Summer Academies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

For generic information about 2021 Summer Academies, click here.

Due to the changing environment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, our Summer Academies may be subject to change. Contact the hosting institution for information about safety practices for each Academy.

2021 Academies

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Rising 8th Grade Students

Emerging and Converging Technologies

8-10 Grade Students
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Residential
June 1 - June 5

Students will apply math and science skills while participating in hands-on lab exercises in seven different programs offered at OSUIT. Participants will have the opportunity to go on the job with Culinary Arts, Engineering Technologies, Visual Communications, Nursing, Information Technologies, Automotive, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration graduates. In addition, students will be experiencing college life in dorms. Students will participate in many fun-filled evening activities and investigate the undeniable claim that a college degree will take students where they want to go.

Contact Angie Been at angie.been@okstate.edu or Chad Spurlock at chad.spurlock@okstate.edu, or fax at (918) 293-4853

The Engineering Workshop Academy

8-10 Grade Students
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 7-11 or
June 14-18

The University of Central Oklahoma Department of Engineering and Physics will offer the Engineering Workshop Academy for a 5-day, non-residential sessions of hands-on activities and science projects that promote intentional play and decision-making. The academy will encourage participants' critical thinking skills while promoting diversity and a constructive team climate to stimulate creativity and imagination. Attendees will work in teams to design, build, test, and improve upon their projects to compete with other teams in the fields of aerodynamics, steam power generation, instrumentation, and mechatronics. UCO faculty members serve as instructors while engineering students guide each team as participants explore the exciting future of STEM.

For more information and to apply: http://www.engineering.uco.edu/sumacad/
Questions contact: Dr. Abdellah Ait moussa at aaitmoussa@uco.edu or (405) 974-5293

Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics

8-12 Grade Students
East Central University
Ada, Oklahoma
Residential
June 6-11

ECU's Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics Summer Academy is a one-week residential experience that will engage participants in the exciting imagination-stretching, logic-building and fun world of computer science. Students will learn programming, explore the endless possibilities of computer science careers, interact with professionals, and experience college life. Students will invoke their creativity and problem-solving skills in a variety of ways including app, web development, design, building and programming fully autonomous robots.

For more information and to apply, visit http://robotics.ecok.edu or email ComputerScience@ecok.edu
Contact: Mary K. Tarver, (580) 559-5593 or Matt McGaha, (580) 559-5969

Exploring Biotechnology

8-9 Grade Students
Murray State College
University Center of Southern Oklahoma
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 21-26

Whether your interest in biology is medical, conservation or zoology, and if your interest in technology is in programming, building electronics, robotics or the arts there will be something for you in our day camp "Exploring Biotechnology" for rising 8th and 9th graders. There will be one at the Ardmore UCSO June 21-26, 2021 and a repeat at Murray State College, Tishomingo, July 12-17. Both camps will conclude with a Saturday trip to the interactive Perot Museum in Dallas.

Information is at: https://www.mscok.edu/alumni-and-foundation/community/summer-stem-camps
Apply at: www.mscok.edu
Contact: either Wes Reddish at (580) 387-7502 or Don Loving at (580) 319-0323 Email mscstem@mscok.edu

Exploring Biotechnology

8-9 Grade Students
Murray State College
Tishomingo, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 12-17

Whether your interest in biology is medical, conservation or zoology, and if your interest in technology is in programming, building electronics, robotics or the arts there will be something for you in our day camp "Exploring Biotechnology" for rising 8th and 9th graders. There will be one at the Ardmore UCSO June 21-26, 2021 and a repeat at Murray State College, Tishomingo, July 12-17. Both camps will conclude with a Saturday trip to the interactive Perot Museum in Dallas.

Information is at: https://www.mscok.edu/alumni-and-foundation/community/summer-stem-camps
Apply at: www.mscok.edu
Contact: either Wes Reddish at (580) 387-7502 or Don Loving at (580) 319-0323 Email mscstem@mscok.edu

 

Get Green for Blue: Outdoor STEM Investigations Connecting Water to You

8-10 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, OK
Commuter
June 21-24

Put on your waders, grab your net, and let's catch those critters! Working in teams, you will learn about water quality through collecting data, analyzing the health of water bodies, and determining possible solutions to water quality problems. This STEM Summer Academy program is open to students entering the 8th through the 10th grades. Come to Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow and the Rogers County Outdoor Education Reserve June 21-24 and be a part of this fun, activity-based STEM adventure!

The safety of our participants is of paramount importance to us. Therefore, the CDC and NSU guidelines will be followed and are subject to change. Further information will be provided.

For more information contact Dr. Pamela Christol, Phone (918) 449-6539; email: christol@nsuok.edu
Website: https://academics.nsuok.edu/continuingeducation/YouthPrograms/green4blue_outdoor_stem.aspx


PI-STEM Summer Academy

8-9 Grade Students
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Durant, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 19-23

Through water rocket and balloon launching, environmental modeling, and more, the PI STEM Summer Academy will engage incoming 8th-9th grade students in exploring, experimenting, and problem solving related to environmental, physical, and life sciences as well as mathematical traversing the secondary spectrum. Accordingly, students will use a variety of technological and other tools to explore, experiment and communicate understanding. This day camp experience will be held from 9am-4:45pm from July 19-23 on Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Durant campus, with a data collection field trip.

For more information, contact Michael Hardy (mhardy@se.edu), Kate Shannon (kshannon@se.edu) or Caleb Smith (cmsmith@se.edu). Application: https://www.se.edu/math/pi-stem-academy-2021/

RACE Around the World

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 21-25

RACE Around the World and explore different countries and how they use science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics in our ESCAPE ROOMS. Can you solve our puzzles in Ireland? Can you decode a secret message from Russia? Will you be able to escape our rooms in time? Join us at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow June 21-25, 2021 to find out!

Call (918) 444-3739 or contact Barbara Fuller at roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu for an application and to see if you have what it takes!

RACE to Space with NASA

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 7-11

Ever wanted to meet with NASA and explore their programs? June 7-11 NASA is touching down at Northeastern State University and they need your help with some of the problems they are experiencing with space transportation, engineering, and sustainability. This academy will work with real-world problems and challenges NASA and NSU need your help to solve. Who knows? Maybe you are destined for a career in one of NASA's fields. You will never know unless you try.

Applications can be found at nsuok.edu/IDEA. Contact: Barbara Fuller roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu or call (918) 444-3739 for additional questions.

Technology, Education and Collaborative (TEC) Academy

8-9 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Residential
June 21-26

Held at The University of Tulsa, the Technology Education and Collaborative (TEC) Academy is a residential technology academy for students interested in computers and GPS-related technologies. Students will use hand-held GPS receivers for data collection at TU and during field trips, then process the data to create interactive GIS maps. Video, collected by participants, will use MovieMaker and i-Movie, chat rooms and journaling will be done with Blackboard, and GPS scavenger hunts and geo-caches will use GIS software. Escape games, swimming and other recreation will occur daily as well as many presentations in PowerPoint and Comic Life.

Interested? Contact: Dr. Brown at (918) 631-2719 or at www.orgs.utulsa.edu/tec/

Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa

8-12 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 12-16

The Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa teaches students about careers in electrical and mechanical engineering through hands-on design projects, interactions with industry professionals, and group activities. Students will experience the engineering design process, including troubleshooting problems, and complete design challenges. Many activities center on the design, construction, and applications of an autonomous vehicle and drones, including soldering, sensor systems, and machining. Students will present their experiences and be invited to participate in follow-up activities. The goal is to enhance student interest in pursuing engineering as a career.

The Academy Director is Peter LoPresti, (918) 631-3274 or peter-lopresti@utulsa.edu. The Academy will run from July 12 - 16, 2021. Apply to the Academy using the on-line application forms at https://engineering.utulsa.edu/electrical-computer-engineering/electrical-engineering-summer-academy/, located at the bottom of the page.

The Ultimate Technology, Engineering and Cryptography (U-TEC) Academy

8-9 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Residential
July 6-10

Cryptography, engineering and technology go hand in hand. The University of Tulsa will host its first engineering and cryptography academy this coming summer for students who enjoy solving puzzles, finding solutions to engineering challenges, and are interested in integrating technology in the process. Four field trips are planned, including the tunnels under Tulsa, the Gathering Place and the Central Library Escape Room. Students not only find solutions to puzzles, but create their own. Escape games, cryptography challenges, swimming and other recreation will occur daily.

Interested? Contact: Dr. Brown at (918) 631-2719 or at www.orgs.utulsa.edu/crypto/

Where does our food come from and how did it get there?

8-9 Grade Students
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Chickasha, Oklahoma
Residential
June 14-18 or
June 21-25

Summer Academy "Where does our food come from and how did it get here?" targets students entering 8th or 9th grade interested in STEM topics and food. The Academy will follow the progress of food from the garden to the kitchen to the pantry for a rainy day or any day. Attendees will learn the science behind rising bread, nutrients in food, and the presence of proteins in fish samples. Will also attend trips to local farms and food processing plants. Most of all, go home with all the items made in camp to share with family.

Academy application will be at http://usao.edu/usaofoodcamp
jloutsch@usao.edu
(405) 574-1325

Back to top

Rising 9th Grade Students

CU Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy

9-12 Grade Students
Cameron University
Lawton, Oklahoma
Residential
June 12-18

High school students will study and experiment with rocket designs by learning about Bernoulli's principle, and lift and drag concepts. Students will utilize a 3-D printer and other raw materials to design and construct their rockets. Following the Engineering Design Process, students will research, design, test, and redesign their rockets systems. Next, using their newly designed rocket, students will strive to maximize their design through the redesign process. The final project will include a design competition of their designed systems based on set criteria. Academy participants will also engage in non-STEM activities to encourage team building and self-assurance throughout the week. As the week ends students will reflect on their team design process and their own personal growth journey during the academy. The students will present their week to fellow academy participants, family, faculty, sponsors, industry, and the community.

See our website https://www.cameron.edu/chem-phys-eng/high-impact-opportunities/engineering-academy/ and our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/engineeringandmath/ for additional information.
Contact: Dr. Sheila Youngblood at syoungbl@cameron.edu
Please apply online through the google document link: https://www.cameron.edu/chem-phys-eng/high-impact-opportunities/engineering-academy


E.D.U.C.A.T.E. M.E.: Exceptional Direction United in Culture, Academics, Technology, and Excitement in Medical Education

9-10 Grade Students
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
Miami, Oklahoma
Residential
June 13-18

The EDUCATE ME Summer Academy is an interactive, hands-on learning opportunity to introduce you to careers in healthcare and increase awareness of alternative health practices in nursing and medicine. The Academy will focus on career options in Nursing, Physical Education, and Athletic Training. You will explore how therapeutic humor is used in nursing and medicine, learning clowning techniques, guided imagery, stress reduction, and juggling. You will explore the practice of Native American healing methods, participating in multiple cultural experiences. The learning activities will occur in on-campus simulation laboratories and physical education facilities, and on the grounds of the Miami Tribe.

Apply here: http://www.neo.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/educate-me_flyer_2021.pdf

Emerging and Converging Technologies

8-10 Grade Students
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Residential
June 1 - June 5

Students will apply math and science skills while participating in hands-on lab exercises in seven different programs offered at OSUIT. Participants will have the opportunity to go on the job with Culinary Arts, Engineering Technologies, Visual Communications, Nursing, Information Technologies, Automotive, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration graduates. In addition, students will be experiencing college life in dorms. Students will participate in many fun-filled evening activities and investigate the undeniable claim that a college degree will take students where they want to go.

Contact Angie Been at angie.been@okstate.edu or Chad Spurlock at chad.spurlock@okstate.edu, or fax at (918) 293-4853

Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics

8-12 Grade Students
East Central University
Ada, Oklahoma
Residential
June 6-11

ECU's Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics Summer Academy is a one-week residential experience that will engage participants in the exciting imagination-stretching, logic-building and fun world of computer science. Students will learn programming, explore the endless possibilities of computer science careers, interact with professionals, and experience college life. Students will invoke their creativity and problem-solving skills in a variety of ways including app, web development, design, building and programming fully autonomous robots.

For more information and to apply, visit http://robotics.ecok.edu or email ComputerScience@ecok.edu
Contact: Mary K. Tarver, (580) 559-5593 or Matt McGaha, (580) 559-5969

The Engineering Workshop Academy

8-10 Grade Students
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 7-11 or
June 14-18

The University of Central Oklahoma Department of Engineering and Physics will offer the Engineering Workshop Academy for a 5-day, non-residential sessions of hands-on activities and science projects that promote intentional play and decision-making. The academy will encourage participants' critical thinking skills while promoting diversity and a constructive team climate to stimulate creativity and imagination. Attendees will work in teams to design, build, test, and improve upon their projects to compete with other teams in the fields of aerodynamics, steam power generation, instrumentation, and mechatronics. UCO faculty members serve as instructors while engineering students guide each team as participants explore the exciting future of STEM.

Contact: Dr. Abdellah Ait moussa at aaitmoussa@uco.edu or (405) 974-5293. http://www.engineering.uco.edu/sumacad/

Exploring Biotechnology

8-9 Grade Students
Murray State College
University Center of Southern Oklahoma
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 21-26

Whether your interest in biology is medical, conservation or zoology, and if your interest in technology is in programming, building electronics, robotics or the arts there will be something for you in our day camp "Exploring Biotechnology" for rising 8th and 9th graders. There will be one at the Ardmore UCSO June 21-26, 2021 and a repeat at Murray State College, Tishomingo, July 12-17. Both camps will conclude with a Saturday trip to the interactive Perot Museum in Dallas.

Information is at: https://www.mscok.edu/alumni-and-foundation/community/summer-stem-camps
Apply at: www.mscok.edu
Contact: either Wes Reddish at (580) 387-7502 or Don Loving at (580) 319-0323 Email mscstem@mscok.edu

Exploring Biotechnology

8-9 Grade Students
Murray State College
Tishomingo, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 12-17

Whether your interest in biology is medical, conservation or zoology, and if your interest in technology is in programming, building electronics, robotics or the arts there will be something for you in our day camp "Exploring Biotechnology" for rising 8th and 9th graders. There will be one at the Ardmore UCSO June 21-26, 2021 and a repeat at Murray State College, Tishomingo, July 12-17. Both camps will conclude with a Saturday trip to the interactive Perot Museum in Dallas.

Information is at: https://www.mscok.edu/alumni-and-foundation/community/summer-stem-camps
Apply at: www.mscok.edu
Contact: either Wes Reddish at (580) 387-7502 or Don Loving at (580) 319-0323 Email mscstem@mscok.edu

Get Green for Blue: Outdoor STEM Investigations Connecting Water to You

8-10 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, OK
Commuter
June 21-24

Put on your waders, grab your net, and let's catch those critters! Working in teams, you will learn about water quality through collecting data, analyzing the health of water bodies, and determining possible solutions to water quality problems. This STEM Summer Academy program is funded by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and is open to students entering the 8th through the 10th grades. Come to Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow and the Rogers County Outdoor Education Reserve June 21-24 and be a part of this fun, activity-based STEM adventure!

The safety of our participants is of paramount importance to us. Therefore, the CDC and NSU guidelines will be followed and are subject to change. Further information will be provided.

For more information contact Dr. Pamela Christol, Phone (918) 449-6539; email: christol@nsuok.edu
Website: https://academics.nsuok.edu/continuingeducation/YouthPrograms/green4blue_outdoor_stem.aspx


Panhandle Protégés

9-10 Grade Students
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Goodwell, Oklahoma
Residential
July 11-23

Panhandle Protégés is a two-week, residential academy at Oklahoma Panhandle State University located in Goodwell, OK. Protégés will engage in a lively series of activities intermixed with faculty interactions representing a diversity of backgrounds/perspectives, fields of study, and career paths. Hands-on activities range from trust and-confidence-building exercises to a math lab escape room experience to a marine zoology touch tank and many related fun experiments. University staff and administrators also will share crucial information for future college-seekers, including college admission, financial aid, and career services.

Application: http://www.opsu.edu/Academies/Panhandle-Proteges/
Contact Dr. David L. Ferrell, david.ferrell@opsu.edu, (580) 349-1532.

Peek Into Engineering

9-12 Grade Students
Seminole State College
Seminole, Oklahoma
Residential
July 18-23

Seminole State College holds the Peek Into Engineering Residential Summer Academy, beginning July 18th ending July 23rd, which targets rising 9th through 12th grade students. Teams of students will design and assemble underwater remote-operated vehicles. Participants will also be exposed to simple electronic circuitry. Activities will expose participants to aerospace, computer, electrical, material, mechanical, and bio-engineering. A field trip will be taken to either OU or OSU, and an engineering facility (Enviro Systems Inc.). Competitions will be held throughout the Academy.

Contact: Jarrod Tollett (405) 382-9217 or http://www.sscok.edu/PIEAcademy/PIEMainPg.htm

PI-STEM Summer Academy

8-9 Grade Students
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Durant, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 19-23

Through water rocket and balloon launching, environmental modeling, and more, the PI STEM Summer Academy will engage incoming 8th-9th grade students in exploring, experimenting, and problem solving related to environmental, physical, and life sciences as well as mathematical traversing the secondary spectrum. Accordingly, students will use a variety of technological and other tools to explore, experiment and communicate understanding. This day camp experience will be held from 9am-4:45pm from July 19-23 on Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Durant campus, with a data collection field trip.

For more information, contact Michael Hardy (mhardy@se.edu), Kate Shannon (kshannon@se.edu) or Caleb Smith (cmsmith@se.edu). https://www.se.edu/math/pi-stem-academy-2021/

RACE Around the World

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 21-25

RACE Around the World and explore different countries and how they use science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics in our ESCAPE ROOMS. Can you solve our puzzles in Ireland? Can you decode a secret message from Russia? Will you be able to escape our rooms in time? Join us at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow June 21-25, 2021 to find out!

Call (918) 444-3739 or contact Barbara Fuller at roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu for an application and to see if you have what it takes!

RACE to Space with NASA

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 7-11

Ever wanted to meet with NASA and explore their programs? June 7-11 NASA is touching down at Northeastern State University and they need your help with some of the problems they are experiencing with space transportation, engineering, and sustainability. This academy will work with real-world problems and challenges NASA and NSU need your help to solve. Who knows? Maybe you are destined for a career in one of NASA's fields. You will never know unless you try.

Applications can be found at nsuok.edu/IDEA.
Contact: Barbara Fuller roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu or call (918) 444-3739 for additional questions.

Technology, Education and Collaborative (TEC) Academy

8-9 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Residential
June 21-26

Held at The University of Tulsa, the Technology Education and Collaborative (TEC) Academy is a residential technology academy for students interested in computers and GPS-related technologies. Students will use hand-held GPS receivers for data collection at TU and during field trips, then process the data to create interactive GIS maps. Video, collected by participants, will use MovieMaker and i-Movie, chat rooms and journaling will be done with Blackboard, and GPS scavenger hunts and geo-caches will use GIS software. Escape games, swimming and other recreation will occur daily as well as many presentations in PowerPoint and Comic Life.

Interested? Contact: Dr. Brown at (918) 631-2719 or at www.orgs.utulsa.edu/tec/

Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa

8-12 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 12-16

The Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa teaches students about careers in electrical and mechanical engineering through hands-on design projects, interactions with industry professionals, and group activities. Students will experience the engineering design process, including troubleshooting problems, and complete design challenges. Many activities center on the design, construction, and applications of an autonomous vehicle and drones, including soldering, sensor systems, and machining. Students will present their experiences and be invited to participate in follow-up activities. The goal is to enhance student interest in pursuing engineering as a career.

The Academy Director is Peter LoPresti, (918) 631-3274 or peter-lopresti@utulsa.edu. The Academy will run from July 12 - 16, 2021. Apply to the Academy using the on-line application forms at https://engineering.utulsa.edu/electrical-computer-engineering/electrical-engineering-summer-academy/, located at the bottom of the page.

The Ultimate Technology, Engineering and Cryptography (U-TEC) Academy

8-9 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Residential
July 6-10

Cryptography, engineering and technology go hand in hand. The University of Tulsa will host its first engineering and cryptography academy this coming summer for students who enjoy solving puzzles, finding solutions to engineering challenges, and are interested in integrating technology in the process. Four field trips are planned, including the tunnels under Tulsa, the Gathering Place and the Central Library Escape Room. Students not only find solutions to puzzles, but create their own. Escape games, cryptography challenges, swimming and other recreation will occur daily.

Interested? Contact: Dr. Brown at (918) 631-2719 or at www.orgs.utulsa.edu/crypto/

Where does our food come from and how did it get there?

8-9 Grade Students
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Chickasha, Oklahoma
Residential
June 14-18 or
June 21-25

Summer Academy "Where does our food come from and how did it get here?" targets students entering 8th or 9th grade interested in STEM topics and food. The Academy will follow the progress of food from the garden to the kitchen to the pantry for a rainy day or any day. Attendees will learn the science behind rising bread, nutrients in food, and the presence of proteins in fish samples. Will also attend trips to local farms and food processing plants. Most of all, go home with all the items made in camp to share with family.

Academy application will be at http://usao.edu/usaofoodcamp
jloutsch@usao.edu (405) 574-1325

Back to top

Rising 10th Grade Students

CU Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy

9-12 Grade Students
Cameron University
Lawton, Oklahoma
Residential
June 12-18

High school students will study and experiment with rocket designs by learning about Bernoulli's principle, and lift and drag concepts. Students will utilize a 3-D printer and other raw materials to design and construct their rockets. Following the Engineering Design Process, students will research, design, test, and redesign their rockets systems. Next, using their newly designed rocket, students will strive to maximize their design through the redesign process. The final project will include a design competition of their designed systems based on set criteria. Academy participants will also engage in non-STEM activities to encourage team building and self-assurance throughout the week. As the week ends students will reflect on their team design process and their own personal growth journey during the academy. The students will present their week to fellow academy participants, family, faculty, sponsors, industry, and the community.

See our website https://www.cameron.edu/chem-phys-eng/high-impact-opportunities/engineering-academy/ and our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/engineeringandmath/ for additional information. Contact: Dr. Sheila Youngblood at syoungbl@cameron.edu Please apply online: https://www.cameron.edu/chem-phys-eng/high-impact-opportunities/engineering-academy


E.D.U.C.A.T.E. M.E.: Exceptional Direction United in Culture, Academics, Technology, and Excitement in Medical Education

9-10 Grade Students
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
Miami, Oklahoma
Residential
June 13-18

The EDUCATE ME Summer Academy is an interactive, hands-on learning opportunity to introduce you to careers in healthcare and increase awareness of alternative health practices in nursing and medicine. The Academy will focus on career options in Nursing, Physical Education, and Athletic Training. You will explore how therapeutic humor is used in nursing and medicine, learning clowning techniques, guided imagery, stress reduction, and juggling. You will explore the practice of Native American healing methods, participating in multiple cultural experiences. The learning activities will occur in on-campus simulation laboratories and physical education facilities, and on the grounds of the Miami Tribe.

Apply here: http://www.neo.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/educate-me_flyer_2021.pdf

Emerging and Converging Technologies

8-10 Grade Students
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Residential
June 1 - June 5

Students will apply math and science skills while participating in hands-on lab exercises in seven different programs offered at OSUIT. Participants will have the opportunity to go on the job with Culinary Arts, Engineering Technologies, Visual Communications, Nursing, Information Technologies, Automotive, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration graduates. In addition, students will be experiencing college life in dorms. Students will participate in many fun-filled evening activities and investigate the undeniable claim that a college degree will take students where they want to go.

Contact Angie Been at angie.been@okstate.edu or Chad Spurlock at chad.spurlock@okstate.edu, or fax at (918) 293-4853

The Engineering Workshop Academy

8-10 Grade Students
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 7-11 or
June 14-18

The University of Central Oklahoma Department of Engineering and Physics will offer the Engineering Workshop Academy for a 5-day, non-residential sessions of hands-on activities and science projects that promote intentional play and decision-making. The academy will encourage participants' critical thinking skills while promoting diversity and a constructive team climate to stimulate creativity and imagination. Attendees will work in teams to design, build, test, and improve upon their projects to compete with other teams in the fields of aerodynamics, steam power generation, instrumentation, and mechatronics. UCO faculty members serve as instructors while engineering students guide each team as participants explore the exciting future of STEM.

Contact: Dr. Abdellah Ait moussa at aaitmoussa@uco.edu or (405) 974-5293. http://www.engineering.uco.edu/sumacad/

Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics

8-12 Grade Students
East Central University
Ada, Oklahoma
Residential
June 6-11

ECU's Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics Summer Academy is a one-week residential experience that will engage participants in the exciting imagination-stretching, logic-building and fun world of computer science. Students will learn programming, explore the endless possibilities of computer science careers, interact with professionals, and experience college life. Students will invoke their creativity and problem-solving skills in a variety of ways including app, web development, design, building and programming fully autonomous robots.

For more information and to apply, visit http://robotics.ecok.edu or email ComputerScience@ecok.edu
Contact: Mary K. Tarver, (580) 559-5593 or Matt McGaha, (580) 559-5969

Get Green for Blue: Outdoor STEM Investigations Connecting Water to You

8-10 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, OK
Commuter
June 21-24

Put on your waders, grab your net, and let's catch those critters! Working in teams, you will learn about water quality through collecting data, analyzing the health of water bodies, and determining possible solutions to water quality problems. This STEM Summer Academy program is funded by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and is open to students entering the 8th through the 10th grades. Come to Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow and the Rogers County Outdoor Education Reserve June 21-24 and be a part of this fun, activity-based STEM adventure!

The safety of our participants is of paramount importance to us. Therefore, the CDC and NSU guidelines will be followed and are subject to change. Further information will be provided.

For more information contact Dr. Pamela Christol, Phone (918) 449-6539; email: christol@nsuok.edu
Website: https://academics.nsuok.edu/continuingeducation/YouthPrograms/green4blue_outdoor_stem.aspx

 

It's a Polymer Life - Polymers of Everyday Life Summer Academy

10-12 Grade Students
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Residential
June 28 - July 2

Students will make polymers, understand and measure the properties of polymers, and why polymers are used in everyday life from packaging to automobile parts to artificial organs to bulletproof vests. In addition, they will learn in the laboratory dyeing different types of polymers from natural (cotton) to synthetic (polyester /nylon) and how the polymers' properties affect the dyeing process. Students will also explore the science of baking and experience college life in a five-day residential academy, June 28 - July 2, 2021.

This is a partnership with OSU College of Arts & Sciences and the Division of Institutional Diversity. Inquiries should be addressed to Maura Loyola at (405) 744-4725 or maura.loyola@okstate.edu

Information & Application: diversity.okstate.edu

Langston University Intensive Academy for Math, Science, and Technology

10-12 Grade Students
Langston University
Langston, Oklahoma
Residential
May 30 - June 12

Langston University and the Oklahoma State Regents present "An Intensive Summer Academy in Math, Science, and Technology for Grades 10-12". This is a two-week residential academy for 36 aspiring mathematicians, scientists, and engineers. Our focus will be on improving students' appreciation for and enrollment in Oklahoma core curricula through intense, positive experiences in mathematics, chemistry, biology, technology, and preparation for success. Oklahoma core curricula, ACT preparation, scholarships and undergraduate and graduate school matriculation are addressed. Experiences will incorporate cutting edge technologies that support hands-on activities, and innovative teaching and learning.

Visit us at http://www.langston.edu/math-and-science-academy or
contact Dr. Alonzo F. Peterson, Director at summeracademy@langston.edu or (405) 466-3419


Panhandle Protégés

9-10 Grade Students
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Goodwell, Oklahoma
Residential
July 11-23

Panhandle Protégés is a two-week, residential academy at Oklahoma Panhandle State University located in Goodwell, OK. Protégés will engage in a lively series of activities intermixed with faculty interactions representing a diversity of backgrounds/perspectives, fields of study, and career paths. Hands-on activities range from trust and-confidence-building exercises to a math lab escape room experience to a marine zoology touch tank and many related fun experiments. University staff and administrators also will share crucial information for future college-seekers, including college admission, financial aid, and career services.

Application: http://www.opsu.edu/Academies/Panhandle-Protoges/
Contact Dr. David L. Ferrell, david.ferrell@opsu.edu, (580) 349-1532.

Peek Into Engineering

9-12 Grade Students
Seminole State College
Seminole, Oklahoma
Residential
July 18-23

Seminole State College holds the Peek Into Engineering Residential Summer Academy, beginning July 18th ending July 23rd, which targets rising 9th through 12th grade students. Teams of students will design and assemble underwater remote-operated vehicles. Participants will also be exposed to simple electronic circuitry. Activities will expose participants to aerospace, computer, electrical, material, mechanical, and bio-engineering. A field trip will be taken to either OU or OSU, and an engineering facility (Enviro Systems Inc.). Competitions will be held throughout the Academy.

Contact: Jarrod Tollett (405) 382-9217 or http://www.sscok.edu/PIEAcademy/PIEMainPg.htm

RACE Around the World

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 21-25

RACE Around the World and explore different countries and how they use science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics in our ESCAPE ROOMS. Can you solve our puzzles in Ireland? Can you decode a secret message from Russia? Will you be able to escape our rooms in time? Join us at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow June 21-25, 2021 to find out!

Call (918) 444-3739 or contact Barbara Fuller at roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu for an application and to see if you have what it takes!

RACE to Space with NASA

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 7-11

Ever wanted to meet with NASA and explore their programs? June 7-11 NASA is touching down at Northeastern State University and they need your help with some of the problems they are experiencing with space transportation, engineering, and sustainability. This academy will work with real-world problems and challenges NASA and NSU need your help to solve. Who knows? Maybe you are destined for a career in one of NASA's fields. You will never know unless you try.

Applications can be found at nsuok.edu/IDEA. Contact: Barbara Fuller roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu or call (918) 444-3739 for additional questions.

Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa

8-12 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 12-16

The Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa teaches students about careers in electrical and mechanical engineering through hands-on design projects, interactions with industry professionals, and group activities. Students will experience the engineering design process, including troubleshooting problems, and complete design challenges. Many activities center on the design, construction, and applications of an autonomous vehicle and drones, including soldering, sensor systems, and machining. Students will present their experiences and be invited to participate in follow-up activities. The goal is to enhance student interest in pursuing engineering as a career.

The Academy Director is Peter LoPresti, (918) 631-3274 or peter-lopresti@utulsa.edu. The Academy will run from July 12 - 16, 2021. Apply to the Academy using the on-line application forms at https://engineering.utulsa.edu/electrical-computer-engineering/electrical-engineering-summer-academy/, located at the bottom of the page.

Summer Science & Mathematics Academy

10-12 Grade Students
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford, Oklahoma
Residential
June 6-18

SSMA is a Summer Academy designed to give 32 high school juniors and seniors a two-week experience in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This program is designed to motivate students towards pursuing higher education and careers in STEM disciplines. SSMA will be located on the SWOSU campus from Sunday, June 6 (move in) to Friday, June 18, with participants living in dormitories, dining in cafeteria, and taking classes in a variety of science content and communication areas. Laboratory and field experiences will enhance the participants' problem-solving skills. During the second week, participants will be involved in a problem-solving competition.

If interested contact Dr. Brian D. Campbell at (580)774-3118 or brian.campbell@swosu.edu or Dr. David Esjornson at (580)774-3054 or david.esjornson@swosu.edu

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Rising 11th Grade Students

CU Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy

9-12 Grade Students
Cameron University
Lawton, Oklahoma
Residential
June 12-18

High school students will study and experiment with rocket designs by learning about Bernoulli's principle, and lift and drag concepts. Students will utilize a 3-D printer and other raw materials to design and construct their rockets. Following the Engineering Design Process, students will research, design, test, and redesign their rockets systems. Next, using their newly designed rocket, students will strive to maximize their design through the redesign process. The final project will include a design competition of their designed systems based on set criteria. Academy participants will also engage in non-STEM activities to encourage team building and self-assurance throughout the week. As the week ends students will reflect on their team design process and their own personal growth journey during the academy. The students will present their week to fellow academy participants, family, faculty, sponsors, industry, and the community.

See our website https://www.cameron.edu/chem-phys-eng/high-impact-opportunities/engineering-academy/ and our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/engineeringandmath/ for additional information. Contact: Dr. Sheila Youngblood at syoungbl@cameron.edu Please apply online: https://www.cameron.edu/chem-phys-eng/high-impact-opportunities/engineering-academy

Engineering and Construction Management

11-12 Grade Students
Seminole State College
Seminole, Oklahoma
Residential
July 18-23

Seminole State College holds the Engineering and Construction Management Residential Summer Academy, beginning July 18th ending July 23rd, which targets rising 11th through 12th grade students. Teams of students will build a tiny house. Participants will also be exposed to construction safety. The project will expose participants to aspects of construction management from concept and blueprint reading to physical construction. A field trip will be taken to either OU or OSU, and involve working with architects and builders.

Contact: Jarrod Tollett (405) 382-9217 or http://www.sscok.edu/CMAcademy/CMMainPg.htm

Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics

8-12 Grade Students
East Central University
Ada, Oklahoma
Residential
June 6-11

ECU's Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics Summer Academy is a one-week residential experience that will engage participants in the exciting imagination-stretching, logic-building and fun world of computer science. Students will learn programming, explore the endless possibilities of computer science careers, interact with professionals, and experience college life. Students will invoke their creativity and problem-solving skills in a variety of ways including app, web development, design, building and programming fully autonomous robots.

For more information and to apply, visit http://robotics.ecok.edu or email ComputerScience@ecok.edu
Contact: Mary K. Tarver, (580) 559-5593 or Matt McGaha, (580) 559-5969

ESTEEM-Builder for Emerging Careers: A High School Summer Academy

11-12 Grade Students
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 30 - August 4

The University of Central Oklahoma will partner with government agencies and industry leaders to implement and host a five-day, no-cost commuter summer program with rigorous, fun, and engaging hands-on activities. The program is designed to broaden career awareness of emerging careers (e.g. data science) and promote interests in Environmental Sustainability, Science, Technology, Engineering, Eco-social science, and Mathematics (ESTEEM).
Student participants will be provided with career-exploration, job-shadowing, mentoring, knowledge-acquisition, and skill-development venues. Student participants will (1) visit the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Fusion Center, Edmond Police, (2) interact with law-enforcement agents and industry professionals, (3) process a crime scene, (4) analyze digital evidence (e.g. blood, fingerprints), (5) search DNA database, (6) solve modern-day crimes and cold cases with digital forensics, simulation, and virtual reality, (7) apply interdisciplinary knowledge to real-world context, (8) use innovative analytics tools, (9) discover resources and financial aids for college planning, and (10) create career infographics.
Daily lunch will be provided. Student participants who complete the five-day program will receive a stipend of $75 to cover the cost of transportation.

Please use the link to apply. https://stem4allacademy.com/esteem

It's a Polymer Life - Polymers of Everyday Life Summer Academy

10-12 Grade Students
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Residential
June 28 - July 2

Students will make polymers, understand and measure the properties of polymers, and why polymers are used in everyday life from packaging to automobile parts to artificial organs to bulletproof vests. In addition, they will learn in the laboratory dyeing different types of polymers from natural (cotton) to synthetic (polyester /nylon) and how the polymers' properties affect the dyeing process. Students will also explore the science of baking and experience college life in a five-day residential academy, June 28 - July 2, 2021.

This is a partnership with OSU College of Arts & Sciences and the Division of Institutional Diversity. Inquiries should be addressed to Maura Loyola at (405) 744-4725 or maura.loyola@okstate.edu

Information & Application: diversity.okstate.edu

Langston University Intensive Academy for Math, Science, and Technology

10-12 Grade Students
Langston University
Langston, Oklahoma
Residential
May 30 - June 12

Langston University and the Oklahoma State Regents present "An Intensive Summer Academy in Math, Science, and Technology for Grades 10-12". This is two-week residential academy for 36 aspiring mathematicians, scientists, and engineers. Our focus will be on improving students' appreciation for and enrollment in Oklahoma core curricula through intense, positive experiences in mathematics, chemistry, biology, technology, and preparation for success. Oklahoma core curricula, ACT preparation, scholarships and undergraduate and graduate school matriculation are addressed. Experiences will incorporate cutting edge technologies that support hands-on activities, and innovative teaching and learning.

Visit us at http://www.langston.edu/math-and-science-academy or
contact Dr. Alonzo F. Peterson, Director at summeracademy@langston.edu or (405) 466-3419


Peek Into Engineering

9-12 Grade Students
Seminole State College
Seminole, Oklahoma
Residential
July 18-23

Seminole State College holds the Peek Into Engineering Residential Summer Academy, beginning July 18th ending July 23rd, which targets rising 9th through 12th grade students. Teams of students will design and assemble underwater remote-operated vehicles. Participants will also be exposed to simple electronic circuitry. Activities will expose participants to aerospace, computer, electrical, material, mechanical, and bio-engineering. A field trip will be taken to either OU or OSU, and an engineering facility (Enviro Systems Inc.). Competitions will be held throughout the Academy.

Contact: Jarrod Tollett (405) 382-9217 or http://www.sscok.edu/PIEAcademy/PIEMainPg.htm

RACE Around the World

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 21-25

RACE Around the World and explore different countries and how they use science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics in our ESCAPE ROOMS. Can you solve our puzzles in Ireland? Can you decode a secret message from Russia? Will you be able to escape our rooms in time? Join us at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow June 21-25, 2021 to find out!

Call (918) 444-3739 or contact Barbara Fuller at roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu for an application and to see if you have what it takes!

RACE to Space with NASA

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 7-11

Ever wanted to meet with NASA and explore their programs? June 7-11 NASA is touching down at Northeastern State University and they need your help with some of the problems they are experiencing with space transportation, engineering, and sustainability. This academy will work with real-world problems and challenges NASA and NSU need your help to solve. Who knows? Maybe you are destined for a career in one of NASA's fields. You will never know unless you try.

Applications can be found at nsuok.edu/IDEA. Contact: Barbara Fuller roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu or call (918) 444.3739 for additional questions.

Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa

8-12 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 12-16

The Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa teaches students about careers in electrical and mechanical engineering through hands-on design projects, interactions with industry professionals, and group activities. Students will experience the engineering design process, including troubleshooting problems, and complete design challenges. Many activities center on the design, construction, and applications of an autonomous vehicle and drones, including soldering, sensor systems, and machining. Students will present their experiences and be invited to participate in follow-up activities. The goal is to enhance student interest in pursuing engineering as a career.

The Academy Director is Peter LoPresti, (918) 631-3274 or peter-lopresti@utulsa.edu. The Academy will run from July 12 - 16, 2021. Apply to the Academy using the on-line application forms at https://engineering.utulsa.edu/electrical-computer-engineering/electrical-engineering-summer-academy/, located at the bottom of the page.

Summer Science & Mathematics Academy

10-12 Grade Students
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford, Oklahoma
Residential
June 6-18

SSMA is a Summer Academy designed to give 32 high school juniors and seniors a two-week experience in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This program is designed to motivate students towards pursuing higher education and careers in STEM disciplines. SSMA will be located on the SWOSU campus from Sunday, June 6 (move in) to Friday, June 18, with participants living in dormitories, dining in cafeteria, and taking classes in a variety of science content and communication areas. Laboratory and field experiences will enhance the participants' problem-solving skills. During the second week, participants will be involved in a problem-solving competition.

If interested contact Dr. Brian D. Campbell at (580) 774-3118 or brian.campbell@swosu.edu or Dr. David Esjornson at (580) 774-3054 or david.esjornson@swosu.edu

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Rising 12th Grade Students

CU Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy

9-12 Grade Students
Cameron University
Lawton, Oklahoma
Residential
June 12-18

High school students will study and experiment with rocket designs by learning about Bernoulli's principle, and lift and drag concepts. Students will utilize a 3-D printer and other raw materials to design and construct their rockets. Following the Engineering Design Process, students will research, design, test, and redesign their rockets systems. Next, using their newly designed rocket, students will strive to maximize their design through the redesign process. The final project will include a design competition of their designed systems based on set criteria. Academy participants will also engage in non-STEM activities to encourage team building and self-assurance throughout the week. As the week ends students will reflect on their team design process and their own personal growth journey during the academy. The students will present their week to fellow academy participants, family, faculty, sponsors, industry, and the community.

See our website https://www.cameron.edu/chem-phys-eng/high-impact-opportunities/engineering-academy/ and our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/engineeringandmath/ for additional information. Contact: Dr. Sheila Youngblood at syoungbl@cameron.edu Please apply online: https://www.cameron.edu/chem-phys-eng/high-impact-opportunities/engineering-academy

Engineering and Construction Management

11-12 Grade Students
Seminole State College
Seminole, Oklahoma
Residential
July 18-23

Seminole State College holds the Engineering and Construction Management Residential Summer Academy, beginning July 18th ending July 23rd, which targets rising 11th through 12th grade students. Teams of students will build a tiny house. Participants will also be exposed to construction safety. The project will expose participants to aspects of construction management from concept and blueprint reading to physical construction. A field trip will be taken to either OU or OSU, and involve working with architects and builders.

Contact: Jarrod Tollett (405) 382-9217 or http://www.sscok.edu/CMAcademy/CMMainPg.htm

ESTEEM-Builder for Emerging Careers: A High School Summer Academy

11-12 Grade Students
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 30 - August 4

The University of Central Oklahoma will partner with government agencies and industry leaders to implement and host a five-day, no-cost commuter summer program with rigorous, fun, and engaging hands-on activities. The program is designed to broaden career awareness of emerging careers (e.g. data science) and promote interests in Environmental Sustainability, Science, Technology, Engineering, Eco-social science, and Mathematics (ESTEEM).
Student participants will be provided with career-exploration, job-shadowing, mentoring, knowledge-acquisition, and skill-development venues. Student participants will (1) visit the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Fusion Center, Edmond Police, (2) interact with law-enforcement agents and industry professionals, (3) process a crime scene, (4) analyze digital evidence (e.g. blood, fingerprints), (5) search DNA database, (6) solve modern-day crimes and cold cases with digital forensics, simulation, and virtual reality, (7) apply interdisciplinary knowledge to real-world context, (8) use innovative analytics tools, (9) discover resources and financial aids for college planning, and (10) create career infographics.
Daily lunch will be provided. Student participants who complete the five-day program will receive a stipend of $75 to cover the cost of transportation.

Please use the link to apply. https://stem4allacademy.com/esteem

Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics

8-12 Grade Students
East Central University
Ada, Oklahoma
Residential
June 6-11

ECU's Explorations in Computer Science & Robotics Summer Academy is a one-week residential experience that will engage participants in the exciting imagination-stretching, logic-building and fun world of computer science. Students will learn programming, explore the endless possibilities of computer science careers, interact with professionals, and experience college life. Students will invoke their creativity and problem-solving skills in a variety of ways including app, web development, design, building and programming fully autonomous robots.

For more information and to apply, visit http://robotics.ecok.edu or email ComputerScience@ecok.edu
Contact: Mary K. Tarver, (580) 559-5593 or Matt McGaha, (580) 559-5969

It's a Polymer Life - Polymers of Everyday Life Summer Academy

10-12 Grade Students
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Residential
June 28 - July 2

Students will make polymers, understand and measure the properties of polymers, and why polymers are used in everyday life from packaging to automobile parts to artificial organs to bulletproof vests. In addition, they will learn in the laboratory dyeing different types of polymers from natural (cotton) to synthetic (polyester /nylon) and how the polymers' properties affect the dyeing process. Students will also explore the science of baking and experience college life in a five-day residential academy, June 28 - July 2, 2021.

This is a partnership with OSU College of Arts & Sciences and the Division of Institutional Diversity. Inquiries should be addressed to Maura Loyola at (405) 744-4725 or maura.loyola@okstate.edu

Information & Application: diversity.okstate.edu

Langston University Intensive Academy for Math, Science, and Technology

10-12 Grade Students
Langston University
Langston, Oklahoma
Residential
May 30 - June 12

Langston University and the Oklahoma State Regents present "An Intensive Summer Academy in Math, Science, and Technology for Grades 10-12". This is two-week residential academy for 36 aspiring mathematicians, scientists, and engineers. Our focus will be on improving students' appreciation for and enrollment in Oklahoma core curricula through intense, positive experiences in mathematics, chemistry, biology, technology, and preparation for success. Oklahoma core curricula, ACT preparation, scholarships and undergraduate and graduate school matriculation are addressed. Experiences will incorporate cutting edge technologies that support hands-on activities, and innovative teaching and learning.

Visit us at http://www.langston.edu/math-and-science-academy or
contact Dr. Alonzo F. Peterson, Director at summeracademy@langston.edu or (405) 466-3419

Peek Into Engineering

9-12 Grade Students
Seminole State College
Seminole, Oklahoma
Residential
July 18-23

Seminole State College holds the Peek Into Engineering Residential Summer Academy, beginning July 18th ending July 23rd, which targets rising 9th through 12th grade students. Teams of students will design and assemble underwater remote-operated vehicles. Participants will also be exposed to simple electronic circuitry. Activities will expose participants to aerospace, computer, electrical, material, mechanical, and bio-engineering. A field trip will be taken to either OU or OSU, and an engineering facility (Enviro Systems Inc.). Competitions will be held throughout the Academy.

Contact: Jarrod Tollett (405) 382-9217 or http://www.sscok.edu/PIEAcademy/PIEMainPg.htm

RACE Around the World

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 21-25

RACE Around the World and explore different countries and how they use science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics in our ESCAPE ROOMS. Can you solve our puzzles in Ireland? Can you decode a secret message from Russia? Will you be able to escape our rooms in time? Join us at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow June 21-25, 2021 to find out!

Call (918) 444-3739 or contact Barbara Fuller at roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu for an application and to see if you have what it takes!

RACE to Space with NASA

8-12 Grade Students
Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Commuter
June 7-11

Ever wanted to meet with NASA and explore their programs? June 7-11 NASA is touching down at Northeastern State University and they need your help with some of the problems they are experiencing with space transportation, engineering, and sustainability. This academy will work with real-world problems and challenges NASA and NSU need your help to solve. Who knows? Maybe you are destined for a career in one of NASA's fields. You will never know unless you try.

Applications can be found at nsuok.edu/IDEA. Contact: Barbara Fuller roboticsacademy@nsuok.edu or call (918) 444-3739 for additional questions.

Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa

8-12 Grade Students
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Commuter
July 12-16

The Summer Engineering Academy at The University of Tulsa teaches students about careers in electrical and mechanical engineering through hands-on design projects, interactions with industry professionals, and group activities. Students will experience the engineering design process, including troubleshooting problems, and complete design challenges. Many activities center on the design, construction, and applications of an autonomous vehicle and drones, including soldering, sensor systems, and machining. Students will present their experiences and be invited to participate in follow-up activities. The goal is to enhance student interest in pursuing engineering as a career.

The Academy Director is Peter LoPresti, (918) 631-3274 or peter-lopresti@utulsa.edu. The Academy will run from July 12 - 16, 2021. Apply to the Academy using the on-line application forms at https://engineering.utulsa.edu/electrical-computer-engineering/electrical-engineering-summer-academy/, located at the bottom of the page.

Summer Science & Mathematics Academy

10-12 Grade Students
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford, Oklahoma
Residential
June 6-18

SSMA is a Summer Academy designed to give 32 high school juniors and seniors a two-week experience in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This program is designed to motivate students towards pursuing higher education and careers in STEM disciplines. SSMA will be located on the SWOSU campus from Sunday, June 6 (move in) to Friday, June 18, with participants living in dormitories, dining in cafeteria, and taking classes in a variety of science content and communication areas. Laboratory and field experiences will enhance the participants' problem-solving skills. During the second week, participants will be involved in a problem-solving competition.

If interested contact Dr. Brian D. Campbell at (580) 774-3118 or brian.campbell@swosu.edu or Dr. David Esjornson at (580)774-3054 or david.esjornson@swosu.edu

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