Announcements

STEM-X 2021 Applications

The application portal is now open! 

STEM-X Insiders’ Email List

Would you like to receive announcements from STEM-X before we share them with the general public? If so, fill out this form in order to join our STEM-X Insiders’ List. These emails will include information regarding our Fall and Spring Learning Together Workshops and summer STEM-X program.

You can also follow us on Facebook and/or Twitter for updates and announcements.

Summer 2021 STEM-X

Early Elementary (Grades 1-2)

Hosted by Poudre High School and Preston Middle School

Early Elementary (Grades 1-2)

Unfortunately, we will not be offering classes for students entering grades 1-2 for summer 2021.

Our STEM-X 2021 Elementary classes (which are typically for grades 4 & 5) have been expanded to include students entering grades 3-5.

More Info

Elementary (Grades 3-5)

Hosted by Poudre High School and Preston Middle School

Elementary (Grades 3-5)

June 7-11, 2021: Poudre HS
June 14-18, 2021: Preston MS
Time: 9:15am-3:00pm 
(early care available at 7:45am)

More Info

Middle School (Grades 6-9)

Hosted by Poudre High School and Preston Middle School

Middle School (Grades 6-9)

June 7-11, 2021: Poudre HS
June 14-18, 2021: Preston MS
Time: 8:00am-3:00pm

More Info

Additional STEM-X Opportunities

Including Learning Together Workshops, Oceanography, and Engineering Brightness

Our Mission


Since 2008, STEM-X (formerly “STEM Institutes”) has operated with a vision to create STEM confidence and competence in ALL students. It began at one school serving 76 students and has now grown to a 2019 enrollment of about 800! When the program was initiated, true to its initial designation “STEM Institutes”, the focus was primarily only on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math courses. However, over the past few years, there has been intentional expansion to include classes that would be considered more Arts, Theater, and Music-based—hence, the renaming to “STEM-X”! This was enacted with the understanding that none of these disciplines exists in isolation and there is opportunity for all to be interwoven. It is our hope that this brand embodies the idea that STEM is important, and that it is an inclusive term that can represent all the STEM entry points students can experience.

The immediate benefit of a summer camp, such as STEM-X, is that we keep students engaged over the summer months camps, reduce summer learning loss, and give students the opportunity to apply the knowledge they’ve gained over the school year. With respect to the long-term gain, STEM-X’s aim is to help students develop skill sets to thrive in any field, but in particular to give them opportunities to learn more about and build a sense of belonging in STEM fields. Our overarching mission is to create confidence and competence in ALL students in ALL fields, but more specifically, one of our primary goals is to reduce any detrimental gaps to broaden all students’ academic and professional opportunities in STEM fields.

STEM-X thanks you for your support!