STEM Summer ’17

Welcome to STEM Summer ’17! Baltimore is home to robust STEM opportunities for youth of all ages, coordinated by community partners, non-profit organizations, and school-based providers. Click on an opportunity to learn more and register for a summer STEM experience.

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This program infuses the arts into its curricula

This program incorporates hands-on digital media and production in its curricula

This program offers hands-on workforce skills

This program utilizes hands-on agricultural experiences

This program may include a fee, contact them for more info

For Grades K-8

Grades Served: K – 8

Dates: M-F, June 26th – August 4th

Location(s): Edmondson Village & Morrell Park

Description: A STEAM program at Morrell Park Elementary/Middle School and Lyndhurst that engages elementary and middle schoolers in hands-on projects that blend art, science, and literacy.

Link: Click here for more information

Grades Served: Pre K – 3rd Grade

Dates: July 3 – July 28

Location(s): Greenmount West

Description: Summer Bridge for Young Learners is a Montessori program for children entering PreK4 through 3rd grade. Our program helps ensure children are properly prepared for the upcoming school year. Children spend the mornings working with highly trained teacher-guides in Montessori classrooms. Our comprehensive curriculum includes work in language, math, cultural studies, STEM, and the arts. In the afternoons, children engage in a variety of enrichment activities, including dance, sports, visual and performing arts, and local outings. We value parents and caregivers as partners and offer opportunities for meaningful family engagement. Breakfast and lunch are provided.

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Program is currently full for the Summer of 2017.

Grades Served: All Ages Welcome

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Location(s): Belair-Edison

Description: Explore microbiology, chemistry, and competitive wrestling in the same summer camp!The Beat the Streets Wrestling Program of Baltimore is committed to providing a positive environment that nurtures physical and mental development through wrestling, mentoring, and tutoring programs.

Link: Learn More Here

Grades Served: PK – 6

Dates: July 11 – August 17

Location(s): Orleans Street Branch

Description: A six-week Computer Camp for Kids, Tuesdays, Wednesdays& Thursdays

Course Content: Learn the basic components of the computer; develop writing skills using Microsoft Word 2010. Use interactive programs and websites to enhance language, critical thinking, and logic. Grade-based activities.

Grade/ClassTimes: Pre-K, 9 – 10 a.m.; Kindergarten-1st, 10:30 a.m.– noon; 2nd-3rd, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.; 4th-5th, 2 – 3:30 p.m.; 6th, 3:45 – 5 p.m.

Link: Register here

Grades Served: 5 – 10

Dates: July 10 – 14 (Patuxent Valley Middle School), July 24 – 28 (Baltimore Montessori School – Greenmount West)

Location(s): Patuxent Valley Middle School & Baltimore Montessori School – Greenmount West

Description: This innovative summer camp involves a morning of learning to use math, science, and engineering skills to model, build and fly their own drone. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from FAA licensed pilots from Global Air Media. This hands-on experience will engage students on multiple levels, providing them with a foundation and proven path to drum up excitement about STEM-related education and careers, as well as the many career opportunities emerging in drone industry. At the end of camp, each child will be able to take home their drone to practice and showcase their skills!

Link: Registration Here

Grades Served: K – 5

Dates: July 5 – July 28

Location(s): Govans Elementary School

Description: Elementary Age Students from Govans Community engage in Literacy Instruction with Loyola and LET’S GO Ecology Academy, and physical education, technology, team building, and arts and crafts.

Link: Contact Govans Elementary: 410-396-6396

Grades Served: 5-8

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Location(s): Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School, Dr. Carter G. Woodson Elementary/Middle School, and Lakeland Elementary/Middle School

Description: Middle School students engage in math, science, and reading at three different sites over the summer.

Link: Click here to learn more

Grades Served: K-5

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Location(s): Liberty Elementary Rec and Tech Center

Description: Elementary school students are engaged at the Liberty Elementary Rec and Tech Center, working on hands-on projects over the summer.

Link: Contact the Rec & Tech Center Staff

Grades Served: All Ages Welcome

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Location(s): 2700 N. Charles St.

Description: Through employer and industry expert partnerships, Maryland New Directions provides accurate and specific trainings to meet the needs and challenges of the employers, as well as serve as a community liaison for the Port of Baltimore and the Maritime Transportation Industry.

Link: Click here for more information

Grades Served: All Ages Welcome

Dates: Schedule and Availability Vary

Location(s): Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women

Description: The MDBio Foundation will bring its mobile van to the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women for students to learn via state-of-the-art STEM equipment.

Link: Click here to learn more

Grades Served: Students entering grades 2, 3, 4

Dates: June 26 – August 4

Location(s): Creative City Public Charter School, Friends School of Baltimore, Gardenville Elementary School, Guilford Elementary/Middle School, Roots and Branches Charter School, and Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle School

Description: SuperKids Camp is a six-week academic enrichment program designed to help elementary school aged students in Baltimore City improve or maintain their scholastic skills during the summer months. The philosophy behind SuperKids Camp’s academic intervention is based on the combination of intensive and well-researched reading and math instruction and environmental education integrated with diverse cultural enrichment experiences. We focus our efforts for SuperKids in the following areas – reading, environmental literacy, character development, basic math skills, and fostering an appreciation of the environment through hands-on learning and field trips.

Link: Registration Here

Grades Served: K – 8

Dates: June 19 – August 10

Location(s): The St. Francis Neighborhood Center, 2405 Linden Avenue, Druid Hill, 21217

Description: We host STEMprograms for enrichment and academics and service learning projects. Our Summer Program is Monday – Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm. We have two days on Friday (July 7th & July 21st) Cooking class / ORIOLES game Each hour we transition into another enrichment/academic program throughout the day. On Monday’s we have swimming at the Druid Hill pool. Every Wednesday we have field trips. Academic / Enrichment programs include: Code In The Schools, Yoga w/ Kristy Cory, Readers & Leaders, the Butterfly Garden w/ William Drew, Art w/ Randi-Reiss McCormack, Sheng Zhen Gong w/ Peter Van Buren, Bmore Dogs, Port Discovery, the Zoomoblie from the Maryland Zoo, Safety City, Race car driver Brian Kleeman (and his car), Balt. City Fire Department (firetruck), a basketball & Tennis clinic, the Baltimore Museum of Art, cooking classes w/ Chef Nancy Longo and many more!

Link: Description and Enrollment Info

Grades Served: K – 4

Dates: July 10 – August 17

Location(s): Arlington Elementary/Middle School, Commodore John Rodgers, George Washington Elementary, Harford Heights Elementary, Moravia Park, Westport Elementary/Middle School, and Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle School

Description: The library is open! Get ready to read with local hip-hop, dance, music, and theater artists and enjoy STEM activities from local partners. Enjoy hands-on storytelling with help from special guests, including Art with a Heart, Maryland SPCA, The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, and The National Aquarium.

Link: Click here for more information

Grades Served: K-8

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Description: Generation 4E Camp stands for: Education, Enrichment, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship. Our elementary and middle school students will do just that.

Link: Registration Here

Grades Served: K – 5

Dates: July 10 – August 4

Location(s): City Neighbors Hamilton

Description: This program interweaves literacy, outside play, the arts and sciences, field excursions, gardening, and more.

Link: Registration form here

Grades Served: K – 3

Dates: June 26 – August 4

Location(s): Lakeland Elementary/Middle School

Description: Using the Freedom Schools model, students will work on their math and literacy skills over the summer.

Link: Contact the Staff

Grades Served: K – 8

Dates: June 26 – August 11

Location: Bethlehem Lutheran Church: Belair-Parkside, Frankford, Hamilton

Description: Full day summer STEM fun camp for youth aged 4-13. Weekly field trips, drone workshops, enrichment activities, and free breakfast & lunch. Space is limited to 50 students for the entire 7 week program, registration is $50/student (vouchers accepted).

Link:Registration info here

For HS

Grades Served: 9 – 12

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Location(s): Midway/Coldstream, Penn North/Reservoir Hill

Description: The Farm cultivates urban agriculture and health initiatives in East Baltimore. High schoolers will build healthy soil and improve water quality in the neighborhood by transforming the waste stream, growing fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruits for local markets, and engaging in programs that educate residents and youth about locally-sourced food.

Link: Learn More Here

Grades Served: 9-12

Dates: June 26 – July 28

Location(s): Belair-Edison, Claremont/Armistead, Edmondson Village, Midway/Coldstream

Description: Applicants should be excited about being outdoors, a desire to care for the natural environment, and should be ready to engage in hands-on work.

Link: Registration

Grades Served: 5 – 10

Dates: July 10 – 14 (Patuxent Valley Middle School), July 24 – 28 (Baltimore Montessori School – Greenmount West)

Location(s): Patuxent Valley Middle School & Baltimore Montessori School – Greenmount West

Description: This innovative summer camp involves a morning of learning to use math, science, and engineering skills to model, build and fly their own drone. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from FAA licensed pilots from Global Air Media. This hands-on experience will engage students on multiple levels, providing them with a foundation and proven path to drum up excitement about STEM-related education and careers, as well as the many career opportunities emerging in drone industry. At the end of camp, each child will be able to take home their drone to practice and showcase their skills!

Link: Registration Here

Grades Served: 10 – 12

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Description: MERIT’s summer program is part of the year-long scholar year, and registration is closed. Please follow the below link to learn more and get involved.

Link: Apply to be a MERIT Scholar here

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Description: This intensive creative youth development summer program will provide 30 youth with paid media arts and workforce development training.

Link: Wide Angle’s summer programs are currently full