• Gateway Summer Engineering Camp 

    The Gateway Summer Engineering Camp will be a virtual, yet hands-on, project-based camp designed to introduce incoming 7th and 8th grade middle school students to the fundamentals of STEM and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering courses within Plano ISD. Certified PLTW instructors provide expert instruction in a fun, exciting environment using leading-edge technologies to sample engineering related activities and projects and get a taste of how fun it can be to be an engineer.  

    Enrollment will open March 15, 2021 and will close at 9 PM on May 7, 202.


  • Registration is currently open and will close on May 7, 2021.

  • Who Can Enroll?

    Students that are entering the 7th and 8th grade for the 2021-22 school year may enroll.

    All sessions are virtual.  Students will need access to a laptop, desktop, or Chromebook with a webcam or device that allows for the student to demonstrate their work, Google Classroom, Google Meets, and/or Zoom.

    Each session is five days long with an option of either morning or afternoon.  Students may only attend one session.

    How do I Register?

    The Gateway Camp Registration is a 2-step process.

    Step 1: Complete the Rycor Payment found at https://www.studentquickpay.com/PISD/ 

    • Tuition is $100 which includes kits and most supplies needed for the camp.  Students are responsible for supplying their own tape, glue, scissors, and ruler.

    • Payment must be made before registering below.

    • Return to this page after paying and receiving a receipt number.  Please note that your student will not be confirmed for camp until payment is received.

    Step 2: Complete the registration - Register for Camp

    Entries are accepted in the order that they are received. If you register for a specific session and a spot is available you will be contacted and given the option of attending at a different date and/or time, or you may request a payment refund.  

    IMPORTANT NOTE!!! This system does not send an automatic confirmation email to you (like many other systems we are all used to using). THEREFORE, please know that a confirmation email will be manually sent in 5-7 business days.

  • Rycor Payment Help

    Rycor Payment Help

  • Supply Pickup

    Kits and supplies for activities will be required to be picked up during pickup times and locations that will be communicated at a later date.

    Students will need access to tape, glue, scissors, and a ruler.  These items will not be provided by the district.

  • Virtual Sessions

    All sessions are virtual.  Students will need access to a laptop, desktop, or Chromebook with a webcam or device that allows for the student to demonstrate their work, Google Classroom, Google Meets, and/or Zoom.

    Each session is five days long with an option of either morning or afternoon.  Students may only attend one session.

  • Refund Information

    Refunds for tuition payments will not be made after May 7, 2021.

2021 Session Choices

  • All session are virtual.  Students are required to use a laptop, desktop, or Chromebook with a webcam device.

    • Session 1A:  Monday, June 7 - Friday, June 11  8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Session 1B:  Monday, June 7 - Friday, June 11  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Session 2A:  Monday, June 14 - Friday, June 18  8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Session 2B:  Monday, June 14 - Friday, June 18  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Session 3A:  Monday, June 21 - Friday, June 25  8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Session 3B:  Monday, June 21 - Friday, June 25  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM