CREATE: Engineering Design Challenges

CREATE offers an emphasis on immersive engineering design challenges that mirror the diverse undergraduate programs within the Faculty of Engineering.

Applications Closed

Updates regarding 2023 programming coming soon. Please join our mailing list for updates on future programs and registration times.


July 8–August 23, 2024
* See below for detailed schedule


U of T St George Campus


Grades 9-12

Program Fee

$600 per week

Program Highlights

  • Be the change!

  • Join us for a week-long academic summer program where you'll have the opportunity to make new friends and explore exciting topics in engineering

  • A collaborative and supportive learning environment, where you will work alongside other like-minded students and are encouraged to ask questions, take risks, and think creatively.

  • CREATE explores the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.

Full Description

Calling all science and engineering enthusiasts! At CREATE, students will explore the exciting fields of science and engineering through a unique opportunity to learn from current Undergraduate and Graduate students while engaging with cutting-edge research. The practical activities, laboratory experiments, and site visits will lead participants through the Engineering Design Cycle to find solutions. Join us this summer for an unforgettable learning experience that will inspire and equip you to pursue your passions in science and engineering!

Program Details



Week 1: July 10 - July 14, 2023

Week 2: July 17 - July 21, 2023

Week 3: July 24 - July 28, 2023

Week 4: July 31 - August 4, 2023

Week 5: August 14 - 18, 2023

Week 6: August 21 - 25, 2023 


Monday - Friday – 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET


This program is offered to students in Grades 9 through 12 (2022/2023 academic year.)

Creating an Active Account

If this is your first time registering for one of our programs, you will be prompted to create an Active account as you register. If you are successful in getting a spot in the workshop, your spot will be held for you as you complete the registration form, so no need to rush.

Please note that it is not possible to create an account before the registration date.


If you see that a course is waitlisted on the registration page, that means there are no available spaces. If a space opens up in the course, those on the waitlist will be notified immediately in the order that they registered.



Cancellation Policy

A refund or a credit, less a $120 administrative fee is available for cancellation requests received by 11:59 PM ET on the Monday before the session start date. No refunds or credits will be issued after this point. Please note that this charge is to cover administrative processing fees. Thank you for your understanding! For more details regarding cancellation deadlines, please refer to your confirmation email once you have completed the registration process.

Your health and the health of our community are important to us. In light of circumstances around assessing symptoms, refund requests for programs that are received after the cancellation deadline will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.


Bursaries are available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents and protected persons who demonstrate financial need. See the application form find out more about our bursary application process and to apply.


Residence Information for 2024 Coming soon.


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Course Offerings

Grade 9/10 Program Offerings (2023)

Grade 11/12 Program Offerings (2023)

Registration is Closed

Registration for the 2022 season is now closed. Updates for the 2023 season are coming soon. Please join our mailing list for updates on future programs and registration times.