Do you have a passion for all things STEM? Or maybe you’re looking for a fun way to spend the holidays. You might be interested in attending a STEM camp.
There are heaps of options out there all across the country and the world, helping you explore potential careers in STEM, learn new things, and make new friends.
Take a look at some of the options we’ve found, and see if there are any that interest you.
Engineering Summer School
Designed for students about to enter Year 12, Engineers Australia’s Summer School is a fully residential 5-day program, giving you the opportunity to visit universities and engineering organisations around Sydney. You have the opportunity to take part in immersive workshops, chat with engineers and graduates, and participate in other fun activities.
The next Engineering Summer School will run from 3-8 December 2023. Registration hasn’t opened yet, but you can read details of this year’s program here.
UQ Mathematics & Biology Summer School
UQ’s Mathematics Summer School and Biology Summer School are non-residential programs open to talented students who are going into Year 11 and have chosen to study either Maths Methods and Specialist Maths or Biology. You can study with and learn from leading researchers and passionate graduates, all while making friends with other students from around the state.
Mathematics Summer School will run from 10-13 January 2023. Registrations have closed for this year, but keep an eye out for next year’s program.
Biology Summer School will run from 17-19 January 2023. Registrations close 27 November 2022.
The Santos Science Experience
The Santos Science Experience is a unique program for students in Years 9 and 10, taking place in over thirty-five universities and tertiary institutions across the country. Each program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work. Programs can vary from between 1 to 4 days in length.
Programs run throughout the year in multiple locations. Take a look at upcoming dates here.
UTAS Feed your mind, Feed the world
Feed your mind, Feed the world is a free three-day camp for Year 11 and 12 students to learn how science is solving real world challenges. See first-hand the science behind some of Tasmania’s leading agricultural businesses, including a robotic dairy, commercial flower producer, cider orchard, vegetable processor and more.
The next program runs from 5-7 December 2022. Registrations close 4 November. Find out more.
Academic Insights Summer Programme
The Academic Insights Summer Programme provides ambitious high school students from around the world with an unrivalled experience studying undergraduate-level subjects at the University of Sydney. You can choose between four subjects to study in the program (Medicine, Engineering, Business, or Creative Writing), all while living like a real university student at St Paul’s College.
The Academic Insights Summer Programme will run from 4-14 January 2023. Find out more here.
STEM Accelerator Tour
Crimson Education’s STEM Accelerator Tour provides high school students aged 15+ with the opportunity to travel to the United States, touring some of the world’s top universities and leading STEM organisations. You will also get to visit incredible natural wonders and landmarks.
The next tour will run from 5-18 January 2023. Applications close 15 November. Find out more here.