Augustana STEM Camp 2022
STEM Camp 2022: Explore! Investigate! Create!
June 6-9 and June 13-16
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Augustana University’s STEM camp June 6-9 and June 13-16 (on the Sioux Falls Augustana campus) is for middle school students entering grades 6-9 in the fall of 2022.
Their poster session at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 16, is open to the public at Froiland Science Center in Sioux Falls.
Students enrolled in STEM Camp engage in hands-on activities designed to instill and enhance an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Topics range from human genetics to sustainability and food scarcity to coding.
The cost for this year’s STEM Camp is $250 per student. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until we have reached capacity. Payment must be made online. Registration fee includes a T-shirt, reusable bag, lunch in the Ordal Dining Hall and a light snack each day, and all scientific materials. A second t-shirt can be purchased for an additional $5.
Registration is now closed.
Email Sally Mallowa at email@example.com with any questions about STEM Camp, including limited scholarship opportunities available.
Schedule of Events
*Throughout the week, campers will work alongside Augustana students to create scientific posters on a science topic the students choose.
- How to build a human
- Blood coagulation
- Augie gardening and Augie prairies
- Biofilms – make your own kombucha!
- Field Trip: Wastewater Treatment Plant
- Microbio Microbio
- Field Trip: Good Life Farms
- Coding from scratch
- Robotics and Neuroscience
- 3D printing
- Careers in science
- Steps in science (dance and science)
- Fun with plants
- Biocontrol: Killer Fungi vs. Worms
- Outdoor games
- *Poster presentations (open to the public)
- *Creative science presentations (spoken word, poem, dance)