LSU K–12 Academic Summer Camp Registration Still Available!
LSU K–12 Academic Summer Camp Registration Still Available!
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Building STEM Capital in Region 2

MAY 2023

10th Annual LSU Discover Day

LSU Discover Day, held on April 21st, 2023, marked its 10th anniversary as a university-wide undergraduate symposium showcasing student research and creative projects. The event provides a platform for students from all disciplines to present their work, including readings, posters, visual displays, art exhibitions, and oral presentations. The LSU Discover Undergraduate Research Program hosts this event and provides resources for students interested in conducting research, including mentorship, research events, funding for research and travel, workshops, and recognition through the Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher Program.

Learn more about Discover Day and this year’s award winners [more…]

Student Opportunities

K–12 Academic Summer Camps

Whether you’re looking for a high-quality summer camp for your child, your student wants a head start in their high school AP or college curriculum, or they want to learn a new skill—look no further than LSU!
LSU K–12 Academic Summer Camps 
LSU Pre-College Programs provides two-week academic summer camps for curious students. With a diverse range of available subjects, such as 3D Printing, Esports, Game Design, and German Language & Culture, students can explore new interests and delve deeper into their existing passions while immersing themselves in LSU’s campus life. These non-credit camps offer a distinctive chance for students to enhance their education and explore topics that are not traditionally taught in high school.
Learn More & Register
LSU High School Summer Academy

Hosted by the LSU Gordon A. Cain Center for STEM Literacy, High School Summer Academy is a collection of non-credit, two-week camps for students entering grades 9 through 12 who are curious and eager to learn. Whether for exploring potential areas of study or immersion in a subject a student already loves, these collaborative experiences offer high schoolers the chance to:

  • Experience LSU campus life
  • Participate in college-level courses purely for the sake of learning
  • Engage in innovative, hands-on projects alongside like-minded peers, as well as LSU graduate students and faculty members
Learn More & Register

Educator Opportunities

2023 Teacher Leader Summit

This year's event is scheduled from May 30 to June 1, 2023, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC). Attendee registration has already sold out, but you can still view an overview of the conference and learn more about this exciting event [more…]

Family STEM

LIGO: Swing Into Science Saturday
May 6th

Highland Road Park Observatory
Science Academy
May 13th & 27th

Project Learning Tree Activities

STEM Awareness

American Wetlands Month

American Wetlands Month is observed in May to acknowledge and celebrate the vital role that wetlands play in sustaining life on our planet. The EPA established this month-long recognition in 1991. Let us take this time to appreciate the remarkable contributions that wetlands make to our [more…]

Gardening for Wildlife™ Month

Celebrate the 10th annual Garden for Wildlife month by joining in and making a difference! No matter if you're a beginner with a small balcony or an experienced gardener with a few acres, you can support local wildlife by planting with intention [more…]

National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Get ready for hurricane season this month—ensure that you and your family can interpret forecasts and alerts. Have a plan in place for before, during, and after a storm. It's especially important for those who live in hurricane-prone areas to prepare ahead of time, before the season starts on June 1st. If you need a refresher on what to do, we've got you covered [more…]

Save The Date

3rd Annual EBRPL STEM Summer Kickoff
Thursday, June 1
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Join us at the Main Library at Goodwood for STEM demonstrations, presentations, and activities that showcase how science, math, engineering and technology can make a difference in our world. Families with kids and teens are welcome to attend and participate in these engaging activities. Enjoy tinkering and making? This is certainly an event you won't want to miss!
  • Learn what’s in the back of an ambulance
  • Build a cardboard robot
  • Take apart recyled computers to make art
  • Experience new worlds in virtual reality
  • View strange and exciting animal and insect specimens
Meet and talk with professionals representing local organizations including:
  • LSU Gordon A. Cain Center for STEM Literacy
  • LSU Museum of Natural Science
  • LSU College of Engineering
  • Knock Knock Museum
  • Louisiana Art & Science Museum
  • Capital Area Beekeepers Association
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • US Women in Nuclear
  • Acadian Ambulance
  • BASF, and more! 
This event is free, but registration for the maker projects is encouraged. Get on the list today by calling (225) 231-2760. Hope to see you there!
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