Discover Engineering

In this college course, students will explore various disciplines of engineering through academic lectures and classroom discussions. Students will gain practical experience through hands-on projects which involve designing, building and testing and will learn how to conduct research using design thinking and the engineering design process. Students receive 3 units of USC elective credit upon […]

SHINE (Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering)

The Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering (SHINE) offers a seven-week immersion in a professor’s lab, with close mentoring by the research team plus SHINE cohort activities. Dates: June 13 – July 29, 2022 Age group: Rising sophomores through seniors Schedule: 20 hours/week, usually Mon, Wed, Friday Cost: $5,300 Scholarships: Based on financial need […]

Summer Engineering Camp

During the two week camp, students will explore aerospace, electrical, civil and mechanical engineering with hands-on activities such as rockets, circuits, bridges, and robots.  Students will also explore computer science by learning to code and write apps. Dates: July 18 to July 29, 2022 Application deadline: May 15, 2022 Age group: Currently enrolled in 5th, 6th or […]

Project Payload

  During this two week summer camp, middle school girls will design, build and launch their rockets and high-altitude balloon sensor device at STARBASE in Los Alamitos. Students will use the scientific method and engineering design process to experiment and gather data on their launches. Dates: July 18 to July 29, 2022 Application deadline: May […]

Energy of STEM

During the virtual camps, students will have the opportunity to explore concepts around Green Energy (elementary) and Electronics (high school). The camps will include demonstrations and lessons, hands-on projects and group-work, and time for connecting and sharing with peers in a fun, engaging environment. All materials needed for the camp will be provided and mailed […]

Summer Scholars Program at UCLA

Deadline: April 1, 2022     Summer Scholars Support is a need- and merit-based scholarship opportunity for California high school students enrolled in grades 8th – 11th. Both partial and full scholarships are available for students enrolled in one Summer Course, a Precollege Summer Institute, or the Summer College Immersion Program (SCIP or eSCIP). To apply […]

Center Theatre Group Student Ambassador Program

  The Center Theatre Group Student Ambassador Program is for high school students who are curious about the arts and want to build leadership and teamwork skills. Student Ambassadors work with theater professionals and with one another on exciting projects to involve more young people in the Los Angeles arts community. There is no fee to participate in the […]

CalArts Community Partnership Programs

Deadline: March 1, 2022 The award-winning CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP), a co-curricular program of CalArts, offers free after-school and school-based arts programs for youth ages 4-18 in every discipline taught at the Institute. Programs are offered at public schools, community centers and social service agencies, covering a 1,000-square-mile radius across Los Angeles County. With […]

California Science Center Young Curators Program

Deadline: May 18, 2018 Young Curators Program provides an opportunity for middle school student who love science to support community education and develop public speaking, customer service, workforce preparedness and leadership skills. Eligible students and their families participate in free and exclusive science programming at the California Science Center. link here for more information Year around […]