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Michigan Technological University is a medium-sized public university located in Houghton. It is focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), forestry and business.

Summer Programs at Michigan Technological University

Mind Trekkers are academic programs designed for students who will be rising 7th, 8th and 9th graders during the summer. Courses are one-week long and include:

  • Introductory Video Game Programming
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Wolf and Wildlife Ecology
  • and more

Pre-College Explorations are for older students.

Summer Youth Programs are available on a day or residential basis.

There are five FREE competitive Scholarship Programs. Engineering Scholars is residential introduction to all aspects of engineering. Women in Engineering is a week-long residential look at engineering. Women in Computer Science is also residential. These programs require a modest application fee. National Summer Transportation Institute and Rail and Intermodal Transportation offer a stipend.

See the Huskies Athletic Site for complete schedules of camps in basketball, football, ice hockey, mountain biking, ice skating, soccer, tennis and volleyball. 


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Engineering Scholars Program
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Houghton, MI
06/25/17 to 07/01/17 N/A $0
Junior Women in Engineering
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Houghton, MI
07/23/17 to 07/29/17 N/A $0
Middle School Summer Camps
(Space,Photography,Rocketry,STEM,
Environmental Science,CSI)
(Space,Photography,...)
Houghton, MI
07/09/17 to 07/29/17 $450 $875
National Summer Transportation Institute
(Transportation)
(Transportation)
Houghton, MI
07/16/17 to 07/29/17 N/A $0
Pre-College Explorations
(Psychology,Rocketry,Environmental Science,
Entrepreneurship,Game Design,Aviation,
Global Studies,Engineering,CSI)
(Psychology,Rocketry,...)
Houghton, MI
07/23/17 to 07/29/17 $450 $875
Pre-College Explorations
(Biology,Photography,Chemistry,
Computer Science,App Design,Engineering)
(Biology,Photography,...)
Houghton, MI
07/16/17 to 07/22/17 $450 $875
Pre-College Explorations
(Premed,CSI)
(Premed,CSI)
Houghton, MI
07/09/17 to 07/15/17 $450 $875
Rail and Intermodal Transportation
(Transportation)
(Transportation)
Houghton, MI
07/09/17 to 07/15/17 N/A $0
Women in Automotive Engineering
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Houghton, MI
07/23/17 to 07/29/17 $450 $875
Women in Computer Science
(Computer Science)
(Computer Science)
Houghton, MI
06/25/17 to 07/01/17 N/A $0
Women in Engineering
(Engineering)
(Engineering)
Houghton, MI
06/18/17 to 06/24/17 N/A $0
Boys Basketball Development
Houghton, MI
06/18/17 to 06/20/17 $174 $222
Boys Basketball Elite, grades 9-12
Houghton, MI
06/28/17 to 06/28/17 $45 N/A
Figure Skating School
Houghton, MI
07/31/17 to 08/04/17 N/A
Girls Basketball Development
Houghton, MI
06/23/17 to 06/25/17 $159 $207
Hockey Camps
Houghton, MI
07/09/17 to 07/28/17 $501 $597
Junior Mountain Biking
Houghton, MI
06/18/17 to 06/22/17 $317 $413
Outdoor Skills Programs
Houghton, MI
06/18/17 to 07/22/17
Soccer ID Girls
Houghton, MI
08/17/17 to 08/18/17 $135 N/A
Volleyball Camps
Houghton, MI
07/19/17 to 07/21/17 $179 $227