Northern Illinois University

Summer Science Camp

Summer camp participants

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp

The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Engineering Summer Camp provides students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade with projects and experiments to foster math, science, engineering and technology skills.

The program

The two-week, residential camp offers daily classes intended to strengthen campers' math and science skills and stimulate interest in a careers in science and engineering. University faculty and certified classroom teachers will provide instruction.

This year's camp will take place from June 13-25, 2010. Campers' housing will be in the NIU residence halls.

Application deadline is April 9, 2010, and selection will be made by May 4, 2010. Application status will be sent via e-mail or regular by no later than May 11, 2010.

More information

Visit The Harris Foundation's website to learn more about the Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp program.

Watch a video featuring Dr. Bernard Harris, president of The Harris Foundation, and read more about ExxonMobil's involvement with The Harris Foundation's program.

Learn about Project Lead the Way, a not-for-profit educational program that provides science and engineering education for middle- and high-school students, by visiting


Contact us

Questions? Contact the Associate Dean's Office at 815-753-1442.