Black Gems in STEM Summer Program @ Prince George’s Community College

Join us this summer at Prince George’s Community College’s Owl Scholars Camp for the Black Gems in STEM Summer Program. The week-long program (see session dates below), for grades 2-5 and grades 6-8, brings together science, technology engineering, math, history, critical thinking, teamwork, and creativity. Register for the program here and reach out to if you have any questions.

Registration Fee: $125

More about the Program

Students will engage in daily hands-on activities in which they “search for” and learn about Black people in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The hands-on activities will include:

  • An escape room
  • Chemistry and personal care products
  • 3D printing
  • Coding fundamentals

Each weeklong session will culminate in skits created and presented by the students. The skits will showcase the students’ creativity and what they learned during the action-packed week.

  • July 5-8, 2022, 12:30-3:30 PM – Grades 2-5

  • July 11-15, 2022, 12:30-3:30 PM – Grades 6-8

  • July 18-22, 2022, 12:30-3:30 PM – Grades 2-5

  • July 25-29, 2022, 12:30-3:30 PM – Grades 6-8

Interested in being an instructor? Learn more here.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the program cost?


How many instructors are there?

It depends on the number of students. On average, there will be a 1 to 15 instructor to student ratio. In addition to that, there will be staff from the college assisting.

Where is the program located?

Prince George’s Community College’s Largo Campus

Do students have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend the program?

The College has a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Read more here. However, the College is fine tuning the policy to take into consideration the younger students who will be participating in the Owl Scholars Camp. As of now the main components of the policy are:

  • Proof of vaccination for instructors, or an approved exemption with weekly testing
  • Weekly testing for non-vaccinated youth
How do I register my child?

The instructions to register can be found at this link.

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