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Energy Summer Institute|School of Energy Resources

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School of Energy Resources
Energy Innovation Center (EIC)
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3012
1020 E. Lewis St.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6897
Fax: 307-766-6701
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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 one-week science camp, June 15th - June 20th,  designed to fire-up your imagination related to energy-related challenges facing the world. 

Registration in now CLOSED - Thank you for your interest!


Energy Summer Institute

  • 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 Science Posse Fellows and the EE Nanotech Fellows
  • 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, and field trips.


The 2014 program will be held June 15-20, 2014.  

Who are the participants?

Students currently enrolled (Spring 2014) 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.


Washakie Menus are available through YourNutrition, an interactive tool for viewing menus and nutrient information.

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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