Two summer camp students working on an engineering project.

Engineering Summer Camp

July 17-21, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Explore the world of engineering through hands-on projects and competitions that are arranged to show engineering design concepts and optimization.

  • Learn foundational concepts and design processes from experienced engineering faculty
  • Individual and team projects allow you to be a participant and a spectator
  • Create a high-pressure water-rocket and measure how high it flies
  • Design, build, and test the strength of your balsa-wood bridge
  • Program your car to race against the competition
  • Get a better understanding of what engineers do and how they do it
  • Learn more about Milligan’s engineering program

You will receive:

  • Milligan Engineering t-shirt


Registration is open to rising high school freshmen through seniors (Class of 2023). Register by May 15 for a discount!

  • $175 before May 15
  • $225 after May 15

NOTE: DAY CAMP only. Lunch is included but no overnight housing or evening programming is provided.

  1. REGISTER online
  2. PAYMENT: Submit your payment to Milligan within 10 days of your confirmation email.
    PAY ONLINE or send payment to: Milligan Summer Camps, PO Box 210, Milligan, TN 37682
  3. MEDICAL FORM: Complete your medical form ASAP

Questions? Email


Camp students may be identified or photographed for publication, broadcast, transmission and/or electronic display by the news media or University public relations officials. Unless a written statement to the contrary is filed with the Office of Summer Programs ( PRIOR to the start of camp, camp students waive their model rights to be photographed for the University’s print and online publications without prior notice.


Learn from engineering faculty with some pretty impressive credentials! The United Nations. NASA. U.S. Department of Energy. West Point. Fulbright Scholar.

Greg Harrell
Area Chair of Engineering; Malcolm C. and Ruth G. Myers Chair of Engineering; Director of the Engineering Programs; Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Hongyou Lu
Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies; Engineering Program Development Associate

Landon Holbrook
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Daniel Cutshall
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

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