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West Virginia State University to Offer Virtual Summer STEM Camps for West Virginia Youths ​

5/26/2021
Contact: Jack Bailey
(304) 766-4109
jbaile19@wvstateu.edu
 
May 26, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
 
West Virginia State University to Offer Virtual Summer STEM Camps for West Virginia Youths
 
INSTITUTE, W.Va. –West Virginia State University’s (WVSU) Center for the Advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CASTEM) will offer three virtual summer camps to West Virginia youths in grades 7-9 throughout June and July. The free camps will focus on rocketry, anatomy and engineering, with supplies provided to participants. 

“Our programs consist of immersive, hands-on curricula with self-paced instructional videos, live office hours with program staff, virtual tours and career talks from professionals and will end with a virtual symposium and graduation,” said Hannah Payne, director of WVSU CASTEM. 

The full schedule of WVSU STEM summer camps is as follows:
  • eRocketeers Camp – June 17-24 – Registration ends June 2: Students will learn, explore, engineer and engage with materials designed to guide them though the introductory principles of rocketry and the science behind a successful launch.
  • Anatomy Academy – July 5-11 – Registration ends June 11: This 7-day camp will familiarize students with the five systems of the human body: the cardiovascular, skeletal, nervous, digestive and immune systems.
  • National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) – July 19-30 – Registration ends June 15:Participants will have the opportunity to explore the systems and modes of transportation, the uses of GPS and robotics, and the design, engineering and scientific method process, as well as engage in a model and building project.
To register, and to learn about additional summer offerings at WVSU, visit wvstateu.edu/summer

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi‐generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
 
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