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Virginia S.T.E.M Summer Camps

Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST)


Virginia Tech (July 15-18)

Univ. of Virginia (July 8-11 or July 29- Aug 1)

Old Dominion Univ. (June 17-20)

3 Day residential program


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Current 8th & 9th graders

Contact: Brenda Neil      

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NASA Internships, Fellowships, Scholarships (NIFS)


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The NASA Internship program is a paid educational, hands-on experience that creates opportunities for students to come to NASA Langley Research Center to conduct robust research and work on exciting projects while working side-by-side with NASA’s finest scientists, researchers, engineers, and mission support teams. High school students are invited to apply for an 8-week or 10-week summer internship opportunity. Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age and at least a sophomore when the internship begins. 

This program provides real research experiences in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics as well as in business, communication, marketing, and other areas that support NASA’s mission. The program hosts more than 200 interns annually.

Sample internship research topics at Langley include: High-Temperature Materials and Structures, Space Hardware Design Testing, Public Affairs Multimedia, Mars Surface Habitat, Statistical Engineering, and Aerial Robotics Dynamics and Control.

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Virginia Air and Space SummerCamps

Duration: 1 week

Cost: $250

Location: Hampton


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FREE National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) SEEK Program

Grades: 3-8

Duration: 3 weeks

Location: Washington, DC

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Dean's Early Research Initiative


Grades: 11th

Duration: 1 year, starts July 1

Deadline: Check Link Below


High school students in their junior year who are interested in engineering or computer science may apply for a one-year fellowship, which begins in the summer.



Grades: 1-9

Duration:  (1 week sessions)

Cost: $250 (Scholarships available up to 90%)

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Club SciKidz


AGE: K-12

Duration: 1 week sessions

Cost: varies by session and age

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CodeVA Summer Camps & Workshops


Grades: Rising 1st-9th

Duration: Ongoing

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Richmond Minorities in Engineering Partnership (formerly RAPME)


Grades: Rising 7th-12th

Duration: 3 weeks

Deadline: TBA


Virginia State University (June - July )

Virginia Commonwealth University (July-Aug )

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math Science Innovation Center (MSIC) Camp Innovation


Grades: Rising 4th-9th grade        

Duration: 3 weeks

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James Madison University


Female Institute and Male Academy Summer Program

(*This camp may not be STEM-related but also worth applying)

Duration: 2 weeks            Grades: 9-12

Phone: 540-568-6636

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US Naval Academy Summer STEM Program


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Rising 9th Graders: June week 1

Rising 10th Graders: June week 2

Rising 11th Graders: June week 3

Cost: $550 (includes room, board, meals and materials)


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Navy Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP)


Grade: 9th and up

Duration: 8 weeks

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University of Virginia STEM Programs


FREE Exxon Mobil Barnard Harris SummerScience


UVA Center for Diversity- School of Engineering

Entering Grades 6, 7, 8, for 2018


LEAD: Computer Science Institute


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Grade: Rising 9th-11th

Duration: 3 weeks

Where: UVA

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Virginia Space Flight Academy


Grades: Middle School age 11-15

Six weekly sessions

Tuition is $950.00 

We offer scholarships up to $475.00 (50%) of tuition.

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SAME Engineering & Construction Camp


US Marine Corp Lejeune, NC (June 17-23)

US Air Force- Colorado Springs, CO (June 26-July 2)

1 Week residential program 


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