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2022  Summer Programs

STEM Explorations I for Ages 8 to 14
Course Number: 2005.325 & 2005.326
June 20 through 24
9am to 3pm Full Day (2005.325) or 9am to 12pm Half Day Option (2005.326)
Cost: $225 Full Day or $135 Half Day
Do you like to explore science, solve problems and use technology? If you do, then the CT STEM Academy is the perfect place for you! Join us for an engaging session of exploring many different STEM Challenges through hands-on investigations. Activities, and groupings, will be varied to meet the needs of all participants. Challenges will be different from past STEM Exploration Camps.

Ages 7 and 8 STEM Camp 
Course Number: 2005.307
June 27 to July 1, 2 pm to  4pm
And
Course Number: 2005.308
July 18 to 22, 2 pm to 4 pm 
Cost: $100
Join us for an engaging session of exploring many different STEM Challenges both engineering and technology through hands-on investigations.  Students will be given building challenges, coding workshops, and math games to enhance STEM learning!  Our session will include high interest materials such as Legos, CS First, and Ozobots!  Each session will offer different activities and not repeat 2020 and 2021 topics.

Ages 5 and 6 STEM Camp  
Course Number: 2005.305
June 27 to July 1, 10:00 am  to 12:00 am 
And
Course Number: 2005.306
August 1 to 5, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  
Cost: $100
This camp will challenge students to address real world engineering problems! Students will be creating solutions, building models, and working together to explore science, technology, engineering and math. Join us for an engaging session of exploring many different STEM Challenges through hands-on investigations.  Our session will include high interest materials such as Snap Circuits, Ozobots, and Rockets! Each session will offer different activities and topics from previous years.

Robotics Camp  for Ages 7, 8, 9 
Course Number:  2005.309
August 1 to 5, 1 to 3:30 pm daily
Cost: $115
The great minds at LEGO have provided the tools and means for us to use their fun kits to do more advanced STEM and computer science. LEGO WeDo and LEGO Mindstorms are a great way for students to explore a different side of robotics that includes engineering through interesting building challenges, programming, and innovative thinking with high interest materials.   This session will offer different challenges from our previous session.

STEM Fun – Ramping Up to School 
Course Number 2005.312 & 2005.313
August 22 and/or August 23  -  1pm to 4pm
Ages 8 to 14
Cost: $35 per day
Location: In Person, Park and Rec STEM Room
August 23: Technology Exploration – Course Number 2005.312
Do you like to explore and use technology? Join us for fun activities that include coding, robotics and electric circuits.
August 24: Environmental Investigations – Course Number 2005.313
Ever wonder how a bird flies Or how animals make their homes? Maybe how a volcano erupts into the air?  Come investigate environmental phenomenon!

Rube Goldberg Machine Inventions
Course Number: 2005.316
July 5 to 8, 1pm to 4pm
Cost:  $135
Ages 8 - 12
Who knew that physics could be so fun? Hone your designing, building, and teamwork skills with these exciting motion and physics related Rube Goldberg related challenges with Legos, K’NEX, car building, robotics and more.

STEM Explorations II for Ages 8 – 14 STEM Camp 
  Course Number: 
2005.331 & 2005.332
July 11 to 15, 
9am to 3pm Full Day (2005.331) or 9am to 12pm Half Day Option (2005.332)
Cost: $225 Full Day or $135 Half Day
Ever wonder how a rocket launches into space? Or how Bridges can hold many tons of weight?  Join us for an engaging session of exploring many different STEM Challenges both engineering and technology  through hands-on investigations.  Our session will include high interest materials such as Rocketry, Chemistry,  K’NEX Challenges, and Robotics!  Activities, and groupings, will be varied to meet the needs of all participants. Challenges will be different from past STEM Exploration Camps.

STEAM Camp 
Course 2005.330
July 5 to 8, 9am to 12pm
Cost:  $135
Ages: 7 - 12
This is a fun program for all who are interested in Art connections to STEM.  Each day we will explore a wide range of topics from Robotics, Science, Engineering, Art and Math that will result in a variety of Make and Take projects including Chemistry projects!  This program will be high engagement, hands-on, and interactive!

Computer Coding, Game Design and More
Course Number: 2006.328
August 1 to 5 -  9:30 to 11:00 a.m. 
Location: Online Only 
Cost: $50
Ages: 9 - 14
In this course, participants will explore the wonderful world of coding and video game design. Students will learn key concepts of coding on Google CS First and use block coding platform to create their own video games. Participants will share their video games with friends and family and continue adding to them after the program is over.   Come put your problem-solving skills to the test and show your creativity. No previous experience is required! Prior to the program, a Google Meet Code will be shared with registered participants.  There is no additional materials kit required for this program. 

3D Printing with Blocks CAD  
Ages 9 - 14
Course Number: 2005.317
June 27 to July 1, 11:00 to 12:30 p.m.
Location: In person - CT STEM Academy, 284 Washington St, Wallingford
Ages 13 to 18
Cost: $40
Interested in 3D Printing?  Blocks CAD is a cloud based 3D modeling tool that encourages users to learn math, computational thinking and coding concepts through visualization and designing models to be 3D printed. Each participant will receive one 3D printed model at the end of this program.  Please make sure that your registration includes a current email address and contact phone number.  Please make sure that your registration includes a current mailing address (including town/city and zip code) so we can mail your child their 3D creation.  Maximum of 10 participants.  Program will be shared prior to the start date.

Python Coding Using Turtle Graphics (NEW)
Course Number: 2005.318
June 27 to July 1 - 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Location: In person, CT STEM Academy, 284 Washington St., Wallingford
Ages 13 to 18
Cost: $40
Ages: 13 to 18
Participants will learn the basics of turtle graphics in python. In addition to controlling turtle motion on a 2D plane, the students will manipulate the size, the shape, and the pen attributes of turtle objects. In doing so, the students will also be exposed to the algorithmic constructs of sequencing, selection, and iteration. This program targets pupils who have minimal experience in programming and have never tackled turtle graphics.
 The program instructor will be Hassan Bourhrous.  Hassan is a STEM educator who specializes in technology education and is an internationally experienced educator. 

Online Robotics Coding -
Course Number: 2006.335

June 27 to July 1  -  10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Daily 
Location: Online Only
Ages: 9 – 14  -  Cost:  $35
VEXcode VR lets you code a virtual robot using a block based coding environment powered by Scratch Blocks. VEXcode VR is based on VEXcode, the same programming environment used for VEX 123, GO, IQ and V5 robots. We all know that robots make Computer Science (CS) come to life with real world applications. There is no additional materials kit required for this program. 

Introduction to  Coding (NEW Topics):  
Course Number 2006.336
Ages 8 - 14
June 27 to July 1
Time: 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Online Only
Cost: $40
Participants will code virtually using platforms such as Snap!, Code.org  and Ucode., Java and C++.  Using these programs, participants will create designs, control virtual robots and more.






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STEM - SPRING BREAK (Monday)- Experimental Design Session 
2005.211
9 - 14 N/A 04/11/2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$38.00 Res, $38.00 Non-Res
7 seat(s) available
Location: Wallingford Parks & Rec - STEM Room 13 - Monday, April 11, 2022 (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
 
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STEM - 3D Printing with Blocks CAD - Ages 9 - 14 
2005.317
9 - 14 N/A MTuWThF  06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

CT STEM Academy Center
$40.00 Res, $40.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
Location: CT STEM Academy - 284 Washington St, Wallingford
 
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STEM - Python Coding Using Turtle Graphics (NEW) 
2005.318
13 - 18 N/A MTuWThF  06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

CT STEM Academy Center
$40.00 Res, $40.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available
Location: CT STEM Academy - 284 Washington St, Wallingford
 
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STEM Camp Ages 7 & 8 Session I 
2005.307
7 - 8 N/A MTuWThF  06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$100.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
Location: Wallingford Parks & Rec - STEM Room 13
 
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STEAM CAMP - Ages 7 - 12 
2005.330
7 - 12 N/A TuWThF  07/05/2022 - 07/08/2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$135.00 Res, $135.00 Non-Res
9 seat(s) available
Instructor: STEM Academy
 
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STEM Lego Robotics Beginner Course for Ages 8 - 13 - Tuesdays 
2005.204
8 - 13 N/A Tu  04/05/2022 - 05/03/2022
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

CT STEM Academy Center
$36.00 Res, $36.00 Non-Res
0 seat(s) available
Location: Wallingford Parks and Rec STEM Room - Tuesdays 4/5, 4/19, 4/26 & 5/3
 
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STEM - Lego Robotics Advanced Course - Tuesdays 
2005.216
8 - 13 N/A Tu  03/22/2022 - 03/29/2022
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$36.00 Res, $36.00 Non-Res
7 seat(s) available
Location: Wallingford Parks and Rec STEM Room - Tuesdays 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
 
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STEM Camp - Robotics - Ages 7 - 9 
2005.309
7 - 9 N/A MTuWThF  08/01/2022 - 08/05/2022
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$115.00 Res, $115.00 Non-Res
1 seat(s) available
Instructors: CT STEM Academy Staff Location: Park & Rec Room 13
 
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STEM - SPRING BREAK (Friday) - Rocketry Ages 8-13 
2005.220
8 - 13 N/A 04/15/2022
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

STEM Academy Classroom @ SCOW
$38.00 Res, $38.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
Location: CT STEM Academy Center @ SCOW
 
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STEM - Boomerangs - Monday, May 9 
2005.232
8 - 12 N/A 05/09/2022
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Community Lake Park - Pavilion
$15.00 Res, $15.00 Non-Res
1 seat(s) available
Location: Outdoors @ Community Lake Pavilion - If inclement weather, the program will be moved to Wallingford Park and Rec STEM Room.
 
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STEM - Chemistry - Monday, May 16 
2005.233
8 - 12 N/A 05/16/2022
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Community Lake Park - Pavilion
$15.00 Res, $15.00 Non-Res
4 seat(s) available
Locations: Outdoors @ Community Lake Pavilion - If inclement weather, the program will be moved to the Wallingford Park and Rec STEM Room
 
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STEM Camp Ages 7 & 8 Session II 
2005.308
7 - 8 N/A MTuWThF  07/18/2022 - 07/22/2022
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$100.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available
Location: Wallingford Parks & Rec - STEM Room 13
 
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STEM - Rocks and Minerals - Monday, May 23 
2005.234
8 - 12 N/A 05/23/2022
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Community Lake Park - Pavilion
$15.00 Res, $15.00 Non-Res
2 seat(s) available
Location: Outdoors @ Community Lake Pavilion - If Inclement weather, the program will be moved to Wallingford Park and Rec STEM Room.
 
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STEM - Cotton Ball Catapults - Monday, June 6 
2005.235
8 - 12 N/A 06/06/2022
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Community Lake Park - Pavilion
$15.00 Res, $15.00 Non-Res
3 seat(s) available
Location: Outdoors @ Community Lake Pavilion - If inclement weather, the program will be moved to Wallingford Park and Rec STEM Room.
 
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STEM SPRING BREAK (Wednesday) - Ages 5 & 6 
2005.207
5 - 6 N/A 04/13/2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$30.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
6 seat(s) available
Location: Wallingford Park & Rec Stem Room
 
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STEM - Tin Foil Boats - Monday, June 13 
2005.236
8 - 12 N/A 06/13/2022
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Community Lake Park - Pavilion
$15.00 Res, $15.00 Non-Res
0 seat(s) available
Location: Outdoors @ Community Lake Pavilion - If inclement weather, the program will be moved to Wallingford Park and Rec STEM Room.
 
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STEM SPRING BREAK (Thursday) Ages 7 & 8 
2005.206
7 - 8 N/A Th  04/14/2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$30.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
3 seat(s) available
Location: Wallingford Parks & Rec Stem Room - Thursday
 
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STEM - (Monday - Thursday) - Exploring the Natural World 
2005.205
9 - 14 N/A MTuWTh  06/06/2022 - 06/09/2022
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Bertini Park
$36.00 Res, $36.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available
Location: Bertini Park, West Dayton Hill Road -June 6th - 9th (Rain Date: June 10th)
 
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STEM - SPRING BREAK (Friday) - Robotics 101- Ages 9 - 14 
2005.201
9 - 14 N/A 04/15/2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

STEM Academy Classroom @ SCOW
$38.00 Res, $38.00 Non-Res
0 seat(s) available
Location: CT STEM Academy Center at SCOW
 
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STEM - SPRING BREAK (Tuesday) -Explorations - One Day Camp 
2005.231
9 - 14 N/A Tu  04/12/2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$38.00 Res, $38.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available
Location: Wallingford Parks and Rec Stem Room
 
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STEM FUN - Monday Ramping Up to School- Technology Exploration - Ages 8 -14 
2005.312
8 - 14 N/A 08/22/2022
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$35.00 Res, $35.00 Non-Res
7 seat(s) available
Instructor: STEM Academy Classes Location: Park and Rec STEM Room 13
 
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STEM FUN - Tuesday Ramping Up to School- Environmental Investigations - Ages 8 -14 
2005.313
8 - 14 N/A Tu  08/23/2022
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$35.00 Res, $35.00 Non-Res
5 seat(s) available
Instructor: STEM Academy Classes Location: Park and Rec STEM Room 13
 
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STEM Camp Ages 5 & 6 Session I 
2005.305
5 - 6 N/A MTuWThF  06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$100.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
6 seat(s) available
Location: Park & Rec Stem Room 13
 
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STEM Rube Goldberg Machine Inventions 
2005.316
8 - 12 N/A TuWThF  07/05/2022 - 07/08/2022
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$135.00 Res, $135.00 Non-Res
4 seat(s) available
Instructor: STEM Academy Classes Location: Parks & Rec STEM Room 13
 
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STEM Exploration I - Full Day - Ages 8 - 14 
2005.325
8 - 14 N/A MTuWThF  06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$225.00 Res, $225.00 Non-Res
0 seat(s) available
Instructors: CT STEM Academy Staff
 
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STEM Exploration II - Full Day - Ages 8 - 14 
2005.331
8 - 14 N/A MTuWThF  07/11/2022 - 07/15/2022
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$225.00 Res, $225.00 Non-Res
1 seat(s) available
Instructors: CT STEM Academy Staff
 
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STEM Exploration I - Half Day - Ages 8 - 14 
2005.326
8 - 14 N/A MTuWThF  06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$135.00 Res, $135.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available
Instructors: CT STEM Academy Staff
 
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STEM Exploration II - Half Day - Ages 8 - 14 
2005.332
8 - 14 N/A MTuWThF  07/11/2022 - 07/15/2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$135.00 Res, $135.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
Instructors: CT STEM Academy Staff
 
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STEM Camp Ages 5 & 6 Session II 
2005.306
5 - 6 N/A MTuWThF  08/01/2022 - 08/05/2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

David Doherty Municipal Building - Room 13 (STEM)
$100.00 Res, $100.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available
Location: Park & Rec Stem Room 13
 
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STEM Virtual Computer Coding, Game Design and More 
2006.328
9 - 14 N/A MTuWThF  08/01/2022 - 08/05/2022
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual - Zoom Email will be sent with URL and Passcode
$50.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
9 seat(s) available
IInstructors: CT STEM Academy Staff Virtual Information will be sent prior to first class
 
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STEM Virtual Intro to Coding (New Topics) - Ages 8 - 14 
2006.336
8 - 14 N/A MTuWThF  06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Virtual - Zoom Email will be sent with URL and Passcode
$40.00 Res, $40.00 Non-Res
13 seat(s) available
IInstructors: CT STEM Academy Staff Virtual Information will be sent prior to first class
 
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STEM Virtual Online Robotics Coding - Ages 9 - 14 
2006.335
9 - 14 N/A MTuWThF  06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual - Zoom Email will be sent with URL and Passcode
$35.00 Res, $35.00 Non-Res
9 seat(s) available
IInstructors: CT STEM Academy Staff Virtual Information will be sent prior to first class
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