Materials Camp with ASM Orange Coast Chapter @ UC Irvine

Starts:  Jul 31, 2024 08:30 (PT)
Ends:  Aug 3, 2024 17:00 (PT)
Associated with  Los Angeles Chapter Community

Materials Camp® is a hands-on opportunity
to learn about materials we see every
day in common objects and high-tech
applications. See how metals, ceramics,
plastics, and composites behave under
different circumstances. Materials Camp
combines short lectures with interactive
laboratory sessions, industry visits, and
an expo day and introduces high school
students to the possibility of a career in
materials engineering

Who Can Attend?
• Students entering their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year
in high school in the Fall of 2024.
• Students enrolled in math, science, and technology classes.
• Highly motivated, inquisitive learners with math and
science aptitudes

How Much?
• FREE! Camp is organized by the ASM Foundation,
Orange Coast Chapter, and UC Irvine.
• Sponsored by Element Materials Technology

Who Decides?
• This is a competitive application process. Applications
will be reviewed by members of ASM Orange Coast
Chapter and UC Irvine Materials Science and
Engineering Faculty.
• Students must have basic knowledge of algebra,
chemistry and physics, and describe why they want to
learn more about engineering and materials science as a
possible college major & career.

Where and when?
• Base camp is the Engineering Tower at UC Irvine
• July 31 – August 2 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm:
• Morning - lecture & lab sessions
• Early afternoon - tour local companies.
• Late afternoon - return for additional lab time.
• August 3 – Materials Expo Day at UC Irvine
• See displays from companies involved in materials
sciences, talk to Materials Scientists and Engineers
about careers, and take part in the student composite
competition. Parents are invited to attend

Learn More & Apply

Applications & supporting materials will be available online at

• Applications are due April 30, 2024 at 5:00 pm.
• For additional questions, please contact 


UC Irvine Engineering Tower
Engineering Tower
Irvine, CA 92697