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Challenge Island is an award-winning, hands-on, STEAM-based program aligned with Common Core, State and Next Generation Science, ELA, as well as Social/Emotional Standards. Challenge Island offers a wide array of collaborative STEMtastic programs for kids ages 4-14+. Options include in-person or VIRTUAL field trips, camps,...

STEMM FIRE focuses on bringing STEMM professionals out to rural and small town Kansas schools to increase exposure to STEMM careers, provide educational guidance, offer mentors, job shadowing and general STEMM support. We encourage the pursuit of STEMM degrees and advocate students returning to rural...

Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3), 100 acre wildlife sanctuary that features a variety of native habitats, approximately 4 miles of trails, and a nature center that is open to the public year-round. Trained naturalists and dedicated volunteers offer a wide array of...

We offer Summer STEM Camps, college access, STEM lectures and online courses and professional development, specializing in One Health, Animal Science, Agriculture and Food Science. We also provide outreach STEM education to area schools and organizations. ...

At Olathe Public Library, we strive to offer a variety of fun opportunities to appeal to all interests! Programs are offered throughout the school year and summer for year-long learning with many programs designed specifically for STEM learning....

Cognia (formerly AdvancED & Measured Progress) organizes the Midwest Regional STEM Institute to offer new insights on how to create meaningful STEM learning opportunities in elementary, intermediate, middle and high school settings. Applying strategies proven to work in schools of all types, Cognia is committed to...

Kansas City Teen Summit is a non-profit organization in STEM education, servicing learning and community engagement; integrating a summer program with applied professional experience. This proven approach inspires students to realize their potential in STEM-related education and careers. Our summer program includes a summer stipend, learning...

A Bridge to the Stars is a high school-to-college STEM pipeline housed at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The program provides area high school students with high impact exposure to science through innovative experiential learning with a professional scientist in introductory astronomy courses at UMKC....

The Kansas City Zoo connects people to each other and the natural world to promote understanding, appreciation and conservation. The mission of the Kansas City Zoo Education Department is to positively change behavior by instilling in all people the desire and knowledge to respect and conserve...

The Linda Hall Library promotes STEM education with a variety of traditional lectures and programs, in addition to specific events targeted to high school students, such as "How Do I Become an Engineer?" In fall 2019, the Library will announce a metropolitan area STEM inventor's...