Programs for Black Youth

Western Engineering Outreach is excited to offer a program that fosters diverse and inclusive learning spaces for Black youth in engineering. Western Engineering Beginnings for Black Youth creates opportunities for elementary and secondary students to explore engineering and connect with diverse mentors.

WEBBY (Western Engineering Beginnings for Black Youth)

Program Overview

WEBBY is open to students in grades 4-8 (Engineering Activities) and grades 9-12 (Leadership Training).

2024 Dates and Times

The 2024 WEBBY dates have been postponed to Fall 2024! 

Grade 9-12 WEBBY Participants:

High school-age participants will do leadership workshops and get to know a STEM mentor in the community. They will earn volunteer hours and apply their leadership learning as they run hands-on engineering activities in the elementary summer camps. 

Grade 4-8 WEBBY Participants:

Workshops for elementary WEBBY participants will resume in the fall! 


This program is completely free. Registration will open in Fall 2024, so keep an eye out for any updates! For more information, please contact