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2023 Summer STEM Camps

The Trashcano in action!

Earth Explorers Camp

Earth Explorers Summer Camp, a weeklong adventure for middle school students, will take place June 5-9 and is designed to provide a fun and educational experience in the world of earth and environmental sciences.

Students will learn about volcanoes, sinkholes, water resources, rocks and minerals, fossils, and earthquakes. The program will offer a hands-on approach with engaging activities that provide an in-depth look into these fascinating topics.

The Earth Explorers Summer Camp will open opportunities for students to explore the Tennessee environment, have fun and make new friends. The program will feature a combination of instructional talks and hands-on activities each day, with one major activity in the morning and another after lunch.

The camp activities include:

Space Explorers Camp attendees will spend one evening at the APSU Observatory.

Space Explorers Camp

Austin Peay State University is ready to launch its latest science-themed summer camp, the Space Explorer Camp, running from June 12-16.

The camp, designed for students from 10-14 years old, will be a full-day, weeklong day camp focused on space exploration and astronomy.

The camp will provide campers with the opportunity to learn about planets, stars and what is up in the sky while also engaging in fun and exciting activities such as building telescopes, making craters and launching water bottle rockets.

Students will:

Austin Peay offers 14 summer coding camps.

Summer Coding Camps

Austin Peay offers 14 summer coding camps opened to students in third-grade to those entering their first year of college. The camps are half a day over five days, and all equipment is provided in the university's state-of-the-art PC labs.

Camps include:


SOARing with Mathematics 

The SOAR Academy is returning this year and is scheduled for May 30-June 2.

To apply for the 2023 Academy, please fill out this online application and send a high school transcript to Dr. Andrew Wilson by email at wilsona@apsu.edu, by fax to (931) 221-6354, or by mail to 

SOAR Summer STEM Academy
Attn: Dr. Andrew Wilson
Austin Peay State University
P.O. Box 4626
Clarksville, TN 37044

See the flyer for more information on this year's academy: 2023 SOAR Flyer 

Please email Dr. Andrew Wilson if you have questions: wilsona@apsu.edu