Dixie State University

After School Programs

STEM Programs for students of all ages and abilities.

Upcoming Events

Aug 20, 2020 FIRST LEGO League Kickoff


6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Atwood Innovation Plaza, Room 164

Do you want to start or join a FIRST LEGO League team? Come learn about the new season, speak with experienced coaches, and meet with other FLL friends.

Let us know you're coming

Nov 19, 2020 DSU 4-H Club Showcase


6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Atwood Innovation Plaza

Join your fellow DSU 4-H Club members as they showcase their success. Families and participants are invited for fun and pizza.

After School Fun!

Wear Tec Club

After school program for 4-6th graders

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

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

HOW TO JOIN

Registration opens July 15

COST

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

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.

HOW TO JOIN

Registration opens July 15

COST

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

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.

HOW TO JOIN

Registration opens July 15

COST

$25, includes t-shirt and 4H membership

Scratch 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.

HOW TO JOIN

Registration opens July 15

COST

$25, includes t-shirt and 4H membership

Girl Scout STEM Badge Workshops

After School Workshops for K-12th grade girls

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Each week we will offer a different STEM badge workshop.
  • Learn Mechanical Engineering, Coding, and Robotics.

HOW TO JOIN

Register with Girl Scouts of Utah

COST

Listed with each activity.

Micro:bit Club

7 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.

HOW TO JOIN

Coming Soon

COST

$50, includes micro:bit and program materials.

RED ROCK MATH CIRCLE (R² MC)

After school program for 6-7th 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 2020-21 school year opens August 2020.

COST

No cost. Program application and admission required.

DSU STEM Academy

Blended STEM Education

11 week course for 5-12th graders

WHAT WE DO

DSU STEM Academy features month-long explorations into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

STEM Academy is a blended learning experience, where students learn skills at home through an online learning platform, and then complete the project together in our maker space.

Meets Fridays from 1-3 pm, September 4 – November 20
Blended program – does not meet in person every week

HOW TO JOIN

Registration opens July 15

COST

$135 for 3-month session, includes project materials

DSU Jr. STEM Academy

11 week course for 6-10-year-olds

WHAT WE DO

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

Students will participate in STEM activities including electronics, coding, and engineering. Students will build an activity box to hold their projects.

Meets Thursdays from 9-10am, September 3 – November 19
No meeting October 15

HOW TO JOIN

Register Today!

COST

$75 for 3-month session, includes project materials

Contact

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

CARI HEIZER

STEM Coordinator

Email: heizer@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4503

Office: SMITH 135