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Programs & Camps

Youth Science Summit

Programs & Camps

Youth Science Summit

Immersive, full-day workshop experiences for Middle and High School students. Empowering young adults in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields means arming them with the tools they need to bring their ideas and voices to the table; our Youth Science Summits give teens the chance to interact with and learn from industry professionals.

Southern Indiana

Teachers, this event is open to high school students throughout the Kentuckiana region. Hosted at Ivy Tech in Sellersburg, IN, this school day event features hands-on lab content and Speed Mentoring with a variety of STEAM professionals.

January 24, 2020

The Youth Science Summit returns to Ivy Tech for the second year in an event exclusive to high school students. This school day youth conference features engaging lab sessions and Speed Mentoring led by regional STEAM professionals. Lunch and a t-shirt are provided.

Date: Friday January 24, 2020

Times: 8:30 AM-1:00 PM

Check: 8:00 AM –8:30 AM

Location: Ivy Tech, Sellersburg, Indiana

Confirmed Presenters:

Lab Programming

Ivy Tech Engineering and Nursing

C&I Engineering

Morehead State Astronomy

Speed Mentoring

Weather Scientists

City of Louisville Representatives

Hanover Engineering

UofL Biology

UofL Neuroscience

Bellarmine Biology


  • Youth: $20
  • Teachers and Chaperones: FREE


Health and Permission Form


Confirmation Packet

Bowling Green

The program is designed to engage girls and their adults in STEM content through a variety of hands on experiences and sessions. Lunch and a T-shirt is included.

March 28th, 2020

The Youth Science Summit returns to Bowling Green for the third year in an event exclusive to Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS). This day-long youth conference features engaging hands-on sessions led by Western Kentucky University on a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) topics. Unique to the Bowling Green market, this Summit is for a wide range of girls, from Elementary to High school and features tracks specifically for adults. Girls to foster their STEAM career interests in a pressure-free environment while the adults participate in their own activities and round table discussions to become better STEAM mentors.

Date: Saturday March 28th, 2020

Times: 9 AM- 2:30 PM (CT), Check in from 8:30 AM –9 AM (CT)

Location: Western Kentucky University, Ogden College

Confirmed Presenters:

  • Western Kentucky University
  • Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana
  • Sky Teach


  • Adults: $10
  • Children: $25