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Camp Invention is an exciting, weeklong summer adventure with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Local district educators facilitate the activities and enthusiastic high school students serve as Leadership Interns, ensuring that one staff member is in place for every eight children. Throughout the week, children rotate through various modules that encourage them to work together, seek solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century skills.

You'll Get To...

  • participate in hands-on challenges that encourage creativity and curiosity
  • collaborate with other students to discover new and innovative solutions to real-world problems
  • explore STEM concepts through fun and exciting activities
  • be inspired to innovate, dream and create
  • design and build prototypes

Eligibility

Rising 1st through 6th graders are eligible

More Information

Need-based stipends are available at Army-sponsored Camp Invention program sites. Families wishing to apply for a stipend should contact Hazel Anderson, Handerson@invent.org.

Information for Volunteers

The National Inventors Hall of Fame offers a volunteer Leadership Intern program for high school and college level students, and would welcome AEOP alumni to participate. Participants get hands-on leadership experience, gain valuable communication skills and can earn up to 40 volunteer hours.

For more information contact Hazel Anderson at handerson@invent.org.

Important Dates

May 2018
AEOP-sponsored locations are posted

June - August 2018
AEOP-sponsored locations host programs at schools near a GEMS location

Interested in this program?

If you are interested in this program contact Hazel Anderson by email. We'd love to hear from you!

Click here for more info.

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    Program Locations

    Click a highlighted state to find a location near you

    Enterprise, AL
    Hillcrest Elementary School
    Program Date: July 9 – July 13

    Madison County, AL
    Owens Cross Roads Elementary School
    Program Date: June 4 – June 8

    Ozark, AL
    Harry N Mixon Elementary School
    Program Date: June 4 – June 8

    Champaign, IL
    Booker T. Washington STEM Academy
    Program Date: June 25 – June 29

    Danville, IL
    South View Upper Elementary School
    Program Date: June 25 – June 29

    Urbana, IL
    Dr. Preston L Williams, Jr. Elementary School
    Program Date: July 9 – July 12

    Aberdeen, MD
    Aberdeen High School
    Program Date: July 16 – July 19

    Ellicott City, MD
    Waverly Elementary School
    Program Date: July 9 – July 13

    Frederick, MD
    Whittier Elementary School
    Program Date: July 9 – July 13

    Hyattsville, MD
    St. Jerome Academy
    Program Date: June 25 – June 29

    Riverdale, MD
    Riverdale Elementary School
    Program Date: July 9 – July 13

    Silver Spring, MD
    East Silver Spring Elementary School
    Program Date: August 6 – August 10

    Framingham, MA
    Miriam McCarthy Elementary School
    Program Date: July 23 – July 27

    Vicksburg, MS
    Beechwood Elementary School
    Program Date: May 29 – June 1

    Bowmar Magnet School
    Program Date: June 18 – June 22

    Dana Road/Vicksburg Intermediate
    Program Date: June 11 – June 15

    Sherman/Warren Intermediate
    Program Date: June 4 – June 8

    South Park Elementary School
    Program Date: June 11 – June 15

    Las Cruces, NM
    Booker T. Washington Elementary School
    Program Date: June 11 – June 15

    San Antonio, TX
    Brooks Academy of Science and Engineering
    Program Date: June 4 – June 8

    Harmony School of Innovation
    Program Date: June 11 – June 15

    Dover, NJ
    East Dover Elementary School
    Program Date: August 6 – August 10

     

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