Bagley College of Engineering COVID-19 Guidelines  DETAILS

Summer Engineering Academies

Engineering Day Camps Starkville and Gulf Coast Academies: These camps are being modified per the University mandated cancellation of all in-person camps and conferences through August 1, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You will receive more information on or by May 1, 2020.

Summer Engineering Academies are an opportunity for young people who would like to explore the world of Engineering. Each program provides a unique opportunity to discover the possibilities for an exciting field of study and career.

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Engineering Day Camps - Starkville

These camps are being modified per the University mandated cancellation of all in-person camps and conferences through August 1, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You will receive more information on or by May 1, 2020.

These Day Camps are a partnership between Chevron’s C.R.E.A.T.E. program and the Bagley College of Engineering. Using legos and hands-on materials, participants will explore engineering and STEM concepts through a unique mind and hands-on experience. Each session will rely on the principles of the Engineering Design Process as presented in an engaging forum.

Applications will not be reviewed until application fee (nonrefundable) is paid and all required documents are turned in. All sessions are held in McCain Hall on the MSU campus unless otherwise indicated. If participants withdraw or cancel after May 24 no tuition refunds will be issued.

Important Notes:

  • Each course has very limited space and will fill quickly. We must receive your completed application & application fee to be considered for admittance.
  • If the program fills before all of your information is received, you will be put on a waiting list.

For additional information, please email us at bagleysummer@gmail.com.

Elementary Engineering

Students will creatively build and modify applying basic engineering principles. STEM concepts and simple machines will be used in discussions. These camps will be directed by in-service teachers licensed for this age group. We host two Elementary Engineering Academies with repeated material so you are encouraged choose one date that is best for your student. These camps are reserved on a first come first serve basis.

Audience: Students in grades K-2 during the 2019-2020 school year.
Maximum 10 students for each day.

Dates:

  • Elementary Engineering A – June 4
  • Elementary Engineering B – June 5

Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: $25 non-refundable application fee.
This year other fees are covered through the generosity of Chevron’s C.R.E.A.T.E. program and the Bagley College of Engineering partnership.

Application packet must include student application, photo release form and waiver form.

Application Deadline: April 10
Application Fee: May 15
Notification of Acceptance: May 1

Beginner Robotics

Beginner Robotics Camp is ideal for LEGO lovers who want to bring motion and life to their builds. Campers will build multiple robots and code them to complete tasks and react with sensors. Kids construct their robots and control them using basic visual programming language. Kids also gain an age appropriate understanding of environmental science in this camp. Robots will remain at camp, but one take home project will be completed. These camps are reserved on a first come first serve basis.

Audience : Grades 3-5 during the 2019-2020 school year.
Maximum 20 students.

Dates : June 17 – 18

Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: $25 non-refundable application fee.
This year other fees are covered through the generosity of Chevron’s C.R.E.A.T.E. program and the Bagley College of Engineering partnership.

Application packet must include student application, photo release form and waiver form.

Application Deadline: April 10
Application Fee: May 15
Notification of Acceptance: May 1

Junior Robotics

Junior Robotics Camp is ideal for LEGO lovers who want to bring motion and life to their builds. Campers will build multiple robots and code them to complete tasks and react with sensors. Kids construct their robots and control them using basic visual programming language. Kids also gain an age appropriate understanding of environmental science in this camp. Robots will remain at camp, but one take home project will be completed. These camps are reserved on a first come first serve basis.

Audience : Grades 6-8 during the 2019-2020 school year.
Maximum 20 students.

Dates: June 15 – 16

Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: $25 non-refundable application fee.
This year other fees are covered through the generosity of Chevron’s C.R.E.A.T.E. program and the Bagley College of Engineering partnership.

Application packet must include student application, photo release form and waiver form.

Application Deadline: April 10
Application Fee: May 15
Notification of Acceptance: May 1


Gulf Coast Academies

These camps are being modified per the University mandated cancellation of all in-person camps and conferences through August 1, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You will receive more information on or by May 1, 2020.

These day camps are a partnership between Chevron’s C.R.E.A.T.E. program, the Bagley College of Engineering and the Fab Lab. Using hands-on materials, participants will explore engineering and STEM concepts through a unique mind and hands-on experience. Each session will rely on the principles of the Engineering Design Process as presented in an engaging forum.

All sessions will be held on the cost at various locations. If participants withdraw or cancel after May 24 no tuition refunds will be issued.

If your child is a resident of Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Hancock, George and Stone counties, they may qualify for a scholarship which would allow them to attend one of our summer camps for FREE. There are a limited number of scholarships available and not all applicants will receive a scholarship. The parents/guardians of the selected recipients will be notified by email.

STEM Explorations

This program is the ultimate engineering academy for students who are enrolled in grades 5-11 for the 2019-2020 school year. Participants will learn about the different fields of engineering and work on a variety of hands-on, minds-on projects over the course of the academy. Camps on the Gulf Coast are NON-Residential 4 Day Camps and run 8:00-2:30 each day. This Camp is available at 4 different location on the Gulf Coast.

Audience: Young men enrolled in grades 5-11 during 2019-2020 school year.

Dates and Locations:

  • June 15 - 19
    Family Education Center, Moss Point, MS
  • June 29 - July 2
    Bayou View Middle School, Gulfport, MS
  • July 13 - 16
    Central Middle School, Gulfport, MS
  • July 27 - 30
    FABLAB Jackson County, Vancleave, MS

Cost: $100 (Includes $25 non-refundable application fee and supplies)

Application Deadline: April 10
Notification of Acceptance and Scholarship: May 1
Fee Deadline: May 15

Girls In STEM

This program is the ultimate engineering academy for young women who are enrolled in grades 5-11 for the 2019-2020 school year. Participants will learn about the different fields of engineering and work on a variety of hands-on, minds-on projects over the course of the academy. Camps on the Gulf Coast are NON-Residential 4 Day Camps and run 8:00-2:30 each day. This camp is available at 4 different locations on the Gulf Coast.

Audience: Young women enrolled in grades 5-11 during 2019-2020 school year.

Dates and Locations:

  • May 26 - 29
    FABLAB Jackson County, Vancleave, MS
  • June 1 - 4
    Pass Christian Middle School, Pass Christian, MS
  • June 8 - 12
    Family Education Center, Moss Point, MS
  • July 20 - 23
    East Central High School, East Central, MS

Cost: $100 (includes $25 non-refundable application fee and supplies)

Application Deadline: April 10
Notification of Acceptance and Scholarship: May 1
Fee Deadline: May 15

Beginner/Junior Robotics

Beginner/Junior Robotics Camp is ideal for LEGO lovers who want to bring motion and life to their builds. Campers will build multiple robots and code them to complete tasks and react with sensors. Kids construct their robots and control them using basic visual programming language. Kids also gain an age appropriate understanding of environmental science in this camp. Robots will remain at camp, online virtual coding programs will be made available for home use. Camps on the Gulf Coast are NON-Residential 4 Day Camps and run 8:00-2:30 each day. This camp is available at 2 different locations on the Gulf Coast.

Audience: Grades 5-11 during the 2019-2020 school year.
Maximum 20 students.

Dates and Locations:

  • June 22 - 25
    Pascagoula High School, Pascagoula, MS
  • July 7 - 10
    Gautier High School, Gautier, MS

Cost: $100  (includes $25 non-refundable application fee and supplies)

Application Deadline: April 10
Notification of Acceptance and Scholarship: May 1
Fee Deadline: May 15


Residential Programs - Starkville

Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute

This program has been canceled for 2020. Information will be sent to those who have already registered shortly.

This is a two-week residence camp funded by the FHWA and MDOT. Participants will experience all of the transportation modes (air, water, road, rail, and transmission) through classroom, laboratory and field trip experiences. Field trips include visits to CAFB, PACCAR, MS Ag Museum, Paragon Technical Services Lab, MMC, and the Tenn-Tom Waterway. An opportunity to fly in a GA aircraft, fly an AF simulator, build projects, experiment with boat design and materials design is provided. There is no registration fee. All participants are expected to commit to the entire two-week program.

Audience: Mississippi residents; rising 9, 10, and 11 grade students who have good grades in algebra and at least one high school science class.

Dates: June 7 – 19

Cost: There is no charge to participants due to the generosity of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Mississippi Transportation Institute, Ergon, MSU Bagley College of Engineering, and MSU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Application packet must include student application, recent report card, two recommendation letters, photo release form and waiver form.

Application Deadline: April 10
Notification of Acceptance: May 1

BATMEN Academy

This program has been canceled for 2020. Information will be sent to those who have already registered shortly.

This program is the ultimate engineering academy for young men who are enrolled in grades 7-9 for the 2019-2020 school year. Participants will learn about the different fields of engineering and work on a variety of hands-on, minds-on projects over the course of the academy. Participants will stay on campus for the academy, providing a glimpse into university life.

Audience: Young men enrolled in grades 7-9 during the 2019-2020 school year

Dates: May 31 – June 3

Cost: $575 (includes $25 non-refundable application fee, meals, snacks, housing and supplies)

Application packet must include student application, recent report card, two recommendation letters, photo release form and waiver form.

Application Deadline: April 10
Notification of Acceptance and Scholarship: May 1
Fee Deadline: May 15

Important Note: If your child is a resident of Lee, Union, or Pontotoc counties, they may qualify for a scholarship which would allow them to attend one of our residential summer camps listed below for FREE. There are a limited number of scholarships available and not all applicants will receive a scholarship. Although your child may be from one of the counties listed above THAT DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY mean that he/she will receive a scholarship. The scholarships are NEED based and our office will notify the parents/guardians if their child has been selected to receive a scholarship by May 1. The parents/guardians of the selected recipients will be notified via email. Each course has very limited space and will fill quickly. We must receive your application AND application fee to be considered for admittance.

WONDER Women Academy

This program has been canceled for 2020. Information will be sent to those who have already registered shortly.

This program is the ultimate engineering academy for young women who are enrolled in grades 7-9 for the 2019-2020 school year. Participants will learn about the different fields of engineering and work on a variety of hands-on, minds-on projects over the course of the academy. Participants will stay on campus for the academy, providing a glimpse into university life.

Audience: Young women enrolled in grades 7-9 during the 2019-2020 school year

Dates: June 21 – 24

Cost: $575 (includes $25 non-refundable application fee, meals, snacks, housing and supplies)

Application packet must include student application, recent report card, two recommendation letters, photo release form and waiver form.

Application Deadline: April 10
Notification of Acceptance and Scholarship: May 1
Fee Deadline: May 15

Important Note: If your child is a resident of Lee, Union, or Pontotoc counties, they may qualify for a scholarship which would allow them to attend one of our residential summer camps listed below for FREE. There are a limited number of scholarships available and not all applicants will receive a scholarship. Although your child may be from one of the counties listed above THAT DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY mean that he/she will receive a scholarship. The scholarships are NEED based and our office will notify the parents/guardians if their child has been selected to receive a scholarship by May 1. The parents/guardians of the selected recipients will be notified via email. Each course has very limited space and will fill quickly. We must receive your application AND application fee to be considered for admittance.