Arkansas State University-Beebe’s Vanguard Discovery Camp to offer six weeks of summer learning and fun starting in June.
Vanguard Discovery Camp is a series of STEM-related courses designed for students entering the fourth through eighth grades. Session topics include exploration of medical professions, Lego Robotics, developing a smartphone application and drone piloting class.
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 held from Monday, June 4 - Friday, June 8 at the ASU-Beebe Heber Springs campus. The morning class will feature Forensics, 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: Code Breakers.
The second session at the Heber Springs campus will be held Monday, June 11 - Friday, June 15. The morning class will be Junior Naturalist from 8 a.m. to noon. The afternoon class will feature the Black Rocket: Minecraft® Modders 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 18 to Friday, June 22. The morning class is designated as PULSE Medical Week and will be 8 a.m. to noon. This session will introduce students to the technology and skills used in a variety of medical professions. The afternoon class, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., will feature Black Rocket: App Attack.
The second week at the ASU-Beebe Searcy campus will be Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 13. The morning class for this segment will feature Lego® Robotics from 8 a.m. to noon. The afternoon class includes Black Rocket: Minecraft® Designers from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20 the Vanguard Discovery Camp moves to the Beebe campus for its first week in Beebe. During this week, separate morning sessions of Lego® Robotics and Drone Technology will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon. The drone class is presented in partnership with Beebe High School. The afternoon segment will feature Black Rocket: Code Breakers from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The second session at the Beebe campus will run from Monday, July 23 to Friday, July 27. The morning class will be Junior Naturalist from 8 a.m. to noon. The afternoon class will feature Minecraft® Modders from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Vanguard Discovery Camp class sessions are $80 each, except for Drone Technology, which is $100. Online and mobile registrations are now open. To register for each session, visit https://asub.ticketleap.com/. For more information, call (501) 362-1273 or view the ASU-Beebe website at www.asub.edu.