The Center for Appalachian Regional Engagement and Stewardship (CARES) at Eastern Kentucky University is partnering with the Kentucky Office of Adventure Tourism to launch the Trail Town Ambassador Program.
The Adventures in the Mind (AIM) Camp returned to EKU Corbin campus on July 8–12, 2013. The camp hosted 26 gifted and talented elementary and middle-school students from Bell, Knox, Laurel, and Whitley Counties. The weeklong camp focused on the studies of art and science.
EKU’s first annual "The Next Generation Summer Camp" was held at the EKU Manchester campus on June 10-12, 2013. The camp hosted 75 gifted, talented, and high-achieving middle-school students from five counties (Perry, Leslie, Clay, Jackson, and Lee) in EKU's service region.
EKU hosted a Girls' STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Day on Friday, June 7, 2013. The event was part of the Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative's fifth annual conference, "Reaching for the Stars!"