University of Arkansas Summer STEM Camp Open for Registration

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The University of Arkansas' STEM Center is hosting a Summer STEM Camp and registration is now open through July 26.

The camp is for students entering first through sixth grades and will run July 29 through August 2.

Each day will be dedicated to a variety of STEM fields, including archaeology, food science, robotics and engineering, paleontology, poultry science and soil science.

Cost is $175. Campers can choose either a morning or afternoon session. The morning session will be 8-11:30 a.m., and the afternoon camp will be from 1:30-5 p.m. Students will be involved in hands-on STEM lessons during each 3.5-hour camp day.

Several university facilities will be used for the camp, depending on the topic, including UA Food Science, Poultry Science, the U of A Museum and the Arkansas Archeology Survey building. A complete daily schedule and location will be e-mailed to a parent or guardian prior to the event.

The summer camp is sponsored by the UA STEM Center for Mathematics and Science Education, Arkansas Archeological Survey, Soil/Environmental Science, Food Science, Poultry Science and the U of A Museum. The camp is a collaboration between the College of Education and Heath Professions, the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.

For more information, contact Shawn Bell, 479-575-3875, seb010@uark.edu

Contacts

Shawn E. Bell, STEM Center director
Center for Math & Science Education
479-575-3875, seb010@uark.edu

Shannon Magsam, director of communications
College of Education and Health Professions
479-409-0424, magsam@uark.edu

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