Verizon STEM Camp

Empowering our young  girls and boys to build a better future. 

Fab Lab ICC at Independence Community College is partnering with Verizon and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) to offer a free project-based STEM learning program for middle school students starting on July 3rd, 2023. 

The program is part of Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon’s education initiative which addresses barriers to digital inclusion and is a key program under Citizen Verizon, the company’s responsible business plan for economic, environmental, and social advancement to help move the world forward for all. Every girl and boy deserves access to a better future. Verizon launched the Verizon Innovative Learning Rural Young Women and Young Men of Color program to empower underserved middle school students to explore STEM subjects, learn problem-solving skills and consider career opportunities in technology fields by providing mentorship, access to technology, and hands-on training. The program provides an engaging program where 6th-8th grade students can learn design thinking, 3D printing, augmented reality, and social entrepreneurship. Designed to create a more diverse pipeline for future careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) fields; no prior knowledge or experience is required.

The Verizon Innovative Learning program provides boys and girls from under-resourced middle schools a supportive STEM-enrichment educational experience. Additionally, the program is aligned with project-based learning opportunities connect to real-world challenges and invites STEM learning, career exploration, and personal development.

Although targeted to young women and young men, the program is inclusive and welcomes all genders and non-binary youth. This is a year beginning with a 3-week program this summer from July 3 through July 21, 2023,  in-person meetings at Fab Lab ICC on the Independence Community College campus. Food and transportation will be provided!

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