Introduction to STEM: I-STEM

June 18 - 21, 2023

How would you build a mousetrap-powered vehicle? Participate in hands-on learning and engaging engineering presentations from award-winning faculty from a broad range of STEM degrees. Teambuilding and group competitions will provide a diverse foundation for learning about one another and what the Missouri S&T campus has to offer. From scholarships and scholars, to residential halls and research, to job fairs and just having fun in college – this camp offers the residential campus experience, with a Makerspace mindset that brings theory and practice together in one challenging finale – the Mousetrap Car Tractor Pull – that parents are encouraged to attend, too!
•    Work as part of a diverse team that solves problems and overcomes engineering challenges 
•    Learn about campus life and how you can apply, enroll and find your own success as a college graduate
•    Practice team-building and effective communications techniques in a group environment
•    Engage in hands-on activities that allow you to explore your STEM creativity and imagination
  • Registration Details
  • Camp activities
  • Transportation Policy
  • Campus Cancellation Policy

Registration Details

Date: June 18 - 21, 2023

Eligibility: Rising 10th - 12th graders

Capacity: Space is limited to 30 students.

Application Required

Registration Fee:  $400 which includes housing in residence halls, meals, and all course materials.


Registration Cancellation Policy

All camps will have a $50 registration fee (non-refundable, but applied to camp fee). Persons wishing to cancel their registration must do so two weeks (14 full days) prior to the first day of their chosen program. No refunds will be made after this date.

Camp activities

You'll be introduced to a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math fields with demonstrations and activities related to each discipline. You will create, build and find solutions to everyday challenges. Our faculty will connect you to in-demand STEM fields and areas of exploration where future jobs are waiting.

Prepare to be challenged.

Prepare to compete.

Prepare to explore.

Prepare to think differently.

Transportation Policy

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri. USA Express provides shuttle service from St. Louis Lambert Airport to Rolla. You can contact USA Express by calling 1-800-872-9399 or visiting their website at If you are having challenges arranging transportation, please contact the STEM Center for additional assistance.

Campus Cancellation Policy

Missouri S&T reserves the right to cancel any program in the event of insufficient registrations, severe weather or natural disaster. In the event of cancellation, registrants will be notified immediately via email and phone, and all fees will be returned in full.

Contact Us

Are you ready for your next adventure?

For more information, contact Kummer Center for STEM Education