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We are going on a mission for scientific discovery, natural exploration, and inspiration for a new generation of scientists. This immersive summer camp will build leadership and problem-solving skills through experiential learning and inquiry. 

Earth and Space

Digital Agriculture, Data Science, and Robotics: Applied Research and Training for Enhancing Motivation in Science

NASA MUREP PSI (Minority University Research and Education Project: Pre-college Summer Institute) seeks to raise interest in STEM education among minority, underserved, and underprivileged students. This immersive nine-day camp experience will expose students to digital agriculture technology, data science, robotics, and machine learning with expertise from the University of Missouri faculty members.

No cost to attend - Campers selected based on application


Digital Agriculture

Students will have the opportunity to fly drones, collect and analyze data, operate a autonomous tractor, and interpret sensors for monitoring soil and crop productivity. 


Data Science

Students will be exposed to cutting-edge data science and predictive modeling tools, including hands-on experiences working with data. 



Through hands-on experience in building, coding, and testing VEX robots, students will have the opportunity to use their imagination while practicing teamwork and collaboration.

2024 Camp Dates

July 6th - July 14th, 2024


Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO

Housing and meals provided.

Camper Eligibility

  • Rising high school sophomore or junior

  • Interest in STEM fields

  • Able to commit to the entire camp session

  • Application must be received by April 30th, 2024

To Apply Online

Apply Here

Note: Accepted students will be notified on May 15th, 2024

For More Information

Contact: Dr. Sougata Bardhan


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