CSCC offers STEM Camp on Oct. 7-11
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 STEM Summer Camp participants Alma Smith, left, and Jaynae Wright, right, assemble their Lego® Education NXT robot.
STEM Summer Camp participants Alma Smith, left, and Jaynae Wright, right, assemble their Lego® Education NXT robot.
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Cleveland State Community College is hosting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Camp for fourth -and fifth-grade students on Oct. 7 through 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This hands-on experience will teach young students about all science, technology, engineering, math, teamwork and communication skills in a fun and exciting way.

The STEM Summer Camp features Lego® Education NXT robot sets that students will build. At the end of the camp, the students will be able to identify robotic parts and components; understand assembly processes, sensors, and movement of basic robotics basic movement and sensor application programs; understand advanced programming concepts and commands; apply and utilize creative applications for robotics and identify industrial robotic applications.

“This is our second STEM Camp we have offered,” stated Rick Creasy, director of Workforce Development. “Our previous camp was extremely successful; we had over 30 participants. Cleveland State is continuing to demonstrate our commitment to training students for 21st Century jobs by conducting these camps focusing on robotics.”

Creasy went on to state, “Because of its success, we will be expanding our program during the spring and summer of 2014.”

The cost of the STEM Camp is $100, and lunch will be provided. Scholarships are available to assist children in attending the camp. There are only 60 seats available.

For more information on the upcoming STEM Camp, contact Creasy at (423) 614-8763 or Alyssa Douglass at (423) 614-9793 or by email at adouglass@clevelandstatecc.edu.