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Energy Summer Institute

Are you ready for an outstanding summer experience combining career exploration, 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 connected to energy-related challenges facing the world.

  • Engage in an exceptional summer program related to the energy industry
  • Spend six days on the University of Wyoming campus
  • Explore and learn in small, informal classes (with no tests or grades)
  • Study with UW faculty and research scientists
  • 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.

Energy Summer Institute Students, School of Energy Resources, University of Wyoming


Our Summer 2019 program is scheduled for July 14-19, 2019. Applications will open in January 2019. Sign up for our mailing list to learn when registration opens.

Who are the participants?

Students currently enrolled in the spring semester in 10th grade (sophomores) or 11th grade (juniors) are eligible to participate.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance is $300 per student. Scholarships are available for students in need of financial assistance. 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, and aerobics room.

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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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