Jun'14

STEMology Camp a Huge Success


by STEM Scouts



By April McMillan and Trent Nichols

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The first camp of the STEM Scouts program is officially over – and was a great success! STEMology camp wrapped up on Friday, June 20 after a four-day program full of FUN hands-on activities centered on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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We are delighted to say that STEMology Camp was at full capacity, too. The camp was comprised of boys and girls ages 9-14, who wished to explore STEM experiments and activities. The campers were very involved in each and every activity and enjoyed the thought-provoking curriculum.

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You don’t have to take our word for it though, here’s what a few of our campers had to say:

“The first day when we did all the fun turbines and knots – it was just fun!” – Shane (11)

“Getting to know each other better was my favorite part of the camp.” – Chandler (11)

One of most exciting afternoons occurred when WBIR-TV’s Emily Stroud attended camp for a live, on-air interview with the kids. Emily was so gracious of her time and we’re grateful for WBIR’s coverage. If you missed the segment, you can watch it here: http://www.wbir.com/videos/entertainment/2014/06/19/10998713/

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Of course, we are extremely appreciative to The MUSE Knoxville for allowing us to use their outstanding facilities which provided the perfect accommodations for the daily STEM-related tasks and projects.

As always, feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions about STEM Scouts or how to participate in future camps.

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