Geo Explorer Overview

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The Geo Explorer Summer Institute is a one-week program for rising 6th and 7th graders interested in learning and applying new science technologies focused on geography, mapping, geospatial, virtual reality, augmented reality, and drone technologies through lab and fieldwork experiences at UCF.

Students will engage in active learning connecting interactive lecture discussions, hands-on geospatial technology labs, collaborative research planning discussions, science communication discussions, personal and direct mentoring with a diverse group of UCF undergraduate and graduate students, and fieldwork on the UCF main campus. Students will also experience the GeoBus at UCF.

The Institute will run from 9 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. It is limited to 20 students and requires a recommendation from a teacher.

Program Date: Monday to Friday, July 15-19, 2024

Program Cost: $375

Who can apply? Rising 6th and 7th graders

When can I apply? Applications will open in the spring. Please click here to view our application page.