STEM at SSM


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Offerings are age-appropriate and hands on/minds on in nature. We follow a 3-stage approach with Inspiration > Creativity > Innovation at the core. Like the field of science itself, new explorations are always underway!

Our summer camps have been completed for the 2017 season. Watch for our school year programming announcements in the months to come!

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  • Encounters (Saturday morning STEM activities)

    Our monthly inquiry challenge series for youth ages 9-14. Sign up for one, a few, or do them all! Each month we’ll inspire participants to investigate, create, and innovate their way through a STEM challenge.

    Cost is $15 per Saturday and need-based scholarships are available.

  • Hometown Hi-Tech Tours

    Take a peek behind the scene of hi-tech in use every day right in Faribault! Meet the innovators, learn about their technologies, and hear their stories for success.

    Events are free and open to students elementary through high school.

  • Copter Flight Times in the Dome

    Dates set aside to fly your copters and drones in our Dome! Click here for more information on upcoming dates.

  • Summer Camps 2017 - We had a great summer!

     A week’s work of day camp in one innovation-filled day!

    Most days start out with an investigation into a specific realm of STEM and then progress into inquiry-based activities where participants put their talent, imagination, and new skills to the test. Download a flyer

    Our summer programming is now completed. Click here to see photos and videos!

  • Gifted & Talented Programming

    Does your school have students that are ready for further enrichment in programming? Let’s talk!

    We have opportunities available to give your students the challenges they hunger for not only in STEM, but also in creativity, empathetic design thinking, and global cultures.

    Email [email protected] or call 507/333-1562 for more information!

  • STEM Courses

    (after school and evenings during the school year)

    Enrichment courses for students at 9-14 showcasing a variety of innovative skills in STEM.

    Topics vary from year to year and include the technologies of 3D Design & Printing, Structural Engineering, Lego Robotics, Vex Robotics, Chemistry, Power & Energy, and more! Fees vary by program and need-based scholarships are available.

For more information, contact [email protected] director John Blackmer at [email protected] or 507/333-1562.