STEM University 2021 - SEMO Cub Scout College
STEM University - SEMO: Cub Scout College
Lost in Cyberspace - Virtual Event
Host sponsor: Southeast Missouri State University - (SEMO)
Who: Cub Scouts (Wolf, Bear, Webelos only) and Scout leaders
When: Saturday, January 9, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Virtually! Zoom links will be provided.
Cost: $8.00 per youth with materials shipped. Includes: STEM U patch, and program materials.
Payment: Mastercard, VISA and Discover. Payments and registration will only be accepted online.
Registration and mailing Deadline: Sunday, January 3rd at 11:59 pm or when capacity reached.
This year Cub Scouts will be completing the Cubs Can Code Nova. Participants will take part in digital classrooms with leaders guiding Scouts through hands-on activities provided in a kit shipped to their home. To keep Scouts engaged and interested throughout the day Scouts will take part in “at-home challenges” that will get them up and away from their computers at during scheduled breaks. All challenges will follow the Live Stream theme.
SCHEDULE OF COURSES (TENTATIVE)
8:30 am - OPENING CEREMONIES
Starting time 8:30am, end time tentatively 3pm (subject to change)
Exact schedule of events TBD
Program will be focused on earning the Cubs Can Code Nova.
Sessions will cover displays, activities, and videos to meet the requirements of the NOVA award. The Scouts will receive their advancement cards and event patches in the mailed supplies kit.
For the Cub Scout College, Scouts will need ahead of the event the following:
1) Complete their CyberChip for their level of scouting. https://www.scouting.org/training/youth-protection/cyber-chip/
2) Scouts need their parents permission to access a Shawnee District curated video playlist on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr60SJ_w37Zyb3z7y1DEUMA/videos
3) Print the the attached PDF (B&W or Color) We will be sending these in the mailed package.
4) Scouts need parents permission to access: https://hourofcode.com/
For adults that can break away, we will have Nova Award Training for Counselors and Mentors at 10 a.m. on the same Zoom link. Please register for the course as an option for this event.
STEM University Rules and Regulations:
• All attending Scouters (Adults and Youth) should be in field uniform for the event.
• Attending leaders/parents may be asked to help with hands on activities and accessing Zoom links.
• Attending leaders may be assigned to a class or group to assist the instructor, and also help out as chat monitors.