Fairs & Camps

We’ve featured some fairs & camps for Utah students to participate with other students around the state. These include competitions in environmental science, engineering & technology, and science in space. Find the competition that is right for you!


Central Utah STEM Fair

CUSF is a state regional STEM competition affiliated with the Society for Science & The Public’s International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF). As a committee, it is our goal to excite students about science by providing a venue where they can present and share the lessons they have learned in their classrooms combined with their own interests and discoveries.

Eligibility: The fair is open to 5-12 grade students in the following school district boundaries: Alpine, Jordan, Nebo, Provo, and Wasatch. Students who attend charter or private schools within the boundaries of these school districts and home-schooled students within the Wasatch Home Educator’s Network are also eligible to participate.

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Ritchey Science & Engineering Fair

Due to the changes accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming session of this fair will be held virtually.

Eligibility: Students in the Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Duchesne, Logan, Morgan, North Summit, Ogden, Rich, and Uintah districts, as well as charter, private (except St. Olaf and St. Joseph) and home schools in Davis and Weber counties, are eligible to compete for all special awards.

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Southern Utah Science and Engineering Fair

Eligibility: The annual Southern Utah Science and Engineering Fair is open to science projects from students in grades 5-12. Projects can be performed by a single student or a team of up to three students for schools in the Beaver, Carbon, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Piute, San Juan, Sevier, South Sanpete, Tintic, Uintah, Washington, and Wayne School Districts.

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University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair

The University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair (formerly named SLVSEF) is an annual science & engineering competition for students in grades 5-12. Participation in science fair stimulates student’s interest in science and technology while simultaneously promoting the development of communication, decision making, evaluation of alternative solutions and critical thinking.

Eligibility: USEF is pleased to showcase the inquisitive nature and scientific discovery of some of the best and brightest young minds from the Canyons, Granite, Murray, North Sanpete, Park City, Salt Lake and Tooele School Districts as well as the Salt Lake Catholic Diocese.


Douglas Star Camp

At STAR Camp, be a part of lunar missions, rockets, Astronaut training, engineering training, and leadership training. Work in a team, and have the time of your life at a summer space camp! STAR Camp will be held at DaVinci Academy of Science and the Arts in Ogden, UT. We will follow all health guidelines recommended by the CDC, the state of Utah, and the DaVinci school leadership at the time of camp.

Eligibility: STAR Camp programs are available to students ages 5-15.

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Quantum Computing Camp

Interested in math, physics, coding, or engineering? This camp is for you! Described by campers as "life-changing" and "eye-opening," our camps introduce students to the exciting world of quantum computing. Through hands-on activities, students learn about quantum mechanics, quantum computation, and quantum algorithms. Through the camps, students learn how to construct quantum circuits and algorithms, all while developing programming skills in Python. Be one of the first students to learn about quantum computing - the technology of the future - at our virtual camps!

Eligibility: Available for grades 6-12 and college students.

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University of Utah Summer STEM Camps

University of Utah's Youth Education's summer programs are built to inspire education, innovation, and imagination. We develop interest and passions through experiential education and extend the resources of the University of Utah to students seventeen and under. Student summer STEM camps include  Hi-GEAR Camp, Exploring Engineering, GREAT Camps, Intro to Entertainment Arts and Engineering, Summer Transportation Institute Camp, and more!

Eligibility: Available for students 17 and under.

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Utah STEM Action Center
3848 S. West Temple
Suite 105
South Salt Lake, UT 84115