Science Matters Summer Academy

STEM Outreach

 science_matters_logo-new_copy.gifDoes your child like exploring the outdoors? Are they always taking things apart or love solving problems? Do your kids excel at math or science? If you answered yes to any of these questions or you have a rising first through an sixth-grade child who shows high interest or aptitude in science, math, or technology-related subjects, Science Matters at Auburn University is the camp for your child! They'll have a blast, and you'll feel great about positively contributing to your child's education during summer break!

Science Matters is a summer enrichment program for elementary students in rising first through sixth grades offering a supercharged science experience. The program allows participants to explore the world of science through real experiments, technology, art projects and hands-on activities. During this action-packed program, kids can design and build, dabble in the art of chemistry, become flight specialists, see amazing critters, and more!

Camps are 7:45am-3:45pm. Tuition is $250 per week/child.

Program Fees Include:
  • All materials
  • Experienced science instructors
  • Science Matters tote bag
  • Morning and afternoon snacks
  • Special Science Matters T-shirt
  • Exploratory Activities (exclusive on-campus science tours, local trips, and/or great demo shows)


Please come back in January 2023 to find out information about our 2024 camps.

Daily Schedule
7:45 am - 8:00am Drop-off students (Roosevelt Concourse Loop)
8:00am - 8:30am Thematic Activity (cross-curricular reading, writing, art, technology)
8:30am - 11:00am STEM Instruction
11:35am - 1:00pm Lunch and outdoor play
1:00pm - 1:30pm Thematic Activity (cross-curricular reading, writing, art, technology)
1:30pm - 3:30pm STEM Instruction
3:45pm - 4:00pm Child Pick Up (Roosevelt Concourse Loop)



Please direct all Science Matters event-related questions to Kristen Jackson,