Check out what's happening in Spokane STEM this summer!
Be sure to also visit our Events Calendar to see a day-by-day listing.
Check out three weeks of video game design and recreational activities offered at the Community Colleges of Spokane to see how science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) relate to the real world. The morning offerings are technology-focused and computer-based, while the afternoon sessions are designed to get the children moving and thinking creatively. Learn more here.
Summer Camps: 4-8 years old. Coding with Caterpillars!, Slime, Putty & Goo!, Chemistry 101, Art Exploration I, Insect Lab, Art Exploration II, Hearts & Blood
Toddler + Me Classes: 2-4 years old. Bubbles!, Food Art!, Bees & Butterflies!, Father's Day Fun!, Pool Noodle Fun!, Woodland Friends, Sharks, Lil Aliens and Outer Space; Let's Make Some Art!, Music with Michael!, Dora Explorer, All About Me, Under the Sea, Rockets & Robots!
Weekend Labs: All ages. Join us on the weekends for fun, hands-on lab activities! Every month features a different topic. Free with science center admission. Saturdays (10am - 2pm) and Sundays (11am - 2pm).
Matter Splatter!: All ages. Head to the "Matter Splatter" exhibit for ooey-gooey demonstrations as you explore why matter, matters! Tue/Thu in July, at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Free with center admission.
Planetarium Shows: All ages. Explore the cosmos in Mobius' mobile planetarium and embark on a tour of the planets, black holes, and more. Fridays in July and August, at 10:30 am, noon, 1:30 and 3 pm. $2-$3.
Dissection Camp: Ages 7-9. Campers dissect an owl pellet to see what's been digested, a squid, a frog and more. Wednesdays in August, at 10:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. $10-$12/session.
Lab Activies: All ages. Join Mobius at The Lab for fun, hands-on science activities; topics will be educators' "choice of the day." Thursdays in August, offered all day. Free with center admission.
Science Shows: All ages. Come see Mobius' most popular demos, including thrilling experiments that explain scientific principles behind each. Tuesdays in August, at 11 am and 1 pm. Free with center admission.
Open to all students in the Eastern Washington region who will be in grades K-8 in the fall of 2018. They offer hands-on, problem-solving, critical thinking, communications, and leadership skills through fun, engaging activities. Breakfast and lunch is included. Register here!
Organized to provide activities, experiments, projects and field experiences for children who are 4 or 5 years old. The summer camps promote STEM experiences that offer hands-on, problem-solving, critical thinking, communications and teamwork through fun, engaging activities! Summer camps are open to all children in and around Spokane (Eastern Washington). Breakfast and lunch is included. Register here!
Adventures in 3D Printing: Grades 5-8, Boring math drills in this camp? Not a chance. Computation worksheets? Nowhere to be seen this week. Using math in a new, creative way? You bet! June 19-21.
Science Camp: Grades 3-6, Join our Upper School Biology Teacher for a week of rigorous science and hardcore fun across our incredible SGS campus! June 25-29.
Rocket Camp: Grades 5-8, Students will learn how to make and do the following: rocket bodies, rocket fuels using ratios and weighing chemicals, experiment with different propellants, build rocket motors and test them, and recovery systems. July 9-13.
Legos and Programming for Young Students: Grades 1-3, Do you want to build with Legos? Do you like motors and things that move? Learn how to create and build Lego structures that will move when and where you tell them to! August 6-10.
Dragon Chess Camp: Grades 2-9, Dragon Chess Camp is 15 hours of fun learning and practicing chess skills, as well as testing them in competition. August 6-10.
Classes and workshops such as Lego Club, Radical Rick and the Science of Sound, Drop-in Hours, and more are held at various Spokane County Library locations throughout the summer months. Visit their calendar of events to learn and see more!
PLUS you can now check out a Family Museum Pass at the library. Single-day admission for a family at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture and Mobius Science Center & Children's Museum.
Classes and workshops such as Build!, Virtual Reality Fun and Games!, Mobius Rocks!, and more are held at various Spokane Public Library locations throughout the summer months. Visit their calendar of events to learn and see more!
Students entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in 2018-19 are eligible to enroll in our Summer Academy 2018. Our Summer Academy is tuition free – Summer Academy lab/material fees may be applicable and vary by course. Students that successfully complete/pass their Summer Academy course will earn a .5 high school elective credit. Students must provide their own transportation. Read course descriptions here. Register here.
A variety of summer camps are offered through the GSEWNI. Check them out here.
Summer course offerings include Advanced Manufacturing, Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Biomedical Sciences, Introduction to Engineering, Fire Science and Emergency Services, and Sports Medicine. Sessions are in June and July. Read more and register here.
West Valley students are encouraged to join us for a fun-filled week of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math! Camp options include Medical Mysteries, Lego Robotics, or Girls Love Legos. Camps are open to all West Valley students in grades 1-6 as of fall 2018. June 18-June 21. Limited registration - deadline extended to June 10. Sign up here!