ROME, NY — The Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate’s (AFRL/RI) STEM Outreach Program, in partnership with the Griffiss Institute (GI), is proud to once again offer STEM Summer Camp programs to local students, in grades 5-12.
STEM Summer Camp programs provide opportunities for students to further their education beyond the classroom. Students learn real skills that can be directly applied to STEM careers and education.
The following STEM Summer Camps will be offered for the 2019 year:
Dates: Monday, July 8 – Thursday, July 11, 2019 | Grades: 7th – 10th
CYBER CAMP 2.0
Dates: Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19, 2019| Grades: 8th – 12th
(This camp is offered twice, with two dates to choose from)
Session A: Dates: Monday, July 15 – Thursday, July 29, 2019| Grades: 9th – 12th
Session B: Dates: Monday, August 5 – Thursday, August 8, 2019 | Grades: 9th – 12th
Dates: Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26, 2019 | Grades: 6th – 8th
QUANTUM CAMP (NEW FOR 2019!)
Dates: Monday, July 29 – Thursday, August 1, 2019 | Grades: 8TH – 12TH
LEGO ROBOTICS CAMP
Dates: Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9, 2019| Grades: 5TH – 8TH
Dates: Monday, August 12 – Thursday, August 15, 2019 | Grades: 8TH – 12TH
Online registration for the summer camps opened on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, and will remain open until all camps are filled. All summer camps are $100 per student, with scholarships available.
Cyber 2.0, LEGO Robotics, and Engineering Camps will run Monday through Thursday, 9am – 4pm; and Friday, 9am – 12 noon.
Cyber, both Drone Camps, Quantum, and Arduino Camps will run Monday through Thursday, 9am – 4pm, with no camp on Fridays.
To learn more about each individual camp, to register, or to apply for a scholarship, please visit: www.griffissinstitute.org/stem-summer-camps
About Griffiss Institute
The Griffiss Institute (GI) was established in 2002 as an independent 501(c)(3) entity governed by a Board of Directors. The primary role of the GI is to advocate and facilitate the co-operation of private industry, academia and government in developing solutions to critical cyber security problems. Another prime role is to build upon technologies under development at the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Information Directorate to further strengthen the security of our nation’s cyber infrastructure. Learn more at www.griffissinstitute.org.
About AFRL STEM Outreach Program
The goal of the AFRL STEM Outreach Program is to foster a new generation of scientists, mathematicians, engineers and technologists who will one day discover, and problem solve in the nation’s defense laboratories and other supporting U.S. companies. In order to achieve this goal, there must be a concerted effort to connect business, government foundations, institutions of higher education, professional organizations, schools, teachers and students. For additional information please visit the STEM initiatives page at www.griffissinstitute.org