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STEAM INTO SUMMER FREE ENRICHMENT CAMPS! Cosmetology, Culinary, Cartooning, Stained Glass, Crime Scene Investigation, Aviation, Fantastic Feature Film and more!

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. 

Three 2 week sessions are FREE and open to all Bedford County students who are going to grades 6-12. FREE Transportation is provided from your school district, and the camps run Monday-Thursday 8:30am-11:30 am.  Space is limited! DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER HERE and email it to us at steamwithus(at) or drop it off at yur sclhool office. We will send you a confirmation and more information. Be sure to include your PRE-REGISTRATION form. Questions? Please give us a call at 624-4810

STEAM INTO SUMMER  2016 CAMP SCHEDULE - Download full descriptions of sessions HERE

Session 1 June 6-16

Bedford County Tech Center

Session 2 June 20-30

Bedford County Tech Center

#1A Cosmetology Learn about hair, makeup, nail care and more!

#2A Cosmetology Learn about hair, makeup, nail care and more! New material for this session!

#1B Aviation Fly drones, make rockets, lunch hot air balloons…

#2B Aviation Fly drones, make rockets and more.

 New material for this session!

#1C Culinary Gain cooking skills in a hands-on camp…

#2C Stained Glass Make a stained glass project!

 New material for this session!

#1D Stained Glass Make a stained glass project…

#2D 3D Modeling & Design Learn to build in 3D

#1E Animation Learn to create traditional and digital stop motion…

#2E The Director’s Chair Learn acting and directing!

#1F Red Carpet Ready Adventures in acting camp…

#2F Colonial Fort Bedford*Write with feather quill pens…

#1G Native Americans Make stone projectile points…


#1F Cartooning All skill levels welcome to create cartoons…


Session 3 July 11-21

Bedford Area High School

#3A Crime Scene Investigation Hands on  mock crime scene investigations!

#3B When Art Meets Science Chemical reactions make great art!

#3C Stained Glass Make a stained glass project!... New material for this session!

#3D Fantastic Feature Film Work as a feature film production company…

#3E Film Camp/ TECH Work with special effects, makeup, prop design…

#3F Bedford in the 19th Century* Archaeological digs, quilting and exploration…



See "Summer Shorts" videos here!

Students in the Bedford County 21st Century Community Learning Centers Consortium attended summer camps in July 2015. One of the camp programs was "Summer Shorts" where students wrote, directed, acted and produced short videos on subjects they chose. Funding for camps provided through the Pennsylvania Department of Education through federal 21st CCLC funding. 

View "Project Midnight" here

View "A Sweet Twist " here

View "Second Chances" here

A Sweet Twist
Second Chances
Project Midnight

Heritage Awards celebrate history using 21st century skills, technology

Bedford Springs - Hope For Hyndman
James Pipers Sword- NBC
Monacan Indians - NBC
The Last Letter - Hope For Hyndman
Diary - Tussey Mountain
Musket Balls -Bedford

Want to know what bathing was like in the 19th century? Or how musket balls were made in 1780? Or how James Piper’s lost sword was rediscovered after two centuries? Or the emotions of a Civil War soldier’s family when they read his last letter home? These and many other stories are showcased in student-created videos made as part of the Bedford County 21st Century Community Learning Center Consortium after school program’s “Bedford County Heritage Project.” Through a partnership with the Bedford Heritage Trust, both elementary and secondary students completed the first year of a three-year project that is designed to help students bring the county’s history to life. Students visited Fort Bedford Museum last fall and teams chose artifacts to inspire their creation of 3-5 minute videos that showcased events or life in the county’s history. “Teams worked extremely hard on their projects and many showed extraordinary creativity,” said Lyn Skillington, project director for the countywide consortium. “Most had no prior experience in working as part of a team on a longterm project, let alone understanding the creative and technical skills necessary to produce videos that could bring their vision to life. There were many excellent videos created by student teams in both our elementary programs (grades 2-5) and secondary programs (grades 6th-12th). Choosing winners was very difficult... read more here 

See Winning Videos Here!

Click here to see "Musket Balls" - Bedford Winner Secondary Division, "Best Documentary or Demonstration," Bedford Area Middle-Senior High School

Click here to see "Monacan Indians" - Northern Bedford. Winner, Secondary Division, "Best Illustrated Story," Northern Bedford County Middle-Senior High School

Click here to see "The Bedford Springs" - Hope For Hyndman Winner, Secondary Division "Outstanding Historical Interpretation" Hope For Hyndman Charter School

Click here to see James Piper's Sword - Northern Bedford Winner, Secondary Division, "Outstanding Achievement in Creative Production," Northern Bedford County Middle-Senior High School

Click here to see "The Last Letter" - Hope For Hyndman Charter School Winner,  Secondary Division, "Best Dramatic Production, " Hope for Hyndman Charter School

Click here to see "Diary"- Tussey Mountain Winner, Secondary Division, "Outstanding Screenplay" - Tussey Mountain Junior-Senior High School