National Summer Transportation Institute

The summer camp that takes you places!

NSTI Field Trip To VTrans


NSTI High School Schedule July 10 - July 15, 2022

NSTI Middle School Schedule July 25 - July 29, 2022

Vermont's National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) is a fun, interactive, FREE program held on the campus of Vermont Technical College (VTC) for students entering 7th through 12th grade next fall. The program provides middle school and high school students with a hands-on exploration of future careers in transportation through awareness of complex transportation systems we use every day. Interactive labs, field trips and guest speakers will engage the students as they explore drones, heavy equipment,  visit construction projects, and learn how bridges are designed and created. Exploring energy, the environment and eco-friendly transportation systems gives focus to how Math, Science, and English all relate to transportation careers.  The NSTI is sponsored by the Vermont Agency of Transportation and funded through a grant from the Federal Highway Administration. It is completely free of charge to all participants.
Program Overview:

  • A hands-on exploration of transportation systems
  • Exploring career opportunities and developing new skills
  • Extensive field trips to sites throughout Vermont;
  • On-campus living and learning experience for high school students and day camp experience for middle school students;
  • Qualified instructors and counselors oversee all aspects of curriculum and campus life;
  • Group and independent exploration and learning.


2021 NSTI Summer Programming Highlights


Watch myNBC5's coverage of 2017's NSTI "VTrans hosts STEM camp for middle schoolers"  


Students get a taste of the college experience, in the classroom, on the campus, on field trips, and with transportation professionals and professors each day.

Learn more and to register now visit: VT National Summer Transportation Institute 

It is the policy of the VT NSTI program to encourage applications from students of diverse backgrounds. The broad range of interests and abilities of our participants promotes a rich multicultural experience for our students.

For More Information Contact:

Mary O'Leary
VT Technical College
NSTI Camp Leader
Tel: (802) 728-1343

And Morse
VT Agency of Transportation
NSTI Program Manager
Tel: (802) 505-1329

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