West Philly Middle Schoolers! Join Drexel’s ExCITe Center for up to 4 weeks of virtual fun and STEAM learning in Minecraft! The Young Dragons 2021 Summer STEAM camp will be all online, through an interactive virtual experience where students collaborate, build, and learn together in Minecraft, Pocket Edition (phone, tablet, and console versions) while exploring new gaming adventures.
Virtual Young Dragons is a 4-week online summer camp offered at no cost for middle school students in the West Philadelphia Promise Zone. The program runs on Tuesday and Thursday mornings (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) starting on June 22nd through July 15th. Young Dragons is a partnership between Drexel's ExCITe Center and West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood, providing innovative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities developed specifically for 10-14-year-old learners.
Participants should be rising 6th-8th graders living or attending school in the West Philadelphia Promise Zone (zip code 19104), an area served by the following middle schools: Alain Locke Elementary, Morton McMichael School, Martha Washington Elementary, Science Leadership Academy Middle School, and Belmont Charter School.
The deadline for application materials is June 4th. Contact YoungDragons@drexel.edu with any questions.