Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon offers dozens of programs for K-12 students and educators.

See below to learn more about what programs are offered, and when.

Program Name
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Educator PD


Online Yes

Center for Architecture Explorations

Saturday Saturday Saturday Yes
Arts Greenhouse Ongoing Ongoing

Athletic Camps

Summer Summer Summer and Fall 
Be an Engineer Fall Term

Biology Outreach

School Year
Carnegie Mellon AI Scholars


Summer Pre-College

Carnegie Mellon Children's School

School Year (3s, 4s, Kdg)

Circulo Juvenil de Cultura

Weekends; School Year

CoBox [now through CS-STEM Network]

Remote Yes

Computer Science Scholars Program

Summer Pre-College

Computer Science STEM Network

Remote Remote Remote Yes


By Event

CS Academy

In schools In schools Yes Yes

Destination: Innovation

5th grade

DNA Zone

Yes Yes

ETC (Entertainment Technology Center)

By Event By Event By Event Yes

Everyday Engineering

Winter Remote; grades 6-8

Explore Engineering Expo

Spring Spring 

Gelfand Outreach

Year Round Year Round Occasional

Girls of Steel

Year Round Year Round

Governors School for the Sciences

Leap: Leadership, Excellence, Access, Persistence   School Year at City Charter HS

Linguistics Olympiad

Annual Competition

Moving 4th into Engineering

Fall-4th graders

NREC Tours for Schools

By Appt. By Appt. By Appt.

OpenSimon Tools

Remote Remote Remote Yes
 Physics Teacher Program Yes


Remote Remote Yes Yes

Pre-College Programs




Project Ignite


Robotics Academy (CMRA)

Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Yes Yes
Robotics Education Labratory By Appt By Appt By Appt
Robotics Merit Badge By request By request By request.
SAMS: Summer Academy for Math and Science Summer
SMART By request
SMART-ER By request Yes

Society of Women Engineers High School Day


Society of Women Engineers Middle School Day


SPARK Saturdays; ECE Outreach

School Year School Year Yes

STEM Junction Symposium 

School Year (through Fox Chapel HS)

Strong Women, Strong Girls

School Year


Summer Yes Yes

Summer Engineering Experience

Summer; rising 8th - 10th graders

Tech Nights for Girls

School Year


Selected after school programs Yes

Women @ SCS Roadshows

School Year; by request School Year; by request School Year; by request