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Engineering: A Creative Profession, Serving Society

Youth Programs

College of Engineering Youth Programs


If you are interested in Engineering as a career, click here to find information about the profession and the College of Engineering.


The Office of Engineering Diversity, through its Women in Engineering Program, offers programs programs to introduce young women to the Engineering profession.



Other Programs at University Park


The Penn State Center for Sustainability offers various tours and programs.  See their website for details.


The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences offers the Penn State Weather Camp.


The Eberly College of Science offers the Science-U program to  advance science literacy in youth. The Science-U programs intend to create and implement research-supported and faculty-supported programs, services, and experiences that excite and engage K-12 students, educators, undergraduate and graduate students, higher education faculty and staff, and partnering community members in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).


Penn State offers numerous sports camps and clinics. Click here to access a list of this year's sports camps.


The Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium, headquartered at University Park, sponsors numerous projects, programs and activities for K-12 educators and students. Some of the opportunities occur at The Pennsylvania State University, some occur at an affiliate's location, and some occur at other remote places, such as a school or a NASA Center. Click here for more information on these programs.


The Penn State Center for Science and the Schools is a University-wide initiative to help support and sustain mutually beneficial collaborations between Penn State scientists and K-12 education.  Click here to visit their web site.


Programs at Penn State Campuses

Continuing Education offices at many Penn State campuses offer youth programming - especially during the summer months. For information about youth programs at a campus, click here to see a list of campuses, click on the campus to reach their home page; then,  find the link to the Continuing Education office and follow it and subsequent links to youth programs.  Following are links directly to campus youth program web pages.

Penn State Berks

Penn State Beaver

Penn State Delaware County

Penn State DuBois

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus

Penn State Hazleton

Penn State Greater Allegheny

Penn State New Kensington

Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State York


Link to all Penn State Youth Programs

Click here for Penn State's one-stop, youth-oriented web site. At this site, youth and their parents can browse featured programs, search interest areas, or even look up activities scheduled for specific dates. In addition, the site allows visitors to sign up for a free membership with benefits including updates on programs of interest and access to a chatroom message board. The site has easy links to activities of particular interest to youth including 4-H, Governorís School, Penn State for Youth Programs, Sport Camps and Shaverís Creek Environmental Center. Penn State offers a wide array of youth programs for ages ranging from 6 to 18.


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Office of Continuing and Distance Education in Engineering
301-A Engineering Unit C
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-7643   Fax: (814) 865-3969

This site was last updated 03/25/14