VANGUARD DISCOVERY CAMP
At ASU-Beebe, we strive to create an environment where kids can have fun, make new friends, develop new skills, boost self-confidence and explore their potential with activities related to Science, Technology, Art or Agriculture, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.A.M.).
Our mission is simple, we want to introduce the next generation to the world around them in a fun and interactive way while also providing exposure to vast career fields and technology that is available to them at ASU-Beebe.
The Summer Camp program is designed to provide children and teenagers with a fun and exciting range of unique opportunities to gain new knowledge, explore careers, develop new skills and boost self-confidence. These camps are recommended for students in middle school through high school, with courses offered on the Beebe, Searcy and Heber Springs campuses.
STEM jobs are projected to grow 13%
Between 2017 and 2027, the number of STEM jobs will grow 13 percent, compared to 9 percent for non-STEM jobs—with positions in computing, engineering, and advanced manufacturing leading the way.
Overall, since 1990, employment in STEM occupations have grown 79%—increasing from 9.7 million to 17.3 million.
The average median hourly wage for
S.T.E.M jobs is $38.85
Compared to the median earning for all other types of jobs in the US - $19.30
Out of 100 STEM occupations, 93% of them had wages above the national average.
The national average for STEM job annual salaries is $87,570, where the national average for non-STEM occupations sits at roughly half—$45,700.