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. 



Frequently asked questions

Connections Engineering Outreach is committed to providing quality engineering summer programs at a fair price. A $100 deposit is required for QSEA Girls and will be refunded upon the course concluding, making this experience free! QSEA Senior courses are $300/week with the option to add accommodations and meals for an additional $800/week.

You can register for multiple weeks of  QSEA Senior. Just select all of the courses you wish to attend and add them to your cart. Since QSEA Girls operates at no cost, families will be limited to one registration per summer.

Please note that you must select the appropriate information for each week. Registration can be found here.

QSEA 2023 will take place on Queen’s Campus. Details about specific building locations will be emailed to families upon registration. 

We do! You can find our full cancellation/refund policy here. Connections 2022 Summer Programs Cancellation and Refund Policy

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