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NSTI - National Summer Transportation Institute

 2014 Program Dates:

    • June 9 - July 2, 2014
 The National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) at LCOOCC is funded by the Federal Highway Administration and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.  LCOOCC’s NSTI purpose is to provide middle school students with opportunities to develop awareness about and interest in exploring jobs and careers in the transportation industry.  LCOOCC accomplishes this by providing a 4-week program in June of each year.  Weekly themes of land, water, air, and rail, while incorporating safety and environmental messages throughout are taught to students.  Guest speakers, hands-on activities, computer software, and field trips assist with providing a very comprehensive transportation curriculum to students.
Hands-On Activities Computer Software Field Trips
Solar cars Transit Simulator WisDOT Northwest Region
Rockets Flight Simulation Jeff Foster Trucking
Mag-Lev vehicles Truck Builder University of WI-Superior
Remote control airplane Modelsmart Bridge Building Coast Guard
Mouse-trap vehicles Ship Builder Kayaking
Balsawood Bridges Create your own Railway Madeline Island (Ferry, Canoe, Bicycle)
GPS Geocaching SimCity 4 EAA Young Eagle Airplane Rides

...and more!                                                                                                         


The program is open to any student who will complete 6th, 7th, or 8th grades (2013-2014 school year).  Students must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  Students must turn in a completed application by Friday, May 23rd, 2013.


Please click here to download the 2014 application.  Students must fill this out in its entirety and also provide the typed 3-5 paragraph, 2 letters of recommendation, and a copy of their most current GPA.

View the NTSI poster and other documents HERE and HERE 

 Students will be notified of acceptance into the program by May 30th.

 For more information, please contact LCOOCC NSTI Program Director, Amber Marlow at 715-634-4790 Ext 156 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.