ASM Materials Camp

July 19-24, 2020

Are you a highly motivated learner with an aptitude for math and science? If you are, then you should explore your interests by spending a week at Missouri S&T's Materials Camp! You will actively explore materials science and engineering principles through a combination of mini-demonstrations, field trips and group projects. With the help of experts, you will learn how to use state-of-the-art research equipment. You will also explore career opportunities available for those in the materials and engineering fields.
Campers participate in materials camp.
  • Registration Details
  • Camp Activities
  • Transportation Policy
  • Campus Cancellation Policy

Registration Details

Date: July 19-24, 2020

Eligibility: 11th and 12th grades in fall 2020. Acceptance to this camp is selective. Students should have a strong interest in applied materials science.

Capacity: Space is limited to 46-50 students. 

Registration Fee: Free. Students must apply and be accepted into the camp. The camp will cover room and board, meals, educational materials and activities. The only expense is travel to and from Rolla, and incidentals throughout the week.

Student selection process

Application deadline:  May 15, 2020
Applications will be reviewed beginning May 16th, and notifications of acceptance into the camp will be issued by May 31, 2020.

This is a competitive application process. Students are asked to describe why they want to learn more about materials science and engineering as a possible college major and career. Students must have a strong interest in applied materials science. Before submitting your online application, you may wish to prepare a personal statement describing why you should be selected to participate - up to 200 words in length.


Registration Cancellation Policy

Persons wishing to cancel their registration must do so one week (7 full days) prior to the first day of their chosen program. 

Camp Activities

  • Solve technical problems. Students work in small groups to investigate various aspects and applications of engineering metals and ceramics.
  • Learn to use state-of-the-art research equipment in an engineering laboratory under the guidance of experts.
  • Visit materials-related industries.
  • Attend guest presentations.
  • Participate in group projects, including design-build contests.

Transportation Policy

Participants must provide their own transportation to and from Missouri S&T. USA Express provides shuttle service from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to campus. The shuttle service schedule is available online, or you can call toll free at 1-800-872-9399. Additional transporation information will be provided upon registration of accepted participants.




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. 

Contact Us

Are you ready for your next adventure?

For more information, contact Dr. Kelley Wilkerson,
Assistant Teaching Professor
Materials Science & Engineering