Vincennes University Jasper Hosting Summer STEM Academies


WHAT: The Vincennes University Jasper summer STEM academies will bring youths from Southern Indiana to the Jasper campus for a free, intensive summer experience to learn about STEM career paths and college opportunities.

VU Jasper is hosting a one-day camp on June 21 for rising 7th and 8th graders and a two-day camp on June 22-23 for rising 9th and 10th graders.

There are two opportunities for media to visit camp sessions. On June 21 at 1 p.m. (EDT), campers will participate in hands-on activities with community partners to see STEM in action. On June 22 at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), campers will participate in hands-on activities in health science, programming, and hardware.

The academies are part of VU initiatives to provide opportunities for Indiana students from all backgrounds to explore careers and education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

WHEN: 1 p.m. (EDT), June 21, 2022, and 9:30 a.m. (EDT), June 22, 2022

WHERE: Vincennes University Jasper, 850 College Ave., Jasper, IN 47546

CONTACT: Alli Tempel, VU Jasper Academic Center for Excellence Director, (812) 630-1451,