Tech Camp (formerly Game Camp) is an after school program in partnership with JEVS TechServ Scholars, Urban Technology Project, and Skyless Games Studios at School of the Future. Mentors will assist students with designing and building their own website that aims to solve a local, national, or global issue that students will identify. The program will culminate in an opportunity for students to showcase their projects and network with local tech professionals.
The Urban Farming Project is an after school mentoring program for kindergarten through fifth grade students attending Dr. Ethel Allen Promise Academy, a district school in North Philadelphia. Students will come together to grow fruits and vegetables and participate in meaningful gardening lessons and outdoor activities with mentors.
Within District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund‘s STEAM Scholars program at Roxborough High School is a series of STEM Career Spotlight workshops that run throughout the entire school year. The goal of these Career Spotlights is to provide high school students with exposure to STEM careers and an opportunity to speak with a professional that will make something abstract, a bit more tangible. Careers highlighted include engineering, behavioral health, forensic science, and more.
Greater Philadelphia Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) is designed to challenge, engage, and publicly recognize students (Grades 9-12) conducting research in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers at the Regional JSHS in mid-March.
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