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Community Based Engineering Design for Kids

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Come, Join the Fun! Your child has the opportunity to participate in a Community Based Engineering program. Kids will work in small teams with UMass, Boston educators and mentors to solve an engineering problem in their local community. The teams will work to design and build prototypes of inclusive playground equipment, so that all children can play together.

Children entering grades 2-5 will be engaged in designing, prototyping, and creative problem solving to develop engineering design skills and communication skills. The program will create a platform to develop awareness of community issues, allowing young members to take agency for creating positive change in the their local community.

Educators Involved
A team of STEM education professionals and research from University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Be prepared for lots of fun stuff. A wonderful 5 hours of engineering design each day. Please bring a nut free snack, lunch and water.

General Information
Location: Hopkinton Middle School Cafeteria
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm
Dates: June 24-28
Grades: 2-5
Cost: $150.00

Refund Policy
If you withdraw from a program at anytime prior to two weeks before the program start date, you will receive an account credit good towards other Parks and Recreation programs. Account credits do not expire. Account credit will not be issued if the cancellation takes places within two weeks of the program start date. Cancellations due to a medical emergency will have the option to receive an account credit or a refund at anytime with proper medical documentation. If a program is cancelled by Parks and Recreation, you will have the option to receive an account credit or a refund for that program. Please call or email the office to request cancellation.


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