Engineer STEM

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12 July, 2014

NASA ambassador at Durham STEM robotics camp


Raleigh & Durham NC, 7/12/2014 –
The applications of robotics is all around us, and a group of elementary and middle school age children will be discovering first-hand the design, construction, and application of modern-day robotics.

Participants in next week’s robotics program at STEM For Kids’ newest location in Durham will have a special guest presenter. Marc A. Fusco, Raleigh’s NASA Solar System Ambassador, will be speaking to the campers on the use of robotics technologies in space. Throughout his career as an esteemed teacher and later as a business owner, Fusco’s love of outer space compelled him to receive his masters in space studies from University of North Dakota.

The Solar System Ambassador Program is a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory extension striving to reach out and inform communities around the nation about JPL’s various exploration missions. With 500 ambassadors reaching all 50 states, the program brings excitement in educating students of all ages.

STEM for Kids provides programs in Engineering, Robotics and Computer Science for school-aged children inside and out of the Triangle area. On a mission to make STEM fun and real for kids, STEM for Kids, a Raleigh-based organization, is providing their innovative Complete STEMTM programs through year-round camps, in-school and after-school workshops and school teacher trainings.

“We are igniting the sparks of STEM in young minds by addressing the “so what” by demonstrating real-world connections and industry perspectives.” says Moni Singh, Founder and CEO.

STEM For Kids’ July 14th robotics camp will engage children in various hands-on construction and computer programming that will help them understand and appreciate the technologies Fusco will discuss used in space exploration missions.

Fusco will be speaking at Durham location of STEM for Kids at the NC School of Science and Math Campus at 1219 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705 on July 16th at 2 PM.

For media enquiries contact: www.stemforkids.net, email: fun@stemforkids.net, phone: 919-297-8366.

 

22 Jun, 2014

The Adventures of Captain EnergyPants


Raleigh NC, 6/22/2014 – Captain EnergyPants made an impressive debut at STEM For Kids camp last week. EnergyPants took campers on an amazing journey of discovering energy.

Adventures of Captain EnergyPants Children applied the engineering design process to design their own catapults and engaged in a friendly catapult war. Afterwards, they collaborated to design and build roller coasters to experience potential and kinetic forms of energy. It was a matter of time before the hallway was filled with coasters taking their marble passengers through topsy-turvy turns.

Captain EnergyPants had a lot more of adventure still in store. Campers delved into making work easy by creating simple machines. Soon, we had various creations demonstrating the five types of simple machines - inclined planes, wheels and axle, gears, pulleys and levers. Campers were proud of their creations - a bicycle, an elevator, a ramp, a ferris wheel and a balance.

As a worldwide search for cheaper and cleaner energy continues, campers explored renewable energy sources and raced cars using wind energy.

What was the best part of the camp? Campers were undecided and the votes evenly split among the various energetic activities.

There are two remaining opportunities to participate in this camp in Raleigh this summer - Week of July 14th and the week of August 11. Interested parents can register online at www.stemforkids.net/registration.html.
For program description, click here .

 

2 June, 2014

STEM and the Commandments of Making


Raleigh and Durham NC, 6/2/2014 – Adam Savage of the MYTHBUSTERS fame talked about the 10 Commandments of Making at the recently concluded Maker Faire Bay Area 2014. The Top 3 on his list: Make something, make something useful and start right now.

STEM For Kids and Gilero Biomedical are pleased to present an opportunity for students in Grades 4 - 8 to make something using Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

In a camp innovatively designed by these two local organizations, students will train with engineers at Gilero’s Research Triangle Park based facility. Working in small teams, participants will brainstorm ideas to improve a product, implement their design concepts using 3D computer-aided design (CAD) software, build prototypes and test them. They will learn about prototype fabrication equipment including 3D printers, build customized keepsake trinkets and use their creation to enjoy a savory treat.

“Young children are natural engineers because of their curiosity and their desire to explore and experiment” said Ted Mosler Co-Founder, President & CTO of Gilero Biomedical, “what better way to support the U.S.’s and local community’s growing need for future engineers than to show our kids how fun and exciting our profession really is.”
Moni Singh, Founder and CEO of STEM For Kids, is on a mission to make STEM fun and real for kids. “Working hands-on with engineers using engineering systems … STEM doesn’t get any more real. Through this program, Gilero Biomedical and its leadership team are setting a phenomenal example of how industry can facilitate real-life making and STEM experiences for the young minds.”

The camp, Engineering Days: Ice-Cream Treat, is being offered on Monday August 4th & Thursday August 7th 2014 from 9:30 AM – 2 PM at Gilero Biomedical, 4022 Stirrup Creek Drive, Suite 300, Durham, NC 27703. Interested parents can register their children for the camp with STEM For Kids at www.stemforkids.net .

About Gilero: Gilero is a full-service pharmaceutical and medical device design & product development company specializing in single-use medical devices constructed primarily of plastic and silicone materials. Our extensive clinical, engineering, and manufacturing experience allows us to provide products that effectively combine human factors, manufacturability, and mechanical performance. Gilero is ISO 13485 certified for Contract Design & Development and Manufacturing. Gilero was formed in 2002 and is located in Durham, NC. For more information, visit www.gilero.com.

About STEM For Kids: STEM For Kids is a Raleigh-based organization that provides camps, workshops, after-school programs in Raleigh, Cary, Durham and neighboring counties. Born and raised with industry, STEM For Kids is unique in its strong ties to the real world of STEM. Programs are designed by engineers, people in the industry & educators to specifically address "so what" in a hands-on way. An equal emphasis is placed on keeping the programs fun and exciting so children may develop an intrinsic interest in STEM. For more information, visit www.stemforkids.net .
For media enquiries contact STEM For Kids at fun@stemforkids.net or at (919) 297-8366 and Gilero Biomedical at info@gilero.com or at (919) 595-8220.



 

19 May, 2014

Summer Camp in Zebulon


Raleigh NC, 5/19/2014 – STEM For Kids is excited to announce a summer camp in Zebulon at East Wake Academy.
Grades 3 - 7 campers will experience electricity in a new light! This camp offers a fun hands-on way to explore the world of electrical circuits and electronics without soldering. Circuit designs use regular 1.5V batteries.

The camp is being offered from Wednesday - Friday, July 9th - 11th at the East Wake Academy Campus. Interested parents can register for the camp at www.stemforkids.net.

 

24 March, 2014

The Essence of STEM


Raleigh NC, 3/24/2014 – STEM For Kids Franchising opportunities are now available.
Calling educators, veterans, Millennials, STEM Majors and anyone wishing to make a positive impact for our youth. Consider the implication of the following statement made by a middle school girl, Essence "I was not interested in science but now I am interested and my grade in science is improving". Essence participated in a STEM For Kids afterschool technology program and saw an improvement in her interest and attitude towards science.

Come join the quest to create an Essence in every elementary and middle school classroom.
Learn about how you can bring STEM programs to your home town as a business owner. Interested parties can find more details on our Franchise webpage and when ready, they can complete the Request for Information online.
"We have two programs underway to broaden the reach of STEM as expeditiously as possible. First, through GeeK scholarships, we are making STEM programs accessible for students in Raleigh-Durham Triangle Area in need of financial aid. Second, through franchising opportunities, we are extending the physical reach of STEM For Kids programs throughout the state and beyond." said Moni Singh, Founder and CEO of STEM For Kids.


STEM For Kids provides hands-on fun-filled STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) track-out, summer camps and afterschool programs in various locations in the Triangle area including Raleigh, Durham and Cary. Registrations for trackout and summer camps are open at www.stemforkids.net.

 

23 March, 2014

Broadening the reach of STEM through scholarships


Raleigh NC, 3/23/2014 – STEM For Kids is pleased to announce scholarships for STEM Camps. “Giving back to our community is at the core of what we do at STEM For Kids … it is in our organizational heartbeat”, says Moni Singh, Founder and CEO.
During the last two years, over 25 area schools have benefitted from STEM givebacks. This year, STEM For Kids takes its givebacks a step further with offering scholarships for capable students.

STEM For Kids Gives Back

GeeK Scholarships , named in honor of Mrs. Singh’s parents, will be awarded to academically gifted students needing financial assistance. Scholarships are awarded based on funds and available seats in the desired camp. Geek Scholarships are being offered in two phases: Phase 1, for STEM camps during the months of March – May 2014. Phase 2 is for summer 2014 camps.


Interested parents should connect with their school’s administration or AIG (Academically and Intellectually Gifted) teacher to seek a referral. Then, register online for the desired camp and mention "Need Scholarship" in comments. Afterwards, parents will need to present a proof of needing financial assistance.

If your school is not currently participating in the GeeK Scholarship program from STEM For Kids, please have your Principal and/or AIG Teacher reach out to us at fun@stemforkids.net.


STEM For Kids provides hands-on fun-filled STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) track-out, summer camps and afterschool programs in various locations in the Triangle area including Raleigh, Durham and Cary. Registrations for trackout and summer camps are open at www.stemforkids.net.

 

3 February, 2014

Computer Game Making Lab


Raleigh NC, 2/3/2014 – Powered by industry and academia pioneers, Microsoft and MIT, STEM For Kids' newest program addition, Game Making Lab, starts February 17th. This camp will indulge children's creativity using computer programming ... of course, in a kid friendly STEM For Kids' way!

Creating, developing computational thinking and ability to personalize & customize applications to solve problems are needed skills of this age. Moni Singh, our Founder and CEO, recently spoke about Computer Science in K-12 at the NC Bridging the Gap STEM Education Conference.


In Game Making Lab, children will work with leading edge tools and program to express their creativity as game, story and animation. Game Making Lab is a step towards increasing awareness of one of the great engineering challenges of this century, enhancing virtual reality as defined by the National Academy of Engineering.


Game Making Lab is part of our newest series of camps, The Engineering Chronicles [TM]. These innovative camps designed by engineers for young minds feature great engineering challenges.

  • CSI - Cyber Security Investigation [TM]
  • Adventures of Captain EnergyPants [TM]
  • Diary of a Trendy Bot [TM]
  • Game Making Lab [TM]
  • All camps are open for registration through August 2014. Registration for all camps (summer and trackout) at all locations (Raleigh, Durham, Cary & Zebulon) is online at www.stemforkids.net.

     

    11 January, 2014

    STEM For Kids Camps in Durham


    Raleigh NC, 1/11/2014 – STEM For Kids announces the launch of its camp offerings in Durham starting Summer 2014. Camps will be offered in two sites.
    Our first site at the Immaculata Catholic School at 721 Burch Avenue, Durham, NC 27701 will offer grades K-7 students with experiences in STEM through 4 camps in the month of June - Environmental Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Game Making Lab and Electrical Engineering.
    Our second site at the NC School of Science and Math at 1219 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705 will provide camps in the months of June and July covering the engineering fields of Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical and Robotics.
    Registration for both sites is online at www.stemforkids.net.

     

    19 September, 2013

    A robotic feast for the brain


    Raleigh & Zebulon NC, 9/19/2013 – Visualize grades 4-7 students building and programming robots … sprinkle some teamwork. Now add chips, wafer and raspberry pi. What we have is a perfect recipe for an exciting, fun-filled track-out with a dose of learning and industry knowledge.
    Students of Eastern Wake County are gearing up for this hands-on track-out starting Monday Sep 23rd. The opportunity has been made possible through a STEM camp offered by STEM For Kids and East Wake Academy. “We are hoping to excite the local community and expand the STEM initiatives in Eastern Wake County”, said Stephen Gay, Superintendent of East Wake Academy.
    To further fuel that excitement, Brian Hammill, senior field applications engineer with Atmel Corporation, will speak with campers about the brain of their robotic creations, microcontrollers, small computers on chip that are seated inside camper’s robots, as well as other everyday technologies like touch screens on tablet computers.
    Hammill holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from N.C. State University and has nearly 22 years of experience in electrical and electronic engineering.
    Computer science and the technologies that it enables are integral part of our lives today. With digitization, our world has been significantly transformed. “The group of students will be discovering first-hand the design, construction, programming and application of modern-day robotics”, said Moni Singh, Founder and CEO of STEM For Kids, a Raleigh based organization. “Atmel’s Brian Hammill adds an interesting flavor by going down to the bare chips inside these robots.”
    Atmel Corporation is headquartered in San Jose California with manufacturing and design locations worldwide. Atmel is the leader in microcontrollers.
    STEM for Kids, through an extensive portfolio of engineering and technology camps, is making STEM fun and real for school-aged children in North Carolina. STEM for Kids’ innovative Complete STEM[TM] programs are offered as year-round camps, in-school workshops and school teacher trainings.
    The camp will be held at East Wake Academy campus during the upcoming track-out for Wake County’s modified and Track 1 calendars, Sep 23rd – 27th. Hammill will speak on Wednesday, September 25th at 9:15 AM. Enrollment is open and interested parents can register their children online at www.stemforkids.net.

     

    11 September, 2013

    Eastern Wake County students to program robots


    Raleigh & Zebulon NC, 9/11/2013 – A STEM camp offered by STEM For Kids and East Wake Academy is providing an opportunity for students in grades 4 – 7 to explore the world of programming and robotics. “We are hoping to excite the local community and expand the STEM initiatives in Eastern Wake County”, said Stephen Gay, Superintendent of East Wake Academy.
    The camp will be hosted at East Wake Academy campus during the upcoming track-out for Wake County’s modified and Track 1 calendars, Sep 23rd – 27th.
    Computer science and the technologies that it enables are integral part of our lives today. With digitization, our world has been significantly transformed. “The group of students will be discovering first-hand the design, construction, programming and application of modern-day robotics”, said Moni Singh, Founder and CEO of STEM For Kids, a Raleigh based organization.
    STEM for Kids, through an extensive portfolio of engineering and technology camps, is making STEM fun and real for school-aged children in North Carolina. STEM for Kids’ innovative Complete STEM[TM] programs are offered as year-round camps, in-school workshops and school teacher trainings. Enrollment is open and interested parents can register their children online at www.stemforkids.net.

     

    9 August, 2013

    Feeding children’s curiosity: First, Mars; now, chips


    Raleigh, NC, 8/9/2013 – Recently young minds in grades K-5 made a connection between their robotic creations and NASA’s Curiosity mission to Mars. Thanks to an exciting presentation by NASA Solar System Ambassador, Marc Fusco, in a STEM For Kids’ summer / track-out camp, curious campers had a feast getting information on space technologies.
    Next week, Cary campers will get a dose of industry knowledge by getting down to the bare chips inside their robots. Brian Hammill, senior field applications engineer with Atmel Corporation, will speak with campers about the brain of their robotic creations on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
    Atmel Corporation is headquartered in San Jose California with manufacturing and design locations worldwide. Atmel is the leader in microcontrollers, small computers on a chip. Atmel’s microcontrollers are seated inside camper’s Lego robots, as well as other everyday technologies.
    On a mission to make STEM fun and real for kids, STEM for Kids, a Raleigh-based organization, is providing their innovative Complete STEM[TM] programs through year-round camps, in-school workshops and school teacher trainings.

    NASA Ambassador Marc Fusco at SFK Jul 2013

    “In addition to completing the STEM experiences with the 3C skills of Communication, Collaboration and Critical Thinking, we address the “so what” by demonstrating real-world connections and industry perspectives.” says Moni Singh, Founder and CEO.
    Hammill holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from N.C. State University and has nearly 22 years of experience in electrical and electronic engineering. Hammill will discuss the relevance of electronics and robotics in campers’ lives to inspire them to maintain their interest in engineering and encourage them to be innovative in their own robotic designs in the camp.
    Hammill will be speaking at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 14 at the camp’s Cary location at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road.
    For media enquiries contact fun@stemforkids.net or at (919) 297-8366.

     

    23 July, 2013

    NASA ambassador at STEM robotics camp


    Raleigh, NC, 7/23/2013 – The applications of robotics is all around us, and a group of elementary age children will be discovering first-hand the design, construction, and application of modern-day robotics.
    Since adding Robotics to their extensive portfolio of engineering and technology camps, STEM for Kids have brought the robotics program to school-aged children inside and out of the Triangle area to give children a new perspective on applications of technology. On a mission to make STEM fun and real for kids, STEM for Kids, a Raleigh-based organization, is providing their innovative Complete STEM [TM] programs through year-round camps, in-school workshops and school teacher trainings.
    “In addition to completing the STEM experiences with the 3C skills of Communication, Collaboration and Critical Thinking, we address the “so what” by demonstrating real-world connections and industry perspectives.” says Moni Singh, Founder and CEO.

    Participants in next week’s robotics program will have a special guest presenter. Marc A. Fusco, Raleigh’s new NASA 2013 Solar System Ambassador, will be speaking to the campers on the use of robotics technologies in space. Throughout his career as an esteemed teacher and later business owner, Fusco’s love of outer space compelled him to receive his masters in space studies from University of North Dakota.
    The Solar System Ambassador Program is a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory extension striving to reach out and inform communities around the nation about JPL’s various exploration missions. With 500 ambassadors reaching all 50 states, the program brings excitement in educating students of all ages.
    STEM For Kids’ July 29 robotics camp will engage children in various hands-on, construction modules that will help them understand and appreciate the technologies Fusco will discuss used in space exploration missions. Fusco will be speaking at the North Raleigh location of STEM for Kids at 9200 Strickland Road on July 30th.
    Contact: www.stemforkids.net, email: fun@stemforkids.net, phone: 919-297-8366.

     

    Apr 7, 2013

    The Complete STEM [TM] Camps for K-5 grades coming to Cary.


    Raleigh, NC, 4/7/2013 – STEM For Kids announces the launch of its newest location in the Raleigh-Durham Triangle area. Summer and trackout camps will be offered in Cary starting April 29th. The site address is 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary 27518. The initial camp line-up includes Taste of Computer Science, Robotics and Civil Engineering. Registration is online at www.stemforkids.net.
    STEM For Kids’ Complete STEM [TM] features STEM plus the 3Cs, 21st Century skills of Communication, Collaboration and Critical Thinking. Small camp size ensures an enriching hands-on science and engineering camp experience.
    STEM For Kids’ school giveback program will remain in effect for all registrations for camps in Raleigh, Wake Forest and Cary. STEM For Kids donates $5 for each registration to the camper’s school PTA. Recently, 20 schools are benefiting through donations for last quarter camps.

    SFK Gives Back

    Moni Singh, Founder and CEO of STEM For Kids, started out with an intense focus on exposing young minds to engineering as she believes that young minds are the fertile grounds to sow the seeds of STEM and engineering allows children to experience the concepts of math and science. With background in engineering, management and global business, Mrs. Singh has led STEM For Kids on the innovative path of delivering the Complete STEM [TM].
    “Our focus is on making the programs accessible to children so more young minds can explore the fun and hands-on side of science, math and engineering. We are doing this while keeping it real and reinforcing the 3Cs of the 21st century skills. STEM For Kids brings the complete STEM.” says Mrs. Singh. Contact: www.stemforkids.net, email: fun@stemforkids.net, phone: 919-297-8366.

     

    Jan 19, 2013

    This February, STEM Camps for K-5 grades come to Wake Forest


    Raleigh, NC, 1/19/2013 – Destination Wake Forest: “To encourage kids to explore the opportunities within the fields of STEM, Moni Singh founded STEM for Kids. Founded in Raleigh, she is bringing this unique experience to Wake Forest, beginning in February!
    STEM camps center around a number of different themes, including Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical, Environmental, Electrical, Robotic, and Computer Engineering for kids in grades K-5. Parents and campers alike have rave reviews for the hands on (and FUN) learning experiences offered through STEM for Kids.” Continue reading here ...

     

    Jan 9, 2013

    Keeping NC ahead in STEM


    Raleigh, NC, 1/9/2013 – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is an economic imperative for the US. Our state of North Carolina recently showed a silver lining in the STEM rhetoric.

    On the surface STEM picture looks grim for the US - domestically we are not producing enough STEM graduates to fill the STEM jobs in US. The latest international assessment of students put US behind several nations in math and science. The good news is that North Carolina performed better than other US states in Math. Our government, academia and local businesses are playing a significant role in furthering STEM: from basic research and education in our universities to innovations through various businesses and organizations.


    One organization, STEM For Kids based in Raleigh, is uniquely focusing at the grassroots level – making STEM fun and real for elementary age kids.


    “While such programs provide an important bridge in reinforcing and stretching children’s overall learning our schools play the most critical role in our children’s education. That’s why, for each child who registers for our camps, we give back to their schools / PTAs. Last quarter, 13 local schools benefitted from this initiative”, says Mrs. Singh.


    STEM For Kids also offers in-school workshops / field-trips and after-school programs. “Our focus now is on making these innovative programs accessible to children so more and more can explore the fun and hands-on side of science and math.”


    Schools and parents interested in these programs can visit www.stemforkids.net or email at fun@stemforkids.net; Organizations interested in supporting increased program accessibility can email at donate@stemforkids.net.


    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps, after-school programs and in-school workshops are available. STEM For Kids’ programs are designed by engineers to and emphasize hands-on experiences to stretch kids’ thinking while reinforcing the 3Cs – Critical Thinking, Communications and Collaboration – critical skills needed in the 21st century.


    For registration and program details, visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366).


    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Dec 1, 2012

    Computer Science and Engineering for Elementary Ages


    Raleigh, NC, 12/1/2012 – STEM For Kids announces the launch of premier computer science and engineering camps for elementary age children. With a line-up of 5 new innovative programs starting this December, STEM For Kids is taking innovation in STEM enrichment for elementary kids to yet another level.

    Children experience the wonders of computer science every time they play games, watch videos or read books on a computer, mobile phone or tablet. These 5 new programs provide an inside look on computers and how they work:


    1. A Taste of Computer Science

    2. Computers and Critical Thinking

    3. Computers and Communications

    4. Robotics

    5. Electrical Engineering


    Computers are entrenched into our lives today and will continue to be so into the future. “Using our innovative approach of bringing complex engineering concepts to kids in a fun way, our new programs use computers to stretch kids’ thinking while reinforcing the 3Cs – Critical Thinking, Communications and Collaboration”, said Moni Singh, Founder and CEO of STEM for Kids LLC.


    The new programs along with STEM For Kids’ Classic Camp Offerings (Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and Environmental Engineering) are open for registrations at STEM For Kids Registrations Web Page. Camp calendar is available through August 2013. Additionally, STEM For Kids’ is continuing with its give-back to the school PTAs. All registrations will receive 10-5-half offer - 10% off camp dues + $5 donated to your PTA + ½ off registration.


     

    Nov 11, 2012

    WRAL Reports on STEM For Kids


    Raleigh, NC, 11/11/2012 – The STEM For Kids story presented by WRAL’s Sarah Hall:

    “There were their endless questions and interest about how things worked - from why do rainbows form to how do planes fly. And there was a newspaper article in the Wall Street Journal about college students dropping their science majors because the classes were just too hard.


    Singh figured that if young kids, who were curious about the world, had a chance to learn about science early on, it might not seem so daunting once they are in college. "There's a lot we can do to inspire children when they are really young," she said, calling them "fertile seeds."


    STEM for Kids focuses on elementary school kids. The programs are fun and educational.”


    Click here for the full article and video.


     

    Oct 21, 2012

    Stooky STEM!


    Raleigh, NC, 10/21/2012 – STEM For Kids was honored with a new word of praise from a 4th grader: Stooky, a famous word in the Origami Yoda Community and Books. It means cool or awesome.

    Building pyramids, making the Windy Tower of Pisa, completing the bridge design challenge, testing the Floppy Squares, racing for the tallest skyscraper and figuring out balancing to stay on feet like a “Balloonia” throughout an amazing adventure of Civil Engineering resulted in the Stooky honor.


    “We are excited about generating this level of excitement and sense of fun with science and math in these young minds”, Moni Singh, Founder and CEO, STEM For Kids, LLC


    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Oct 18, 2012

    WCPSS School, Hilburn Academy’s STEM, Showcased in Illinois


    Raleigh, NC, 10/18/2012 – Moni Singh, Founder and CEO, STEM For Kids was invited to present about innovation in education at the 5th Business Innovation Conference in Illinois at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

    Total Connection

    The economic imperative of STEM has been strongly advocated by businesses, educators and governments alike. While, USA is unbeatable in Olympics sports, in STEM graduation rate, USA is behind 22 OECD nations. Mrs. Singh in her presentation made the case that the question is not “why STEM” anymore but “how STEM”? Mrs. Singh concluded that “Innovation in STEM education entails starting early, making it fun and enriching it with the 3Cs (Critical Thinking, Communication & Collaboration)”.


    As an example of innovation in action, Mrs. Singh showcased The Hilburn Academy, first K-8 school in the Wake County Public School System. On its mission of preparing 21st century learners and leaders with a superior global STEM education, Hilburn Academy has undertaken several key actions including project and inquiry based learning; and a focus on access to technology through its new computer lab and engineering/robotics lab under construction.


    Mrs. Singh's detailed presentation is available here.



    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Oct 01, 2012

    The Gene Mission … coming Oct 18th at Thales After-School


    Raleigh, NC, 10/01/2012 – STEM For Kids announces the launch of its first STEM after-school program: The Gene Mission – Unraveling the Secret Code comes to Thales on Oct 18th.

    The Gene Misison will engage children in hands-on activities to explore the secret world of Agent DNA. Agent DNA is a master of cloning and has its copy residing in each and every cell of our body! These secret agents and their code language are what make humans, human and monkeys, monkey. This exciting journey into the secret genetic world of DNA includes awesome fun-filled activities like the Flowery Window, Cell Cookies, Agent DNA’s Mysterious Code, Uh oh! Cloning Error!


    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Sep 29, 2012

    STEM For Kids Featured in Destination Wake Forest


    Raleigh, NC, 09/29/2012 – Something Scienc-y for kids to get excited about, by Becky Elms, Contributing Writer at Destination Wake Forest.

    Becky Elms writes: “It is challenging to find things to keep kids busy with during the summer or find track-out camps for children of working parents. Recently, I came across a fantastic, unique camp thanks to a flyer sent home with my kids from Franklin Academy. The camp is called S.T.E.M., or Science, Engineering, Technology and Math. Their tag line is “engineering fun with math and science” and for my 9-year-old, that was S.P.O.T. on!” Continue reading at Destination Wake Forest …


    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    July 15, 2012

    Children are Getting Green With ENVI!


    Raleigh, NC, 07/15/2012 – After wild success of year-round (track-out and summer) Engineering Camps in Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, STEM For Kids launched its Environmental Engineering Camp.

    The new camp focuses on hands-on fun and exploration of our environment. In this innovative curriculum, children take a fresh look at air and water; fight the evil pollution; come face to face with the very special Carbon atom and his favorite friend Ms. Oxygen; work as environmental detectives to investigate the 3 Rs of green living - reduce, reuse and recycle.


    With various activities designed to engage minds like The Melting Ice, Air Catchers, Trash to Treasure, My Greenhouse, Water's vanishing color act, Oil Spill Clean-Up and Birdies Talk, children were in for a full-serving of environmental considerations in a fun-filled way.


    “It is very very fun and awesome”, Adam, a 2nd grader


    “This is probably the best camp I’ve ever been to”, Lucy, a 3rd grader


    “I love everything [in this program]”, Jane, a 5th grader and Lauren, a 2nd grader


    “It is fascinating to see children realize that doing our own part in keeping the environment clean can go a long way.”, said Moni Singh, aka Ms. STEM, Founder and CEO of STEM for Kids LLC.


    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Jun 6, 2012

    STEM For Kids brings the fun of STEM to New Jersey Mt. Holly Schools


    Raleigh, NC, 06/06/2012 – NJ Mount Holly Public Schools invited STEM For Kids to conduct STEM workshops for their Elementary and Middle Schools. It was amazing to see children’s excitement: “STEM is now my favorite subject” , “I wish we could do this till 3 [the whole school day]” , “Thank you… this was a lot of fun” .

    Click here to see the event at NJ Schools Website.

    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    May 29, 2012

    STEM Gets Good Grades


    Raleigh, NC, 05/29/2012 – Camp after camp; workshop after workshop, STEM for Kids is earning feedback like “STEM is awesome”. Connecting STEM with the feeling of awesome (in any form that children can phonetically sound out “osum”, “osum”, “awsom”) gets STEM for Kids one step closer to its mission of making STEM fun and real for kids. Today, a child gave STEM For Kids’ Aerospace Camp an "Osummmmm", the superlative of awesome as he enjoyed a close face off with air.

    Total Connection

    “We like the A+ grade; STEM is fun and such feedback tells us that we are on the right path”, Moni Singh, Founder and CEO, STEM For Kids, LLC.


    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Mar. 25, 2012

    Carolina Parent: New Program Introduces Kids to STEM


    Raleigh, NC, 03/25/2012

    Total Connection

    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary grade children. Track-out and summer camps are available offering flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.











    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Mar. 24, 2012

    Quest to reach the sky at STEM For Kids’ Aerospace Engineering Camp


    Raleigh, NC, 03/24/2012 – Anticipation is in the air … the young ones excitedly countdown, 10, 9, 8 …3,2, 1, blast off! Their eyes sparkle with amazement … after all, they designed the space shuttles to meet the goals of their mission, they decided on the rocket fuel and closely watched the weather to ensure timely mission launch. One after the other, the shuttles soar to the sky - Apollo 11, Bald Eagle 1 and 2, Brad, Cheetah, Twin Missile - Speed, Twin Missile Jet, USA, The Orange Baron and Neel Space Association!.

    Aerospace camp

    Afterwards, it is Space Bots vs. the Mind Reading Asteroids (MRA) on the lunar mission. The two teams work diligently to achieve marvelous feats. Space bots have the first lunar touchdown. MRA soon catch up and become the first team to complete the lunar roundtrip mission for all their astronauts..


    These are not excerpts from a Jules Verne science fiction … we are talking hands-on challenges and experiments that elementary age children are experiencing at STEM For Kids’ Aerospace engineering camp.


    “It was… cool that we launched our rockets and made planes”, says Matthew. One word to describe the camp, “fun” says Brady, “Aerosome” says Nicholas and “Awesome” say Payton, Lorelei and Sarah.


    “We have STEM made fun through our innovative kid-friendly curriculum. I am starting to see sparks of STEM ready to catch fire in children’s minds after our camp ”, said Moni Singh, aka Ms. STEM, Founder and President of STEM for Kids LLC.


    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Feb. 25, 2012

    The Total Connection: Elementary Children are Having Fun with STEM


    Raleigh, NC, 01/25/2012 – The Total Connection Magazine, a local kids and family newspaper serving the children of East Wake, Johnston County and Raleigh, reports that elementary children are having fun with STEM in the Triangle Area. Through innovative engineering camps in Raleigh and community-based workshop at Wake County North Regional Library, STEM For Kids is making STEM fun.

    Total Connection

    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary grade children. Track-out and summer camps are available offering flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.



    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Feb. 9, 2012

    Elementary (K-5) children are having fun with STEM


    Raleigh, NC, 02/09/2012 – Children are having a blast of fun with STEM For Kids’ Engineering programs for K-5 children. “I love it, it’s awesome, it’s cool …”, said Matthew a 2nd grader. “This is the best camp in the world, thank you for making it”, said Kendall, a 3rd grader.

    Third camp

    This week, “Fun with STEM”, an hour long program at the North Regional Library was greeted with some highly energetic remarks from the children: “We are ready Engineer STEM” and “STEM is fun”.


    Last week, children got a full load of M&M during STEM For Kids’ Mechanical Engineering Camp. So, what is M&M? Motion and Machines!!! Together with Engineer STEM, children ventured into the land of mechanics. They experienced the epic battle between adventurous motion and halting friction. They got cozy with inertia, explored the potential of energy and created many fun gizmos and gadgets. Best of all, they took all their projects home for extended fun.


    Previously during a Civil Engineering camp, children had a lot of fun in their awesome journey of close encounters with the “all fall down” gravity, thrilling balancing acts, bridging designs and the quest to make the tallest skyscraper! During the week-long camp, there were remarkable balancing acts anywhere from finger to nose to tongues and astute budgeting as all the campers came within their budgets in designing and building their dream-scapers !


    Third camp

    “STEM doesn’t have to be scary or boring. STEM is a lot of fun, clearly demonstrated by the spark in children’s eyes and their excitement”, said Moni Singh, aka Ms. STEM, Founder and President of STEM for Kids LLC.


    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary age children. Track-out and summer camps are available with flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.


    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Jan. 25, 2012

    Engineer STEM Goes to the Library


    Raleigh, NC, 01/25/2012 – STEM For Kids will conduct "Fun with STEM" workshop at the Wake County North Regional Library on Feb 7th. Register directly with the library. “Our public libraries play a crucial role in our community in exposing children to the wonders around us through books and enriching programs. In collaborating with the library, we are working towards bringing the fun and excitement of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to a broader set of children in the Triangle.”, Moni Singh, Founder and CEO, STEM For Kids, LLC.

    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary grade children. Track-out and summer camps are available offering flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.

    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Jan. 23, 2012

    STEM Rocks at STEM For Kids’ Engineering Camp


    Raleigh, NC, 01/23/2012 – Campers had a blast during STEM For Kids’ inaugural Civil Engineering Camp for K-5 children. Children had a lot of fun in their awesome journey of close encounters with the “all fall down” gravity, thrilling balancing acts, bridging designs and the quest to make the tallest skyscraper! During the week-long camp, we saw remarkable balancing acts anywhere from finger to nose to tongues and astute budgeting as all the campers came within their budgets in designing and building their dream-scapers !.

    First camp

    “This is the best camp in the world, thank you for making it”, said Kendall, a 3rd grade camper. "Sophia enjoyed camp on Monday. She has already requested that she attend for three weeks!!!! We are excited about this summer ... ", said Jennifer, mother of a KG camp participant.

    Previously, the launch of “Fun with STEM”, an hour long program with 100+ children, was greeted with some highly energetic remarks from the children: “We are ready Engineer STEM” and “STEM is fun”.

    “STEM doesn’t have to be scary or boring. STEM is a lot of fun, clearly demonstrated by the spark in children’s eyes and their excitement”, said Moni Singh, aka Ms. STEM, Founder and President of STEM for Kids LLC.

    STEM For Kids, LLC is offering STEM enrichment option for elementary grade children. Track-out and summer camps are available offering flexible schedules (half / full days; 2/ 3/ 4/ 5 days per week). STEM For Kids’ programs emphasize hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.

    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Jan. 15, 2012

    News and Observer reports on STEM For Kids


    Camp brings STEM to the younger set

     

    Jan. 14, 2012

    Engineer STEM debuts to cheers and excitement from 100+ children


    Raleigh, NC, 01/14/2012 – STEM For Kids’ inaugurated its “Fun with STEM” program with more than 100 children yesterday. Engineer STEM, in his debut at the Y, mystified the children with his magician plus robot plus tree persona. The little builders, thinkers and wonderers ventured into an amazing engineering mission with Engineer STEM. In this introductory mission to bridge obstacles, children had fun with numbers, a nosy joker and all-fall-down gravity!.

    “We are ready Engineer STEM” and “STEM is fun” - the room echoed with some highly energetic remarks from the children. “STEM doesn’t have to be scary or boring. STEM is a lot of fun, clearly demonstrated by the spark in children’s eyes and their excitement”, said Moni Singh, aka Ms. STEM, Founder and President of STEM for Kids LLC.

    Engineering is the application of science and math, to design solutions (technologies) that solve problems. Experts believe that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is an economic imperative. “As parents, we are looking to provide a variety of experiences to our children so they can discover and develop their own natural skills. STEM For Kids programs provide the much-need STEM enrichment option in our community.” says Ms. STEM.

     

    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    STEM For Kids, LLC is an organization founded in Raleigh and working towards the mission of making science and engineering fun for elementary kids with emphasis on hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Jan. 04, 2012

    Introducing Engineer STEM

    ... coming January 16th in a STEM For Kids’ Engineering camp near you.

     

    Raleigh, NC, 01/04/2012 – STEM For Kids, LLC is offering engineering-like enrichment track out camps for children in Grades 1, 2 & 3. Available for all tracks starting in January in North Raleigh, these camps provide a choice to parents keen on giving their children the long-lasting gift of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math).

     

    Engineering is the application of science and math to design solutions (technologies) that solve problems. Experts believe that STEM is an economic imperative. “As parents, we are looking to provide a variety of experiences to our children so they can discover and develop their own natural skills. STEM For Kids programs provide the much-need STEM enrichment option in our community.” says Moni Singh, Founder and President of STEM For Kids, LLC.

     

    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    STEM For Kids, LLC is an organization founded in Raleigh and working towards the mission of making science and engineering fun for elementary kids with emphasis on hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

    Dec. 14, 2011

    Triangle’s first engineering track out camps for elementary kids

     

    Raleigh, NC, 12/14/2011 – STEM For Kids, LLC is offering engineering-like enrichment track out camps for children in Grades 1, 2 and 3. Available for all tracks starting in January in North Raleigh, these camps provide a choice to parents keen on giving their children the long-lasting gift of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math).

     

    Engineering is the application of science and math to design solutions (technologies) that solve problems. Experts believe that STEM is an economic imperative. “As parents, we are looking to provide a variety of experiences to our children so they can discover and develop their own natural skills. STEM For Kids programs provide the much-need STEM enrichment option in our community.” says Moni Singh, Founder and President of STEM For Kids, LLC.

     

    For registration and other details, please visit www.stemforkids.net or call 919 29S TEM6 (919 297 8366) or email us at fun@stemforkids.net.

     

    STEM For Kids, LLC is an organization founded in Raleigh and working towards the mission of making science and engineering fun for elementary kids with emphasis on hands-on experiences to provide structured thinking, designing and building stuff all in a fun way. Children get to take home all of their projects at the end of the program.

     

    Contact Information:

    STEM For Kids, LLC

    919 297 8366

    www.stemforkids.net

    fun@stemforkids.net

     

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