SPARK Program | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

SPARK Program

191 Auditorium Road, Unit 3187
Storrs , CT , 06269
Phone: (860) 486-5536
41° 48' 33.8256" N, 72° 15' 20.2284" W
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Kevin McLaughlin
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SPARK is a summer residential program for current 6th through 9th grade female students interested in STEM. Participants are taught and mentored by outstanding female University of Connecticut undergraduate engineering students. There are four sessions that focus on different engineering disciplines: coding, robotics, 3D printing, and general engineering. Students are encouraged to have fun while learning, and to learn while having fun! Each week will also include fun activities such as bonfire nights, drone flying, and visits to the Dairy Bar.

There will be four sessions in 2018:
July 8 - 14: Coding in Space
July 15 - 21: Underwater Robotics
July 22 - 28: 3-D Printing a Better Earth
July 29 - August 4: Engineering Through the Ages
Students may apply to attend one, two, three, or all four of the sessions.

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