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Afterschool Programs

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay
Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls -- all girls -- where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.

Boys Scouts of Del-Mar-Va
Scouting helps youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills, and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives.

Boys and Girls Club
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is part of a nationwide movement whose mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Iron Hill Museum

The Iron Hill Merit Badge Center has many STEM offerings for Boy Scouts (see IHMBC.org) and for Girl Scouts as well. A new building is in process of opening and many STEM programs are being planned for all ages.

Science Summer Camps
Science camps from the University of Delaware

Science Olympiad
For the past 29 years, SCIENCE OLYMPIADhas led a revolution in science education.

Delaware Math League

The Delaware Math League was founded by Dr William Geppert, Jr., former State Mathematics Supervisor in the Delaware Department of Education, & Dr. Willard E. Baxter, retired from the University of Delaware. Math League is sponsored by DCTM – Delaware Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The purpose of the Delaware Secondary School Mathematics League is to cultivate an interest in mathematics through team competition. There are four levels of competition – Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, and Grades 10-12.

Math League

Math contests give students an educationally enriching opportunity to participate in an academically-oriented activity and to gain recognition for mathematical achievement. Our main goal is educational: we promote enjoyment and study of mathematics by organizing contests for grades 4-12. Our contests help to enrich mathematics programs. Each contest covers topics appropriate to the contest grade level. Our well-written questions cover a variety of difficulty ranges and involve topics of interest to above-average students. The key is to encourage students to enjoy a challenge and to learn from it to find problem-solving discussions stimulating. This challenge is what prompts many youngsters to enjoy puzzle books! The enrichment we provide is a positive experience for students.

Science Fair - Sussex County Science FairDelaware Tech New Castle County Science FairKent County Science Fair

Delaware Valley Science Fairs, Inc. (DVSF) was founded in 1949 and incorporated as a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization in 1993, making it one of the oldest Fairs in the country. It is now also one of the largest.  The Fairs were designed as a vehicle for stimulating interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) among students in middle and high schools in the tri-state area.  The philosophy behind the Fairs is that students learn science by doing science. DVSF provides an opportunity for students to excel and reach their full potential fostering intellectual curiosity and creative problem solving - essential skills for future innovation.

Lego League  
You can find a lot of information on this website, especially details about this year's FIRST LEGO League (FLL) and Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr.FLL) events.
First Lego League

 

Summer Camps

MathTree
We teach math in multiple modes, inspired by the Lesh translation model. Sign up for tips to make Math fun!

STEM Kids Camps Delaware Tech
Delaware Technical Community College will offer nearly 50 youth camps this summer at campuses statewide expected to serve approximately 1,000 students in support of Governor Markell’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) initiative.

DE State Parks Summer Camps
Delaware State Parks offer summer day camps all over Delaware, from Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington to Cape Henlopen in Lewes, and plenty in between!

Library programs
Go to your local public library and sign up today. Discover all the great activities and programs happening in Delaware Public Libraries.

Delaware Nature Society
Founded in 1964, the Delaware Nature Society is the pre-eminent non-profit environmental organization in the state.

Delaware Aerospace Academy
In operation since 1990, the objective of the Delaware Aerospace Academy is to provide hands-on training and experiences in aerospace-related activities and fields.

iD Tech Camps held at the University of Delaware

Kids and teens ages 7-17 develop real-world tech skills and experience firsthand how interests can turn into a college degree and future career. Led by hip, tech-savvy instructors, students code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce films, and more. Courses with only 8 students per instructor for personalized learning while students build self-confidence and meet new friends with similar interests. High-energy, weeklong, day and overnight programs.Delaware Nature Society - Hawk Watch

Competitions

Moody's Mega Math Challenge
Moody's Mega Math Challenge (M3 Challenge) is an applied mathematics competition for high school students. 

Math Team Canada at the International Mathematical Olympiad
The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the world championship mathematics competition for high-school students. Canada has proudly participated in the IMO for over thirty years.

The Challenge
The DuPont challenge calls on students to reserach, think ciritically, and write a science essay that provides innovative ideas on our most pressing global challenges, or demonstrates the application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to our daily lives.

Governor's Cyber Aces State Championship
Governor Markell is challenging students across the state to register for Cyber Aces Online and compete for a chance to participate in the Governor’s Cyber Aces State Championship. Registration is free and open now.