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Welcome to Bayou STEM!
The STEM Division at Fletcher Technical Community College created ‘Bayou STEM’ as one strategy to improve access to STEM career opportunities in the bayou region. Bayou STEM offers unique STEM education and development experiences.
Our approach includes providing participants of all ages with learning opportunities beyond the traditional classroom environment. We provide both in-person and virtual summer camps, K-12 teacher professional development, community STEM festivals, and much more!
These multi-faceted approaches to expanding access are designed to foster lifelong learning and interest in STEM fields as well as provide pathways for participants to pursue advanced topics in formal STEM academic programs.
Our team looks forward to meeting you on Fletcher’s campuses and out in the community at our events. If you have any questions or would like to know more about our outreach please contact us at: BayouSTEM@Fletcher.edu
Summer Camp Opportunities: We are excited to announce our most recent partnership with Central Creativity to provide virtual summer camps. Each registered participant will receive a kit through the mail that will include all the materials needed for camp week. Our camps include:
- 15 HERO Activities, plus tons of mini-challenges
- Work Live With Other Campers
- Highly Curated Experiences
- National Partnerships (like our friends at NASA)
- High-end Components
- Child and Parent/Caretaker Instructional Guides
- Online and offline experiences
- Camps are Grade-level Clustered (K-2, 3-6, 7-12)
- Live interviews with national science celebrities
- And sooooo much more!!!
In three simple steps we will have your child ready for an adventure in the comfort of your own homes!
First, choose the camp experience. Our camps are clustered by grade level, so your family’s experience will be just right for you.
Second, register for camp of your choice. By filling out the registration links below you will reserve your family’s spot. Camps fill up quickly, so early registration is encouraged!
Finally, get ready for fun! From the first to the last day of camp, your family will be immersed in a world of excitement and exploration that will forever change the way you look at summer camps.
We are proud to announce Shell and Chevron as this year’s camp sponsors! We appreciate their continued support of STEM engagement in our community.
Summer 2020 Bayou STEM camps
- Shell Energy Venture Camp (July 13th-17th, 2020): This camp is designed for participants to learn about careers in energy while having fun. Activities covered will include learning about different energy sources, as well as, how we utilize energy in our homes and businesses. Participants should be between the 7th and 12th to participate in this camp. We also have opportunities for our WorkReady U college population. Registration is only $150 a participant.Through a generous gift from our friends at Shell, ‘Needs based’ scholarships may be available. Please contact BayouSTEM@fletcher.edu for details.
- NASA Astro Camp (July 20th-24th, 2020): Get ready to blast off with our NASA Astro summer camp! Enroll now for the inaugural NASA Astro Camp ‘To Go’ Summer Camp experience and be a part of history. This one-week action-packed and highly educational NASA events are sure to please and motivate future innovators and engineers!!! Participants can choose from grade appropriate experiences (K-2nd, 3rd-6th, and 7th-12th grade) all happening in the same week. Registration is only $150 for the week of fun.Through a generous gift from our friends at Chevron, ‘Needs based’ scholarships may be available. Please contact BayouSTEM@fletcher.edu for details.
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