Summer Camp



July 9-14, 2023


WIU's STEM Camp is a unique summer camp opportunity for 9th -12th graders with an interest in science who want to explore careers in various scientific fields. This five day long program will provide instruction and scientific activities from a variety of disciplines. It is being offered as a learning experience for those interested, with the goal of keeping our students academically engaged this upcoming summer.




Location WIU Macomb Campus

Residential Camper Program Dates


July 9-14, 2023

Commuters are welcome to join the residential campers for evening activities on Sunday, July 9. They are to be picked up by 8 pm and should plan to report back to camp the morning of Mon. July 10.

Included in past programs:

2023 subjects/instructors TBD

Astronomy: Esteban Araya

Forensic Chemistry: Liguo Song & Brian Bellott

Mechanics & DC Electronics: Pk Babu & Sudha Mallur

Mathematics & Programming: Fedor Andreev

Nursing: Lindsay White & Lisa Downs

Cognitive Psychology: Colin Harbke

Biology-Astounded by Algae: Ranessa Cooper

Cybersecurity: Binto George & Nilanjan San

Light Diffraction & DNA: Jim Rabchuk & Jim LaPrad

Mathematics-GPUs: Fedor Andreev

Geology: Kyle Mayborn

Drone Building: Rafael Obregon, Justin Scott & Aaron Gunn

Niabi Zoo visit 

Star Gazing

Participation Criteria

Registrants are to be going into grades 9 -12.



Maximum enrollment is 24 and minimum enrollment is 15 who are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual’s membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.

Cost (2022)

Residental: $450

Commuter: $300

Payment Plan & Scholarship

$100 is due at the time of registration to hold a program spot.

Scholarship Information coming soon.

Deadline One week prior to the start of camp.

Click on instructor names for more information!

Astronomy (virtual activity): Esteban Araya

Forensic Chemistry: Liguo Song & Brian Bellott

Material Science: Pk Babu & Sudha Mallur

Mathematics & Programming: Fedor Andreev

Nursing: Lindsay White

Cognitive Psychology: Colin Harbke



Contact Us

Sally Adams
For Questions


Horrabin Room 8

(309) 298-1911