Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers Program

Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers program is a FREE summer STEM enrichment program for middle school students.


Every student deserves access to a better future. That’s why we’ve launched the Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers program– an engaging, hands-on program developed to enrich learning through design thinking, 3D printing, augmented reality, social entrepreneurship and mentorship. This program creates a more diverse pipeline for future careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields; no prior knowledge or experience is required.

The program takes place over the course of one 4-week session: May 30 - June 23, 2023 at Central Community College, Hastings Campus from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. There will be no program on Monday, June 19th.

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Program Details

The program will take place in person. Registrants will be notified by the program director regarding the specific details of the program.

  • Lunch will be provided
  • The program is inclusive and welcomes all genders and nonbinary youth
  • Free for students
  • Transportation will be provided in varying locations


To be eligible, your child must be in 6th , 7th, or 8th grade during the 2023-2024 school year.

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For more information, please contact Maggie Esch at or 402-461-2406.

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