Registration for the 2023 Summer Engineering Academy is now open!
The Webb Institute Summer Engineering Academy (SEA) is a two-week program designed to introduce middle and high school students to the field of engineering through classroom learning, challenging team-oriented hands-on activities, and more. Parents are invited to view the final boat race that will take place the last Friday of the program!
2023 Summer Engineering Academy Details
Grade Level: Entering 8th – 12th Grade
Introduce middle and high school students to the field of engineering and design through classroom learning and challenging team-oriented hands-on laboratory activities and projects.
Classroom lectures, hands-on laboratory activities, hands-on design-build-test experiences, and a local field trip to an engineering-related site. Program participants must be able to function in laboratory environments and safely use hand and power tools under supervision.
Session 1: July 10 – July 21 (Mondays through Fridays)
Session 2: July 24 – August 4 (Mondays through Fridays)
*Note that session 2 is a repeat of session 1.
$1700 (The cost does not include meals. Students will be asked to bring their lunch with them to the program.)
Registration will open at 4 pm on February 6. At that time, this section will have a link to the SEA application portal. Note that a transcript (unofficial transcripts are accepted) is required to submit an application.
Please note that this is a daily program and on-campus housing is not available for those interested from outside of the New York area.
– School transcript, please submit during registration.
– Webb requires that all SEA participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Those who wish to request a medical or religious waiver are to reach out to ude.bbew@aes
For more information, please email ude.bbew@aes
Students are responsible for providing their own lunches.
298 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Program Director and Coordinator:
Program Director: Matthew R. Werner, Dean of Webb Institute
Program Session 1 Professor: Bradley D.M. Golden, Assistant Professor of Naval Architecture
Program Session 2 Professor: Spencer Boyd, Assistant Professor of Naval Architecture
Program Coordinator: Lauren Carballo, Director of Admissions & Student Affairs
As a result of the seasonal nature of the program, the commitment to staff, and the limited space for participants, no refund shall be provided for changes, withdrawals, or dismissal for cause. A 5-day deductible tuition refund is in effect for absence due to illness. Refunds will be made only after 5 consecutive days of absence. This must be verified in writing by a physician. No refunds will be made for any non-consecutive absences.
Transportation is not provided by the program.
Safety and Security:
Program participants will be under the supervision of Program Instructors at all times. Program staff are trained in first aid and the use of AEDs. In the event of emergencies the services of the Glen Cove Police, Fire, and EMS will be used.
For the general welfare of all of the program participants and staff, Webb Institute reserves the unrestricted right to dismiss any participant whose conduct or influence, in the opinion of the director, is detrimental to the program or the health and safety of any of the program participants or staff.
Please complete the form below to receive information about Webb’s Summer Engineering Academy (SEA).