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STEM Excitement in Many CT Towns this Summer
June 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm$360 – $410
CT STEM Academy provides education in Connecticut for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics all year ’round. Now there is STEM Excitement in Many CT Towns this Summer!
Learn about these featured YMCA Camp summer programs in Meriden – New Britain / Berlin, and Wallingford, under the direction of Christopher Stone, Director of STEM Academy:
Meriden STEM Camps at Mountain Mist Day Camp is excited to offer campers who have completed grades 3 through 8 as of the school year ending in June 2017.
- Nature Science Camp – Session 1: June 19 – June 30
- Engineering Camp – Session 2: July 3 – 14, 2017
- STEM Challenges Camp – Session 3: July 17 – 28
- Making is Fun Camp – Session 4: July 31 – August 11
- STEM Is All Around Us – Session 5: Aug.14 — 25
Learn about the Meriden YMCA STEM Academy programs recognition and awards and register now!
New Britain/Berlin YMCA STEM will be held at Camp Thundermoon on the beautiful Mooreland Hill School campus in Kensington, CT for Ages 9—14 years old.
- STEM Challenges – Week 3 July 3 – 7 (no camp on July 4)
Students will deepen their understanding of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Fun and engaging learning experiences will include daily STEM challenges, take away projects and lots of interaction with the camp environment. Come join us for a session full of fun and engaging hands-on experiences!
- Robotics – Week 6 – July 24 – 28
Students will deepen their understanding of basic computer science and basic robotics. Fun and engaging learning experiences may include making Bristlebots, Sphero Robotics Labs, Coding Ozobots, an introduction to block coding and exciting design challenges that apply new learning. Each camper will make and take their own Bristlebot. Come join us for our first Robotics Camp at Camp Thundermoon!
Wallingford STEM Academy *Maximum of 20 students per session*
- Ages 8 and 9 STEM Exploration Camp – Monday, July 24 – Friday, July 28 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
- Ages 10 and 11 STEM Exploration Camp – Monday, July 31 – Friday, August 4 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
CT STEM Academy was established in 2012 as a collaborative program between the Wallingford Youth and Social Services and the Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW) with support from the Wallingford Rotary Club and Connecticut Education Association. This innovative enrichment program is designed for students interested in deepening their knowledge of STEM concepts. Our programs place a special emphasis on gender equity, cultural diversity and direct family involvement. Current, and past, supporters of this program include: 3M, NASA Summer of Innovation Project, Clorox Foundation, AT&T, the Wallingford Education Foundation and the National Education Association Foundation.