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STEM Matters NYC Programs: Camps for Grade 9

I Spy NYC: The Science of Photography

Location: Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan, NY

Dates: Monday, July 22-Friday, July 26, 2019

Curious about the historical significance and engineering of parks, bridges, buildings, and neighborhoods around your city? Explore history, science, and the art of photography through I Spy NYC! Campers will enhance their literacy and research skills using the museum's technology and pick up photography skills using a digital camera. Possible field trips include: Central Park and The Javits Center Green Roof.

Young Maker Electricity and Magnetism Camp

Location: MakerSpace NYC Futureworks Makerspace, Brooklyn, NY

Dates: Monday, July 15-Friday, July 19, 2019

Come tinker with us at MakerSpace NYC Futureworks! Learn about electronics, magnetism, and other concepts in physics all week long. Learn to handle hand tools, power drills and drivers, and soldering irons, under close supervision by experienced makers in order to create projects like light up cards, magnetic spinning toys, motors, and more. On the final day of camp, families are invited to join us to see projects up close.

Urban Forest Exploration

Location: Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Dates: Monday, July 8-Friday, July 12, 2019

Help us conserve our wondrous woodland! Spend a week at Wave Hill immersed in nature, conducting fieldwork. Campers will discover the ecological importance of urban woodlands and the wildlife that call them home, then apply what they learn to assist us in ongoing ecological restoration projects.