2023 Boeing STEAM & Space Day – June 24
Join us for a day of STEAM fun and learning with teen workshops, mini space missions, and family activity stations
Boeing STEAM & Space Day
Family Event ~ Teen STEAM Workshops ~ Volunteer ~Community Partners
STEAM & Space Day Family Event
The heart of the Boeing STEAM & Space Day is the family event, with table top activities and more hosted by Boeing volunteers, Challenger Staff, and other community partners.
- Saturday, June 24, 2023, 10:00-3:00
- At STEAM Academy at McCluer South Berkeley High School, 201 Brotherton Ln, Ferguson, MO 63135
- Activities for ages K-8 and their families
- Lunch provided (first come first served, starting at 11:30)
- The event is free but pre-registration is encouraged.
Click here to sign up your family for the Boeing STEAM & Space Day
Workshops are run by Boeing volunteers and other community partners, and are open to students ages 12-18. Workshops are free but spots are limited and pre-registration is required. Drop-off and pickup from southwest wing entrance of STEAM Academy.
Rocketry Workshop – 9:30-3:30
Build and launch a low-power Estes model rocket. While you wait for glue to dry, make some some other fun rockets too! (Lunch break from 12:00-1:00.)
Sphero Robotics Programming Workshop – 9:30-12:00
Drive Sphero robots and program them to properly and safely navigate an airport-themed course.
Make & Take Robots Workshop – 1:00-3:30
Use batteries, motors, and every-day supplies to make several simple-circuit robots.
Arduino Coding (Tentative) – 9:30-3:00
Use Arduino microprocessors to program an “airplane” to light up and spin its engines in the right sequence. (Registration will open once volunteer co-leaders are confirmed.)
Volunteers are needed to run activities, help with sign-in, and more! No experience necessary: Those willing to learn how to run activities will be trained ahead of time. Boeing employees should sign up at the employee volunteer portal. Everyone else should sign up to volunteer here. Lunch is provided.
All day: ~ 8:30-4:00
Can’t do a full shift? Let us know what you CAN do, and we’ll find a good role for you.
Learn more details here.
We also need community partners: Organizations that will provide table-top hands-on STEAM activities. Space is free and lunch is provided.
Hours: Arrive by 9:30 for activities 10:00-3:00. Community partners should sign up here.
Those interested in facilitating a teen workshop can contact Erin: firstname.lastname@example.org .