Attention high school students! Join our university's summer courses and explore exciting emerging technologies.
In just three days, our Quantum Computing for Engineers of Tomorrow program will introduce you to quantum mechanics, circuits, algorithms, and programming with real quantum computing software. Unleash your leadership potential at our Civic Engagement and Leadership: Big Problems, Big Ideas camp, where you'll visit the Illinois State Capitol and meet experts in policy and public service. Aspiring journalists can join our UIS Journalism Camp to learn from industry veterans and develop writing and reporting skills. Dive into forensic science at our two-day UIS Crime Scene Investigation camp, mastering evidence collection and analysis. Lastly, our Artificial Intelligence in Autonomous Vehicles STEM Camp offers a week-long adventure building robotic cars with AI and exploring ethical challenges. Don't miss these incredible opportunities! Enroll now to expand your knowledge and skills.
Academic Summer Camps
Quantum Computing for Engineers of Tomorrow
Attention all High school students! Discover the future of computing with our Quantum Computing for Engineers of Tomorrow program! In just three days, you can learn about the fundamentals of this emerging field, including quantum mechanics, circuits, algorithms, and programming with real quantum computing software like Qiskit and Quantum Inspire. Enroll now and start your journey towards becoming a quantum computing expert!
9:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Civic Engagement and Leadership: Big Problems, Big Ideas
Unleash you full leadership potential this summer at the UIS Civic Engagement and Leadership Summer Camp. This year’s theme is Big Problems, Big Ideas and is designed for incoming high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with a passion for policy, government, and public service! Students will visit the Illinois State Capitol and will meet with experts from the government and non-profit sectors. Enroll today and take a step towards your future as a visionary leader and change-maker!
8:30 A.M.-3:00 P.M. June 20, 9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. June 21, and 9:00 A.M- 12:00 P.M. June 22.
UIS Journalism Camp
Discover the exciting world of journalism this summer at UIS! This camp offers incoming sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to learn from industry veterans and UIS faculty. Join us and develop your writing, reporting, and production. In the mornings, learn vital skills and receive coaching from current and former professional journalists. Afternoons are spent in the field, working on real stories and exploring the UIS campus and the capital city. Apply now and take the first step toward a future in journalism.
This camp is presented with support from the Illinois Press Foundation.
9:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.
UIS Crime Scene Investigation
UIS Crime Scene Investigation is a two-day camp for high school students interested in science and discovery. The exciting world of crime scene simulation training will be explored through hands-on experience. Students will develop forensic skills in evidence collection, fingerprinting, blood analysis, and forensic interviewing, all while engaging in problem-based learning activities. Join us for this unforgettable summer adventure!
9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.
Artificial Intelligence in Autonomous Vehicles STEM Camp
This is a week-long day camp for students entering 8th, 9th, or 10th grades. Participants will build a small robotic car complete with sensors. With artificial intelligence (AI), the car will learn to change how it responds to its environment. Participants will also learn about other fields which use AI today. Finally, through discussions with experts in the field, we will explore the legal, societal, and ethical challenges of AI.
9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.