The Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP) is composed of competitions, unique experiences, internships, and teacher resources designed to spark inspiration, exploration, and achievement in STEM literacy and career development. From elementary school through college, students of all proficiency levels, interests, and social and economic backgrounds are encouraged to participate in real-world STEM experiences involving these important disciplines while also engaging with Army-sponsored mentors.
UNITE, an initiative in the AEOP portfolio, is a four-to-six week, pre-collegiate summer experience for talented high school students from groups historically underrepresented and undeserved in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Held at higher education institutions across the country, UNITE encourages students to pursue college majors and careers in engineering, tehcnology and other STEM-related fields through a program of focused hands-on rigorous academics, enrichment, and career exploration. Operating on a two-year cycle (2016-2017), UNITE targets rising 9th through 12th grade students. Student applications for 2017 summer programs will be accepted beginning in March 2017 through May 2017. You can apply here at the MAGIC website. Students accepted into a program receive support and enrichment designed to best help them achieve their goals of higher education and careers in STEM.
MAGIC Summer Camps feature hands-on, project-based learning infused with the latest in the creative industries, animation, video game development, VR, 3D printing technology and equipment. Our state of the art labs are equipped with industry standard technology and software, a motion capture studio, audio recording studio and screening room. MAGIC’s instructors include highly respected tech educators, accomplished artists, and industry professionals who have a passion for sharing their knowledge. Each course is taught by one of our lead instructors with the support of teaching assistants, ensuring that our student-to-staff ratios stay low and that learning is a personalized experience.
For more information about the UNITE Summer Program and how to apply, CLICK HERE.