Center for Educational Outreach Newsletter
Issue: #11May, 2014

Summer is almost here! What are you doing this summer? What are your students doing this summer? Don't know the answer yet? Read about all the great STEM activities happening around town this summer. 

The Center for Educational Outreach


Summer Camps for Youth
Reinvent Summer Fun!
Camp Invention's week-long experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine. The camp takes place at various locations around Baltimore. More information about how to register can be found on their website
Science Camp at MSC 
The Maryland Science Center is offering five sessions of week-long full day and half day programs for students ages 4-13 starting June 30th. Lunch provided in full day programs, snack provided in half day programs. More information about all the various camps and how to register can be found on the Maryland Science Center website.
YMCA Summer Robotics
Enter the world of robotics with a hands-on approach to programming. Assemble LEGO NXT MINDSTORM´┐Ż robots with a partner or small team, program the robots to navigate an obstacle course, carry out small missions and more! Programs, assembly and missions become more advanced with each level.    
: Grades 3 - 6 
When: Monday - Thursday, 4pm - 6pm
How: Sign up online or visit one of the following locations to get a discount on the cost!
Weinberg Family Center Y                    May 19th, 5pm-8pm
Parkville Family Center Y                      May 20th, 4pm-7pm
Hill Family Center Y                              May 21st, 4pm-7pm
Summer Learning
The BELL Summer program is a full-day learning experience that combines academic instruction with fun and hands-on enrichment activities, field trips, and service projects. The program is designed to help scholars gain new academic skills and prepare to enter school in the fall ready to excel. Get more information from their website
Professional Development Opportunities
Earth Science PD for MD Teachers
Improve your knowledge and teaching of Earth Science with hands-on activities and supervised lesson planning in Plate Tectonics & Rock Cycle, Natural Disasters, Earth History & Fossil Record, and the Global Climate System taught by JHU Earth and Planetary Sciences faculty and researchers.  Earn MSDE & Baltimore City AU approved 3 credits, Lunches and parking provided. 

Who - Maryland teachers, K-12 (no science or math prerequisites)

When - Monday, July 7 -  Wednesday, July 16, 2014; 9:30am - 4:30pm weekdays

Where - Olin Hall, Johns Hopkins University

Cost: - Free for Maryland teachers

Deadline: June 30  - Space is limited. Baltimore City and County teachers should sign up through their respective school systems. Other MD teachers, please contact Teresa Healy to register.

More info at 


Stay cool this summer and we'll see you in August!



Margaret Hart
Center for Educational Outreach
Who We Are
The Center for Educational Outreach is part of the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Our mission is to inspire and prepare youth, particularly those underrepresented in STEM, to pursue STEM education and careers.
In This Issue
Camp Invention
Maryland Science Center
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BELL Summer Learning
Earth Science PD
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