L.E.A.P. Curriculum

The L.E.A.P. Summer Program (Grades 9 to 12) has been developed for high school students with a keen interest in tackling topics in some of the most innovative areas of engineering today. This program is offered each year in July and August at McMaster University. High school students from around the world participate in L.E.A.P. and also have an option to experience university life in our residence.

L.E.A.P. provides well-rounded and highly motivated high school students with the opportunity for advanced study in a variety of engineering, technology, business and entrepreneur disciplines and much much more…

Course Dates 2017

All L.E.A.P. courses are available in each session offered throughout the months of July and August.

Session 1

July 4 - July 14 * Holiday Monday, July 3rd (Canada Day)

Session 2

July 17 - July 28

Session 3

July 31 - August 11 * Holiday Monday, August 7th (Civic Holiday)

 


Note: The grade restrictions are based on the grade that the student will be entering in the fall of 2017.

Courses Offered

Course

Grade Level

Engineering 101 9, 10, 11
Science 101 9, 10, 11
Business 101 9, 10, 11
B-Tech 101 9, 10, 11
Codemakers++ 9, 10, 11
Bioengineering & Biomedical 10, 11, 12
Engineering Physics 10, 11, 12
Computer Science 10, 11, 12
Civil and Environmental Engineering 10, 11, 12
Mechanical and Materials 10, 11, 12
Electrical & Mechatronics 10, 11, 12

 

Course Structure

L.E.A.P. classes run from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 4 pm. The daily structure of events may vary.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Registration
8:30 am - 9:00 am
       
Opening Ceremonies
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Morning Classes
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Classes
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Classes
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Classes
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Classes
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Classes
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Classes
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Classes
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Classes
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Classes
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Please note that students will also be participating in several mini-tours on campus as well as Industry Tours (off campus), which will be scheduled within the class day depending on availability.