Emerging Technologies

When does Science Fiction become Science Fact?  70% of future jobs do not yet exist. Learn about emerging technologies and the skills needed for jobs of the future. Ages:13+

Emerging Technologies

STEM+ Summer Camp 

AGES: 13+
LEVEL:         Beginner to Medium

Roanoke Higher Education Center

SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday  9AM – 4PM 
CAMP FEES:  $350 for the 5-day session
$325 sibling discount rate*

*rate applies if more than 1 camper from the same family registers for the same camp.

AFTER CARE:   $50 for supervised care from 4PM- 5PM


Session I




Each camp day focuses on a different emerging technology topic. Join Dean McIntyre, our CLS STEM+ IT polymath, as he gives an overview of how the technologies work, where they are appearing in our lives, and in what directions the technology may develop. 

  • Smart Phone Photography
  • RetroCool: Yesterday’s Radio is Tomorrow’s Technology
  • Remote Exploration & Autonomous Devices
  • Powering the Future
  • Artificial Intelligence

Not Just Screen Time

Every STEM+ camp day includes time for physical activity.  Our STEM+_ instructors will lead the campers in functional fitness, outdoor games (weather permitting) and exercise led by our on-site STEM+ instructor.

Additional Information

  • The CLS STEM+ Lab follows CDC and local COVID-19 guidelines. 
  • Campers must provide their own lunch.
  • Camp includes use of computers and equipment in the CLS STEM+ lab in the Roanoke Higher Education Center.


STEM+ by Commonwealth Learning Systems (CLS) develops online STEM education focusing on emerging technologies and job skills. Our goal is to support learners and educators in innovative, accessible ways – online, hybrid, and in-person at our STEM+ lab at the Roanoke Higher Education Center.

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