Seed To Bloom Camp #3

June 20 – July 1

8 am-1 pm

Learn how agriculture impacts healthy eating, nature’s rich plant life and soil and water quality in this free half-day Ag-STEM camp for rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

Each grade has a different theme: 6th Grade – You Are What You Eat; 7th GradePlant Life/Our Life; 8th Grade – Water Wonders.

Application deadline is May 16, 2016.

Click here to REGISTER ONLINE.


Ag-STEM Institute Youth Leadership & Development Camp

June 19-July 1, 2016
Two-week residential camp

Students will explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and their interconnectivity to Agriculture in this free two-week academic and residential camp for rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

Students will also participate in youth professional development courses in alignment with nationally recognized 4-H programs.

Application deadline is May 6, 2016.

Click here to download the application.

Ag-STEM Institute Summer Bridge Program

June 19-July 15, 2016
Four-week program for incoming CSU Freshmen

Incoming CSU freshmen who major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture or Mathematics get introduced to the academic rigors of college coursework and learn new college readiness skills during this free four-week program.


Participants will learn about the integration of agriculture, water resources management and engineering sciences.  Upon successful completion, participants are eligible for a scholarship.

Application deadline is May 1, 2016.


Click here to download the application.

Marauder JumpStart Program

June 19-July 22, 2016
Five-week academic enrichment program for incoming CSU Freshmen

Incoming CSU freshmen will get a head start on college credits, explore fields of study and get acclimated to college life during this five-week program.

Students will take three classes, including an English and a Mathematics class,  and earn credits while living on campus.

  • High School GPA of 2.8 or above
  • 20 ACT/970 SAT score or above
  • 200 Word Essay with the topic: Describe how participation in the Marauder JumpStart Program will help you in achieving your college goals?
  • Recommendation from a principal, teacher, or guidance counselor

Application deadline: May 13, 2016.

Click here to download the confirmation form.

For more information, email

Summer Transportation Institute

June 19-July 15, 2016
Four-week residential program for rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders

The Central State University Summer Transportation Institute (STI) is designed to introduce students to all modes and careers in the transportation industry through professional presentations, field trips and hands-on activities. The evening program will expose participants to methods and activities that improve study habits and increase academic achievement. Students will also participate in a sports/recreation program that instills a healthy team and competitive attitude in participants.

Application deadline is May 27, 2016.

Click here to download the application.

Verizon Minority Male Makers Program

June 19-July 1, 2016
Two-week summer residential program and mentoring throughout the school year

Verizon and Central State University are partnering to offer the Verizon Minority Male Makers Program, which exposes middle school males to technology education and mobile 3D design. The free program for rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade African American and Latino males includes a two-week residential summer camp experience and instruction throughout the school year. It is designed to increase technology proficiency and interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects and careers. Students within a 40-mile radius of the Wilberforce campus and CSU-Dayton locations can apply.

For more information, email



May 3-5 – Plant Extravaganza

in the CSU Greenhouse

  • May 3 – 3-6 pm
  • May 4 & 5 – 10 am-2 pm

There will be a variety of plants available: vegetables, tomatoes, flowers and herbs. Proceeds benefits the CSU Foundation Greenhouse Fund.

May 7 – CSU Commencement


Central State University’s 2016 Commencement
10 am  Saturday, May 7, 2016

Dayton Convention Center
22 E. 5th Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
Tickets are required. CLICK HERE for more details.