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STEM Matters NYC Programs: Camps for Grade 9

Unplug and explore STEM outdoors!

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.

Young Maker Gravity Camp

Location: MakerSpace NYC at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn

Dates: Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 30, 2021

Defy gravity with us at MakerSpace NYC at the Brooklyn Army Terminal! Become a Young Maker and learn about the physics of buoyancy, density, and kinetic energy. Using hand tools, power drills, and drivers safely with close supervision by experienced makers, Young Makers will create fun projects like hoverboards, bottle rockets, and boomerangs. After designing and building inside, we will spend plenty of time outside experimenting!

Discovery Camp: Outdoor Adventures and STEM Explorations

Location: Staten Island Museum in Randall Manor, Staten Island

Dates: Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 13, 2021

Calling all science enthusiasts! Join us for a week of outdoor adventures and STEM explorations. Investigate the natural world while hiking local trails, studying pond life, and enjoying hands-on workshops with our partners at Freshkills Park and the NYC Compost Project. Whether you are designing a backyard weather station, investigating a composting worm bin, or harnessing the sun to cook in a solar oven, channel your creative energy and spark your imagination!

Wildlife Protectors

Location: Bronx Zoo in Bronx Park, Bronx

Dates: Monday, July 26 - Friday, July 30, 2021

Calling all young influencers-in-training! Do you want to save wildlife and encourage others to help? Explore how Wildlife Conservation Society scientists, artists, and exhibit designers inspire a movement of wildlife champions. Through animal encounters, exhibit visits, media, art, and design, join us to learn how to be a champion for conservation and inspire others to do the same!