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STEM Beyond School Adventure (3rd-5th) - Meeting at Bear Creek
Dates:
9/1/2016 - 6/1/2017
Time:
Mondays - 3:30 - 5 PM
Ages:
Grade 3 - 5
Cost:
$95.00
Availability:
Registration for this session is no longer available
Description

Adventure Club @ Bear Creek: Special STEM Beyond School Program


The High Desert Museum and Camp Fire were awarded a "STEM Beyond School" grant for the 2016-2017 year with the aim to reinforce STEM concepts students are learning in school and to broaden access to out of school opportunities for all students by targeting under served youth.  In this program, we will serve 30-40 kids with 70 hours each of STEM specific programming (as well as at least 30 more hours of leadership and service programming.)


We will hold afterschool Camp Fire Adventure Clubs at four schools: Bear Creek, Jewell, Juniper, and Silver Rail. Half of the weekly club meetings will be used with STEM specific activities run by both The High Desert Museum and Camp Fire.  In addition, we will have 6 free, full day, off-site STEM experiences during no school days only for members of these clubs.


Price per Year:


Please note: The retail price of participating in a Camp Fire Club is $95. This includes a Camp Fire Annual Membership ($45 value) and all club dues for the entire year ($50). The cost of Membership is discounted by $10 from September 1 - October 31.

Location: Bear Creek Elementary School


This club will meet at Bear Creek Elementary School. You do not need to attend Bear Creek in order to participate in this club. The club leader will communicate with you the exact room of meetings after you complete your registration as well as notify you of any changes in meeting location for special events.

Financial Aid:


As a nonprofit organization, Camp Fire is pleased to be able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships based upon financial need thanks to United Way of Deschutes County, the Every Kid Fund, and many generous individual donors. Please complete our simple Financial Assistance Form after you have created a Camp Fire log in. You may go ahead and register for the program(s) you would like to attend and select "Check or Money Order" as your method of payment to reserve your spot while we review your application. You will be notified as to the scholarship amount available and the balance due will be adjusted accordingly.

Space is Limited:


Camp Fire Clubs are kept small to ensure a great Adult:Youth ratio and create the best learning experience possible. If the club is sold out, please add yourself to the waiting list as we may be able to accommodate you at a different location, or if there is enough interest, we may start another club.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:


Learn more about our registration policies including making payments, our cancellation policy, and our refund policy.

More about Camp Fire Clubs:


Five Trails of Camp Fire:


The Camp Fire Club program features opportunities for youth to learn skills in a variety of activities based on their interests. The program is organized around the five Camp Fire Trails:

Trail to Knowing Me


Helps youth learn relationship and communication skills and focuses on increasing self-knowledge.


Trail to Family and Community


Works to strengthen each child’s place in the family and community and focuses on leadership, service-learning projects and citizenship.


Trail to Creativity


Stimulates creativity and imagination through activities that involve visual arts, performing arts and creative writing.


Trail to the Environment


Helps youth understand and appreciate the natural world by providing activities on nature, environmental stewardship and sense of place.


Trail to The Future


Contains activities designed to develop mental and physical skills. Focuses on activities related to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), life-skills, and goal-setting.


There are five program levels:


  • Little Stars: 3 and 4 year olds

  • Starflight: grades K-2

  • Adventure: grades 3-5

  • Teens in Action / Discovery: grades 6-8

  • Teens in Action / Horizon: grades 9-12

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