Materials Camp 2017

Materials Science Summer Day Camp

Summer 2017, Seattle WA
July 10-15, 2017

We are looking forward to another great year at Materials Camp

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About MatCamp

MatCamp is a materials science-based summer daycamp for highschool students who will be entering their Junior or Senior year in Fall 2017.  The camp is free; campers are responsible for their own lunches.  As the camp is a day camp, there is no housing provided or available.  Admission to this camp is competitive; students will be accepted based on their abilities, motivation, and interests.  US citizenship is not required for participation in this camp. 

Applications and Deadlines

Complete application files are due 5pm March 30th, 2017.  To apply, complete the application available at  Additionally, please submit the following required supporting materials by the deadline:  

  1. One or two completed recommendation forms
  2. A copy of the most recent report card or transcript
  3. A recent photo of you 2x2" or larger (will not be returned)

Please send all of the required supporting materials in one mailing, via:

  • Email (preferred):

Or, if not possible to email, mail them to:

Sandra Maddox, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Materials Science and Engineering
302A Roberts, Box 352120
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-2120

All materials must be received by the deadline.


Our 2017 Camp Flyer is now available!

Camp Information

  • Highlights from the previous year's camp, which include working with Materials Mentors who are practicing engineers from local companies
  • A sample camp schedule
  • Information for parents
  • Directions and transportation to the University of Washington and to the Materials Science and Engineering Department


Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington

2017 Sponsors

Past Sponsors and Organizers

We thank these organizations for past generous support: