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In-Person Summer Offerings

In the Launch program for rising 9th and 10th grade students will leverage research and technology to find solutions to current problems in a variety of scientific fields alongside WPI’s renowned faculty. Students will be able to step in the shoes of a video game designer, computer programmer, crime scene investigator, or robotics engineer. Launch is offered as an overnight, residential program as well as a commuter program. Please check the program details for more information regarding format. Register Today!

The Frontiers program, running for over 40 years, is a residential, overnight program for rising 11th and 12th grade students who want to explore STEM through a collegiate lens. Students will be challenged to explore the outer limits of their knowledge in STEM and explore unsolved global issues, along with a touch of humanities through another aspect such business entrepreneurship, digital painting, psychology, or other options.  Apply Today!

Virtual Summer Offerings

Frontiers for Credit is a pre-college program designed for rising 11th and 12th graders who are interested in earning college credit and experiencing an academically fulfilling college course. Students enroll in an WPI undergraduate course, lasting 5-weeks and taught by WPI’s world-renowned faculty. ​Upon completion, students receive an official college transcript. Apply Today!

Les Paul Music Technology Experience

Calling all Middle School Music and Music Technology Enthusiasts!

Audience: Student entering grades 6-7
Dates: July 25-29
Times: 9am-4pm
Cost: Free
Application link: Apply Today
Application Deadline: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The application form will close at 11:59 PM on June 13th, 2022

This program is grant funded through the Les Paul Foundation and free for a limited number of students who complete the application. Preference goes to students in Worcester Public Schools.


On demand summer programs information session

On Demand Information Session

Interested in learning more about our interactive summer program for high schoolers? Click the link below to learn more about our upcoming summer 2022 programs.

My Frontiers class was more fun and more rewarding than any high school class I've ever taken. It was a great opportunity to get my feet wet in college life.
Justin D.
Former Frontiers Participant
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This was the first time feeling like I was not the odd one out.
Joanna R.
Former Launch Participant
The live classes for my Biotechnology course allowed me to interact with the professor in real time, which is something that I am grateful for. The project assignments were enjoyable and I was able to make friends with people across the globe!
Jack P.
Former Frontiers Participant
Herd Hangouts no doubt! She loved interacting with current WPI students and she loved becoming friends with a few of the kids in her Herd.
Parent of Former Frontiers for Credit Participant