K-12 Programs and Resources

USC and other partners offer a variety of opportunities and resources for K-12 students within STEM and innovation. 

K-12 Summer Programs

Camp Invention Connect

National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) offers various programs throughout the year. Camp Invention connect is an at-home summer camp offering real hands-on fun for grades K-6.

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The CS@SC Summer Camps provide underrepresented K12 students with an opportunity to explore topics that are not typically covered in traditional curricula, specifically topics in computer science including stand-alone programming, web development, mobile app creation, and robotics.

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USC Viterbi K12 Summer Programs

Viterbi's K12 Stem Center offers summer programs for students ranging from elementary to high school opportunities this summer.

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USC Summer Programs for High School Students

USC Summer Programs extends a tradition of excellence to outstanding high school students through a diverse offering of 4-week summer courses. Accepted students to the USC Summer Programs will balance academic and campus life, have access to USC faculty who are leaders in their fields and explore growing academic passions at the university level. 

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K 12 - Resources

The National Inventors Hall of Fame connects world-changing innovators with today’s youth. NIFH offers fun STEM education programs for children of all ages.

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The National Academy of Inventors is a member organization comprising U.S. and international universities, and governmental and non-profit research institutes, with over 4,000 individual inventor members and Fellows spanning more than 250 institutions worldwide.

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The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Michelson IP) is a non-profit initiative that provides access to IP education to support budding inventors and entrepreneurs – no matter where they are in their journey.

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Sign up for Michelson IP’s ‘Lessons in IP Strategy’ 8-week Micro Course Challenge. The free weekly lessons will contain resources, terms to learn, critical thinking questions, and fictional scenarios to challenge what you think you know about IP.

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Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is a global educational nonprofit focused on bringing the power of entrepreneurship to youth in low-income communities. NFTE’s rigorous programs are taught by a highly trained Teacher Corps, and NFTE students are supported by a diverse Volunteer Corps drawn from the local community, including business leaders and entrepreneurs

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Published on May 25th, 2022

Last updated on May 31st, 2022