Kettering University offers more than 25 unique camps and learning experiences; from computer science coding camps and computer engineering camps to FIRST and VEX robotics camps and leadership development camps. Our programs serve everyone from first graders to graduating high school seniors.
Lives Improve Through Engineering & Science
July 9 - July 21, 2023
LITES (Lives Improve Through Engineering & Science) is a two-week residential program created by Kettering University. LITES Introduces young women, who will complete 11th grade by July 1, 2023, to what engineers and scientists do and how they improve people's lives through math, science and technology to find solutions to human problems. Our amazing faculty teach all classes and labs. Students will also have opportunities to strike up meaningful relationships with female mentors.
Registration fees cover the stay in Thompson Hall, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
Application Deadline: June 5, 2023
Open for Registration
Academically Interested Minds (AIM)
Started in 1984, Kettering University developed the AIM program to help students of color make a successful transition from high school to college.
July 5 - August 4, 2023
Application deadline: April 10, 2023
Students can learn how consumer electronics, automobiles and robots are made. Or students interested in programming can learn Python and virtual reality.
Lives Improve Through Engineering & Science (LITES)
Designed for young women, the LITES program explores the role that math, science and technology play in developing innovations that make the world a better place.
July 9 - July 21, 2023
Application deadline: June 5, 2023
Students can become a master of machinery, collaborate on building and designing the robot and develop autonomous programs for robots in these camps.
DTE Alternative/Sustainable Energy Summer Day Camp
Summer day camp students will learn how human activities affect climate change, impacting the raging California fires and the African droughts.
July 24 - August 3, 2023
Program Fee: $250
Esports is an opportunity for high school players to interact with collegiate players and coaching staff to work on areas of improvement for their title of choice.
Upcoming Fall Programs
Cracking the College Code: Computer Science Hackathon
Compete for a scholarship to Kettering University and prizes! Meet members of the Kettering University Esports team.
September 16, 2023
No fee to participate.
Open to High School Juniors and Seniors
**Space is limited to the first 50 students to register.
Questions, please contact:
Michael Farmer, Department Head of Computer Science
How do professionals in STEM industries use math to tackle tough problems in the real world? We challenge you to find the solutions yourself at Kettering’s STEM Olympiad. High school-age participants compete using algebra and geometry; creativity and diligence; pencil and paper.
October 7, 2023
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
No fee to participate
Whether you’re a prospective high school junior or senior, or you’re interested in transferring to Kettering from another institution, our university open houses offer myriad opportunities to visit campus.
Through our Discover Kettering University Open Houses, you’ll have chances to engage and connect with current students, faculty and staff, learn more about our renowned cooperative education model and explore all that Kettering has to offer through campus tours of our laboratories, classrooms, residence hall and more.