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JUNIORS: 2019 Engineering Summer Program (ESP) at the University of Wyoming

 If you're interested in becoming an engineer or improving the lives of people around the world, apply to participate in hands-on exploration of the diverse fields of engineering. You could build a digital circuit, design a timber truss, examine solutions to pressing environmental issues, or discover materials for use in emerging technologies.

 ESP, which takes place June 16-22, is for current high school juniors who will be seniors in the 2019-20 school year. This is a unique opportunity for students to work one-on-one with university faculty and graduate students and to ask questions about their experiences as professionals in the field. Apply today at 


Freshman & Sophomores: 2019 Youth Leadership Camp - Carbon Power & Light

Carbon Power & Light sponsors up to 6 students from our service territory for this excellent learning and leadership development camp.

Carbon will pay for the camp, provide transportation to and from the camp and also one of the participants will be selected to travel (all expenses paid) to Washington DC for the yearly Cooperative Youth Tour with students from around the country.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for students who have the desire to lead!!

Every student who has participated in the past has come home with awesome experiences to share. 

YOU MUST BE at least 16 years old in July of 2019 and a sophomore or junior at the time of camp.

Click here for and application !


SOPHOMORES: High School Institute (HSI) @ University of Wyoming

Scholars from all over the state of Wyoming come together on the University of Wyoming campus for 3 weeks to experience college life. Students will take college classes, stay in the dorms, participate in community service and attend events both on and off campus. Our goal is to provide a self-discovery atmosphere for a variety of scholars who would relish a challenge or may need a little push to be challenged.  The array of activities that scholars participate in are designed to push the limits of the student as a whole, and help each individual learn more about themselves as they move into their junior year. 

Each student is enrolled in two college style classes: a Physical and Natural World class, and a Human Culture class, as well as an additional one-hour enrichment class in the evening. Over the course of the three weeks, scholars will attend these classes 4 times a week, without the pressure of grades.  The focus in these classes is centered around learning, rather than around tests and homework. Previous classes have included:

  • Robotics! Intro to Engineering and Computer Science
  • Positive Psychology
  • Photography, Blogging, and Media Literacy
  • The Voice: Persuasive Speech, Debating, and Advocacy
  • Shakespeare Unbound
  • Modern Agriculture: Growing Food Everywhere

In addition to classes, students will have plenty of time to participate in activities like dodgeball tournaments, guest speakers, workshops, and field trips. Scholars will become familiar with the UW campus by living in the dorms, eating in the Washakie Dining hall, utilizing Half Acre Gym, Coe Library, and the Union. HSI aims to encapsulate a college-like experience to give scholars a jumpstart in life.

We hire a qualified HSI team to oversee life in the dorms and activities on and off campus. Students will also interact with University professors during their classes, and have the opportunity to meet previous HSI alumni during their stay.

The program aims to provide not only a fun and enriching experience, but also connections to help scholars advance later in life.

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