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FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a national program that combines the rigors of science with the excitement of sports to engage students in STEM. The after-school robotics-based programs reach youth ages 6 to 18, starting with FIRST LEGO League Jr....

KC Engineering Zone (KC EZ) is a safe and supportive 4,200-square-foot workspace where Kansas City’s K-12 urban students acquire real-world knowledge, skills and experience through hands-on science, technology, engineering and math programming....

Kansas STARBASE is the U.S. Department of Defense’s award winning science, technology, engineering and math youth program. In 1993, Kansas STARBASE was established to serve students in 4th, 5th or 6th grades who are historically under-represented in STEM. Students engage in inquiry-based curriculum with a...

At Code Ninjas, we help busy parents prepare their kids to think like a programmer through an ongoing coding and robotics curriculum at our four Kansas City locations: Leawood, Lenexa, Olathe, Kansas; and Lee's Summit, Missouri.  Our Code Senseis train youth so they can have...

More than 35 school districts and private schools in the Kansas City metro offer Project Lead The Way, a project-based curriculum designed to engage students in problem solving and STEM learning.  PLTW is a national nonprofit offering this transformative learning experience for K-12 students and...

Off-Kilta Matilda™ is a book and program that teaches kids to "love their spots" and lead with STEM. Though the focus is second and third grades, early readers love the materials. We have options for teachers, parents, home school groups and camps. We go to...

With nearly 30,000 youth served, unparalleled camping facilities spanning 5,300 acres, and endless experience oriented activities, there’s no better place to be a Scout than right here in the Greater Kansas City Area. Heart of America Council Scouting programs are preparing our young people to...

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H helps young people acquire the skills and knowledge to become self-directing, productive, contributing members of our community through projects, events and activities. Rocketry, woodworking, foods, gardening, and...

Cerner is the leading U.S. supplier of health care information technology solutions that optimize clinical and financial outcomes. Around the world, health organizations ranging from single-doctor practices to entire countries turn to Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) for our powerful yet intuitive solutions. Cerner offers clients a...