ASU-Beebe Vanguard Discovery Camps

Vanguard Discovery Camp

Vanguard Discovery Camp at Arkansas State University-Beebe offers STEM focused summer learning and fun starting in June.

Designed for students entering the fourth through eighth grades, Vanguard Discovery Camp offers a series of fun, hands-on, engaging, and challenging courses in science, engineering, technology, and math (STEM) fields. New for 2019, Vanguard Discovery Camp offers a “Young Engineers” camp session on the Searcy campus, aimed at students entering ninth through eleventh grades.

Vanguard Discovery Camp will be presented for two weeks at each ASU-Beebe campus located in: Heber Springs, Searcy and Beebe.

The first session will be Monday, June 3 to Friday, June 7 at the ASU-Beebe Heber Springs campus. The morning class will feature Crime Lab Forensics and Bake Like a Boss, and will be presented from 8 a.m. to noon. The afternoon class, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., will feature Black Rocket: Bricks & Sticks Stop Animation Film Production Technology.

The second session at the Heber Springs campus will be held Monday, June 10 to Friday, June 14. The morning class will be Lego Robotics from 8 a.m. to noon. The afternoon class will feature the Black Rocket: eSports Apprentice YouTube Streamers & Gamers from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The second iteration of the Vanguard Discovery Camp will be held at the ASU-Beebe Searcy campus from Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 21. The morning class is Drone Technology and will be 8 a.m. to noon. This session will introduce students to the technology and skills used in numerous applications for aerial drones. The afternoon class, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., will feature Black Rocket: Roblox Makers.   Additionally, there will be a full day course 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. offered for students in 9th through 11th grades known as Young Engineers.

The second week at the ASU-Beebe Searcy campus will be Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28. The morning class for this segment will feature Lego® Robotics from 8 a.m. to noon. The afternoon class includes Black Rocket: Virtual Reality from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12 the Vanguard Discovery Camp moves to the Beebe campus for its first week at Beebe. During this week the morning will feature 3D Printing: Makers Lab, and will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon. The afternoon segment will feature Black Rocket: eSports Apprentice YouTube Streamers & Gamers from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The second session at the Beebe campus will run from Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19. The morning will feature two separate classes, Advanced Drone Technologies and Lego Advanced Robotics from 8 a.m. to noon. The afternoon class will feature Black Rocket: Battle Royale Make Your First Fortnite-style Video Game from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Students can attend half-day sessions – morning or afternoon – or choose to spend the day at VDC. For detailed camp descriptions and to register, view the link at: https://asubcommunity.ticketleap.com

For more information, call (501) 362-1205, or view the Vanguard Discovery Camp page on the ASU-Beebe website at http://www.asub.edu/academics/community-education/vanguard-discovery-camp/index.aspx

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