Virtual – Explosives Camp

Ages 14-18 - June 28, 30, July 7, 9, 2021


This NEW virtual camp will include an exciting introduction to the S&T Explosives Program and offerings, uses of explosives, explosives blasting in mining, explosive demolition, explosive chemistry, display fireworks, setting up a fireworks show, pyrotechnics, explosive research producing nano diamonds and other nano materials, demonstrations of high speed cameras and explosions, explosive engraving, Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and using a huge black powder cannon for impact research, as a sample. There will also be some projects to work on over the July 4th holiday, one of which will include going to see a fireworks display.

  • Registration Details
  • Campus Cancellation Policy

Registration Details

Dates: June 28, 30, July 7, 9, 2021

Eligibility: High School students 14-18 years of age. Global eligibility, the Americas (North and South America)

Registration Fee: $300

Time Frame:  The camp will comprise four (4) 3 hour blocks straddling the July 4th holiday, June 28th - July 9th, 2021.

Tentative Dates:  Monday, June 28 | Wednesday, June 30 | Wednesday, July 7 | Friday, July 9

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (central)  

Scholarships Available
Missouri S&T is offering a limited number of need-based scholarships. If you would like to apply, please register for the camp and check the "Yes" box on the form to receive a scholarship application and instructions (via email). Scholarship review and awardee communication will begin April 1 and continue until funds are gone. Priority will be given to Missouri residents. For questions, email or call 573-341-4200.

The 2021 scholarships are provided in part by the E.J.Endownment, TREKK Design Group and Missouri S&T's student diversity initiatives.

Registration Cancellation Policy
Persons wishing to cancel their registration must do so by the end of the business day on June 18, 2021. No refunds will be made after this date (unless the spot is filled by an alternate on the waitlist).

Campus Cancellation Policy

Missouri S&T reserves the right to cancel any program in the event of insufficient registrations, severe weather or natural disaster. In the event of cancellation, registrants will be notified immediately via email and phone, and all fees will be returned in full. Individuals who wish to cancel must do so by the end of business June 18, 2021. Refunds will not be issued after this date.

Contact Us

Are you ready for your next adventure?

For questions on camp content, contact:

Mr. Stephen Casey, director of explosives camp

For questions on logistics, application or registration, contact:

Kummer Center for STEM Education
Missouri University of Science & Technology