March For Science Memphis

Demo at Memphis March For Science

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National Flight Academy Summer Program

Full info HERE

Description:

Across the country, communities are rallying support to focus on student success in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. The NFA Centers of Inspiration provide a holistic approach to inspiring student interest and engaging them in order to keep them challenged and excited about pursing STEM curriculum. The A.I.R. program takes place on board Ambition, located on the grounds of the National Naval Aviation museum in Pensacola, Florida. For multiple days, 8th – 11th graders compete against each other in engaging and intense real-life scenarios that combine the thrill of flight with critical thinking techniques.

Program Sponsored by the FedEx Express, Memphis BLACKHAWKS, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Tuskegee Airmen Memphis and Women In Aviation. Free to students who are selected.

Deadline to apply April 30, 2017.

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GenCyber Boot Camp 2017

MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP June 12-16| HIGH SCHOOL CAMP June 19-23

GenCyber Boot Camp Sessions are held daily from 8:30am-4:30pm.

Download the GenCyber flyer 2017

To register, please complete this Form.

About the GenCyber Boot Camp

The University of Memphis is excited to host the 2017 GenCyber Boot Camp for middle and high school students. The camp will cover various aspects of Cyber Hygiene and students will learn about privacy, security and safe browsing on the Internet. They will also be introduced to cyber ethics and participate in hands-on sessions that are educational, fun and challenging. There will be opportunities to meet cyber experts and industry professionals.

The week will culminate in a competition where students will demonstrate online activities following best practices. This day camp is funded in part by the National Security Agency through their GenCyber program and there is no cost for attending the camp.

Students will also learn about Cyber programs at the University of Memphis, a nationally-designated Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance (CfIA). For questions regarding the camp please call 901.678.3916/3418 or email us at um-GenCyber@memphis.edu.

Website: http://www.memphis.edu/cfia/projects/gencyber.php

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Team Heading to Championships

Just found out that Team 5002 – The Collierville Dragons are heading to the Houston Championship. Good Luck Team!

Dragon’s Robot being shipped off to Championships

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FREE Summer Camps at your Memphis Public Libraries

FREE Summer Camps at your Memphis Public Libraries…

The Memphis Public Libraries are offering FREE Summer Camps again this year, at various Library branches. Serving more than 250 students ages 10-18, from June 12 through August 3, participants will be learning cutting-edge skills like coding, music production, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)!

Applications accepted, starting April 5, until May 8:
http://www.memphislibrary.org/teen-summer-camps-2017/

(ALL camps are FREE, and include a T-shirt, drawstring backpack, and lunch/snacks)

Thank you for your interest in the AutoZone 2017 Summer STEM Camps!

Thanks to AutoZone and The University of Memphis Herff College of Engineering, STEM Summer Camps will be offered again this year, from 9am-1pm, for boys and girls ages 14-18, at the Memphis Public Libraries, these weeks/locations:

June 12 – 16 @ the Whitehaven Branch (4120 Millbranch Rd.)
June 19 – 23 @ the Cordova Branch (8457 Trinity Rd)
July 10 – 14 @ the Central Branch (3030 Poplar Ave., in CLOUD901)
July 17 – 21 @ the Cordova Branch (8457 Trinity Rd)

The Society for Information Management (SIM) is offering “Tween” Tech Camp this year, held at the Memphis Public Libraries from 9am-4pm, for boys and girls ages 10-12, these weeks/locations:

June 12 – 15 @ the East Shelby Branch (7200 E. Shelby Drive)
July 17 – 22 @ the Central Branch (3030 Poplar Ave., in Room L-56)

These camps will also be offered at the Memphis Public Libraries from 10am-2pm, for boys and girls ages 13-18, at these locations during these weeks:

June 12-15, June 19-22 and June 26-29th -CLOUD901 Robotics Camp (at the Central Library branch; 3030 Poplar Ave., in CLOUD901), thanks to our partner St. Mary’s Episcopal School

June 24-27 and July 31-August 3 – CLOUD901 Coding Camp (at the Central Library branch; 3030 Poplar Ave., in CLOUD901), thanks to our partner Goodwyn Institute

July 10-13 and July 17-20 – CLOUD901 Art Camp (at the Central Library branch; 3030 Poplar Ave., in CLOUD901), thanks to our partner The Goodwyn Institute

June 12-15 and June 19-22 – CLOUD901 Music Summer Camp (at the Central Library branch; 3030 Poplar Ave., in CLOUD901), thanks to our partner Memphis Music Initiative

Check out these photos/videos from last year:

For a more complete list of camps and locations click HERE.

For questions/concerns, please contact:
Teen Services Coordinator Tamika C. Richmond, Ed.D.
tamika.carwell@memphistn.gov or 901-415-2760

All Library programs are FREE.
Donations always accepted, online here!

Thank you for LOVING your
Memphis Public Libraries.
MEMPHIS LIBRARY FOUNDATION | www.memphislibraryfoundation.org | djalfon@memphislibraryfoundation.org

To read more about the Memphis Library Foundation, click here.

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