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STEM ChallengesFor grades 6 - 8 - June 17 -20, 2013

  • Students will participate in morning sessions of intense Lego Robotics with Robert Hipple. Students will have the chance to construct and program their own machines with expert guidance while developing their problem solving and team building skills. Students will also be able to talk with advanced students who have participated in state and national robotics competitions. Monday and Tuesday afternoons will consist of advanced mathematical problem solving and critical thinking exercises with Omar Bjarki. Wednesday and Thursday afternoons will be spent with David Shane, delving matter, energy and their interaction with the study of Physics.

STEM Challenges sessions are taught by Lansing Community College faculty.


Students entering 6th through 8th grade in the Fall of 2013


A hands-on experience in programming robotics, math exploration, and physics.


June 17 - 20, 2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Drop-off: 7:45 am
Pick-up: 5:00 pm - 5:15 pm


STEM Challenges will take place at Lansing Community College's East Campus (2827 Eyde Parkway, East Lansing, MI 48823)

Registration Information

Cost: $299.00 for a 4 day session
Please make checks payable to: Lansing Community College

STEM ChallengesApplication Materials: Most current grade report (for the applying student),
teacher letter of evaluation, and student application

Deadline: All application materials & payments must be received by June 11, 2013.

STEM Challenges Check List

  • A completed Teacher Evaluation Form
  • A copy of your most recent Report Card
  • Registration fee of $299.00 in the form of a check made
    payable to Lansing Community College


Checks will not be deposited until application decisions have been made. Should your child not be accepted, all application materials, including the check, will be returned to you.

STEM ChallengesJudy Arntson-Howard
A+ Youth Programs MC8130
Lansing Community College
P.O. Box 40010
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
Phone: 517-483-9306
Fax: 517-483-9750


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