STEM summer camps offered for students in grades 5-12


The Rome Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate, in partnership with the Griffiss Institute, is once again offering STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Summer Camp programs for local students, in grades 5-12.

The programs provide opportunities for students to further their education beyond the classroom, including learning skills that can be directly applied to STEM careers and education, the Griffiss Institute said.

The first camp will begin July 8. Online registration for the camps will remain open until all are filled. The camps are $100 per student, with scholarships available. For more information about individual camps, to register, or apply for a scholarship, visit online.

Among the programs, which will be at the Griffiss Institute at 725 Daedalian Drive unless otherwise noted:

• Cyber Camp — July 8-11, for grades 7-10.

• Cyber Camp 2.0 — July 15-19, for grades 8-12.

• Drone Camp, at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica campus (Offered twice, with two dates to choose from) — Session A is July 15-18 and Session B is Aug. 5-8, both for grades 9-12.

• Engineering Camp — July 22-26, for grades 6-8.

• Quantum Camp (New for 2019) — July 29-Aug. 1, for grades 8-12.

• Lego Robotics Camp — Aug. 5-9, for grades 5-8.

• Arduino Camp — Aug. 12-15, for grades 8-12.

The camps will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday-Thursday, while the Cyber 2.0, Lego Robotics, and Engineering camps also will include Friday sessions from 9 a.m.-noon.


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