Utah Tech University

After School Programs

STEM Programs for students of all ages and abilities.

After School Fun!

NEW - Puppet Shop - NEW

8 week course for 6th – 10th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Explore the world of technology and engineering while creating your own animatronic puppets. Participants will design, build, and code their robots using Arduino technologies, write a script, compose a digital soundtrack, and present their puppet show at our spring showcase.

    No previous programming knowledge or experience is required.

  • MEETS
    Mondays 4:00pm – 5:30pm
    Open lab time recommended

    Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center Maker-space

    COST

    $50, includes t-shirt and program materials.

Register Today!

Wear Tec Club I

Wear Tec will return Fall 2022

After school program for 4-8th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Engineering design, computer programming, basic circuitry, and sewing.
  • Create wearable technologies.

MEETS

Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$50, includes t-shirt, project materials and 4H membership if necessary.

LEGO® Robotics Club

After school program for 5-7th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • An introduction to engineering and computer science using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 technology.
  • Build functional robotics and think computationally.

MEETS

Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm

January 12 – March 2, 2022

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$25, includes t-shirt, and 4H membership.

Registration opens November 1

Python Club

INTERMEDIATE PROGRAMMING CLUB

9 week course for 8-10th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Python concepts such as data types, variables, strings, input, testing, formatting, arguments, and parameters.
  • Create programs that prompt users for input and use conditional (True/False) logic.
  • Learn basic troubleshooting for your code.

MEETS

Tuesdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm

January 11 – March 1, 2022

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$25, includes t-shirt and 4H membership

Register Today!

Scratch I Club

KIDS BEGINNING PROGRAMMING CLUB

9 week course for 5-7th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • An introduction to computer science using the programming language Scratch.
  • Create amazing games, animated images and songs in just minutes with a simple “drag and drop” interface.

MEETS

Tuesdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm

January 11 – March 1, 2022

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$25, includes t-shirt and 4H membership

Register Today!

UT STEM Academy

9 week course for 11-18-year-olds

WHAT WE DO

UT STEM Academy features a fun exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Students will participate in STEM activities including 3D printing, laser cutting, soldering, sewing, and more. New activities each semester.

MEETS
ONE SESSION
Thursdays from 2:00 – 3:30pm

January 13 – March 3, 2022

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$150 for 3-month session, includes t-shirt and project materials

Register Today!

Sew Fun II

8 week program for 7th -10th graders

WHAT WE DO

Join this fun 4-H sewing club and expand your sewing skills. Participants should have some sewing experience. Make up-cycled projects and incorporate wearable technologies into your sewing!
MEETS

Tuesdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm
January 11 – March 1

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$50 for 3-month session, includes t-shirt, project materials, and 4H membership

Register Today

NEW - Space Camp

8 week course for 4th – 6th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Learn 21st Century Skills by participating in space missions.

MEETS

Thursdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$50, includes t-shirt, and program materials.

Register Today!

Micro:bit Club

8 week course for 5-7th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • An introduction to physical computing using drag and drop programming.
  • Experiment with programming and design.

MEETS

Thursdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$50, includes t-shirt, micro:bit and program materials.

Register Today!

RED ROCK MATH CIRCLE (R² MC)

After school program for 6-8th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Mathematical problem solving in deeper and broader views.
  • Preparation for Math Olympiad Contests.
  • Speakers and activities.

HOW TO JOIN

Registration for 2021-22 closed.

COST

No cost. Program application and admission required.

STEM Girls

STEM Fun for Girls

9 week experience for girls

WHAT WE DO

STEM Girls is chance for girls to explore exciting topics from Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Taught by female STEM students at utahtech with a strong emphasis on female-led innovations in STEM.

MEETS

Jr. STEM Girls (grades 1-4) meets on Wednesdays from 4:30pm – 5:30 pm.

STEM Girls (grades 5-8) meets on Wednesdays from 5:45 t0 pm – 6:45 pm.

January 12 – March 2, 2022

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$50, includes t-shirt and program materials

Register for Jr. STEM Girls

Register for STEM Girls

Cybersecurity Club I

After School program for 7th – 10th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Online safety.
  • Problem-solving through cybersecurity games.
  • Detect online threats.

MEETS

Thursdays 5:45 – 6:45 pm

September 2 – October 28, no meeting October 14

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$25, includes t-shirt & program materials

Register Today!

UT Jr. STEM Academy

9 week course for 6-10-year-olds

WHAT WE DO

UT Jr. STEM Academy features a fun exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Students will participate in STEM activities including electronics, coding, and engineering. New activities each semester.

TWO SESSIONS

Meets Thursdays from 9-10am

Meets Thursdays from 10:10 -11:10 am

January 13 – March 3, 2022

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$75 for 3-month session, includes t-shirt and project materials

Register for the 9:00 am session

Register for the 10:10 am session

UT La Academia CTIM 2021

8-14 años

WHAT WE DO

La Academia CTIM en UT es un curso de 6 semanas. El curso incluye exploraciones de un mes en ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas. En el mes y medio, los estudiantes se enfocarán en temas específicos para completar proyectos. Las reuniones se llevarán a cabo en el centro de STEM en UT’s Innovation Plaza donde los estudiantes crearán y ensamblaran sus proyectos.

REUNIONES

8 de Octubre – 5 de Noviembre, no hay reunión el 15 de Octubre
3:00 – 4:00pm

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

TARIFA

Gratis

NEW - Stylize with STEM - NEW

8 week program for 6th – 12th graders

WHAT WE DO

Unleash your creativity and come learn the principles of design in our newest after-school program. Students will participate in hands-on experiences with Adobe Illustrator, 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, and Circuit Machines. At the end of the program students will help design materials for the new STEM Center, showcasing their work for all to see.

MEETS

Wednesdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm
January 12 – March 2

Atwood Innovation Plaza, K-12 STEM Outreach Center

COST

$25 includes t-shirt, project materials

Register Today!

Contact

For questions and more information please contact stem@utahtech.edu

CARI HEIZER

Director of STEM Outreach

Email: heizer@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-879-4503

Office: Atwood Innovation Plaza Room 124