The URBAN YOUTH NAVAL ENGINE PROGRAM offers a comprehensive 22-week STEM program for urban students in grades 9-12. The goal: to encourage students to explore careers within science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The course, given by tech experts, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and other college mentors, university faculty and U.S.
Navy engineers, introduces students to naval ship design, engine design and configuration, ship maintenance procedures and more. Academic training is combined with hands-on learning and site visits to active U.S. Naval Yards and HBCUs.