands-on learning opportunities, guest speakers from engineering companies, interactions with current engineering students, social activities, field trips to active project sites and more.

Learn more about SEEK Camp

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Engineers Day, or E-Day, is a celebration of everything engineering has to offer. From building bridges to discovering new medications to writing the software that powers our cell phones, engineers and computer scientists do the things that make our 21st-century world work. Activities for all ages!

Visit the E-Day Website

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Women in Engineering Day

During the Women in Engineering (WiE) Day, high school students will meet alumni, faculty, staff and students as they explore UK Engineering. Learn about the process of applying to UK, discover what it takes to be a successful engineering student, meet UK Engineering staff and faculty, and engage with current leaders in the UK Society of Women Engineers. Parents and guardians will also learn how they can help their students pursue a career in engineering during a special parent/guardian workshop.

Learn more about WIE Day

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UK STEM Experiences

The UK STEM Experiences is a collaboration among the UK Colleges of Education, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences. Our goal is to expose students to a variety positive learning experiences and career options in the STEM fields. The week-long day camps are designed to help students explore and integrate the STEM disciplines through authentic hands-on projects and real world applications. Camps are available for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Visit UK STEM's website

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Kentucky Science Olympiad

UK is the home of Kentucky Science Olympiad! Each year, we host more than 800 middle and high school students on campus for a day of academic STEM competition for students who participate in Science Olympiad at their schools.

Visit the KYSO website

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Big Blue Regatta

UK Engineering’s annual high school STEM Challenge/boat race competition, where teams of students create cardboard boats and race them across the pool in the UK Lancaster Aquatic Center.