Grades 6-8

Diverse Programs Challenge the Mind and Body

There’s a wide range of educational and fun programs available to students in grades 6 through 8 throughout the school year.

Programs for Your Child

WPI sponsors enrichment programs for which parents/guardians can enroll their child.

SPLISH is a fun, hands-on learning program featuring workshops presented by Mass Academy students under the guidance of Mass Academy faculty. Learn more...

STEM Saturdays is designed to sustain middle school student's interest in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines (STEM) and to educate parents on how to motivate them. Learn more...

Tech Girls encourages young women to develop an interest in science and technology. Each meeting offers a glimpse of different applications of science and technology in the real world. Learn more...

Sports Clinics help young athletes sharpen and hone their basketball, baseball, football, soccer, or softball skills in a safe and supportive environment. Learn more...

 

Programs for Your Student Group

WPI sponsors programs for which middle school educators, including home school and community-based organization, can register groups of students.

Middle School Tours offer opportunities for younger students to visit WPI and discover science and engineering with some of our top undergraduate students. Learn more...

FIRST LEGO League Competition engages teams in hands-on robotics design and authentic scientific research, using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robot set. Learn more...

 

WPI Outreach Initiatives

Learn more about how WPI partners with school districts, neighborhood youth organizations and teachers to develop programs and activities designed to engage students and promote their intellectual development.

Destination Imagination is a national education competition that promotes creativity, problem solving and teamwork in K-12 students. Learn more...

Exploradreams offers help with homework, tutoring, and mentoring, and provides some exposure to college life for children associated with Friendly House. Learn more...

RoboNautica showcases the talented young minds of tomorrow's engineers and scientists in this FIRST Lego League Championship Tournament. Learn more... 

Worcester Regional Science & Engineering Fair showcases the regions' top science and engineering projects.  Learn more...

 
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2014 brochure (.pdf, 1.69 mb)

Our Commitment to Educators

Several of our programs are designed to support the efforts of teachers and guidance counselors. Educators can administer these programs at their schools by submitting a K-12 Outreach Request Form to Shari Weaver.