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This summer for the first time MESA is offering a series of one-week summer camps for middle school students covering STEM topics, such as Engineering, Gaming, Aeronautics and Robotics. The summer camp is designed to focus on four STEM topics and will be held in four different locations. Each camp will serve 25 students. Students will be allowed to participate in one camp only, Monday through Friday, with a topical field trip each Friday.

Who can attend: The camps are designed for middle school students. Students must be entering or attending middle school in the 2019/20 school year (ages 11-14).

How much will the camps cost: The camp is free and open to middle school students only.

MESA STEM Summer Camp schedule is as follows:
Each camp will be held 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, with the exception of Camp 4 which is an evening camp and will be held 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm with a day field trip on Friday August 9th. Camps will include snacks.

  • July 8th – 12th: Aeronautics, Tacoma Community College
  • July 22nd – 26th: Gaming, Baker Middle School
  • July 29th – August 2nd: Robotics, Grey Middle School
  • August 5th – 9th: Engineering, Graduate Tacoma (Note: this is an evening camp and will be held 5:30 – 8:30 pm)

How to Apply: Each camp will be limited to 25 students and placement is offered on a first-come first served basis. To apply, please visit the Tacoma MESA website at summer.tacomamesa.com. Here you will find additional program information and the application. You will have the opportunity to submit the application on line or you can print and send to the MESA Program Office.

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