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Oregon Summer Transportation Institute 2019


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  • Sunday - Check-in, Team building
  • Monday - Bridge Design, Speed Testing
  • Tuesday - Crater Lake and La Pine, OR Field Trip
  • Wednesday - Active Transportation (pedestrian and cycle transportation)
  • Thursday - Lake Shasta and Redding, CA Field Trip
  • Friday - Bridge Design, National Forest Roads, Institute Closing
  • Saturday - Check-out


In partnership with the National Summer Transportation Institute (NTSI), Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), and Portland State University (PSU), Girls got STEM is back and rebranded and refocused to Oregon Summer Transportation Institute for year 2!

Oregon Summer Transportation Institute - Girls got STEM is residential camp designed to be an inclusive, learning environment for young women to experience transportation engineering across multiple avenues in a collegiate setting. Residents will complete a bridge building activity, participate in an Active Transportation Day, two full day field trips, and share conversations with industry experts and thought leaders from a variety of transportation agencies.

Participants will be exposed to Transportation Engineering with industry experts, role models, mentors, and faculty who will guide them through the possibilities of a career in a transportation field.

For more information please visit the Transportation Research and Education Center Events and Workshops site at TREC @ PSU

Camp Details:

Dates: June 23-29, 2019
Location: Oregon Tech, Klamath Falls Campus
Eligibility: Female and Female-identified* students residing in Oregon, entering 9-12 grade in the 2019/20 school year with at least a 2.0 GPA
Total Cost: Free!

*Male and Male-identified students are invited to attend the co-ed Oregon Summer Transportation Institute at Portland State University. For more information please visit the TREC Events and Workshops site here

For More Information:

Grace Rusth, Camp Director

Erin Cox, Faculty Lead