Science Programs

Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science and Engineering Fair

The Beal Bank USA Southern Nevada Regional Science & Engineering Fair promotes an interest in STEM for elementary, middle, and high school students in primarily southern Nevada counties including Clark County and the Clark County School District.  Held at UNLV and hosted by the UNLV College of Sciences, the fair is sponsored by Beal Bank […]

Camp Cosmos

Camp Cosmos is a week-long astronomy camp for middle school students (post 5th grade to pre 9th). It features lessons and activities about stars, planets, galaxies, and the universe, tours of UNLV facilities, access to a network of robotic telescopes (good for one year), new friends, and lots of learning.

GEAR UP ASPIRE Scholars Program

ASPIRE is a college pipeline collaboration between the Nevada Department of Education, NSHE, CCSD, and UNLV for current 7th -10th graders at selected Title I schools interested in STEM or health sciences and looking for support and opportunity for their high school and early college careers.

Nevada Science Olympiad

Nevada Science Olympiad is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of K-12 science education for all genders and minority groups by fostering their interest in science. Our goal is to create a technologically-literate workforce, and recognize the outstanding achievements of student participants in Science Olympiad tournaments and non-competitive events, as well as teachers who […]

Rebel Science Camp

Rebel Science Camp is a standards-based outreach program organized by the Office of the Dean of the College of Sciences at UNLV. The program is designed to reach fifth grade students from Title I schools in Clark County School District early on in their academic careers. Rebel Science Camp presents students with real-world applications as […]

Rebel STEM Explorers 3-5 Camp

Are you ready to explore the science and nature around you? This week-long camp engages elementary students entering grades 3-5 in hands-on science and engineering activities that investigate the world around them. Students will learn about (and taste) the power of the Sun, explore the desert ecosystem, measure climate change effects, observe human impacts, identify […]

Saturday STEM Program

Saturday STEM Program is a series of model-based, inquiry experiences designed to provide interesting and exciting opportunities in STEM for elementary and middle school students. The program provides K-8 students with the opportunity to explore a major integrated STEM theme for five weeks in Fall and Spring semesters.

Science and Nature Discovery 3-5 Camp

Welcome to our Science and Nature Discovery Camp, where young explorers entering grades 3 through 5 in Fall 2024 are invited to join us for an unforgettable adventure in the Mojave Desert! Throughout the week, campers will rotate through a series of exciting and hands-on programs designed to inspire curiosity, foster discovery, and promote a […]

Starting the School Year – Full STEAM Ahead

Join UNLV Early Outreach and the Desert Research Institute (DRI) for Starting the School Year – Full STEAM Ahead! Students will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on STEAM activities facilitated by DRI scientists. Students will also enjoy lunch and a STEM movie at Galaxy Theatres! This day camp is free. Space is limited.  Day […]

Student Interactions with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (SISTEM)

The Student Interactions with STEM (SISTEM) program is a series of talks and activities open to all high school students in Southern Nevada. Our Goal Our goal as a program is to “increase awareness and excitement about the STEM disciplines as a whole” through a diverse set of talks and activities led by STEM professionals.” […]

Tech Trekker

Tech Trekker provides educators with access to science and engineering equipment, as well as standards-based lessons, in order to increase student engagement in STEM. We even send a student along to manage the equipment, allowing teachers to focus solely on teaching. This free service (sponsored by Nevada National Security Site) is available to all educators […]

UNLV GenCyber Summer Camp

The UNLV GenCyber is a week-long cybersecurity summer camp designed for high school students. The program aims to educate students about proper and secure online behavior, foster good digital citizenship, and encourage interest in cybersecurity careers. Students will engage in various hands-on activities covering diverse cybersecurity topics and listen to insightful stories shared by cybersecurity […]

UNLV Summer STEM Camp (July)

The UNLV STEM Institute is excited to announce its STEM Summer Camp program for the summer of 2024. Students will have the opportunity to attend the STEM Institute from July 1 – 29, 2024 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (except 7/4), and Fridays, a total of 16 meetings). The morning session will be held from 9:30 – […]

UNLV Summer STEM Camp (June)

The UNLV STEM Institute is excited to announce its STEM Summer Camp program for the summer of 2024. Students will have the opportunity to attend the STEM Institute from June 13 – 28, 2024 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, a total of 10 meetings). The morning session will be held from 9:20 – 11:55 AM. […]

Vegas STEM Lab

The team of investigators from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas will employ a mix of on-site and in-class activities to introduce students to science topics and engineering methods in the context of the entertainment and hospitality (E&H) industry that is the lifeblood of Las Vegas. The Lab will help middle school students of grades […]