STEM Academy

A free, three-week summer program for STEM students

Activities & Experiences

What will you be doing at STEM Academy? Your time will be spent in several different ways, from learning to team building to off-campus excursions.

  • Class/Lab Time: Work with faculty in the lab to research your project topic.
  • Meals: Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Ullman Commons or on an excursion.
  • Tutoring & Project Work: Time to meet with peer tutors, get help with your studies, and work on your research poster-presentation.
  • Campus Connections: Learn about campus services and opportunities. Work with your peer mentors to learn about the transition to college.
  • Workshops, Seminars & Panels: Learn the habits to succeed in STEM and how to navigate your academic career.
  • Overnight Residency: Get some shut-eye in the campus residence halls. 
  • Cultural & Adventure Activities: Learn more about how STEM touches on life outside of the lab and get out of the classroom to do something fun!
  • Breaks & Free Time: Take some time out between activities, go to the gym/pool.
  • Team Activity: Connect with your STEM Academy cohort. 

Sample Schedule

Monday — Thursday
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Class/Lab Time
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Required Tutoring
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Campus Connections, Professional Development,
Workshops, Seminars & Panels
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Break Time
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tutoring/Homework/Project Time
7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Break Time
7::30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Peer Mentor Group Time
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Fun Evening Activity
9:30 p.m. - 8:00 a.m. Overnight Residency

Saturday & Sunday

Students are welcome to go home on Saturdays between 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.. However, students must return to campus by 9:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Time Activity
Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Weekend/Service Activies
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Workshop/Excursion/Networking Activities
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Free Time/Go Home
Sunday
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Breakfast
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Free Time
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch/Free Time
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free Time
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Check-In/Work on Homework

Excursions

Excursions STEM Academy 2018

Port Hueneme Beach Kayaking

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California Science Center

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Cal Lutheran SEEd Garden

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Teppanyaki 

Teppanyaki

Olvera Street

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Latin American Delicacies Food Truck

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STEM Professionals Networking Night

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Excursions STEM Academy 2017

Dodgers Game 

Dodgers

Natural History Museum

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Cal Lutheran SEEd Garden

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Kingsmen Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare

 

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