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GLR STEM Academy

Date: July 22-29, 2023
This year's location: Marseilles Training Center (MTC) near Marseilles IL
Cadet Cost: $260 includes facilities and STEM supplies (150 Basic encampment costs plus 110 supplies)
Register through CampDoc with regular Illinois Wing Summer Encampment registration.

Great Lakes Region STEM Academy
Great Lakes Region is offering a STEM Academy that is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Space is very limited for this event, and the registration may close once capacity is reached.
Student Applications open through the ILWG Summer Encampment Website
Student Prerequisites:
Be a current CAP member
Have successfully completed at least one basic encampment already
Completed Achievement 3 Feik as the minimum requirement, Achievement 5 is preferred if desire
intermediate badge, Lindberg also benefits but is not required
Once accepted may have assignments to bring
Signed Permission from Squadron Commander and Parent
Registration Deadline is the same as the encampment

Aerospace STEM Career exploration
12-24 hours of numerous hands-on STEM activities
Professional and Social networking
STEM Kits activities
Model Rocketry activities
Possible O-Flights
Model Rocketry Activities towards the fulfillment of Model Rocketry Badge Requirements
Hydraulic STEM Activity
Indoor Quad-copters STEM activities

Numerous AE and AEX hands-on activities

Students who successfully complete and pass all the prerequisite requirements during the week will
earn the right to wear the Basic STEM Badge (and possibly intermediate). Content towards the Model
Rocketry Badge will also be completed; depending on the cadet's completion of requirements, it is possible to
earn the Model Rocketry Badge by the completion of the week.
Participants may have some overlapping time with Basic Encampment activities, such as meal times, and
possible O-Flights along with sleeping arrangements, but the main focus will be the Completion of the
requirements for the different badges through separate training activities.

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