Summer can be boring, hot and dreary, but not for the 110 kids who will attend the Summer Program at the Boys and Girls Club of Dewitt County.
Ten weeks full of exploration and adventure, each week with its own theme, will provide exploring the concept of STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, with time for a big A for art—adding creative power to STEM to create STEAM.
The BGCDC opened a new $250,000 Media Center, a grant from BPH Billiton, in the early December of 2015. The media center offers multiple resources needed for the STEM program, as well as the Art part of the program. There are opportunities for robotics, drafting, CAD projects, as well as a flight simulation program that makes you feel like you are the pilot. There are opportunities for video production, website building and on line learning. integrated into the Summer Program.