STEM Cubs

STEM Cubs is a free S.T.E.M. education program hosted by the Office of Academic Access and Leadership Development, College of Education & Human Development and College of Engineering at the University of Missouri.

Emphasizing the importance of exposing all students to exploratory and experiential learning, STEM Cubs seeks to engage elementary students, particularly those historically underrepresented in STEM education and career fields, to hands-on STEM activities.

STEM Cubs registration for the spring session will open February 1.

For Spring 2023 information and updates: Sign up here!

For instructor/volunteer information, click here.

 

Next event: Saturday, March 11, 2023

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STEM Cubs: K-5

The next STEM Cubs: K-5 half-day camps will be held Saturday, March 11, 2023, in the College of Education and Human Development (Townsend Hall). Students may participate in one session.
  • Morning session: 9am – 12pm (check-in/drop-off begins at 8:30am)
  • Afternoon session: 1pm – 4pm (check-in/drop-off begins at 12:30pm)

 

STEM Cubs: Middle Connections

The next STEM Cubs: Middle Connections camp will be held Saturday, March 11, 2023, in the College of Engineering (Lafferre Hall). Middle school students will have the option of participating in one of two 3-hour sessions. Topics of sessions will be posted in February.
  • Morning session: 9am – 12pm (check-in/drop-off begins at 8:30am)
  • Afternoon session: 1pm – 4pm (check-in/drop-off begins at 12:30pm)

 

Registration for both programs will open in February 2023. To receive information and updates about registering a child, click here, and add umaldstemcubs@umsystem.edu to your safe senders. Acceptances will be sent out two weeks before the event date.

 

 


STEM Cubs Planning Team

Office of Academic Access and Leadership Development

  • Jennifer Brown, Director of Academic Access and Outreach Initiatives, K-16
  • Glenn Gilyot, Graduate Coordinator for STEM Cubs

College of Education & Human Development

  • Theresa Solis Metz, Director of Recruitment, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Ana Galicia, Assistant Director – Office of Clinical Experiences & Partnerships
  • Meredith Schmitz, Diversity & Outreach Coordinator

College of Engineering

  • Cassandra Siela, Director of Recruitment and Retention

 


If you have any questions about STEM Cubs activities, please email umaldstemcubs@umsystem.edu.