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STEM Matters NYC Programs: Entering Grade 9

Shine this summer with STEM!

Explore the one-week camps for students entering grade 9 in September. All these camps take place Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm each day.

Billion Oyster Experts

Location:  Billion Oyster Project on Governor's Island, Manhattan

Dates: Monday, August 5 - Friday, August 9, 2024

Explore Governors Island and its waterfront through hands-on, scientific investigations, harbor-inspired art projects, and water-based activities. Meet lots of organisms from the local ecosystem, learn to identify oysters and other local animals, enjoy time by the water, and learn about maritime careers in New York City. Caregivers are invited to join the group on Friday for a unique “shellebration!"

Green is the New Black: Sustainable Fashion and Design

Location: MakerSpace NYC in the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn

Dates: Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14, 2023

Spend a week learning about how design, fashion, and technology intersect! Did you know there are sustainable clothing manufacturing companies right here in Brooklyn? Visit the FABSCRAP fabric recycling facility, and the biotech fashion company, Algiknit. Learn traditional sewing techniques and discover wearable tech, 3D printing, and laser cutting technology. This is a fantastic opportunity to build a portfolio of sketches, mood boards, and clothing and accessories while learning about career pathways in fashion, textile design, and manufacturing.