External Programs and Competitions

Summer Programs

Looking for a summer camp to explore new STEM adventures? Here are some tools to help you find the right summer STEM challenge, both in the area near APL and nationwide.

Here is a sample of the summer programs you can find on your search:
After-School Programs

In addition to the after-school programs listed for the Baltimore–Washington metro area in the APL STEM Summer and Extracurricular Programs Database [Link to Peter LePoer’s database], you can search for extracurricular programs through many organizations. Here is a sampling:

Science Fairs and STEM Competitions

The local, national, and international competitions listed here are open to students and recommended by APL.





MESA Day Competitions
Other STEM Competitions and Science Fairs

Several websites provide comprehensive directories of science fairs. Check out the following sites to help you find a science fair:

Other sources of information about STEM competitions and science fairs include the following:

STEM Scholarships and Internships for Students