Summer STEM Program
FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 6-9
June 19-June 30, 2017
June 19-June 23, 2017
Discover the amazing properties of water and our role in conserving the planet’s most valuable resource. This week includes daily engineering challenges from transporting water from a main water supply to various distribution places in a relay race, to building an aquarium terrarium. Each day will also include a fun STEM recess activity like water balloon freeze tag, and water sponge relay.
June 26-June 30, 2017
Explore the engineering principles and design challenges that surround us in everyday life, and help plan for a better tomorrow. During week two students will design and build a prototype of a bridge for crossing a river, build structures to withstand a simulated earthquake, and enjoy topic related recess activities each day.
9:00-10:30 a.m. Workshop A
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Workshop B
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
Students must bring a lunch (cold packs required) daily to camp.
1:00-2:30 p.m. Afternoon STEM activities
2:45-3:45 p.m. Daily swim and gym
4:00 p.m. Dismissal
Ms. Jenera Quinones
Ms. Quinones is a graduate of Kings College in education. She has worked in both public and independent schools and is currently teaching middle school math and science at Sem’s Lower School. She challenges her students through authentic learning with programming and exploration. Using LEGO Mindstorm NXT Robots, engineering projects like building LEGO Mars’ rovers, she encourages problem solving and critical thinking. Join us this summer in being problem solvers and game changers.
• Week One - $350
• Week Two - $350
• Payment is due in full on or before June 1, 2017.
• A $50 non-refundable registration fee is required with each registration.
• Refunds (full fee minus $50 registration fee) will be granted only if notification is given two weeks prior to beginning of any program. Wyoming Seminary reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any undersubscribed courses or programs.