5 THINGS TO KNOW: Where are free summer STEAM academies being held in Oklahoma?

May 14—The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education gives information on how junior high and high school students can apply to free STEAM summer academies being held at colleges statewide.

1 What can students learn at one of the academies?

Students can discover the fascinating worlds of robotics, architecture, construction, engineering, environmental conservation and much more.

2 What else can students experience?

Students will experience college life while learning on college campuses through our residential and commuter academies.

3 How many camps will be held statewide?

This year, there are 17 academies at 14 different colleges or universities across the state to connect seven residential academies and 10 commuter academies.

4 Which colleges and universities will hold camps?

Camps are held at the University of Oklahoma, Northeastern Oklahoma State University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Rose State College, East Central University, Oral Roberts University, Cameron University, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology, Murray State College, University of Central Oklahoma, University of Tulsa, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City Community College, and Tulsa Community College.

5 How can my child apply or get more information?

Students can apply by visiting www.okcollegestart.org and search for 2024 STEM Summer Activities. A list of camps and applications will be available after clicking the link.

—Derrick James