Summer Programs


The Diversity, Outreach and Inclusion Office will be offering two one-day summer experiences for rising junior and senior High School students for the 2019-20 academic year. The program will introduce prospective students to careers and opportunities within engineering through hands-on and interactive learning. Students will experience engineering from a humanitarian perspective and learn about the engineering design build process and team work as relates to consumer safety.  

Students will also receive important information on the college application process as well as financial aid and scholarships.

DATES TO REMEMBER: June and July 2020... more details available in January 2020

Registration Coming Soon

For questions or concerns, please email Ivette

Sponsored by the GM Foundation and in partnership with the Toy Adaptation Program (TAP) and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR)

Data Science for Women Summer Camp

The Translational Data Analytics Institute hosts a free summer camp that introduces 35 young women in grades 8-10 to data science and analytics—an exciting, fast-growing field centered on scientific methods and processes for extracting new knowledge from data. Students who learn these skills can combine them with an unimaginably wide range of interests, from business and biology to health care and education, to city planning and social serivces and they are in high demand by employers.

Participants will be able to: 

  • Explore educational and career opportunities in data science and analytics
  • Gain hands-on experience using data software, visualizing data, and giving presentations
  • Work in student teams and with mentors to develop analytical and problem-solving skills

For more information click here.

Science and Engineering Summer Camps at Ohio State Marion

Summer Engineering Institute for High School Juniors and Seniors

June 3-6, 2019 9AM - 3PM

The Summer Engineering Institute (SEI) will provide opportunities to explore the fundamentals of engineering. The SEI will introduce students to a variety of engineering areas and engineering fundamentals. Topics inclde engineering design process, teamwork skill, elements of problem solving, and engineering professionalism and ethics.

For further information on the summer camps at Marion, click here


STEM Summer Camp (Grades 9-12)

June 10-14, 2019 9AM - 5PM

The STEM Summer camp focuses on exploration in science and engineering topics. Camp attendees will experience sessions in mathematics, problem solving, biochemistry, engineering and robotics while working directly with Ohio State Marion faculty, undergraduate peer mentors, and local high school teachers.

For further information on the summer camps at Marion, click here


Summer Engineering Camp for Middle School Girls

June 10-14, 2019 9AM - 3PM

Summer Engineering Camp for Middle School Girls provides an opportunity for middle school girls to participate in hand-on projects to broaden their knowledge and skills. Attendees will explore different majors and become familar with various engineering disciplines with an ultimate goal of making informed decisions and building pathways into high school engineering courses.

For further information on the summer camps at Marion, click here


Camp CAR

July 22-26, 2019 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Ohio State University
Center for Automotive Research
​930 Kinnear Rd.

Camp Car is a week long summer day camp intended to educate students 14-18 year olds on various aspects of engineering including automotive, simulation and manufacturing. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from CAR researchers about the latest research initiatives, complete hands on projects and even take a field trip or two!

There is no charge to participate in this camp, however space is extremely limited! The deadline to apply is May 1.

Transportation to and from camp will be available on a need basis. 

Questions: Please call 614-292-5990 or email

Click here for more information