Ashtabula Summer Manufacturing Institute

Ashtabula Summer Manufacturing Institute

We are so pleased to announce the plans for our 2021 Ashtabula Summer Manufacturing Institute (SMI) Camps! 

You can register by clicking on the name of each camp below: 

SOLD OUT: Mad Scientist Week: July 12th-July 16th, 2021 (Girls Only!)

SOLD OUT: RoboTech Week: July 19th-July 23rd, 2021 (Co-ed)

Food & Agriculture Production Week: July 26th-July 30th, 2021 (Co-ed) 

Ashtabula SMI Overview Information

WHAT: The Summer Manufacturing Institute is a collection of three week-long day camps. Each camp connects Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) concepts to local careers throughout Ashtabula County. Campers complete hands-on, STEM projects to showcase to parents and local businesses. 

WHO: 5th & 6th grade Ashtabula County students

WHERE: A-tech (1565 OH-167, Jefferson, OH 44047)

WHEN:  Three weeks in July 2021 from Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm and Fridays from 9am-12pm with a special celebration luncheon from 11am-12pm. 

Cost: The cost for registration is $25 per camper per week (lunch included). Camp scholarships are available. Please e-mail for more information. 

WHY: Field trips, STEM projects, and more!

The Ashtabula Summer Manufacturing Institute (SMI) is operated by the Alliance for Working Together Foundation in partnership with A-Tech; Ashtabula County Commissioners; Ashtabula County Job & Family Services; OhioMeansJobs Ashtabula County; Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County; Gazette Newspapers/Great Lakes Printing; Grand Valley Schools; local Ashtabula County businesses; Country Neighbor; and the office of Congressman Dave Joyce.

If you’d like more information about the camps or camp scholarships, please e-mail