STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

“Look deep into nature and then you will better understand everything.” – Albert Einstein

STEMThis innovative enrichment program is designed for students interested in deepening their knowledge of STEM concepts. Presented in collaboration with the Connecticut STEM Academy. For more information on our STEM enrichment programs in the schools, please contact Amy Fitzgerald at (860) 357-2717 or afitzgerald@nbbymca.org

Info coming soon for 2018 STEM summer camps at Camp Thundermoon and Mountain Mist Day Camp. 


INTRO TO STEM

This innovative enrichment program is designed for students interested in deepening their knowledge of STEM concepts. Presented in collaboration with the Connecticut STEM Academy. For more information on our program, please see our website at www.ctstemacademy.org. Contact Amy Fitzgerald at (860) 357-2717 or afitzgerald@nbbymca.org
Winter Session: January 9 - February 12
Day/Time: Mondays 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Location: Willard Elementary School
Fee: $40

CODING AND THE OZOBOTS
CARDBOARD CHALLENGE

Did you know that computing related jobs is one of the fastest growing STEM related careers? Join us for an engaging introduction to computer science with coding and our cardboard challenge. Participants will code a robot to travel through a cardboard maze that they will create during this session.
Fee: $35 for 7 weeks
Winter Session: 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5 , 2/12, 2/19
Day/ Time: Monday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Ages: 9 - 12
Location: CT STEM Academy, 91 Main Street, Meriden

LITTLE BITS

Are you interested in preparing your kids for the future? If so, then you’ll want to sign up for our Little Bits program! Throughout this 7 week course, we will spark your child’s creativity by providing them with a platform of electronic building blocks used to create inventions of all sizes and empower their inner engineer.

  • Spring I Session : 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9
  • Day/Time: Monday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Ages: 9 - 12
  • Fee: $35 for 7 week session
  • Location: CT STEM Academy, 91 Main Street, Meriden

ROCK OUT WITH MAKEY MAKEY

Do you like to explore science, solve problems and use technology? If you do, then STEM Academy is the perfect place for you! Join us for an engaging session of exploring Makey Makey. Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and
combine them with the internet. It’s a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between. Participants will build a musical instrument, and explore personal interests.

  • Spring Session I: 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11
  • Day/Time: Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Ages: 9 - 12
  • Location: CT STEM Academy, 91 Main Street, South Meriden
  • Fee: $35 for 7 weeks

STEM ENGINEERING CHALLENGES

This hands –on enrichment program is designed for students interested in deepening their knowledge of STEM concepts through weekly STEM Challenges led by experienced instructors.

  • Spring I Session: 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6
  • Day/Time: Friday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Ages: 9 - 12
  • Fee: $35 for 7 weeks
  • Location: CT STEM Academy, 91 Main Street, Meriden

 

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