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NonProfit Spotlight: The STEM Connection
As parents we get excited when we find programs that will fit our kids perfectly. This happened to me when I can across The STEM Connection. I’m pretty sure my 5-year-old daughter is going to want to live there year round. It is a nonprofit organization that utilizes Moore Road Farm, their 30 acres of outdoor space, to inspire kids in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through hands-on, minds-on and feet-on-the-ground programming.
Different ecosystems are maintained including: deciduous forest, Eagle Creek, fields of crops, and gardens. This provides an array of educational opportunities for all ages.
Year-round programs like field trips, family hikes, after school STEM challenge clubs, traveling STEM experiences, and summer camps are focused on Indiana science standards, conservation and inspiring STEM careers. A few summer topics include: The Amazing Animal Kingdom, What Can You Be?, and Citizen Scientist. As a parent, I love that it is a balance of learning but also spending the summer outside.
We are happy to now be including their programs on our calendar and summer camp guide:
You can also find more information on their website…