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FLCC Offering Summer STEAM Camps


Registration is now open for Finger Lakes Community College’s STEAM summer day camps for students who will enter grades 7 through 9 in the fall.

Camps are held at the college’s campus centers in Geneva, Newark and Victor and the FLCC Muller Field Station at the south end of Honeoye Lake.

The registration deadline is June 21 at flcc.edu/STEAM.  Here are the dates and descriptions for the camps:

July 8-12, STEAM in Motion, Victor Campus Center, 200 Victor Heights Parkway, off Route 251

Students will design mechanical parts, create electrical circuits, and learn about robotics to explore how science and technology can be used to create motion. Students will work on a variety of projects during the camp to implement what they have learned.

July 15-19, STEAM in H20, Geneva Campus Center, 63 Pulteney St.

Campers will explore local aquatic life and habitats and learn about the importance of environmental wellness in the Finger Lakes region. Students may get wet during interactive activities, lab experiments, field trips and water games.

July 22-26, STEAM in Space, Newark Campus Center, 1100 Technology Parkway, off Route 88

Campers will engage with space-related themes across science, technology, engineering, art, and math curriculums. A career component will be included to learn about jobs in space exploration.

Aug. 5-Aug. 9, STEAM in Nature, Muller Field Station, 6455 County Road 36, Canadice

Campers will learn about and observe local wildlife, go on canoe adventures through the swamp, and gain plant, insect, and bird identification skills. They will participate in gardening, nature journaling, and more. Amid hands-on learning, students will also engage in conversations about environmental issues, sustainability, and stewardship.

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is May 17; notifications will be made on May 24. Email questions about the camps to [email protected].

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