STEM Resources

FCPS Academies

-Career-oriented classes offered in 6 FCPS High Schools
-Open to all FCPS students
-For students entering the job market or going to college

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STEM Resources for Middle School Students

  • Organizations Offering Camps and More
    • NOVA Systemic: – STEM Camps 2018
    • Coder Kids: – Organization offering camps, self-paced learning sessions, parties, and more to teach coding
    • Girls Inspired and Ready to Lead, Inc. (GIRL): – Camps, workshops, and annual career conference (STEM Escape Experience and Career Expo for Girls in Grades 6th-12th, Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Register online)
    • AviationEd:– STEM camps, enrichment programs, and events (e.g., birthday parties) offered by aviation and educational professionals
    • Engineering for Kids: – Camps, classes, clubs, and parties related to engineering

A Sample of STEM Enrichment Programs for
Middle and High School Students

Girls Who Code: A free summer program to expose 10th and 11 grade girls to IT careers:
U of Maryland Physics Summer Outreach Program: Free programs for rising 9th – 12th grade girls:
Virginia Space Grant Consortium – Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST): For current VA 8th and 9th graders:
Howard University Summer Enrichment Science Academy: Program for students interested in pharmacy and other STEM subjects:
Auburn University Women in Engineering Camp: Residential camp focusing on women in engineering for rising 9th grade girls and up:
Carnegie Mellon Summer Academy for Math and Science: Free programs for rising seniors in underrepresented groups:
GEMS – Gains in Education of Math and Science: Summer STEM enrichment program for middle and high school students at participating Army Research Laboratories:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Detective Disease Camp: Free day camp in Atlanta for rising 11th graders:
Virginia Space Coast Scholars: Free residential program on Wallops Island, VA, for 10th graders working with NASA scientists:
Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars: Free online and 1-week residential program for 11th graders in Hampton, VA:
Virginia Earth Systems Science Scholars: Free online and on-site NASA-related research opportunities for 11th and 12th graders:
National Air and Space Program at the Udvar Hazy Center: The Explainers Program for age 16 and up:
George Mason University Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program: Summer internships for ages 16 and up:

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