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STEM Enrichment Activities

STEM Enrichment Activities

STEM Enrichment activities spark student interest in STEM from the earliest grades through high school. They also provide experiential learning opportunities for educators. Our programs are great for students and teachers from all backgrounds and interests, and are designed to complement classroom learning and teaching by providing exciting, engaging, hands-on experiences. EXPLORE


STEM Competitions are designed to expose students to scientific research methods and engineering principles in an interactive, hands-on way, and enables them to compete for recognition, scholarships and awards. EXPLORE



Apprenticeships provide a unique opportunity for high school and undergraduate students to conduct real-world, Army-sponsored research alongside scientists and engineers in world-class facilities. They inspire students to pursue further education and careers in STEM. EXPLORE

Scholarships & Grants

The Department of Defense provides a variety of opportunities that enable students to pursue STEM education through fellowships, grants and tuition-for-service programs. EXPLORE

Scholarships & Grants

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Of alumni indicated they were interested in pursuing a STEM career


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Latest Blog Posts

June 30, 2020

Camp Invention Gets Connected Summer 2020

Camp Invention (CI) was not able to offer its typical summer programming, so they brought CI to the homes of their students with Camp Invention Connect! This summer, young inventors are joining CI Connect virtually and exploring the world of STEM from home.

June 30, 2020

eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Educational Event Livestreams Across the Country

This year, eCYBERMISSION’s National Judging and Educational Event (NJ&EE) looked a little different than previous years. Our 20 national finalists came together virtually to present their projects!

May 15, 2020

JSHS participants continue to wow with their STEM research

Last month, the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium went virtual for the 58th annual national competition. While the format for this year’s competition was different than usual, the student research was as impressive as always.

May 12, 2020

2020-2021 eCYBERMISSION Request for Proposal

The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) administers the eCYBERMISSION program on behalf of the Army Educational Outreach Program. As a longstanding partner, NSTA oversees this web-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competition for students grades six through nine that enables participants to recognize the real-life applications of STEM.

March 19, 2020

The Lasting Benefits of Camp Invention

Camp Invention is a weeklong summer camp that introduces AEOP’s youngest learners to the world of STEM. Here’s a note from the folks at Camp Invention about why this program is great for your young learners.

March 18, 2020

GEMS illuminates the STEM pathway for students

When working as a former school administrator in Prince George’s County Public School District in Maryland, Dr. Debbie Conn watched the evolution and growth of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).