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Summer Transportation Institute

Unfortunately, this camp has been canceled for the 2018 summer. Please look into our other summer programs and email parksevents@slu.edu with any questions.

Rising high school students entering grades 10–12 participate in this five-night, six-day residential program and learn about land, air and water transportation and engineering in a fun, inspiring environment.

 As part of the Institute, students will:

  • Learn about land, air and water transportation and engineering in a fun and inspiring environment.
  • Learn about aviation and participate in hands-on activities to simulate traffic and bike lanes, design a bus route, and more.
  • Meet knowledgeable professors, successful engineers and undergraduate students who are passionate about transportation, aviation and engineering.
  • Visit transportation facilities and learn about careers in transportation.

The program curriculum will consist of class lectures, hands-on activities and design competitions, lectures by guest speakers, and field trips to transportation facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with professors, graduate students, and industry experts.

More information can be found in the drop-down sections below. If you have any questions, please contact parksevents@slu.edu or 314-977-8443.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a student entering grades 10–12 for the 2018–2019 school year
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Have completed algebra or qualify for enrollment in the upcoming school term
  • Submit an essay (maximum 350 words) explaining why you want to participate in the St. Louis Summer Transportation Institute
  • Submit a recommendation letter from a teacher or a counselor
Cost
FREE if selected. All meals, room and board, activities, materials and field trips will be covered for the entire program.
Applications

Unfortunately, this camp has been canceled for the 2018 summer. Please look into our other summer programs and email parksevents@slu.edu with any questions.