Summer at STEM

BEST Robotics 1-Day Camp
June 30th
STEM'S BEST Robotics Team (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) is hosting a one-day summer session for incoming grades 6-12.  In one day, you will spend the morning designing and building a robot, and in the afternoon drive that robot in competition against another team.  You'll get the traditional six weeks of the BEST fall competition all in one day!  All materials provided.  This is a great way to see what BEST is all about, and the perfect summer session for anyone who loves robot competitions.  Click HERE to read more and register.

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Drama Camp
June 12th-16th

The class will provide basic knowledge of acting techniques and stage movement to develop your child's imagination, creativity and confidence.  Every day, campers rotate through core classes in voice, acting, and dance, along with an exciting array of workshops, including sketch comedy, stage crafts, and more! Learn more about the camp and register HERE.


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Music Technology Camp
July 10th-14th or July 17th-21st

This program is based on STEM School's highly successful middle school Music Production program. It is intended for students with some experience of playing an instrument, such as piano, guitar, singing or band/orchestra. This course allows our participants to learn music composing skills using technology or enhance their own instrumental/vocal talents with technology. Click HERE to learn more.


Decoder Squads: Encryption and CyberSecurity
June 5th-9th

This camp will teach students basics about Cyber Security. It will also teach them how to protect different operating systems from theft or damage to the software, hardware or information on them. We will also cover discussions on cybercrime and how our daily life and national security depends on a stable, safe, and resilient cyberspace. Students will learn to encrypt messages and information. They will be working in groups for problem-solving, collaboration, and team skillsLearn more about the camp and register  HERE.


Beginner Lego Robotics
June 5th-9th

In this week-long summer camp, students will build a basic EV3 robot to start the class.  Building the robot will provide the students with basic mechanical engineering knowledge to include designing a solid well-balanced structure.  After all programming is mastered, the students will build a custom robot designed by them! They will be challenged to compete against other students using their advanced programming skills. Learn more and sign up  HERE.

Visit our  Summer Camps Page  for More Information and More Camps!


Mentor Spotlight
Amber Walter

This past fall, Amber reached out to STEM. She was a new parent, and was eager to use her passions and experience to provide a new opportunity for the students. "I welcome any opportunity to share my passion for theater with children," says Amber. "I also love to be present in my children's school. I like them to see me volunteering and working with others."

During this past school year, Amber has helped produce several plays with Ms Rooney's drama class. This past weekend, students performed in two shows at ThunderRidge High School: "Beneath the Lake" and "Law and Order." "STEM kids are fabulous for theater because they are amazing self motivators. They are creative problem solvers. These are good kids who welcome a challenge and are good at working as a team to create something new," says Amber.

Amber is a professional actress, producer and director. She has two sons that attend STEM, Sam (4th) and Davis (6th), and is married to Michael, a traveling IT Engineer.

This summer, Amber will be leading a drama camp. To learn more, click  HERE.


To register, click  HERE  or email Sara.Phelps@stemhigh.org with questions.

Become a "Camp Parent" for Camp Invention

Camp Invention "Camp Parent" helps to promote our summer program! Camp Parent will receive FREE registration for one child, and additional children are $130 off. This parent helps get more kids involved in this amazing learning experience! Email Sara.Phelps@stemhigh.org if you are interested in being STEM's Camp Invention Camp Parent!


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Help STEM earn fundraising dollars with something you already do - grocery shopping!

Purchase reloadable King Soopers gift cards through STEM.  They are pre-loaded with a $5.00 balance, and all re-loads earn 5% for STEM!

Click HERE to learn more and purchase!

 The bi-monthly STEM Academy Newsletter provides information about the extended learning programs offered by the STEM School and Academy.

This is a separate newsletter from the School Newsletter that is emailed every Thursday.

School Contact

STEM School and Academy
8773 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, Colorado
303.683.7836

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