Camps for K-12 Students

Transportation Camp

Sponsored by the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics

photo of students standing along side a UB Stampede Bus.
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Where high school students can explore the state-of-practice of today’s transportation.

About the camp

The Transportation Camp is a highly competitive scholarship program that provides 30 high school students with a great chance to investigate careers and educational opportunities in today's transportation industry and beyond.

Students participate in discussions, hands-on design competitions, and trips to study local and regional transportation hotspots. They also spend time with industry role models and a diverse group of students.

Transportation Camp scholarship funding for 2019 is provided by the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics. Past funding was provided by a Federal Highway Administration grant.

Visit the Regional Traffic Operations Center in NITTEC.

Tour the Buffalo International Airport and Air Control Tower.

Cruise along Erie Canal in Lockport.

Program details

  • One-week non-residential program
  • High school students only (rising 9th grade to rising 12th grade)
  • Participation is completely free and students will receive free field trip transportation and lunches
  • Learn about transportation engineering through awesome hands-on activities and group projects
  • Tour the regional traffic operation center and transit authority in Greater Niagara Falls and Buffalo region
  • Tour of Buffalo International Airport and Air Control Tower
  • Cruise along Erie Canal in Lockport
  • Spend time with professionals from transportation authorities and industry
  • Leadership and communication training program
  • College preparation and admission process
  • Minority or underrepresented students are encouraged to apply