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Summer STEM camps offered across Northern Virginia

Rockets

Students watch their rockets take off during a 2015 summer STEM camp sponsored by NOVA’s SySTEMic Solutions

VEX Robots
Students showcase their robots during a 2015 summer STEM camp offered by NOVA’s SySTEMic Solutions.

From robotics to rocketry, summer STEM camps offered by Northern Virginia Community College’s SySTEMic Solutions will take place at multiple locations across the region.

Summer STEM camps are integral to SySTEMic Solutions’ mission to spark an early interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), equipping youngsters with skills to pursue STEM education and ultimately strengthen the local workforce.

SySTEMic Solutions’ camps have been steadily expanding each year as demand has grown across Northern Virginia. This summer, camps will operate at the following locations:

Fairfax County
VEX IQ Robotics at Edison High School (July 11-15), South Lakes High School (July 18-29) and Marshall High School (Aug. 1-5)
VEX 1 Robotics at Edison High School (July 11-15), South Lakes High School (July 18-29) and Marshall High School (Aug. 1-5)
Cybersecurity Camp at Marshall High School (Aug. 1-5)

Loudoun County
LEGO EV3 Robotics at NOVA-Loudoun (July 11-15), AOL (July 18-22) and Middleburg Academy (July 25-29)
VEX IQ Robotics at NOVA-Loudoun (July 11-15), AOL (July 18-22) and Middleburg Academy (July 25-29)
VEX 1 Robotics at NOVA-Loudoun (July 11-15), AOL (July 18-22) and Middleburg Academy (July 25-29)
CAD/3D Printing Camp at NOVA-Loudoun Signal Hill (July 11-22)
Cybersecurity Camp at NOVA-Loudoun (July 11-15)
Scratch Programming Camp at AOL (July 18-22) and Middleburg Academy (July 25-29)

Prince William County
LEGO EV3 Robotics at Patriot High School (July 11-15) and Forest Park High School (July 18-22)
Rocketry Camp at Patriot High School (July 11-15) and Forest Park High School (July 18-22)
VEX IQ Robotics at Patriot High School (July 11-15) and Forest Park High School (July 18-22)
VEX 1 Robotics at Patriot High School (July 11-15) and Forest Park High School (July 18-22)
Cybersecurity Camp at Forest Park High School (July 18-22)
VEX 2 Robotics at Woodbridge Senior High School (July 25-Aug. 5)
CAD/3D Printing Camp at NOVA-Manassas (July 25-Aug. 5)
Programming Camp at NOVA-Manassas (July 25-Aug. 5)

Register at www.nvcc.edu/systemic or contact SySTEMic Solutions Regional STEM Coordinator Aleksander Marthinussen at 703-530-2894 or systemic@nvcc.edu for more information.

 

Media Contact:  Carlene Mackereth | 703.257.6658 | cmackereth@nvcc.edu

 

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.

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