STEM Programs & Events

The Great Lakes Bay Region is home to a plethora of programs and events related to science, technology, engineering, and math. You can view our curated list of great programs and events below.

Science Sunday!

Come view a live science demonstration and learn how it works! Every other Sunday!
When: Sun November 13 2016 1:00 PM - Sun December 31 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum

Mt. Pleasant: Lego Club @ Discovery Museum

We will pull out our many tubs of sorted Legos for you! You can create something from your imagination or ask for some how-to instructions from our staff
When: Fri April 14 4:00 PM - Fri May 26 5:00 PM
Where: 5093 E Remus Rd, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858, USA

STEM Open Make Nights

This open make time will be monitored by staff who will provide students with a rotating menu of projects to work on. The staff will not offer direct instruction in the materials, but will assist students in learning about projects individually (projects do not have to be finished during one make time).

Students are welcome to come and go for any portion of the time, however pick-up must occur promptly at 7 p.m. when the Makerspace closes. Open make times are free and open to fourth through eighth grade students on a drop-in basis

Contact Julie Cunningham Director of the Center for Excellence in STEM Education for more information at 989-774-3056 or cunni2ja@cmich.edu
When: Wed May 10 4:00 PM - Sun June 4 7:00 PM
Where: Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich. 48859

Minecraft Club

Monday, May 15, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday, June 19, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday, July 17, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
When: Mon May 15 3:15 PM - Mon July 17 4:15 PM
Where: 105 E Main St, Harrison, MI 48625

3D Printer Club (Grades 4-12)

3D Printer Club (Grades 4-12)
Tue, May 23, 3:30-5 pm ®
When: Tue May 23 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 218 Kaiser St. Pinconning, MI 48650

Bird Banding

You won't want to miss this opportunity to see resident and migratory birds up close, as birds are caught in mist nets and banded for the purpose of research. Join Mike Bishop, researcher and president of the Michigan Bird Banding Association, and CNC staff at the east wetlands parking lot off Grey road (the gate will be open during banding hours).

2017 Bird Banding Schedule
8 am-12 pm
•June 1, 15, 29
•July 6, 13 & 20
When: Thu June 8 8:00 AM - Thu June 1 12:00 PM
Where: 400 S. Badour Rd. Midland, MI 48640

Explore Science!

Explore Science! (Grades 2-6. Children only)
Fun in the Sun: Thu, Jun 8, 3:45-4:45 pm ®
When: Thu June 8 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: 218 Kaiser St. Pinconning, MI 48650

Minecraft Club!

Minecraft Club (Ages 8-14)
Thu, Jun 15, 3:30-4:45 pm ®
Meet other players, share tips, and learn how to Minecraft. Bring
your own device or register to use a library computer.
When: Thu June 15 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: 218 Kaiser St. Pinconning, MI 48650

Longway Planetarium: Earthquake Construction Hands-on Science Program (Pinconning)

Children ages 8-12!!!
Become an electrical engineer while using batteries, wires, and switches to light up bulbs and turn on noisy buzzers! See how many light emitting diodes you can light at the same time and then wire in a wall switch to turn them on and off.

Register each child individually.
When: Sat June 17 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: 218 Kaiser St. Pinconning, MI 48650

A Culinary Camp Experience

Prepare for a culinary camp experience! Ages 12 to 18 years old are welcome to learn new culinary skills! What's on the menu? Kitchen Basics, Chocolate, Breads and Doughs, Cookies, Pizza and Calzones; Daily take-homes, Pies and Much More!

For more information OR to submit an application contact: Kristen Sanborn (KSANBORN@MIDLANDESA.ORG) or 989-631-5892 EXT. 115

Price: $125 PER Chef (covers camo shirt, meals, and supplies)

*Scholarships are available

Deadline to Register: May 26th, 2017
When: Mon June 19 8:00 AM - Tue June 20 4:45 PM
Where: 919 Smith Rd, Midland, MI 48640

2017 Summer Camps Line Up!!

Come to Delta College for five weeks of Summer Camp education and fun! Our camps are designed to inspire creativity and an enthusiasm for learning. They are focused on science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), the arts and so much more! Delta College offers:
•Fun, educational camps in a safe environment
•Hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art facility
•Introduction to STEM and the arts at an early age

Visit www.delta.edu to view the name, full description, dates, times, entering grades for fall 2017, course numbers and cost for the camps offered during that week.

When: Mon June 19 8:30 AM - Thu June 29 4:00 PM
Where: 1961 Delta Rd, University Center, MI 48710

Engineering Camp

Appropriate for students entering fourth through sixth grade in fall 2017.
Cost is $20, due the first day of camp. A t-shirt and daily snack are provided. ?
Taught by Michelle Vanhala, Tecumseh High School chemistry instructor.

Central's Engineering Camp teaches fourth through sixth grade students problem solving and creativity through engineering. Students will be challenged to design and build working models in a variety of scenarios and situations. Concepts include the engineering process, forces and motion, simple machines, and simple circuits. This camp will be jam-packed with hands on activities to engage any young engineer from the first minute to the last.
When: Mon June 19 9:00 AM - Fri June 23 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Engineering Camp

Appropriate for students entering fourth through sixth grade in fall 2017.
Cost is $20, due the first day of camp. A t-shirt and daily snack are provided. ?
Taught by Michelle Vanhala, Tecumseh High School chemistry instructor.

Central's Engineering Camp teaches fourth through sixth grade students problem solving and creativity through engineering. Students will be challenged to design and build working models in a variety of scenarios and situations. Concepts include the engineering process, forces and motion, simple machines, and simple circuits. This camp will be jam-packed with hands on activities to engage any young engineer from the first minute to the last.
When: Mon June 19 9:00 AM - Fri June 23 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

4-H Day Camp

4-H Cloverbud Day Camp is a one day camp experience for youth, including crafts, t-shirt painting, water play, nature study, and snacks. Limited transportation is available to and from Camp Neyati from Midland, Coleman, and Clare County.

Camp Neyati
2041 Hillcrest Rd.
Lake, MI 48632

Youth are asked to bring their own lunch and refrigeration will be available. Drinks will be provided for lunch.

Following online registration and payment, a packet will be sent from Dee or Alex containing detailed information and permissions slips, which must be returned within 7 days.

Cost: $50

Alex Schunk (for Clare County) at 989-539-7805 ext. 3203.
When: Mon June 19 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Where: Camp Neyati, 2041 Hillcrest Rd., Lake, MI 48632

2017 Summer Camps Line Up!!

Come to Delta College for five weeks of Summer Camp education and fun! Our camps are designed to inspire creativity and an enthusiasm for learning. They are focused on science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), the arts and so much more! Delta College offers:

•Fun, educational camps in a safe environment
•Hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art facility
•Introduction to STEM and the arts at an early age

Visit www.delta.edu to view the name, full description, dates, times, entering grades for fall 2017, course numbers and cost for the camps offered during that week.

Returning this summer are favorites such as LEGO® Education; Hogwarts College of Witchcraft & Wizardry and Farm to Fork: Agri-Science Unearthed. New camps include City X Project; BIOBLITZ Citizen Scientist; Science WORKS!; Genetics: Dive into DNA; Manufacturing with Sand & Metal; Woodworking & Applied Technology; Mechanical Drafting Camp; First Responder Academy, Architecture & Modeling with AutoCAD & Minecraft and so much more!!!
When: Mon June 19 12:45 PM - Thu July 27 1:45 PM
Where: 1961 Delta Rd, University Center, MI 48710

2017 Summer Camps Line Up!!

Come to Delta College for five weeks of Summer Camp education and fun! Our camps are designed to inspire creativity and an enthusiasm for learning. They are focused on science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), the arts and so much more! Delta College offers:

•Fun, educational camps in a safe environment
•Hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art facility
•Introduction to STEM and the arts at an early age

Visit www.delta.edu to view the name, full description, dates, times, entering grades for fall 2017, course numbers and cost for the camps offered during that week.
When: Mon June 19 12:45 PM - Thu July 27 1:45 PM
Where: 1961 Delta Rd, University Center, MI 48710

CSI: Elementary My Dear (8-11)

Before CSI there was Dr. Watson, who used science to help Sherlock Holmes solve mysteries. Use your powers of observation and the basic scientific principles you will learn to solve mysteries. Be prepared to learn to use things like fingerprints, blood type, hair and fiber analysis to make amazing deductions.

Online registration will close on Thursday, June 15 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Cost: $105 / $95 ABDM Members (register by April $7 and save $5)- Registration begins Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon
When: Mon June 19 1:00 PM - Fri June 23 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

CSI: Elementary My Dear (8-11)

Before CSI there was Dr. Watson, who used science to help Sherlock Holmes solve mysteries. Use your powers of observation and the basic scientific principles you will learn to solve mysteries. Be prepared to learn to use things like fingerprints, blood type, hair and fiber analysis to make amazing deductions.

Online registration will close on Thursday, June 15 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Cost: $105/ $95 ABDM Members (register by April 7 and save $5!) Registration begins: Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon.

When: Mon June 19 1:00 PM - Fri June 23 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

CSI: Elementary My Dear (8-11)

Before CSI there was Dr. Watson, who used science to help Sherlock Holmes solve mysteries. Use your powers of observation and the basic scientific principles you will learn to solve mysteries. Be prepared to learn to use things like fingerprints, blood type, hair and fiber analysis to make amazing deductions.

Online registration will close on Thursday, June 15 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Cost: $105/ $95 ABDM Members (register by April 7 and save $5!) Registration begins Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon.
When: Mon June 19 1:00 PM - Fri June 23 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

The Unofficial Guide to Wizardry: The Science Behind the Magic

Appropriate for students entering seventh and eighth grade in fall 2017. Cost is $15, due the first day of camp. Camp t-shirt provided.
Taught by Michelle Vanhala, Tecumseh High School chemistry instructor.

Explore the wizarding world and what brings your favorite characters to life with this three-day camp. Students take a closer look at the science behind the magic as they learn about basic chemistry and physics concepts
When: Tue June 20 1:00 PM - Thu June 22 4:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

The Unofficial Guide to Wizardry: The Science Behind the Magic

Appropriate for students entering seventh and eighth grade in fall 2017. Cost is $15, due the first day of camp. Camp t-shirt provided.

Taught by Michelle Vanhala, Tecumseh High School chemistry instructor.

Explore the wizarding world and what brings your favorite characters to life with this three-day camp. Students take a closer look at the science behind the magic as they learn about basic chemistry and physics concepts.
When: Tue June 20 1:00 PM - Thu June 22 4:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Cow 2 Cone

Cow 2 Cone is an Agriscence Summer Camp for kids ages 12-18 years old. Campers will learn about agriculture through the process of making ice cream! Yum! This camp will allow students to learn to be creative, market , and learn product development. It is a 3 day summer camp includes all camp materials, shirt and lunches.

Registration Deadlines: May 26th, 2017

If you have any questions contact Sarah Vollmer: email: svollmer@midlandesa.org, phone: 989-631-5892 ext.106
When: Mon June 26 8:00 AM - Wed June 28 4:30 PM
Where: Coleman Regional Agriscience Center Coleman, MI

Robot Theater Camp for Girls

Appropriate for girls in fourth through sixth grade.
Cost is $20, due the first day of camp. T-shirt and daily snack provided.
Taught by Wendy Hoyle and Lisa Zimmerman, sixth grade instructors at Fancher Elementary.

Students will create and bring a story to life with a robot they build and animate using recycled materials. Campers will collaborate with their peers and present their makings at camp.
When: Mon June 26 9:00 AM - Fri June 30 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Drone Camp

(Select one of two sessions)

SESSION I: June 26 - 30? 9 a.m. to noon in the ET Building
Appropriate for students entering sixth through eighth grade in fall 2017.

SESSION II: Aug. 14 - 18 9 a.m. to noon in the ET Building
Appropriate for students entering fifth through seventh grade in fall 2017.

Cost is $20. A t-shirt and daily snacks provided.
Taught by Dr. Dru Wilson, CMU engineering faculty.

Students learn about the use of drones in the following contexts: commercially, as a sport or hobby and in research. Students will design and build a drone throughout the week and will learn to fly drones in a safe manner both indoors and out.
When: Mon June 26 9:00 AM - Fri August 18 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Drone Camp

(Select one of two sessions)

SESSION I: June 26 - 30? 9 a.m. to noon in the ET Building
Appropriate for students entering sixth through eighth grade in fall 2017.

SESSION II: Aug. 14 - 18 9 a.m. to noon in the ET Building
Appropriate for students entering fifth through seventh grade in fall 2017.

Cost is $20. A t-shirt and daily snacks provided.
Taught by Dr. Dru Wilson, CMU engineering faculty.

Students learn about the use of drones in the following contexts: commercially, as a sport or hobby and in research. Students will design and build a drone throughout the week and will learn to fly drones in a safe manner both indoors and out.
When: Mon June 26 9:00 AM - Fri August 18 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Camp Extension Available

Monday through Thursday

This is only available for Session I of Drone Camp
An additional fee of $20 per week of camp, students may stay on campus, eat lunch in the dining commons, and take part in open make in EHS 134. While direct instruction will not be provided, students will be able to work on a variety of open-ended projects. Staff will chaperone the students for lunch and be available to answer questions and provide support. Registration for the afternoon is limited to 20 students. Select Camp Extension option when registering for this camp.
When: Mon June 26 12:00 PM - Fri August 18 3:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Camp Extension Available

This is only available for Session I of Drone Camp

An additional fee of $20 per week of camp, students may stay on campus, eat lunch in the dining commons, and take part in open make in EHS 134. While direct instruction will not be provided, students will be able to work on a variety of open-ended projects. Staff will chaperone the students for lunch and be available to answer questions and provide support. Registration for the afternoon is limited to 20 students. Select Camp Extension option when registering for this camp.

When: Mon June 26 12:00 PM - Fri August 18 3:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Robot Theater Camp for Girls

Appropriate for girls in fourth through sixth grade.
Cost is $20, due the first day of camp. T-shirt and daily snack provided.
Taught by Wendy Hoyle and Lisa Zimmerman, sixth grade instructors at Fancher Elementary.

Students will create and bring a story to life with a robot they build and animate using recycled materials. Campers will collaborate with their peers and present their makings at camp.
When: Mon June 26 3:45 PM - Fri June 30 4:45 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

JUNIOR ROBOTICS: AMAZING MECHANISM

This camp is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Using LEGO® bricks, students build a dancing bird, a smart spinner, and a drumming monkey. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.

June 27 - July 1: Afternoon
August 1 - 5: Morning
When: Tue June 27 9:00 AM - Sat July 1 11:30 AM
Where: 225 Washington Ave Bay City, Michigan 48708

POWER AND ENERGY

Students will explore the foundational concepts of potential and kinetic energy by building their very own toys. Additionally, students will explore natural power and energy sources such as falling water and the sun.

Morning Programs | Mon-Fri 9-11:30am
When: Tue June 27 8:30 PM - Sat July 1 9:30 PM
Where: 225 Washington Ave Bay City, Michigan 48708

JUNIOR ROBOTICS: ADVENTURE STORIES

This is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Using LEGO® bricks, students build an airplane rescue, a giant escape, and a sailboat storm. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.
When: Tue July 4 9:00 AM - Sat July 8 11:30 AM
Where: 225 Washington Ave Bay City, Michigan 48708

SMEKplus JUNIOR CAMP

The Science and Mathematics Extravaganza for Kids (SMEKplus) summer camps, sponsored by the Regional Mathematics and Science Center, are designed to involve area students, grades 2-8, in engaging, age appropriate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics enrichment activities. SMEK has been offered here at SVSU for almost 20 years. Past activities include building a trebuchet, designing cardboard boats that must race across the pool in Ryder Center, engineering bubble wands, studying organisms from our very own wetlands, LEGO robotics, constructing a mini golf course, and more!

Students participating in this year's 3-day camps will experience hands-on, project-based lessons taught by area certified teachers and assisted by SVSU undergraduates aspiring to become teachers, as well as enjoy lunch in Marketplace at Doan.

Cost: $135
Registration: $25.00 (In order to hold place in summer camp)
*The remaining balance must be paid by June 16th, 2017
When: Tue July 11 8:30 AM - Thu July 13 3:00 PM

SMEKplus SENIOR CAMP

Children in grades: 5th. 6th, 7th, and 8th grade

The Science and Mathematics Extravaganza for Kids (SMEKplus) summer camps, sponsored by the Regional Mathematics and Science Center, are designed to involve area students, grades 2-8, in engaging, age appropriate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics enrichment activities. SMEK has been offered here at SVSU for almost 20 years. Past activities include building a trebuchet, designing cardboard boats that must race across the pool in Ryder Center, engineering bubble wands, studying organisms from our very own wetlands, LEGO robotics, constructing a mini golf course, and more!

Students participating in this year's 3-day camps will experience hands-on, project-based lessons taught by area certified teachers and assisted by SVSU undergraduates aspiring to become teachers, as well as enjoy lunch in Marketplace at Doan.

Cost: $135
Registration: $25.00 (In order to hold place in summer camp)
*The remaining balance must be paid by June 16th, 2017
When: Tue July 11 8:30 AM - Thu July 13 3:00 PM

SMEKplus SENIOR CAMP

"Children entering the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade
The Science and Mathematics Extravaganza for Kids (SMEKplus) summer camps, sponsored by the Regional Mathematics and Science Center, are designed to involve area students, grades 2-8, in engaging, age appropriate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics enrichment activities. SMEK has been offered here at SVSU for almost 20 years. Past activities include building a trebuchet, designing cardboard boats that must race across the pool in Ryder Center, engineering bubble wands, studying organisms from our very own wetlands, LEGO robotics, constructing a mini golf course, and more!

Students participating in this year's 3-day camps will experience hands-on, project-based lessons taught by area certified teachers and assisted by SVSU undergraduates aspiring to become teachers, as well as enjoy lunch in Marketplace at Doan.

Cost: $135
Registration: $25.00 (In order to hold place in summer camp)
*The remaining balance must be paid by June 16th, 2017
When: Tue July 11 8:30 AM - Thu July 13 3:00 PM

SMEKplus SENIOR CAMP

Children in grades: 5th. 6th, 7th, and 8th grade

The Science and Mathematics Extravaganza for Kids (SMEKplus) summer camps, sponsored by the Regional Mathematics and Science Center, are designed to involve area students, grades 2-8, in engaging, age appropriate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics enrichment activities. SMEK has been offered here at SVSU for almost 20 years. Past activities include building a trebuchet, designing cardboard boats that must race across the pool in Ryder Center, engineering bubble wands, studying organisms from our very own wetlands, LEGO robotics, constructing a mini golf course, and more!

Students participating in this year's 3-day camps will experience hands-on, project-based lessons taught by area certified teachers and assisted by SVSU undergraduates aspiring to become teachers, as well as enjoy lunch in Marketplace at Doan.

Cost: $135
Registration: $25.00 (In order to hold place in summer camp)
*The remaining balance must be paid by June 16th, 2017
When: Tue July 11 8:30 AM - Thu July 13 3:00 PM

SMEKplus JUNIOR CAMP

The Science and Mathematics Extravaganza for Kids (SMEKplus) summer camps, sponsored by the Regional Mathematics and Science Center, are designed to involve area students, grades 2-8, in engaging, age appropriate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics enrichment activities. SMEK has been offered here at SVSU for almost 20 years. Past activities include building a trebuchet, designing cardboard boats that must race across the pool in Ryder Center, engineering bubble wands, studying organisms from our very own wetlands, LEGO robotics, constructing a mini golf course, and more!

Students participating in this year's 3-day camps will experience hands-on, project-based lessons taught by area certified teachers and assisted by SVSU undergraduates aspiring to become teachers, as well as enjoy lunch in Marketplace at Doan.

Cost: $135
Registration: $25.00 (In order to hold place in summer camp)
*The remaining balance must be paid by June 16th, 2017.

When: Tue July 11 8:30 AM - Thu July 13 3:00 PM

SMEKplus JUNIOR CAMP

The Science and Mathematics Extravaganza for Kids (SMEKplus) summer camps, sponsored by the Regional Mathematics and Science Center, are designed to involve area students, grades 2-8, in engaging, age appropriate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics enrichment activities. SMEK has been offered here at SVSU for almost 20 years. Past activities include building a trebuchet, designing cardboard boats that must race across the pool in Ryder Center, engineering bubble wands, studying organisms from our very own wetlands, LEGO robotics, constructing a mini golf course, and more!

Students participating in this year's 3-day camps will experience hands-on, project-based lessons taught by area certified teachers and assisted by SVSU undergraduates aspiring to become teachers, as well as enjoy lunch in Marketplace at Doan.

Cost: $135
Registration: $25.00 (In order to hold place in summer camp)
*The remaining balance must be paid by June 16th, 2017
When: Tue July 11 1:45 PM - Thu July 13 1:45 PM

Square One Trades Camp

Starting at Square One Trades camp welcomes kids 12 to 18 to leaner new trade skills they will learn skills like carpentry, plumbing, safety skills, construction, teamwork, electrical, entrepreneurship skills and much more!

Cost: 175 Per Camper (Lunch Provided)

Deadline to Register: May 26th, 2017

Dates: July 1th-19th and July 24th-26th
When: Mon July 17 8:00 AM - Wed July 26 4:45 PM
Where: 7730 W. Wackerly St Midland, MI 48642

Health Science and Kinesiology STEM camp (for High Schoolers)

The Health Science and Kinesiology STEM camp will introduce students to a variety of Health Science, Kinesiology and Public Health topics, issues, opportunities and applications. A primary objective is to promote health, fitness, nutrition and
public health awareness while providing hands-on activities within these fields of study and practice! Topics include:
- Telemedicine tools
- Human Performance Testing
- Sports Nutrition
- Water Quality
- Healthcare Administration
- Nursing simulations

Additionally, students will have opportunities to hear guest speakers and interact with health care professionals.
**Please note**: This camp includes field trips that will take students off campus.

Dates: July 17-21 & 24-27, 2017
When: Mon July 17 8:30 AM - Thu July 27 3:00 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604

Health Science and Kinesiology STEM camp (for High Schoolers)

The Health Science and Kinesiology STEM camp will introduce students to a variety of Health Science, Kinesiology and Public Health topics, issues, opportunities and applications. A primary objective is to promote health, fitness, nutrition and public health awareness while providing hands-on activities within these fields of study and practice! Topics include:
- Telemedicine tools
- Human Performance Testing
- Sports Nutrition
- Water Quality
- Healthcare Administration
- Nursing simulations

Additionally, students will have opportunities to hear guest speakers and interact with health care professionals.

**Please note**: This camp includes field trips that will take students off campus.

Dates: July 17-21 & 24-27, 2017
When: Mon July 17 8:30 AM - Thu July 27 3:00 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604

Health Science and Kinesiology STEM camp (for High Schoolers)

The Health Science and Kinesiology STEM camp will introduce students to a variety of Health Science, Kinesiology and
Public Health topics, issues, opportunities and applications. A primary objective is to promote health, fitness, nutrition and
public health awareness while providing hands-on activities within these fields of study and practice! Topics include:
- Telemedicine tools
- Human Performance Testing
- Sports Nutrition
- Water Quality
- Healthcare Administration
- Nursing simulations

Additionally, students will have opportunities to hear guest speakers and interact with health care professionals.
**Please note**: This camp includes field trips that will take students off campus.

Dates: July 17-21 & 24-27, 2017
When: Mon July 17 8:30 AM - Thu July 27 3:00 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604

Computer Science: CS/Explore (for High Schoolers)

The purpose of this camp is to introduce a wide range of computer science (CS) topics, especially computer programming, by exploring commercially available hardware and software. Students will learn the capabilities of technologies as well as how to use, configure, and implement them. The camp will be as hands-on as possible given practical and economic constraints.
Topics include:
- Web Programming and App Development
- Robot Programming
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) Hardware and Software
- Cybersecurity

Dates: June 19th- 23rd and June 26th-29th.
When: Wed July 19 8:30 AM - Sat July 29 3:00 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604

Computer Science: CS/Explore (for High Schoolers)

The purpose of this camp is to introduce a wide range of computer science (CS) topics, especially computer programming, by exploring commercially available hardware and software. Students will learn the capabilities of technologies as well as how to use, configure, and implement them. The camp will be as hands-on as possible given practical and economic constraints.
Topics include:
- Web Programming and App Development
- Robot Programming
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) Hardware and
- Software
- Cybersecurity

Dates: June 19th- 23rd and June 26th-29th.
When: Wed July 19 8:30 AM - Sat July 29 3:00 PM

Computer Science: CS/Explore (for High Schoolers)

The purpose of this camp is to introduce a wide range of computer science (CS) topics, especially computer programming, by exploring commercially available hardware and software. Students will learn the capabilities of technologies as well as how to use, configure, and implement them. The camp will be as hands-on as possible given practical and economic constraints.
Topics include:
- Web Programming and App Development
- Robot Programming
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) Hardware and Software
- Cybersecurity

Dates: June 19th- 23rd and June 26th-29th.
When: Wed July 19 8:30 AM - Sat July 29 3:00 PM

Computer Science: CS/Explore (for High Schoolers)

The purpose of this camp is to introduce a wide range of computer science (CS) topics, especially computer programming, by exploring commercially available hardware and software. Students will learn the capabilities of technologies as well as how to use, configure, and implement them. The camp will be as hands-on as possible given practical and economic constraints.
Topics include:
- Web Programming and App Development
- Robot Programming
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) Hardware and
- Software
- Cybersecurity

Dates: June 19th- 23rd and June 26th-29th.
When: Wed July 19 8:30 AM - Sat July 29 3:00 PM

Camp Amp! (8-11/11-14)

Have an ELECTRIFYING good time exploring static electricity, lights, sound, circuits, batteries, and magnetism. See and feel the power of these amazing forces!

Sponsored by Consumers Energy
Online registration will close on Thursday, July 20 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Cost$100/ $95 ABDM Members (register by April 7 and save $%) Registration begins Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon.
When: Mon July 24 1:00 PM - Fri July 28 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland

Camp Amp (8-11/11-14)

Have an ELECTRIFYING good time exploring static electricity, lights, sound, circuits, batteries, and magnetism. See and feel the power of these amazing forces!

Sponsored by Consumers Energy
Online registration will close on Thursday, July 20 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.
When: Mon July 24 1:00 PM - Fri July 28 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

Camp Amp (8-11/11-14)

Have an ELECTRIFYING good time exploring static electricity, lights, sound, circuits, batteries, and magnetism. See and feel the power of these amazing forces!

Sponsored by Consumers Energy
Online registration will close on Thursday, July 20 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Cost: $100/$90 ABDM Members (register by April 7 and save $5!) Registration Begins Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon
When: Mon July 24 1:00 PM - Fri July 28 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

Engineering Sound

Appropriate for students entering sixth through eighth grade.
Cost is $20, t-shirt and daily snack provided.

Taught by Pete O’Neil, Ithaca Public Schools instructor.
Students will design and build their own musical instruments using found materials to find out how pitch, frequency and wavelength relate to sound. If time allows, students will design their own piece of music using their instrument and computer software.
When: Mon July 31 9:00 AM - Fri August 4 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Engineering Sound

Appropriate for students entering sixth through eighth grade.
Cost is $20, t-shirt and daily snack provided.

Taught by Pete O’Neil, Ithaca Public Schools instructor.
Students will design and build their own musical instruments using found materials to find out how pitch, frequency and wavelength relate to sound. If time allows, students will design their own piece of music using their instrument and computer software.
When: Mon July 31 9:00 AM - Fri August 4 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Camp Extension Available: Engineering Sound

Monday through Thursday
For an additional fee of $20 per week of camp, students may stay on campus, eat lunch in the dining commons, and take part in open make in EHS 134. While direct instruction will not be provided, students will be able to work on a variety of open-ended projects. Staff will chaperone the students for lunch and be available to answer questions and provide support. Registration for the afternoon is limited to 20 students. Select Camp Extension option when registering for this camp.
When: Mon July 31 12:00 PM - Fri August 4 3:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Camp Extension Available: Engineering Sound

For an additional fee of $20 per week of camp, students may stay on campus, eat lunch in the dining commons, and take part in open make in EHS 134. While direct instruction will not be provided, students will be able to work on a variety of open-ended projects. Staff will chaperone the students for lunch and be available to answer questions and provide support. Registration for the afternoon is limited to 20 students. Select Camp Extension option when registering for this camp.
When: Mon July 31 12:00 PM - Fri August 4 3:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Tinkering and Technology Camp

Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon and Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appropriate for students entering fourth through seventh grade.
Cost is $20, t-shirt, daily snack and lunch on Friday included.

All students will rotate through the following camp options: 1.Learning about circuits in multiple contexts with a goal of repurposing electronics.
2.Making by Breaking:reverse engineering with the goal of understanding how common electronic products work and using the technology to make something new.
3.Engineering: students will be given a real-life problem and tasked with finding a solution to the problem using given supplies and the iterative engineering process.
4.Digital Engineering and Games: students will develop their own simple game and build their own controller.

Students pick one of the four camps listed above on Friday to finish a larger project. Experience the “making” process and enhance problem-solving skills.
*Please note that students might not leave with a finished product each day.
When: Mon August 7 9:00 AM - Fri August 11 3:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Tinkering and Technology Camp

Appropriate for students entering fourth through seventh grade.
Cost is $20, t-shirt, daily snack and lunch on Friday included.

All students will rotate through the following camp options: 1.Learning about circuits in multiple contexts with a goal of repurposing electronics.
2.Making by Breaking:reverse engineering with the goal of understanding how common electronic products work and using the technology to make something new.
3.Engineering: students will be given a real-life problem and tasked with finding a solution to the problem using given supplies and the iterative engineering process.
4.Digital Engineering and Games: students will develop their own simple game and build their own controller.

Students pick one of the four camps listed above on Friday to finish a larger project. Experience the “making” process and enhance problem-solving skills.
*Please note that students might not leave with a finished product each day.
When: Mon August 7 9:00 AM - Fri August 11 3:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Bioscience Today

Appropriate for students entering seventh throug?h ninth grade in fall 2017.
Cost is $25, due the first day of camp.
Taught by Toby West, Ingham ISD high school instructor.

In this one-week camp students will engage with some of the most exciting explorations available in the field of Bioscience. Students will analyze forensic evidence to determine the cause of a crime, conduct experiments to determine the safe temperature of food preparation, and make biodiesel fuel. Students will leave unique experiences that will change the way they view food, fuel, and the world around them while learning to use sophisticated laboratory equipment.
When: Mon August 7 9:00 AM - Fri August 11 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Bioscience Today

Appropriate for students entering seventh throug?h ninth grade in fall 2017.
Cost is $25, due the first day of camp.
Taught by Toby West, Ingham ISD high school instructor.

In this one-week camp students will engage with some of the most exciting explorations available in the field of Bioscience. Students will analyze forensic evidence to determine the cause of a crime, conduct experiments to determine the safe temperature of food preparation, and make biodiesel fuel. Students will leave unique experiences that will change the way they view food, fuel, and the world around them while learning to use sophisticated laboratory equipment.
When: Mon August 7 9:00 AM - Fri August 11 12:00 PM
Where: 1200 S. Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

Camp Amp! (8-14)

Have an ELECTRIFYING good time exploring static electricity, lights, sound, circuits, batteries, and magnetism. See and feel the power of these amazing forces!

Sponsored by Consumers Energy
Online registration will close on Thursday, August 3 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250
When: Mon August 7 1:00 PM - Fri August 11 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

Camp Amp! (8-14)

Have an ELECTRIFYING good time exploring static electricity, lights, sound, circuits, batteries, and magnetism. See and feel the power of these amazing forces!

Sponsored by Consumers Energy
Online registration will close on Thursday, August 3 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space

Cost:$100/ $90 ABDM Members
When: Mon August 7 1:00 PM - Fri August 11 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

Camp Amp! (8-14)

Have an ELECTRIFYING good time exploring static electricity, lights, sound, circuits, batteries, and magnetism. See and feel the power of these amazing forces!

Sponsored by Consumers Energy
Online registration will close on Thursday, August 3 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space.

Cost: $100/ $90 ABDM Members
When: Mon August 7 1:00 PM - Fri August 11 4:00 PM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

Preschool Science (3.5-5)

Science doesn’t have to be difficult. Get your young Einstein or Marie Curie on the road to discovering the mysteries of the world around them with this class of fun and exciting projects. Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Online registration will close on Thursday, August 10 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.
When: Mon August 14 9:00 AM - Fri August 18 11:00 AM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

Preschool Science (3.5-5)

Science doesn’t have to be difficult. Get your young Einstein or Marie Curie on the road to discovering the mysteries of the world around them with this class of fun and exciting projects. Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Online registration will close on Thursday, August 10 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains

Cost: $75/ $65 ABDM Members. Registration Begins: Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon
When: Mon August 14 9:00 AM - Fri August 18 11:00 AM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan

Preschool Science (3.5-5)

Science doesn’t have to be difficult. Get your young Einstein or Marie Curie on the road to discovering the mysteries of the world around them with this class of fun and exciting projects.
*Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Online registration will close on Thursday, July 13 but registration will take place via our Ticket Office at (989) 631-8250 as space remains.

Cost: $75/$65 ABDM Members. Registration Begins: Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12 noon
When: Mon August 14 9:00 AM - Fri August 18 11:00 AM
Where: 1801 W. St. Andrews Midland, Michigan