High school students who are looking to attain secondary school credits during the summer should consider academic and practical engineering design courses offered by the Faculty of Engineering. Two half-courses (each worth 0.5 credits), each lasting two weeks long.
Enrichment Courses (Gr. 9-12)
Unsure of what studies you want to pursue or what career path you want to take? Get a better sense of what each university program has to offer through these tailored programs.
Volunteering (Gr. 9-12)
Do you enjoy working with kids, especially in an engineering/scientific environment? Complete up to 40 hours of community service each week through our volunteer program.
Completion of Grade 9-12 by summer 2019, depending on the program.
Please consult the table below for the grade requirements for each program. Please note that the grades indicated in our schedule refer to the grade that the participant must have completed this academic year.
On-campus: 800 King Edward Avenue (SITE building at the University of Ottawa)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (participants will sign themselves out at 4:00 p.m.)
Please note that all teen programs are generally taught in English with a bilingual instructor, offering French support.
- Enrichment courses: $290/week ($240/week for 4-day weeks, due to civic holidays)
- Volunteering: Free
- Faculty of Engineering Secondary School courses
Please consult our FAQ page for common questions.
- Summer Camps for kids
(K - Grade 8)
- Summer programs for teens
(Grade 8 - 12)
- Faculty of Engineering Secondary School
(Grade 8 - 11)
Fall and Winter activities
Workshops for groups
Schedule - Summer 2018
|Exploring Technological Design, TDJ1O||Enrichment Courses||Enrichment Courses||Volunteering|
|Cost||$1200 for the four week program||$290||$290||Free|
|Grade completed||GR. 8-11||GR. 9-11||GR. 9-11||GR. 8-12|
|July 2-5*||Civil Engineering||
|July 8-12||Exploring Tech Design - Part 1 (TDJ1O1)||Software Engineering & Computer Science||Mechanical Engineering||Volunteering|
|July 15-19||Electrical & Computer Engineering||Pre-Medicine||Volunteering|
|July 22-26||Exploring Tech Design - Part 2 (TDJ1O2)||Software Engineering & Computer Science (just for girls)||Biomechanical Engineering||Volunteering|
|July 29-Aug 2||Electrical & Computer Engineering||Pre-Medicine||Volunteering|
|August 6-9**||Chemical Engineering||General Science||Volunteering|
|August 12-16||Software Engineering & Computer Science||Volunteering|
* July 2-5 is a 4-day week due to the holiday on July 1st
** August 6-9 is a 4-day week due to the civic holiday on August 5
Last updated October 12th, 2018 at 10 a.m.