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The Center for Science Education and Outreach team is busy planning our Summer 2022 programs! Learn more about the programs by clicking on the information links below. If you have not previously participated in one of our summer programs, join our mailing list to receive upcoming program information.

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Summer STEM - Virtual Camp

Summer STEM logoSummer STEM is GSSM’s premier virtual camp for rising 6th-10th graders. For one week, campers will learn by experience with a hands-on project. Students will interact with their peers and professor twice a day, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Students spend time offline working through their projects, while teachers are available for help sessions throughout the day. Materials needed for projects will be sent to students in a care package before camp. A wide variety of courses are offered during Summer STEM, including but are not limited to, Anatomy, Engineering Around Town, Graphic Design, and Sports Science!

GoSciTech - Residential Camp

Go SciTech logoGSSM's annual week-long residential summer camp provides a hands-on experience for science and tech enthusiasts. Courses include Anatomy & Physiology, Greatest Hits of Math, Graphic Design, Anthropology, Arduino Robotics, Astrophysics, and many more. Open to rising 8th, 9th, and 10th graders.

CREATEng - Day Camp

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GSSM’s one-of-a-kind engineering and design thinking day camp for rising 7th, 8th and 9th graders. CREATEng students will interact with guest speakers and experience Engineering in Action by participating in a field trip at a local company. Learn about Robotic Rovers and Weather Satellites! Using the Destination SPACE, Inc. curriculum, you will be introduced to weather, climatology, space weather, and satellite science and engineering. You will build, test, and program mobile Robotic Rovers and Weather Stations and then analyze and report the data collected. Camp participants will also learn how they can launch the Weather Station they build on a tethered weather balloon or on a model rocket.

iTEAMS Xtreme - Day Camp

iTeams Xtreme logoA summer day camp for 6th, 7th and 8th graders interested in computer science and technology in partner school districts across the state. Explore the world of microcontrollers, electronics and circuits through Arduino technology. In the Robotics track, learn how to program your very own microcontrolled robot and pit it against other students' robots in campwide competitions such as Maze Runner and Robot Wars. In the Game Design track, create and play 2D and 3D multiplatform games in campwide competitions. In the Smart Bots track, explore the world of Automation Technology using the mBot to solve challenges centered on the principles of automation technology in the world around us. 

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  • ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc.
  • Aflac
  • AVX
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BMW Manufacturing Co.
  • The Boeing Company
  • Bosch
  • Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation
  • CPM Federal Credit Union
  • Destination Space
  • Dominion Energy
  • The FSP Foundation
  • Santee Cooper
  • Sonoco Products Company
  • Vulcan Materials Company
  • Walmart
  • Zeus Industrial Products, Inc.
  • AFL
  • The Bargain Box of Hilton Head
  • Best Buy Foundation
  • C.G. Fuller Foundation
  • CSX
  • Elsie Beavers Carver and E. Lois Carver Educational Fund
  • Gulfstream
  • Jackson Family Donor Advised Fund
    of Waccamaw Community Foundation
  • Lipscomb Family Foundation
  • Mark Elliott Motley Foundation
  • Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Schaeffler Group USA