Summer AeroSpace Camp
Summer Aerospace Camp provides students with opportunities to participate in hands-on, minds-on activities in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Open to all students in grades 2 through 11, the camp offers tailored activities for each grade / age group.
Elementary Sessions (one week session offered twice): Students entering grades 2-6 will explore topics such as Aeronautics, Earth Science, Engineering, Rocketry, Space Citizenship, and Space Science through classroom activities.
Secondary Session (two week session): Students entering grades 7 - 11 will participate in a two week camp which will include activities related to advanced aeronautics and quadcopters. Students will also be able to extend their camp experience in order to complete Part 107 of the FAA requirements for earning their Commercial UAV License. No prior knowledge of these topics is required.
Engineer Like a Girl
Engineer Like A Girl is a one-week summer program hosted by the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) to increase awareness and familiarize high school girls in Southern Maryland with career opportunities in the field of engineering. The goal of this program is to stomp out negative stereotypes commonly associated with women's ability to pursue careers in math and science related fields.
Participate in workshops, hands-on activities, and projects in a wide range of engineering disciplines. A day visit to NAVAIR is included in the program.
There are two sessions offered:
July 15 - 19, 2019 at CSM Leonardtown Campus
August 12 - 16, 2019 at CSM La Plata Campus
Registration closes on June 15, 2019! Space is limited so be sure to register early.
**$50 registration fee may be waived for those with a demonstrated financial need.
CSM Kids' and Teen College
Hosted by the College of Southern Maryland, Kids' and Teen College offers comprehensive, exciting youth programming for children ages five to 17 years old. It allows for the opportunity to explore their interests on a college campus while discovering themselves. Classes are offered at the college campuses in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties. These half-day programs allow kids and teens to design their own week’s specific to their interests - from art in the morning to academics in afternoons or a full day of sports. Please visit the Kids and Teen College website to view course offerings. Registration now open.
NEW for 2019: CSM Flight Academy (AAY-9960)!
Two offerings for summer 2019 (July 15 - July 18 and July 22 - July 25) at CSM Leonardtown. These week-long sessions involve interactive learning activities involving the science of flight and the use of flight simulators. The class is open to students age 13 to 17. For registration details, please visit CSM's Kids' and Teen College website and search for AAY-9960 in the Young Adult (Ages 14 to 17) offerings! Seats are limited to 24 students, so register now!