SAME Camps

Camper Alumni

Congratulations on becoming an alumnus of a SAME camp. We hope you continue to strengthen and grow the relationships you developed while at camp. Here are more resources you can access as camp alumni.

SAME College Scholarship Application (The application period for the 2021 scholarships is closed)

SAME offers former campers from any of the camps an opportunity to compete for a $5,000 scholarship (four-year, continuing scholarship with annual stipends of $1,250).

In addition to having attended a SAME camp, qualified applicants must be high-school seniors preparing to enter college and who will major in engineering, architecture, or other STEM field. The scholarship is not intended for those who have already been accepted to a service academy.

Click here download the application instructions and submission form. 

SAME Membership


Student members represent the next generation of innovative STEM thinkers ready to take on society’s challenges. Recognizing the need to cultivate this valuable asset, SAME offers FREE membership to all full-time students enrolled in high school, 2-year or 4-year colleges and universities (through the undergraduate level), trade schools, and military academies.

Go to the student member section for information on member benefits and how to join.

What is SAME?
A professional organization that supports your technical knowledge and career development. SAME offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities to help you stay current on issues facing the nation.

The benefits to joining SAME include:

  • Scholarships ––SAME provides over $1M in scholarship money annually from the national society and our local Posts.
  • Opportunities to serve as a camp mentor.
  • Contacts at College chapters to learn more about the college experience.
  • Participation in a Virtual Student Chapter, an online community of STEM interested students.
  • Free attendance to SAME national conferences and training events.
  • Networking with other SAME members.
  • Access to cutting-edge professional development opportunities.
  • Volunteer leadership opportunities at the local, regional and national levels to grow your skills.

Join SAME today to start building your professional network! In addition, you can also follow SAME on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook to begin engaging with the organization.

Student Chapters

Student Chapters promote the goals and objectives of SAME and encourage the advancement of careers in STEM by connecting college students with private, public, and military professionals.

Student Chapters are listed in the Post directory. Scroll through the list to find a chapter near you.

Can't find a SAME Student Chapter? Take lead and start one! Find relevant information under the College Outreach Committee on how to start a Student Chapter in your local school or university. Students interested in starting a Student Chapter should contact the nearest SAME Post and ask for a mentor to assist them.

The Military Engineer

Want to keep up on what’s happening in the world of engineering, then read The Military Engineer, the official journal of SAME. Originally published as Professional Memoirs, since 1909, TME has been the leading voice championing the contributions, the achievements, and the legacy of military engineers and those aligned with ensuring the national security of the United States.

View the Special Inserts on the SAME camps:
Sept/Oct Issue, 2016
Sept/Oct issue, 2017