The Pre-collegiate Outreach Office works with a variety of groups whose goals are similar to ours.  In some of these partnerships, POP hosts these organizations on campus.  In other instances, POP is pleased to list these organizations or activities on our website to help spread the word about these activities or organizations.

Rocket Launch


BattleCry is a FIRST Robotics competition that gives young engineering and robotics enthusiasts an opportunity to compete with their robots in exciting competitions, obtain awards, and hone their technical skills. This is an annual event held May. For more information, please contact the Robotics Engineering Department by email at


High School Group Visits

WPI is pleased to host appropriately chaperoned high school groups on our campus throughout the year. Visits typically include a 60-minute presentation that provides an overview of WPI and the admissions process, as well as a 60-minute campus tour. For available dates, times, and to inquire about bringing a high school group to visit WPI, please contact Undergraduate Admissions at by email at or by phone at 508-831-5286.


Invitational Math Meet

Invitational Math Meet enables students compete for WPI scholarship money (as individuals and teams) by answering challenging questions in secondary-level pre-calculus mathematics. This is an annual event held in October. For more information, please contact Rhonda Podell in the Mathematical Sciences Department by email at or by phone at 508-831-5241.


Savage Soccer

Savage Soccer, a VEX Robotics program, challenges students to design and build radio-controlled and autonomous robots that compete against other robots. This is an annual event held in October. For more information, please email at



SPLISH is a fun, hands-on learning program for children in grades 5-8, featuring workshops presented by Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science students under the guidance of Mass Academy faculty.  This is a half day program which runs during April school vacation.  For more information, please contact Mass Academy by email at or by phone at 508-531-5859.


STEM Leadership Book Award

The WPI Admissions STEM Leadership Book Award is an award given annually to recognize high achieving young women currently in their junior year of high school. Learn more about the STEM Leadership Book Award here


Water Rocket Competition

The Water Rocket Competition is an annual event through the Department of Physics that invites all schools in Worcester County to send teams of students to participate. This program takes place in early June each year.  For more information, please contact the Physics Department at or by phone at 508-831-5886.