With the $3,000 granted by The Gifford Foundation, and the funds raised from the fundraiser with Catholic Charities of Onondaga County, Y.E.I. will collaborate with the Northside CYO Refugee Youth Outreach to run a STEM Summer Camp program from August 14th to August 18th, 2017. Camp will run from 1:00pm-4:00pm every day. The diverse talents of the Youth Engineering Initiative have also allowed for campers to learn dance from Mrs. Wang Ling, a professional dance teacher at Rock Center for the CNY Chinese Culture Center. Campers will also be able to see wonderful dance performances by Ling's Dance Studio at camp celebrations and ceremonies!
Find out more on our Bridging Cultures page!
The students at McCarthy at W.R. Beard School made some wonderful bridges! We even had a champion who held all of the weight. So exciting to see our future engineers and scientists designing and creating their amazing structures!Check it Out
The Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is having a fundraiser with on June 11th, 2017 at Nottingham High School. YEI will also be there! We hope to see a lot of members there! It will be a performance based fundraiser with information tables, henna, and food! Please check out their Facebook Post, or Click Here to go to their website!
Y.E.I. in China! In the summer of 2018, from July 29th-August 18th, YEI will be holding projects and events at a summer camp in Hefei, China for primary school students aged 3-12. Along with our classic STEM activities, YEI will also be holding arts and crafts, culinary arts and physical education classes!Click Here for more information!
The Technology Alliance of Central New York will be granting $250 to Youth Engineering Initiative for STEM outreach initiative in Upstate NY! You may Click Here for more information.