AVON PARK, Fla. – May 14, 2018 – Young explorers who have completed grades six through eight can discover careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through fun activities at South Florida State College’s (SFSC) Camp Adventure TOO.

Camp activities teach middle schoolers about the world through supervised activities, and includes swimming in the afternoons. This summer camp will run in two weekly sessions, June 11-22, at the SFSC Highlands Campus in Avon Park. Campers may attend one or both weeks.

The cost to attend a weekly session, Monday through Friday, is $157 and includes breakfast and lunch. Camp sessions run 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, with early drop-off beginning at 7:30 a.m. and pick-ups continuing through 5:30 p.m.

Campers are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information and an application, call 784-7388 or visit southflorida.edu/campadventure.

During the first week, June 11-15, “Summer Cyber Camp,” young explorers will learn about STEM careers while focusing on cybersecurity. Through hands-on instruction and fun activities in the computer classroom, students learn cyber defense skills that protect their personal devices. The curriculum was developed by the U.S. government and prominent industry leaders.

During Week 2, June 18-22, “Mr. Roboto,” campers are introduced to the basic principles of robotics and applications in the robotics industry. Through an extensive hands-on practice, students become familiar with the section of a robotic system, learn how to manipulate robotics movements, and simulate industrial processes.