Dixie State University

After School Programs

STEM Programs for students of all ages and abilities.

Upcoming Events

Oct 29, 2021 Trailblazer Trunk or Treat

Oct 30, 2021 Spooky Stop Motion

FREE – Create your own spooky video using stop-motion animation. Bring your own materials or make scenes using Playdough, LEGO® bricks, or other found-objects.

Register Today!

Oct 30, 2021 open lab & coder dojo


9:00 am-12:00 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Nov 01, 2021 Maker Monday: Giving

Join us as “Makers Give Back”. Use your maker skills to 3D print manipulatives for school children with disabilities, sew doll clothes for children in difficult situations and more. The price of registration pays for the donated materials. You may also choose to donate new socks for Switchpoint in lieu of the registration fee.

Nov 02, 2021 Sew Fun!


4:30 pm-6:00 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Nov 03, 2021 Hilldale STEM Academy


4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Nov 05, 2021 Game Night: Guess Who?

Nov 06, 2021 VEX Robotics Competition

Nov 08, 2021 Adventures in STEM

Nov 10, 2021 After School Program Showcase

Nov 12-13, 2021 Code Camp

Nov 15, 2021 open lab & coder dojo


5:00 pm-8:00 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Nov 16, 2021 Sew Fun!


4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Nov 19, 2021 open lab & coder dojo


5:00 pm-8:00 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Nov 20, 2021 Tinker Fam: Ultra Pinewood Derby

Nov 20, 2021 Tinker Fam Competition: Pumpkin Chuckers

Nov 22, 2021 Open lab & coder dojo


5:00 pm-8:00 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Nov 29, 2021 open lab & coder dojo


5:00 pm-8:00 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Dec 01, 2021 University Tree Lighting

Dec 02, 2021 Girl Scouts Santa's Helpers


4:30 pm-6:30 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation

Dec 03, 2021 FIRST Lego League Scrimmage Prep

Dec 04, 2021 FIRST Lego League Scrimmage

Dec 06-10, 2021 Santa's Helpers


4:30 pm-6:30 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Dec 11, 2021 Santa's Helpers


9:00 am-12:00 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Dec 13-17, 2021 Santa's Helpers


4:30 pm-6:30 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center

Dec 18, 2021 Santa's Helpers


9:00 am-12:00 pm
K-12 STEM Outreach Center at Innovation Plaza

Jan 02, 2022 Registration Deadline for After School Programs

After School Fun!

Tinker Fam: Pumpkin Chuckin

Launch a 1-2 pound pumpkin from a hurling machine (ballista, trebuchet, mangonel, etc). Basic materials will be provided to each team, including base and swing arm. The team that hurls their pumpkin the furthest, is the winner

Instructions

Wear Tec Club I

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

Registration opens November 1

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

Registration opens November 1

DSU STEM Academy

9 week course for 11-18-year-olds

WHAT WE DO

DSU 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

Registration opens November 1

Sew Fun!

8 week program for 5th – 9th graders

WHAT WE DO

Up-cycling and innovation are key themes in this fun 4-H sewing club! Learn how to turn trash into treasure and be the first to use the sewing machines in our new K-12 makerspace.

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

Registration opens November 1

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

Registration opens November 1

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.

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.

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

Apply by clicking the link below

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 Dixie 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

DSU Jr. STEM Academy

9 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. 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

DSU La Academia CTIM 2021

8-14 años

WHAT WE DO

La Academia CTIM en DSU 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 DSU’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

Registration opens November 1

Contact

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

CARI HEIZER

STEM Coordinator

Email: heizer@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4503

Office: Atwood Innovation Plaza Room 124