OKLAHOMA CITY – Middle school, junior high and high school students with disabilities are registering now for Science, Technology Engineering, Math (STEM) training offered free of charge this summer.
The Transition program in the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services will partner with Tech-Now, Inc and host sites in Tulsa, Lawton, Meeker, Shattuck and Wanette.
Students, ages 14-18, with physical, mental or cognitive disabilities will use Windows-based computers and related technologies to design, build and race multiple gravity vehicles and use digital cameras and video production software to document their project development.
The STEM training is designed to develop skills in engineering, technology, teamwork, photography, design and product development.
The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services is partnering to offer the camps with Tech-Now, Inc. and host sites, Central Church of the Nazarene in Tulsa, Lawton Public Schools, Meeker Public Schools, Shattuck Public Schools and Wanette Public Schools.
Pre-registration is required. There is no cost to participate, but space is limited. Lunch will be provided. Students must have daily transportation to and from each location.
What: Free STEM Camps
Times: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Registration links are listed below.
Locations & Dates:
DRS STEM Camp 2017 Tulsa (June 12-14)
Full at this time
DRS STEM Camp 2017 Lawton (June 19-21)
MacArthur High School
4402 E. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73501
Phone: (580) 355-5230
DRS STEM Camp 2017 Meeker (June 26-28)
Meeker High School
214 East Carl Hubbell Boulevard
Meeker, OK 74855
Phone: (405) 788-4540
DRS STEM Camp 2017 Shattuck (July 12-14)
Shattuck High School
602 South Hickory
P.O. Box 159
Shattuck, OK 73858
Phone: (580) 938-2586 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/STEMShattuck17
DRS STEM Camp 2017 Southeast (July 17-19)
Wanette High School
520 Martin Avenue
Wanette, OK 74878
Phone: (405) 383-2254
The Transition School-to-Work Program helps eligible students with disabilities get vocational rehabilitation services to prepare them for employment and life after high school. Services may include career counseling, vocational evaluation, work adjustment training, on-the-job training, work study, and job development and placement. Summer STEM training is just one of the many programs DRS offers in partnership with other agencies, public school systems and community organizations.