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STEM academies are day-camp experiences design with kids in mind.  The camps will engage youth in hands on exploration and application to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Camps also include leadership and teamwork atmosphere to foster skill development in communication, problem solving, and decision making.  Each camp include an open house the last hour of the academy for youth to showcase to their family, friends, and community members what they have learned.  Many expereinces also include a field trip expereince to show the application of what they learned in the academy to an aspect of the Fox Citites workforce.  All STEM Academy registrations are $25 which  include a t-shirt, field trip, and supplies.  Participants will be required to bring a lunch each day.

Robotics Rule

Let your imagination run wild! In this camp you will explore the world of Robots.  Design and build Lego Mindstorms WeDo & NXT inventions, then bring them to life.  Each Camper will help program robots to do specific tasks witht eh option to compete against each other to see which robot will prevail.  This 2 day camp is intent for youh in grades 6-8.  The registration includes supplies, t-shirt and field trip experience.  Camp dates are June 19-20th from 9 AM to 3 PM.

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Engineer your way through a variety of hands on projects!  Activities include designing, building and launching a rocket. Program robots to navigate a maze.  Explore concepts of structural design by building model homes, roller coasters or maybe even a helmet.  This 5-day camp includes t-shirt, field trip, supplies, and lots of fun!  Camp will take place at the New London Middle School from 9 AM to 3 PM, July 15-19.

 

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Explore what life is like for the young wizards in this Harry Potter based STEM camp.  Young wizards will learn the magic through chemistry by making their food dance, ink disappear and create a screaming ballon.  In addition to potions, spells and adventures; we’ll enjoy some Harry Potter Trivia and showcase all they have learned at a magic show for parents, friend and community members. This 2-day camp will take place the Outagamie County UW-Extension office, August 13-14 from 9 AM-3PM.

STEM Academy Brochure  listed below includes registration and inforamtion.  If you have questions or comments please contact Heidi Dusek heidi.dusek@outagamie.org (920) 832-5120

2013 STEM Academy brochure

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