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Harrisburg, Pa. – Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is offering a Summer Exploration camp that will allow students to study science, technology, engineering, and math in a whole new way – by immerse themselves in Virtual Reality (VR)!

From July 26-Aug. 6, participants between the ages of 14 and 24, will be given an Oculus Quest 2 VR headset for an online interactive classroom experience to see how individuals can use VR to study STEM together. And in their own time, students can use the headsets to journey to outer space to tour the International Space Station, travel around earth’s ecospheres in immersive 3D videos to see the great savannahs of Kenya, the ancient jungles of Borneo, and the rich coral reefs of Raja Ampat. The headset will allow students to even meet elephants, orangutans, manta rays, and even dinosaurs as VR opens the door to numerous unforgettable experiences!

Participating students will receive the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset and a year-long subscription to Engage, a virtual communications platform that seeks to transform how people collaborate with each other globally through immersive technologies.

Participants must register for this program by July 12th. Students completing the grant process also must complete the whole TANF Application process by July 12th to be registered. A completed TANF Application includes, The TANF Application, supporting documents, CareerScope assessment and a Careerscope review.

To apply and for more information, click here. Learn about all of HU’s Summer Exploration Camp opportunities at this link.


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