STEM at DSU

Summer camps and after-school programs in science, math, biology, geology, mechanical engineering, coding, and much more! All ages and skill levels!

Dixie Tensor Scholar Program - Maryam Day

POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER
Dixie Tensor Scholar Program – Maryam Day is a one day workshop sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America. During the one day workshop, high school girls will learn hands on activities in Mathematical Modeling and Data science. Students will have opportunities to collaborate with the Dixie tensor scholars and the career speakers through this one day workshop.

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May 26-Jul 23, 2020 Code School


9:00 am-1:00 pm
DSU Smith's Computer Center

An intensive nine-week course to jumpstart a web programming career. Interaction with the local industry is facilitated by Code School. Learn modern web technologies, javascript databases, web frameworks, client-side and server-side web application development.

Grades 11 – Adult

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May 27-Feb 29, 2020 D.E.A.P. Music Camp


9:00 am-12:00 pm
Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center

Dixie Electro-Acoustic Performance (DEAP) Music Camp. Bring your instrument or come as you are and learn how to compose and perform electro-acoustic music. Under the guidance of DSU faculty members, participants will learn to use and create virtual instruments using Pure Data, culminating in an informal group performance.

Grades 9 – 12

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Jun 08-11, 2020 eSMART Summer Camp for Girls


DSU Science Building

eSMART (exploring Science, Math and Related Technologies) is a summer camp for girls entering 8th – 9th grades. Spend four days and three nights in the dorms at DSU as part of your first college experience! Includes a variety of STEM workshops taught by successful women in STEM careers.

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Jun 15-18, 2020 Engineering Camp


9:00 am-3:00 pm
Smith's Computer Center

This camp is designed to provide an introductory experience to mechanical engineering that is both engaging and fun. Learn about mechanism design, thermal science, and electronics & circuits. Use the engineering design process and rapid prototyping tools to complete a design project.

Grades 10 – 12

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Jun 19-20, 2020 CryptoCamp


9:00 am-1:00 pm
Snow Math & Science Building

Encode cryptosystems and learn to use attack algorithms to break them in a hands-on setting. Learn about careers in cryptography, network security, math, and computer science. No coding or cryptography experience is required.

Grades 9-11

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Jun 22-25, 2020 Girls Go Digital


9:00 am-3:30 pm

Now in it’s 7th year, Girls Go Digital is a computer science and tech camp just for girls. Learn how to HACK, DESIGN, CODE & MAKE with technology. Any level of interest and experience is welcome. From programming, micro controllers, pixel art, digital photography, e-textiles, to web design and more, we’ve got something for every girl!

Grades 2 – 12

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Jun 26-27, 2020 AiMS


9:00 am-12:00 pm
Snow Math & Science Building

Students will explore modeling and simulation skills that are becoming more essential and inevitable in the 21st century. They will be exposed to open ended problems such as predicting trends in population and disease, sports analytics, optimal marketing strategies, and many more.

Grades 9 – 11

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Jul 06-09, 2020 CodeChangers Summer Tech Camp


9:00 am-3:30 pm

CodeChangers offers a unique tech education experience with an online, self-paced program, after-school classes, and camps that is easy to use and carefully mixed with hands-on activities designed to help inspire creativity and connection to real-world projects. Learn to create your world with technology!

Ages 8 – 15

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Our Mission

STEM education for K-12 kids is growing in the United States, but not quickly enough. Over the next 10 years, the demand for scientists and engineers is expected to increase 4x the rate as other occupations. According to the U.S. Department of Education, a recent survey revealed that only 29 percent of Americans rated our country’s K-12 education in STEM subjects as above average…

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FIRST® ROBOTICS PROGRAMS

Opportunities for students of all ages to participate in robotics programs.

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After School Programs

Programs for students of all ages including:  computer programming in Scratch and Pythonmicro:bit I and micro:bit II club activities.

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Summer Camps

Popular camps for young people include eSMART, Girls Go Digital and Code Changers.  There are also great options for college students, such as Code School.

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K-16 Pipeline Programs

Learn more about preparing for a future in STEM-based careers.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 18, 2020 DSU Science Olympiad Invitational


Student Activities Building

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Contact

Cari Heizer

STEM Coordinator

Email: heizer@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4503

Office: SMITH 135