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Get excited! Oklahoma 4-H Virtual STEM camps start next week and runs through the first week of August. STEM camps are a great way for 4-H members and youth age 8-12 to get involved with STEM and have some fun this summer! Camps include livestock science, bioenergy, photography, camping, wearable tech and more. 
 
REGISTER and COMPLETE some or all of the camps ANY TIME, June 8th - August 14th, 2020!
 
STEM Camps are open to all youth regardless of 4-H membership. If you are not a 4-H member, consider joining or exploring to to learn about the opportunities 4-H offers. To learn more about 4-H or find a 4-H Club in your Area, contact the County Extension Office [click here] where you live.

This material is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. OIA-1301789.  
  
 
 
Camping: July 13-17 Click Here to Register

Who doesn't love the outdoors and camping?! This week we will begin by learning proper shelter techniques, and follow up with cooking outdoors, stargazing and can't forget the BEST camping snack.... S'mores!  Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Camping camp.

Food Science: July 15-17 Click Here to Register

 

 

 

Future scientists, are you curious about why your cookies and cakes rise in the oven? What about why cuts of meat have particular shapes? This three-day program will cover a little bit of meat and food science for curious minds. Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Food Science camp.

Chemistry: July 20-24 Click Here to Register

In this week-long camp, participants will explore the world of chemistry through various experiments that will turn the kitchen into a laboratory. Grab your lab coat and join us!  Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Chemistry camp.

Farm to Fork: July 20-24 Click Here to Register

Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? Throughout this phenomenal week of dietary discussion, we will explore how we get the food that we eat! Highlighting the importance of the farm, participants will be able to see just what goes into creating the perfect plate. Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Farm to Fork camp.

Science Fair Workshops July 27-31,  Click Here to Register

Looking for some help on your next science fair project? Let us walk you through the step-by-step setup of a science experiment! Each participant will receive feedback on their projects. Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Science Fair week.

COVID Camp: (Camp Covid and Wearable Tech have been combined.) July 27-31 Click Here to Register  

If you or a loved one have been affected by the 2020 corona virus pandemic, you or a loved one may be intrigued by the OK 4-H COVID Camp. From sewing your own mask, to problem solving, to making your own hand sanitizer, you’ll be sure to learn self-sufficiency skills in this week-long camp. Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of COVID camp.

Wind Power: August 3-7 Click Here to Register

In Oklahoma, we have a lot of wind! In this camp, you’ll learn how wind can be used as a power source. Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Wind Power camp.

Don't forget:

  • Science Fair projects are due August 4.
  • Photography Contest entries are due August 5.

Previous STEMist Camps

 Livestock Science: June 8-12  Click Here to Register

Become a livestock scientist with us! We will learn about water quality
and its importance to livestock, the digestion process for ruminant animals,
how livestock nutrition relates to us and a special lesson on Dairy breeds and products. Ice cream involved!!!

Click Here for Livestock Science Camp

Outdoor Adventure: June 8-11 Click Here to Register

Learn about nature and explore the outdoors through hands-on activities in birding, forestry, geology, and more! Bring your thinking cap and your appetite to enjoy a tasty snack activity.

Click Here for Outdoor Adventure Camp

Bio Energy: June 15-17 Click Here to Register 

Get ready to learn about "The Energy of the Future!" This week we will buckle up and learn about renewable energy, and how we use it! Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form, and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Bioenergy camp.

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Mission to Mars: June 17-19 Click Here to Register

Explore the surface of Mars in your very own moon rover! Blast off with us as we learn how astronauts exercise and grow their own food in space. Will you survive or will NASA be called in for a rescue? Join us for an out of this world week! Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form, and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Mission to Mars camp.

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Underwater Exploration: June 22-24 Click Here to Register

Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the surface of your pond? Find out with us! We will discover various ecosystems and biomes. Are you ready to get your feet wet? Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Underwater Exploration camp.

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Photography: June 25-26 Click Here to Register

This two-day program will entail all the do's and don't's of learning photography. Participants will learn about the importance of using light, subject focus, and zooming capabilities to capture beauty in still photos.

The Oklahoma State 4-H STEM-ist program will feature weekly photo submissions by camp participants. Submissions can either be on the Facebook page or via email (STEM-ist email chain). Winners of the photo contest will be announced the week of August 3rd-7th. Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form, and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Photography camp. 

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(Week 4 off - 4th of July Week, This would be a great time to catch up on any activities you may have missed.)

Gardening: July 6-10 Click Here to Register

Become a master gardener with our week-long program focusing on flowers to vegetables and everything in between. Join us on a walk-through soil quality, various produce, as well as planting tips and tricks. Can you dig it? Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Gardening camp.

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Weather: July 6-10 Click Here to Register

From tornadoes to the water cycle, follow us through a series of activities designed to help you better understand Oklahoma weather. You may even become the next Travis Meyers. Grab your rain gear because there is a 100% chance of fun! Participants that complete the project, Microsoft form and/or FlipGrid will receive a special prize at the end of Weather camp.

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