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Center for Technology Outreach

Building a habitat to sustain life on Mars, coding video games and designing robots for competition are just a few of the ways the Center for Technology Outreach in the College of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology helps young learners explore the world. Thanks to the help of generous donors and hundreds of volunteers annually, the outreach programs are offered free or for low cost across Utah.

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Grades: K-4
Captures student's curiosity and directs it towards exploring a real-world scientific concept through research, teamwork, construction and imagination. 

FIRST Lego League Utah

Grades: 4-8
Science and technology focused and guided by core values. Designed for students to create innovative solutions to challenges facing today's scientists.

FIRST Tech Challenge Utah

Grades: 7-12
Build, design and program robots using real-world engineering process. Awards given for competition, community outreach and other real-world accomplishments.

Parent Daughter Engineering Night

Grades: 7-12
Problem solving and fun unite for parents and daughters as they tackle engineering challenges together and hear from inspiring women in STEM. 

Rube Goldberg

Grades: 3-12
Use sound science, math and technology principles to build an overly complex machine to perform a simple task.  Creativity and STEM collide to encourage and inspire.  Partnership with Hill AFB Air Force Association.


Grades: 7-12
"SeaPerch is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips teachers and students with the resources they need to build an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) in an in-school or out-of-school setting."

Speaker Series

Grades: 7-12
Visit our speaker series page to learn about upcoming events. Guest speakers range widely in variety but focus on technology and its human impact.

Mission to Mars

Students learn about space travel and colonization as an engaging classroom project then gather at WSU for 'Link-Up' day to set up their own giant shelters.  Partnership with Hill AFB STEM. 

Girls Go Digital

Grades: 3-12
Designed specifically to provide girls an opportunity to learn about computers, programming, technology and design. 

2D Video Gaming Camp

Grades: 9-12
School of Computing faculty provide a week long camp dedicated to the popular pursuit of designing video games.

 Computer & Technology Camp

Grades: 8-12
Three night camp filled with in-depth workshops on programming, music, Raspberry Pi, robots and more.  Led by School of Computing faculty. 

Project Lead the Way

Grades: 5-12
National program that forms partnerships among schools and industry to increase STEM workforce.  EAST provides training for Utah K-12 PLTW teachers. 

Welding Camp

Grades: 9-12
An exciting 3 day, 2 night camp where young women explore the art and science of metalwork through the medium of welding.  


Grades: 7-9
Seven week summer academic program for high achieving students.  Students attend daily classes in math, science and technology.  Free for families.  Partnership with Davis, Ogden and Weber School Districts. 


Staff & Faculty Associates

Dana Dellinger

K-12 Programs    Marketing

Luke Fernandez

Speaker Series

Kyle Feuz

School of Computing
FIRST Lego League Jr. Partner 

Mary Foss

Engineering Technology

Garth Tuck

School of Computing
FIRST Lego League Partner