Luddy Pre-College Summer Programs

As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) all Luddy summer camps have been canceled. We will be communicating details to camp registrants, but if you have any questions, please contact us via the email address listed in the camp for which you are registered.

Explore technology and everything you can do with it

You love technology. Come explore your passion at Indiana University’s Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering Pre-College Summer Programs.

You’ll learn about the latest tech, get experience using it, and see what one of the nation’s best technology schools is like.

Luddy Pre-College Summer Program 2020

June 14 – 20

Design. Build. Code.

A residential summer program for students entering grades 9 to 12

Explore the world of technology and how it’s used in problem solving and people’s careers. We build the curriculum based on what’s trending in technology, and we have something for participants of all experience levels. Fees include food and housing in an IU residence hall.

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Standard Registration: $700
Current IU Employee Dependent Registration: $550

Curious what to expect at the Luddy Pre-College Summer Program 2020?

Check out the 2019 video and itinerary.

Questions? Contact Debbie Terrill at

Engineering Tomorrow Day Camp 2020

June 1 – 5

9 a.m.– 4 p.m. each day

A day camp for students entering grades 5 to 8

Explore the future of engineering and everything you can do with apps, software, robotics, and wearables with faculty in our innovative intelligent  systems engineering program. Activities could include building robotic cars and plotters, working with internet servers, and making wearables that integrate lights. No experience is needed.

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$300, which includes lunches and snacks


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Liftoff Drone Camp at Luddy

June 8 - 12

9 a.m.– 4 p.m. every session

A two-day camp program for students ages 8-to-12.

See the registration link for details!

Code, fly and play! Experience an introduction to drone flight and programming through the use of tello drones. Campers will fly drones and experience obstacle course navigation, drone photography techniques, and drone racing. Campers can also program drones using Scratch to navigate obstacle courses, identify objects with object recognition, and work with a drone swarm. Our curriculum is oriented for beginners and intermediate levels, no previous experience is needed. Fees include food and materials.

Campers also have the option of just flying drones if they are not interested in coding.


Standard: $125, includes lunch and snacks.


Michael Mitsch, freshman

I loved the Arduino course. We programmed a parking buddy that would beep when something came within a couple feet of it. We were learning to use sensors with the Arduino circuit board, and the professor gave us a ton of examples of how we could apply these skills.

Michael Mitsch, intelligent systems engineering major and former summer camper