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National Summer Transportation Institute

National Summer Transportation Institute

The National Summer Transportation Institute has been cancelled for 2020 and 2021 due to COVID.

High school students (ages 14–17) are encouraged to apply for this one-week camp sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, the Michigan Department of Transportation and Ferris State University. Students from around the state will head to the Ferris State University campus in Big Rapids and the Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) campus in Traverse City for a week of transportation related learning and fun!

Activities to include:

  • Making and breaking concrete cylinders
  • Making asphalt samples
  • Completing MDOT Trac Bridge module
  • Touring Team Elmers Facilities
  • Touring U.S. Coast Guard station
  • Touring Cherry Capital Airport Operations
  • Learning about aviation at Cherry Capital Airport FFA Tower
  • Learning about water transportation through a sailing excursion

Click here for our 2019 brochure

Download the 2019 NSTI Application Package

Download the Application Package, complete forms and mail to:

Ferris State University
NSTI Summer Camp
605 S. Warren Ave.
Big Rapids, Mich. 49307

Applications preferred prior to June 14, 2019

Participant will be notified by June 28, 2019

For more information, call (231) 591-3773 or email [email protected]