ASU-Beebe Announces Dates for 2024 Vanguard Discovery Camp, Seeking Community Partners

Unleash the potential of young minds this summer with Arkansas State University-Beebe’s Vanguard Discovery Camp, a weeklong adventure filled with hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) for students entering grades 4-6.

Vanguard Discovery Camp will be held Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning June 3-7 on the Searcy campus, June 10-14 on the Heber Springs campus, and June 17-21 on the Beebe campus. Campers will dive into exciting hands-on learning modules led by passionate instructors. Past sessions have included art, theater, first aid training, robotics, coding, cooking, meteorology, veterinary technology and more.

This day-camp format engages campers in weeklong sessions filled with intrigue, exploration, creativity and challenge. Students will embark on positive experiences that set them on a trajectory toward a rewarding future career. The Vanguard Discovery Camp, though structured, provides a no-pressure learning environment. Students participate in relaxed, affirming surroundings where they build lasting relationships. The focus is to ignite a desire for lifelong learning.

ASU-Beebe is seeking community partners to share their expertise and help enrich the campers’ experience. If you or your business have a unique presentation geared toward STEAM education, please contact Karen Drobeck at (501) 207-6250 or to learn more about partnership opportunities.

Register your child at and unlock a world of possibilities. The price per camper is $130. Take advantage of the early bird discount of 10% through April 1. Limited scholarships are also available.

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For more information about ASU-Beebe and its programs, call (501) 882-3600 or visit

Arkansas State University-Beebe is an operationally separate, two-year Arkansas State University System institution. ASU-Beebe offers associate degrees, certificates, and noncredit training for business and industry with campuses in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, Little Rock Air Force Base, and online.