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Energy Summer Institute

Are you ready for an outstanding summer experience combining intellectual inquiry, recreation, and the opportunity to meet new friends - all within the dynamic environment of the University of Wyoming? The Energy Summer Institute is a six-day academic camp designed to fire-up your imagination related to energy-related challenges facing the world. Information about our 2017 program is coming soon!

  • Engage in an exceptional summer program related to the energy industry
  • Spend one week on the University of Wyoming campus
  • Explore and learn in small, informal classes (with no tests or grades)
  • Study with UW faculty and graduate students
  • Enjoy an environment where you can be yourself and have fun
  • Meet new people in a relaxed, university atmosphere
  • Develop new and long-lasting friendships

The program provides you with a well-balanced campus experience. The university community, with its rich academic and cultural opportunities, is a challenging and exciting place. Activities include classes, extracurricular activities, recreational events (such as geocaching and rock climbing at Vedauwoo), and field trips.

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We are sorry to announce that we are not hosting our 2017 program.  If you are interested in attending in 2018, please add your name to our mailing list and we will contact you when registration is open.

Who are the participants?

Students currently enrolled in the spring semester in 9th grade (freshman) or 10th grade (sophomore) are eligible to participate.

Who pays for the program?

Payment for room, board, instructional supplies, and field trips are paid for by the School of Energy Resources. Students may wish to bring funds to support personal recreational activities, snacks, laundry, and other personal purchases.

What are the living and meal accommodations?

All Energy Summer Institute students live together in the UW residence halls. Rooms are doubles and feature two beds and study desks, ample closet space, telephones, and laundry rooms. There is also a hotel-style desk staffed 24 hours a day.

All participants eat in the Washakie Dining Center. You receive three meals a day while on campus. Included daily is a choice of nutritious entrees, low-fat and vegetarian selections, hot breakfast, salad bar, deli bar, fresh fruit, and a wide selection of desserts in a food-court atmosphere.

What are the recreational activities?

Participants will learn to rock climb with trained professionals and have access to UW athletic facilities, including the swimming pool, weight room, aerobics room, and tennis courts.

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Contact Us

School of Energy Resources

Dept 3012 1000 E University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6879

Fax: 307-766-6701


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