Pre-College STEM Programs

The Pre-College STEM Summer Youth Programs introduce STEM disciplines and careers related to the food and agricultural sciences to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors (ages 15-17). The two components are Discovering STEM in ACES and USDA Ag Discovery.

Summer Programs

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Students in the Discovering STEM in ACES Program work together in teams based on their area of interests over two weeks (one week will be virtual, the second week will be in person in campus) of lectures, virtual and hands-on activities and demonstrations conducted by ACES staff and students.

Discovering STEM in ACES

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The USDA Ag Discovery program engages students in a special two-week experience focused on biosecurity.

USDA Ag Discovery Program