Engineering Summer Academy

engineering summer academy


The Engineering Summer Academy (ESA) is a one-week residential engineering academy for students who have recently completed 9th, 10th, or 11th grade. This intensive summer academy provides students with the opportunity for in-depth exploration into a concept that crosses engineering disciplines. Each course allows students to participate in hands-on activities in our cutting edge labs, working alongside engineering faculty and current students. Space is limited. Students will be chosen based on the quality of their application materials and space available in their program of interest. 


Eligibility and Application

Students entering the 10th through 12th grade during the 2022-2023 academic year are eligible to apply. Students are selected based on quality of application materials and space available in their chosen program, so please complete the application carefully and spend quality time crafting the required essays. 

Camp Dates and Times

July 24-30, 2022

This is a residential camp. Students will participate in both daytime and evening activities while residing in a University of Arkansas residence hall.


The camp costs $675 for the entire week. This program fee includes tuition, room and board, lab fees, course materials, recreational program costs, evening entertainment, and field trips. Program fee is due upon acceptance to the program. Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of a number of sponsors. Please complete and send the scholarship application before the application deadline in order to receive consideration.

Upon acceptance to the camp, more detailed information will be provided. Please contact us at 479.387.3805 or with any additional questions. 


Click on our available interdisciplinary tracks below for more detailed information: