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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,...

The Aviation Institute of Maintenance's Kansas City campus launched a dual credit STEM program with local school districts in 2019 and continues to expand the program. To learn more and whether the dual credit program is available through your high school, contact Patrick Nelson. ...

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...

aSTEAM Village is an organization that focuses on engaging students, families, and educators in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) pathways to facilitate career and education readiness for participation in the 21st Century economies of today and tomorrow. OUR MISSION is to inspire students and...

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...

The Mathapalooza Room at Rockhurst offers opportunities for students to engage in hands-on fun math experiences through play. We run field trips for schools (max 45 students per event) on Tuesdays and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. ...

Little Medical School brings medicine, science and the importance of health to children in an entertaining way through afterschool programs, summer camps and special events. Using role play techniques, students ages 4-14 learn what activities healthcare professionals do, understand how the body works and learn how...

KC Urban Advantage (KCUA) helps break the cycle of poverty in Kansas City by increasing confidence and ability in academic achievement for underserved students. Our mission is to provide access to holistic STEAM education to prepare elementary students to unlock opportunities for higher learning and...

Kids dive into our classes and exercise their innate gift for building. They come away understanding fundamental principles of engineering and physics. The experience boosts their confidence, creativity and ability to collaborate. Our Mission Statement: Build problem-solving skills Provide an opportunity for creative expression Foster a...