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The STEM Council at San Jacinto College strives to increase awareness of education and career opportunities related to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Council sponsors STEM activities throughout the College and the region, as Houston ranks among the top ten cities for STEM careers. The Council works with community members to promote the STEM fields, while forging strong partnerships with universities and industries for further education and workforce training.


Looking for STEM summer camps? We'll take it from here!

San Jacinto College STEM summer camps are designed to give K-12 students insight into careers related to science, technology, engineering and math. From robotics to the science behind the petrochemical industry, these camps will surely help guide curious minds toward future endeavors. Here are some scheduled STEM camps for this upcoming summer. To register, visit sanjac.edu/calendar/summer-camps.

 

EnergyVenture – Career in the Energy Industry
EnergyVenture is a summer one-week day camp for 12-15-year-old students. Camps focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities, skills needed in the energy industry and future career opportunities in the field.
Dates: Weekly in June and July
Time: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (Mon. – Thurs.), 8 a.m.–12 p.m. (Fri.)
Location: Central, South and North Campuses
Cost: Free to those who qualify

 
Engineering with Duct Tape
Using Tinker Toys, Duct tape, K’Nex, recycled materials, Mentos, rubber bands, Legos, balloons and lots of imagination campers will experience the ultimate science summer camp exploring Rockets – Robots – Roller coasters and Race cars! Students in grades 3-5 will explore a fun side of engineering and the joy of Duct Tape!
Dates: June 26-29
Time: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Central Campus
Cost: $125

STEM Survivor Camp
Campers will be challenged to complete in contests such as building a running vehicle with only household items, constructing a JudoBot, creating a Rube Goldberg machine or walking on water. Students in grades 6-8 will participate in fun activities that encourage STEM learning through fun adventures.
Dates: July 10-13
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Central Campus
Cost: $125

Water-Bots & Air-Bots (Beginner)
Underwater robotics, drones and rockets in this week-long, NASA-inspired camp full of hands-on activities and in-depth analysis of what makes aerospace so fascinating. We will have guest speakers from the industry and hands-on experiments to expand camper’s understanding.
Dates: June 5-9 and June 12-16
Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Central Campus
Cost: $185

Water-Bots & Air-Bots (Intermediate)
Underwater robotics and rockets in this week-long, private space inspired camp full of hands-on activities and in-depth analysis of what makes the private space sector so exciting. Robotics experience and soldering experience preferred.
Dates: June 19-23
Time: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Central Campus
Cost: $195

Water-Bots Pro (Advanced)
This is a programmer’s dream, and campers will be challenged in every aspect of their build. Experience required.
Dates: June 26-30
Time: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: Central Campus
Cost: $200

 

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