Target Applicant: Pre-University


The School of Mines campus in the beautiful Black Hills will be the place to be in summer 2014 if you are ready to. The School of Mines campus in the beautiful Black Hills is the place to be each summer to explore science and engineering. Our summer camps are designed to be fun and hands-on, and are for high school students (grades 9 – 12). Each camp lasts five days and students come here from all over the country to attend. While here, students live on campus and also get to explore some of the activities and attractions that the Rushmore Region is famous for.
The School of Mines offers unique and high-quality programming for our next generation of scientists and engineers. Our goal is to turn young minds on to the astounding, challenging, and FUN worlds of science and engineering, through hands-on activities and one-on-one interactions with faculty and graduate students. It’s a great opportunity for participants to get a glimpse of what their future might hold and meet other students who share similar abilities and interests.