Affiliated Organizations



Outreach

If you are looking for fun events that are rich with science content, the Challenger Learning Center of Maine provides exciting programs for scouts, PTO/PTAs, homeschool groups, ROTCs – you name it! We offer a wide range of STEM Programs, designed to meet your needs. We will work with you to find a program that accommodates the size of your group and the size of your budget! Here are a couple examples of the kinds of programs that we offer:

 

Afterschool LEGO club:

Challenger Afterschool LEGO club combines the excitement of LEGO creation with engineering fun, including the use of Challenger’s LEGO WeDo Engineering kits to build and program LEGO robots!

Sign up is open for the January 2018 session.  The session runs for four weeks and meets on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 PM.  The LEGO club is open to new and returning students in grades 2-5.  The cost is $60 for each session to be paid upon acceptance confirmation. Club meetings will be at the Challenger Learning Center of Maine [30 Venture Way, Bangor, ME].  Get an early bird discount of $50 if you sign up in December! [Discount expires Jan 1, 2018]

 

Jan. 2018 Session: Jan. 17, 24, 31 & Feb 7 [snow date Feb 14]

Topic: LEGO ocean adventures

Afterschool LEGO Club Jan 2018 Apply Here

After applying, you will receive an email confirming if space is available for your child.  Attending participants will then receive further details on preparation for club meetings, payment instruction, and medical/photo consent forms by email.

Scouts (Girls/Boys):

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Upcoming Events for Girl Scouts

Becoming a Scientist Mission Simulation -Carry out a mission for an out-of-this-world experience! You and your team will be astronauts, engineers, and mission controllers, solving real-world problems and sharing the thrill of discovery on a mission to space
  • Program: Becoming a Scientist Mission Simulation
    Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
    Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine
    Cost: $20/scout (adults are free)
    GS Level: C/S/A
    Registration for Challenger’s event at the Girl Scouts of Maine website: click here
    (Login to GSME ebiz to find event, register and pay)
Exploration Lab -You are in control with mission control! Challenge yourself to complete fun science and math activities in this hands-on space program at the Challenger Learning Center. This is an introductory “try-it-out” experience
  • Program: Exploration Lab
    Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location: Challenger Learning Center of Maine
    Cost: $16/scout (adults are free)
    GS Level: D/B
    Registration for Challenger’s event at the Girl Scouts of Maine website: click here
    (Login to GSME ebiz to find event, register and pay)

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If you want to hold a special STEM program for your troop, den or pack, click on the link below to find a STEM program that fits your needs.  Contact [email protected], 207-990-2900 ext.3 for further details.

STEM Programs

Sign up for our email list to keep informed of upcoming dates! [Email sign-up on the right side of our website ->]

 

PTO/PTA:

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Parent/Teacher Organizations- If you are looking for a great program to engage students and families at your school, you’ve found the answer!  Our Family Science nights are designed to excite large groups.  We are glad to work with your organization to create a program that will meet your needs.

Click below for our flyer with more information

FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT flyer

To schedule your event, contact Jennifer Therrien: [email protected], 207-990-2900 ext.3

 

 

 

 

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