Summer Learning 2017

Central State University offers a mixture of learning and fun during summer camps that provide a broad range of learning environments for middle school and high school students.

From classroom learning to exploration in the University’s science labs to outdoors hands-on activities around the campus and during field trips, Central State offers a strong curriculum and a learning environment.

The University’s camps being offered are:


Seed to Bloom Ag-STEM Institute
June 11- June 23, 2017

The Seed to Bloom Ag-STEM Institute is a two-week, academic, and residential camp for rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders. During the camp, students will explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and their interconnectivity to Agriculture. This free two-week academic and residential camp is 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 12, 2017. Click here to download the application.



Verizon Innovative Learning Minority Male (VIL MM) Program
June 11 – June 24, 2017

This program is a Mobile App Development, 3D Design, Robotics and Web Technology Program for rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade minority male students. Click here to download the application

Camp is from Sunday, 11th of June to Saturday, the 24th of June and the deadline for applying is May 8, 2017. Please email completed applications to



Summer Transportation Institute
June 11-July 7, 2017

Four-week residential program for rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students.

Participants will be introduced to all modes and careers in the transportation industry. The Institute consists of an academic program, an enhancement program, an evening program and a sports/recreation program. The curriculum will expose students to new frontiers and adventures such as highway design, transportation of people and cargo, laws, regulations, safety, and career opportunities. In addition, students will participate in ACT preparation courses, computer training, academic enhancement activities, field trips, and student projects.

To apply, students must have two letters of recommendation and write an essay.

Application deadline is May 26, 2017. Click here to download the application.