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Launch (in-person)

We are excited that Launch is back in-person for summer 2022! Two sessions are offered with a variety of STEM disciplines offered. Each session is taught by WPI faculty with hands-on projects for students to explore. If you’re looking for summer programs for rising 9th graders and sophomores, be sure to explore Launch.

Audience: ​Students Entering Grades 9 & 10
Registration: Opens Monday, February 7, 2022

Session I Dates: June 26 - July 1, 2022 (residential)
Session I Cost: $1,295 (Includes cost of housing, food, field trips, and activities)

Session II Dates: August 8 - 12, 2022 (commuter)
Session II Cost: $795 (Includes lunch)


Program At a Glance:

  • Instruction is from 9am-4pm, in-person for the week
  • WPI faculty provide hands-on activities, demos, and discussions
  • Use state-of-the-art technology, industry software, and laboratory experience
  • Build connections with WPI college students
  • Residential students will engage in college life activities such as skill-building workshops and community building activities


Info session on Jan 20

Virtual Info Session

Interested in learning more about in-person, hands-on pre-college program for students entering 9th grade and 10th graders? Register for our info session below for more details.

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STEM Session Information

From Neuroscience to Robotics, the possibilities are endless at Launch.. Check out our list of STEM courses for high school students offered at this in-person program.

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My daughter had a fantastic week participating in the Launch program. Such a fantastic week that she is hoping this is just the beginning of her time with WPI! Thank you!
Dianne R.
Parent of Launch Participant