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    Exploration Camp Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers (XCITE)

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    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th
    • Gender: Girls Only
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Engineering
    • Selective: No
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    The LSU Halliburton eXploration Camp Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers (XCITE) camp is a 7-day residential camp for rising 9th-12th grade female students to encourage them to pursue engineering/computer science/construction management careers.

    All participants will stay on campus in residential housing.Students will explore, create, experiment, build, code, design, and compete while learning about a variety of engineering majors and college life. LSU faculty and engineering students will interact with attendees in Engineering 101 information sessions and activities. Highlights of the XCITE program: Engineering Design Projects; Introduction to College Life; Teamwork and Leadership Activities; Panel discussion with female engineers; and field trip to a refinery or chemical plant. Reduced fees are available with demonstrated need.

    This program is open to residential students only.