Written by on May 10, 2013 in News

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is bringing STEM Academy “RoboTech” to the youth of Southeast Iowa this June. Youth who have completed 6th, 7th, or 8th grade are invited to register for this hands-on opportunity to build robots and learn about science, technology, math, and engineering (STEM). There are two sessions to choose from, June 10-13 at the Louisa County Fairgrounds or June 17-20 at the Henry County Extension Office from 12:30pm to 5pm.

“We are excited to provide this learning opportunity for our youth that supports Governor Branstad’s STEM initiative and to get young people in Southeast Iowa energized about science, technology, engineering, and math,” said Kati Peiffer, ISU Extension and Outreach Youth Development Program Specialist.

The cost of the 2013 STEM Academy is $20 and includes a t-shirt and a take home robotics kit. Registration packets are available at the Henry County Extension Office, at 319-385-8126 or www/ Space is limited. Pre-registration is required, deadline is May 31st.

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of an educational network supported by Iowa State University, local county governments, and the United States Department of Agriculture. ISU Extension and Outreach works to provide research-based learning opportunities for citizens of Iowa by providing unbiased, research based information that will improve quality of life.

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