University of Wisconsin–Madison

Who Participates?

Preparing for a boat ride: photo courtesy COE Communications
Preparing for a boat ride: photo courtesy COE Communications

Who Participates?

 Camp Badger Exploring Engineering® is open to:
  • Wisconsin and Minnesota students entering 8th grade in the fall.
  • Students, who together with their parents and teacher, fill out an application which includes general information, session preference, student/parent agreement, typewritten student essay, school transcript, teacher letter of recommendation and teacher financial assistance recommendation.

We look for young people who have the following characteristics:

  • Ability to get along well with others
  • Problem solving skills
  • Maturity
  • Good communication skills
  • Tenacity
  • Creativity
  • Good time management skills