Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology, BLAST, is a FREE program designed to help Virginia 8th and 9th grade students find their place in STEM. Participants spend three days at a college dorm doing hands-on STEM activities.

BLAST is a partnership between VSGC, Old Dominion University, Radford University, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, William & Mary, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. 


Applications: Open December 1-
February 1