STEM Camps for Middle School Students
Science | Technology | Engineering | Math
The PAST Foundation in partnership with AEP Foundation Credits Count Program, Columbus State Community College and I Know I Can will offer FREE week-long STEM camps for current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students enrolled at: Champion, Dominion, Hilltonia, Starling, Westmoor and Woodward Park Middle Schools.
Camp Themes – Each camp is limited to 25 students!
A $25 registration fee will be required to hold your child’s spot and is refundable upon completion of the camp. When registering, be prepared to indicate your first and second choice from the following:
(CLOSED) Art & STEM/Water Quality (June 10-14): Students will design and create their very own piece of artwork as well as a group piece for a local community garden. Investigate the electrical conductivity of water samples from the Olentangy and Scioto Rivers to determine sources of pollutants.
(CLOSED) Table Top Gaming/Arduino (June 17-21): Develop games and learn about ways that board games are designed to be fun. Explore and play a variety of games, while learning the mechanics of game design. Build robots through the knowledge you will gain through building, soldering, and programming.
(CLOSED) Minecraft Mathematics/Urban Gardening (June 24-28): Mine and craft your mathematics skills with one of today’s most popular video and computer games. Students will work on researching, designing, and building a layered “Lasagna Gardens” within raised frames using common sources of carbon, green and brown materials, and simple animal waste.
(CLOSED) Air Traffic Control/Maker Mania: Creative Tinkering (July 8-12): Students in the Air Traffic Control campus will use the LEGO EV3 robot to simulate an airport as they program the most efficient pattern to control all aircraft while keeping everyone safe and on time. Activities will focus on creative tinkering and hands-on experiments.
STEM Camps will take place at the Past Foundation. Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily. Transportation assistance available, specific details will be provided closer to the start date.