Queen's summer engineering academy

Visit queen's campus

With both commuter and residence options, all QSEA students get a taste of Queen's campus - visit labs, residence buildings, and dining halls!

educational content

During QSEA students will engage in fun, hands-on activities that have been designed in line with the Ontario elementary and secondary curriculum.

learn from engineers

Whether it's through guest lectures, labs, or facilities tours students will have the opportunity to learn along side some of Queen's faculty, graduate students and design teams

Explore new Technology
and tools

Students will explore new technologies including micro-controllers, CAD programs, and robotics and practice safe handling of hand tools like soldering irons, drills and saws.

which program is best for me?

Connections Engineering Outreach offers a variety of summer programming options through our Queen’s Summer Engineering Academy (QSEA) for students currently in grades 1 to 11. 

Please note! 

Connections is offering a mix of both in-person and virtual programs for the summer of 2021. These programs are subject to change based on public health guidelines.






Frequently asked questions

Connections Engineering Outreach is committed to providing quality engineering summer programs at a fair price. Programs fees vary depending on grade level, ranging from $100 to $350 (summer 2021). Bursaries are also available through our Bursary Application.

Absolutely! You can register for multiple weeks of programming. Just select all of the courses you wish to attend and add them to your cart. Please note that you must select the appropriate information for each week. Registration can be found here.

QSEA takes place on Queen’s campus. Most of our programs are facilitated in Beamish-Munro Hall (45 Union Street West, Kingston Ontario). Some of our programs visit different buildings on campus to participate in activities and labs. Activities taking place off Queen’s campus will be indicated on the schedule provided.

Please note that at this time, in-person programs are only open to Kingston residents. Connections is not offering a residence option for the summer of 2021.

We do! You can find our full cancellation/refund policy here.

Our instructors are a combination of full-time staff who hold teaching degrees, and undergraduate students. Most of our students are studying engineering, however we also hire students pursuing other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) degrees as well as students completing their Bachelors of Education.

If you have any further questions regarding the Queen’s Summer Engineering Academy, please do not hesitate to Contact Us