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.


Camp Invention Check Eligibility

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade


For kindergarten through sixth graders, Camp Invention is an exciting, week-long summer adventure with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. 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. LEARN MORE


Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) Check Eligibility

Grades: 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas


For middle and high school students, Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) is a summer STEM enrichment program that takes place at participating Army Research Centers and Laboratories. GEMS’ mission is to interest young people, who might not otherwise give serious thought to becoming scientists or engineers, in STEM careers early enough that they can attain the appropriate academic training. LEARN MORE


Unite Check Eligibility

Grades: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


For high school students, Unite is a pre-collegiate summer experience held at higher education institutions across the country. Unite encourages students to pursue college majors and careers in engineering and other STEM-related fields through a program of focused hands-on rigorous academics, enrichment and career exploration. LEARN MORE


Research Experiences for STEM Educators and Teachers (RESET)

For teachers, Research Experiences for STEM Educators and Teachers (RESET) provides an opportunity to get summer research experience at participating Army Laboratories and Centers. This enriching reinforces teachers’ content knowledge through research experience and interactions with Army and DoD scientists and engineers. Teachers can translate this knowledge and experience into enhanced STEM research curricula and enriched learning for their students. LEARN MORE