july-august camps

Read moreSTEM Juniors and STEM Divas Day Camps

Grades 2-5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Daily.
Before and after care available 7:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.

STEM Superheroes
July 29 to Aug. 1, 2019.
Discover your own STEM superpowers as we explore the science that helps real-life heroes make the world a better place and design some gadgets of our own.

815-753-0533 or

Read MoreEsport Bootcamp

Grades 7-12. August 5-9, 2019.  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Daily.
815-753-0673 or dcl@niu.edu
Do you like to play video games or watch gamers on YouTube or Twitch.tv? Find out how you can play video games competitively in college, learn about esports careers and advance your video game skills.

Read moreSTEM Careers
Session Four

Grades 10-12. July 28-August 2, 2019. Residential-DeKalb Campus
815-753-0533 or stemcamps@niu.edu
Campers can investigate different STEM careers by choosing the track that interests them most.

  • Engineering You’ll complete a series of hands-on engineering projects as you learn about the different careers available to engineers, meet with NIU Engineering faculty and tour our engineering and tech labs.
  • Health Sciences Learn how scientists are helping people live healthier lives as we meet
    with pharmacologists, biomedical engineers, epidemiologists and other health professionals, and perform hands-on experiments.
  • Project Design Build your own projects using power tools, 3D printers, soldering irons and more as you explore technology design careers and learn about the process of prototyping and bringing a product to market
  • Video Game Design with NIU's Digital Convergence Lab Try your hand at game design and learn about the various careers available as you use professional software to design and develop a playable video game