Summer 2024 Verizon STEM Achievers Program FAQ
Who can enroll in the 2024 Verizon STEM Achievers Camp?
Enrollment is open to all rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Spots are limited, so secure your child’s spot early.
When does enrollment for the 2024 STEM Achievers Summer Camp open?
Camp enrollment is scheduled to open in February 2024. Please follow us on Instagram and/or Facebook at @HCCKidsCollege for up to date enrollment information.
Does enrollment guarantee my child a spot in the 2024 Verizon STEM Achievers Camp?
Enrollment does NOT guarantee your child a spot in our 2024 Achievers Camp. Spots are limited and we are unable to accept all students. Spots are determined on a first-come, first-served basis so we encourage you to enroll your child early.
I just filled out the enrollment application. Now what?
Once your child’s spot is secured, you will receive a confirmation email within several weeks indicating that your child has been selected to participate in the 2024 session. If we do not have any remaining spots for the 2024 session, you will received an email within several weeks indicating that your child has been placed on our waitlist.
If your child is selected, we may reach out to you regarding additional paperwork and orientation dates. Please ensure you thoroughly read all information in order to prevent your child from losing their spot.
How much does the 2024 STEM Achievers Summer Camp cost?
Enrollment is free for all students.
What will my child learn during camp?
Students will learn a variety of STEM topics, including 3-D Printing & Modeling, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Circuits & Electronics, and Architecture.
Where can I learn more about the Verizon STEM Achievers 2024 Summer Camp?
We have open houses in both the Fall and the Spring, where you can learn more about our camp. Our Fall Open House will be held on November 18th, 2023, from 10am – 2pm. It will be on the Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Dale Mabry Campus. The Spring Open House date will be announced at a later time.
Do I have to go to the Open House to secure my child’s spot for 2024 Verizon STEM Achievers Camp?
You must attend at least one open house (either in the Fall or Spring) in order to secure your spot for the 2024 Verizon STEM Achiever’s Camp; otherwise, you will have to wait to register until the registration opens to the general public. The Open House is free for all attendees.
My child attended camp last year. Can they enroll again for the 2024 session?
You may enroll your child even if they have participated in previous years, however, please understand that the spots for returning campers are very limited. Additionally, be advised that the camp is primarily geared towards new students and covers similar content each year.