Summer at STEM

Wacky Weather Camp
June 5th to 9th

Become a Colorado weather forecaster in this interactive summer camp! Colorado has some of the most extreme weather on Earth!  Why are there up to 85 degree differences on winter days between record highs and lows? How does moisture from the Gulf of Mexico create our July monsoon season?  Learn how a nearby county in Colorado has the highest number of tornadoes each year...and learn the ways of storm chasers.  IT'S JUNE and the highest month for reported severe storms.  If you are in 3rd-5th grade, join us this summer for some wacky weather adventure! Learn more and sign up  HERE.

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 intensive 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.

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.


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.

Spartan Space Sciences Pong-SAT Camp
July 10th to July 21st

In this 2-week-long camp, students will engineer a completely self-contained flight balloon carrying Pong-SAT experiments, and experiment small enough to fit either inside and/or on the outside of a ping pong ball. The camp will be followed by an exciting launch day on July 22nd, launching their payload east of Denver for an all-day adventure of chasing the balloon from launch to landing using amateur radio equipment that reports online positions to smart phones. Learn more about the camp and register HERE.


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

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Students in STEM's Natural History Club work on building Kestral nest boxes. Students helped complete 4 boxes that will now be placed in various locations around Highlands Ranch.


Mixed Martial Arts Program
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Join us the next 4 weeks for a Mixed Martial Arts and Work Ethic program for ages 6-12!

When: April 17th - May 8th (Mondays)
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Location: Elementary Gym
Cost: $68.99 (please make checks out to CEMMA). All proceeds are donated to STEM.

Please turn in forms and payment in an envelope to Sara Phelps.

Click HERE for the flyer and registration!
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! 


High School Students - Earn 
40 Volunteer Hours with Camp Invention!

We are looking for a few high school students to assist with Camp Invention this summer! High school students have the opportunity to gain leadership skills by working alongside K-6 students. Students can receive up to 40 volunteer hours and will receive a letter from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Space is limited. Email Sara.Phelps@stemhigh.org if you are interested and click  HERE to learn more!


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King Soopers & Help STEM!


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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