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2022 STEM Day Camps


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Summer camps are back! Youth are invited to enjoy a selection of day-camps to explore science, robotics, space, aviation and more

Transportation is not available. Meals will be provided during camp hours.

All science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) camp take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. unless noted otherwise. Apply online for the following fun-filled exploration of the world of STEM!

CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)
Chickasaw students entering grades 7-12

This workshop is an introduction to forensic science. Activities include lab exercises, professional demonstrations and career path options.

Robotics Open House
Chickasaw students entering grades 8-12

Tour and tinker in our STEM robotics lab. Come and test your skills at building and driving robots during this three-day event. No experience necessary. All you need is an open mind!

Activities include robotic leagues demonstrations for all applicable ages, design exercises, 3D printing, CNC (computer numeric control), CAD (computer-aided drawing) demonstrations and coding exercises.

Interested students can apply to join the Chickasaw Nation robotics teams.

Intro to LEGO Robotics
Chickasaw students entering grades four-seven

Do you love LEGOs? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to make your LEGO creations move on their own? If so, this is the camp for you! Come explore the possibilities with LEGO robotics during this one-day event.

Campers participate in critical thinking design exercises, LEGO building, coding and autonomous robot course navigation.

Female Chickasaw students entering grades 6-12

A unique opportunity tailored to girls promoting STEM educational paths in hands-on activities and professional speakers through the Chickasaw Nation STEM Academy. FemSTEM exposes young, female learners to new ideas and inspires participants using meaningful experiences, encouraging them to pursue careers in STEM fields.

Activities include career discovery, lectures, demonstrations, exercises and Q&A sessions with various female STEM-field professionals.

Chickasaw students entering grades 7-12

This clinic is an exploration of STEM careers with professional presentations and facility tours, ranging from medicine to mechanics.

STEM Tech Series: Smartphones 101
Chickasaw students entering grades 7-12

The STEM Tech Series workshops apply hands-on learning to every day STEM topics. Smartphones 101 covers basic phone repair including replacement of screens, batteries, maintenance, troubleshooting and cyber safety.

Oka' Yanahli (Water Conservation)
Chickasaw students entering grades 5-9

Water education is the focus of this workshop. Activities include conservation principles, hydrology experiments and water-related outdoor games.

Junior Native Explorers (JNE) Day Camp
Chickasaw students entering grades 1-3

Junior Native Explorers is an educational program designed to recruit, train and educate young people in the areas of earth and natural sciences.

Explorers can enjoy hands-on science experiments, presentations and a nature walk.

CNASA Junior Academy: Chickasaw Nation Aviation and Space Academy
Chickasaw students entering grades 4-6
Dates TBD

CNASA Junior Academy is an educational exploration designed to inspire, motivate and challenge Chickasaw youth to ignite a desire to pursue careers in science, technology, and aviation.

CNASA Senior Academy: Chickasaw Nation Aviation and Space Academy
Chickasaw students entering grades 7-12
Dates TBD

NASA Senior Academy expands on the mission of our junior academy and includes a three-day aviation experience.

Explore aviation and space sciences with physics experiments, aviation career lectures, static aircraft displays, ground school intro, preflight inspection and a pilot Q/A session.


For more information, contact the STEM program.

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 272-5579

(580) 272-1223



Science, Technology and Math Academy
301 Seabrook Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 272-5579