2020 STEM University- SIUE Cub Scout College
STEM University - SIUE: Cub Scout College
Third Rock From the Sun- Virtual Event
Sponsored by: Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Who: Cub Scouts (Wolf, Bear, Webelos only) and Scout leaders
When: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Virtually! Google Classroom and Zoom links will be provided.
Cost: $8.00 per youth with kit pick up or $13.00 with shipping kit. Includes: STEM U patch, and program materials provided in box (can be shipped or picked up from Scout offices).
Payment: Mastercard, VISA and Discover. Payments and registration will only be accepted online.
Registration Deadline: Sunday, November 1st at 11:59 pm or when capacity reached. Deadline for mailing kits will be Oct 30th. Kits will be available for pick up at Scout offices from November 3rd until end of business hours on November 6th.
This year Cub Scouts will be completing the Down & Dirty 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 Third Rock From the Sun theme.
Starting time 8:30am, end time tentatively 3pm (subject to change)
Exact schedule of events TBD
Program will be focused on earning the Down & Dirty Nova.
Sessions will cover science displays, activities, and videos to meet the requirements of the NOVA award. The Scouts will receive their advancement cards and event patches in the supplies kit.
A free STEM Training is also being offered for adults and parents! The training will take place at 10am on November 7th. The Zoom link will be emailed out to participants the week before the event. Please register as a free adult on this event to participate!
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 and Google Classroom
• Attending leaders may be assigned to a class or group to assist the instructor, and also help out as chat monitors.
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