Science/Technology/Engineering/ Mathematics (STEM)

Aeronautics Careers Education Academy (A.C.E. Academy) (High School Students)

The Aeronautics Careers Education Academy is designed to allow high school students to experience facilities rarely open to the public. In a partnership with the Six District Educational Compact, this annual week-long program for 25 students entering grades 10-12 exposes students to a wide variety of career opportunities in the fields of aeronautics and aerospace engineering, including Air Traffic Control (ATC), professional pilot, aviation management, and aeronautical engineering.

Dates: June 10 - 14, 2019
Time: All Day
Cost: Tuition cost is $225 for Six District Educational Compact students (students in the Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Kent, Stow-Munroe Falls, Tallmadge, Woodridge School Districts) and $275 for non-Compact students
Register Here for A.C.E. Academy Payment can be made online or via check. 
For additional info, contact: The College of Aeronautics and Engineering at 330-672-2892 or

FANUC Robot Training (Undergraduate Students)

Kent State University is a FANUC Authorized Certified Education Training Facility that is able to provide training to students enrolled in academic programs as well as industry representatives. FANUC certified professors conduct all training at Kent State and are committed to providing the best learning experience.  

Dates: May 20-23, 2019
Location: Room 028, Aeronautics and Technology Building, Kent State University 
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $1,935 (includes online modules followed by four days in-person; as well as, textbook and laboratory manual provided) 
Register Here for FANUC Robot Training  
For additional info, contact: Jackie Ruller at 330-672-7064 or

Girls Geared for Engineering Camp (Middle School Students)

From the Kent State College of Aeronautics and Engineering, campers experience aerospace engineering and mechatronics, the integration of mechanical, electrical, computer, and systems engineering, on the Kent State University campus in this multi-disciplinary, week-long day camp. Campers will also take part in fun and challenging engineering projects and activities, such as flying mini-drones and launching a rocket. Campers will explore career opportunities during site visits to two well-known companies. 

Dates: June 10-14, 2019
Time: All Day
Cost: $75
Register Here for Girls Geared for Engineering Camp (Registration deadline is May 18, 2019)
For additional info, contact: Liz Porter at 330-672-4449 or

STEAM Camp (Children 3-5 years)

Housed within Kent State University's Child Development Center, these early learning summer camps are for children ages 3, 4, and 5. 

Dates: TBD
Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
Cost: $145 KSU/CDC affiliated; $165 not affiliated 
Steam Camp Registration Coming Soon
For additional info, contact: Pam Hutchins, M.Ed, Child Development Center at

Summer Technology Camps (Grades 1-8)

Housed within Kent State University's Research Center for Educational Technology, the AT&T Classroom provides a unique setting to study the potential of educational technologies. The Technology Summer Camps offer chances for young campers to learn about 3D printing, LEGO WeDo  systems, drones coding, robotics, and much more. 

Dates: June 10 - August 8, 2019 (depending on specific technology camp)
Time: Differs depending on camp 
Cost: Varies on camp
Register Here for Summer Technology Camps 
For additional info, contact: 

Upward Bound Summer Institute (9th & 10th grade students)

The Kent State University Upward Bound Classic Program has been in existence since 1971 between the Kent State University, Barberton, Warren G. Harding, John R. Buchtel (Akron) High Schools, and those communities to promote college readiness and success. The Summer Institute is a six-week residential program on the Kent State University campus. Students attend targeted classes in the fields of math, business, language, science, and electives. Students participate in intensive hands-on learning experiences and field trips. Students engage in social and cultural activities designed to provide a holistic learning experience.

Dates: Summer 2019
Find More Information for Upward Bound Here 
For additional info, contact: The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at 330-672-2920 or