EX.I.T.E. Camp (EXploring Interests In Technology and Engineering)

January 30, 2019
July 18, 2019 – August 8, 2019 all-day
PACER Center
8161 Normandale Blvd
MN 55437
Tina Hanson


  • A 5-Day Camp in August for middle school girls (6th-9th grades in the fall) with disabilities.
  • It’s FREE, you just need transportation and a box lunch each day.
  • Camp runs each day from 9 AM to 4 PM at PACER Center in Bloomington.
  • Do amazing experiments, make friends that will last a lifetime, discover how science, technology, engineering and math can be cool and exciting.

PACER’s mission of EX.I.T.E. Camp is to empower middle school girls with disabilities in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). EX.I.T.E. Camp provides a safe and supported environment for hands-on learning as well as a place to meet new friends and create lasting memories.

In 2018, PACER Center collaborated with community partners for the 16thconsecutive year to present a camp specifically for middle school girls with disabilities. Technology experts, scientists, and engineers from Accenture, C.H. Robinson, IBM, Medtronic and 3M gathered for five days in August and generously donated their talents, resources, and insight to inspire middle school girls with disabilities.

The 2018 EX.I.T.E. Camp was sponsored with generous donations from Boston Scientific, The Donaldson Company, ECMC Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, The Women’s Foundation, Xcel Energy, and 3M Company. The 2019 EX.I.T.E. camp will bring similar experiences.

EXITE Camp Schedule 2019
Thursday, July 25 Opening Ceremony 4 to 5 p.m.
Monday, July 29 Camp Day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31 Camp Day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 2 Camp Day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 6 Camp Day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 8 Camp Day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 8 Closing Ceremony 4 to 5:30 p.m.

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Please contact Tina Hanson at 952-838-9000 or stc@pacer.org for more information or questions about this program.