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SUMMER ACADEMIES

(Grades 9 - 12)

Academies are designed specifically for high school students who want to
really experience some next-level STEM.

SUMMER ACADEMIES

(Grades 9 - 12)

Academies are designed specifically for high school students who want to
really experience some next-level STEM.

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Registration for CINSAM's 2024 STEM Summer Academies is now closed.

But GOOD NEWS...51Ƶ still has many opportunities for summer fun and learning in a variety of subjects.
 

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Summer Camps

Explore a variety of camps for kids, teens, and adults!

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2024 Academy Schedule

Academy Name Dates Time Grades Cost Location Deadline / Status
Unlocking the Future of Artificial Intelligence June 10 - 14 9 am - 1 pm 9 - 12 $180 51Ƶ May 27th / Closed
BRAIN June 10 - 14 12 - 4 pm 10 - 12 $180 51Ƶ May 27th / Closed
Cybersecurity
June 24 - 28 9 am - 4 pm 9 - 12
$315 51Ƶ June 10th / Closed
Electrical and Electronics Engineering July 15 - 19 12 - 4 pm 10 - 12 $180 51Ƶ July 1st / Full - Waitlist Only


Academy Details

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Unlocking the Future with Artificial Intelligence

For: Rising 9th - 12th graders
Dates: June 10 - 14, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $180
Seat Cap: 20
Location:

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Description

Unlocking the Future with Artificial Intelligence Academy

Learn about artificial intelligence and experience it first hand! In this summer academy, we explore what AI is and isn't, and what it can and can't do. We'll cover AI through a series of short lectures with students gaining first-hand experience using AI programming languages, tools, and applications. At the end of the week, we explore the ethics of AI and what the future might hold. Computer programming experience is NOT required.

*If a student wants to participate in this academy and BRAIN Academy, the lunch period experiences will be coordinated.

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High school aged students doing neuroscience experiments in the lab

BRAIN

For: Rising 10th - 12th graders
Dates: June 10 - 14, 2024
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Cost: $180
Seat Cap: 24
Location:

REGISRATION IS CLOSED

Description

BRAIN (Best Research Academy in Neuroscience) Academy

How does your cell phone affect your attention span? Is your left brain or right brain more active during stress? How can you prevent test anxiety? 51Ƶ BRAIN will provide opportunities for high school students to conduct neuroscience experiments that are directly relevant to their personal lives, including learning how to conduct EEGs. Participants will get hands on experience dissecting and quantifying differences in animal brains, from fruit flies to humans. They will also use 51Ƶ’s Neuroscience teaching and research labs to develop and conduct neurochemistry, neuroanatomy and neurobehavior experiments under the supervision of the 51Ƶ Director of Neuroscience.

*If a student wants to participate in this academy and Unlocking the Future with AI Academy, the lunch period experiences will be coordinated.

Camp Host Address:

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Cybersecurity

For: Rising 9th - 12th graders
Dates: June 24 - 28, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: $315
Seat Cap: 20
Location:

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Description

Cybersecurity Academy

This beginner-level cybersecurity program equips high school students with an introductory knowledge base and access to educational resources. Through FUN, experiential learning activities (such as Blue Team + Red Team, Capture the Flag, and exclusive online cyber games), participants will learn and practice secure coding, applying concepts like threat modeling, privacy, and cyber ethics!

Created and delivered by the Director of 51Ƶ's Center for Information Security, this program's curriculum aims to:

  1. increase participant knowledge about essential cybersecurity topics, concepts, and ethics, and
  2. educate and inspire participants to pursue further options and opportunities in cybersecurity education.

Camp Host Address:

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High school aged students watching intently as academy leader assists with an engineering project

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

For: Rising 10th - 12th graders
Dates: July 15 - 19, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: $180
Seat Cap: 12
Location:

FULL - Waitlist Only

Description

Summer Academy for Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Are you a high school student with a passion for exploring the field of Engineering? If you're curious about the intricacies of electric circuits and eager to delve into the realms of digital and analog circuits, this week-long camp is designed just for you! Immerse yourself in hands-on, interactive engineering projects that cover a spectrum of electrical and electronics engineering concepts. From crafting circuits to assembling motors, and comprehending the functioning of Arduinos and microcontrollers, this camp offers a comprehensive exploration of these technologies. Unleash your creativity through engineering designs and discover the fascinating world of electrical and electronics engineering.

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Cancellation/Refund Policy

If you cancel before the standard registration date (two weeks before the start of the program), you will receive a refund minus the $25 non-refundable registration fee. Cancellations after the standard registration date are non-refundable.

Registration Deadlines

Two (2) weeks before the camp or academy start date.

Scholarship Policy

Scholarships are available for up to two camps/academies per child for families who qualify for free or reduced lunches. In order to apply for this scholarship, families must submit proof of qualification for free/reduced lunch at the time of registration. Scholarships will cover the full cost of the camp/academy minus a $25 seat-holding fee, which must be paid with registration.

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You may also call (859) 572-5600 for registration needs.

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And if you're thinking about majoring in a STEM field
but aren't quite sure yet...

these unforgettable campus experiences will help you decide.

And if you're thinking about majoring in a STEM field
but aren't quite sure yet...

these unforgettable campus experiences will help you decide.

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GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY...

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CINSAM camp and academy fees remain low due in large part to sponsorship from Ashland. Additionally, this sponsorship allows CINSAM to offer scholarships to low-income students who meet the requirements for the "Free & Reduced Meal" programs in KY, IN and OH. Parents have the option to apply for a scholarship during registration.