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STEM Opportunities
Eighth Annual Maryland STEM Festival 2022

Join us for a month-long celebration with hundreds of fun, family-oriented, STEM events. Read more on the official Eighth Annual Maryland STEM Festival 2022. Be sure…

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Curious About Robotics? Spend the Summer Learning to Build a SumoBot!

Curious About Robotics? Spend the Summer Learning to Build a SumoBot! Important information: Program Dates: July 21 – Sept 22, 2022 When: Thursdays, 6:30 –…

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2022 C5ISR Center Math & Science Summer Camp
Time to apply for the 2022 C5ISR Center Math & Science Summer Camp! The application will open on Monday February 7, 2022 at 10 am, and continue until spots are full.
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Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival
Join the thousands of children and adults who will kick off summer at the Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival at the TUNE Center at Harford Community College, located at 510 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air, Md., on June 11, 2022
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Club SciKidz – Chesapeake Summer Camp
Video Game Creation, Robotics, Veterinary Medicine, Crime Scene Investigation, Culinary Science, Paleontology, Engineering, Space, Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, and LEGO Robotics.
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DroBots STEM Summer Camp
The primary goal of any Drobots Company program is to mentor participants on how to become lifelong learners and instill a strong sense of curiosity, confidence, and teamwork.
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C5ISR Center Math & Science Summer Camp
Grades 5–6: The Science Behind Sports "The S in Sports Stands for Science!", Grades 9–10: Hybrid Vehicle Design Challenge, and Grades 7–8: Sun Rays Fun Days.
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Code Challenge @eureki!
This series of monthly creative coding challenges will develop both coding and problem-solving skills.
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Astro Adventure Day

3…2…1…blast off! Grab your space suit and rocket on over to the Maryland Science Center on Saturday, January 22 as we take off on an…

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C5ISR STEM Story Hour Jan. 19, 2022

The C5ISR Center Community Outreach “STEM@Home” Program Presents... STEM Story Hour Welcome STEM Students to an evening of imagination. Registration is open and will close…

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Sandy Hill Camp
Sandy Hill offers one- and two-week action-packed, traditional, residential camp experiences for boys and girls who have completed 2nd through 10th grades.
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Monarch Monessori
Providing an appropriate environment for learning is of the utmost importance for every child. Children absorb information from their environment.
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Camp puh’tok
Based in Monkton, MD, Camp puh'tok offers a variety of different activities, including day camps for ages K-4 & 5-10, overnight camp for ages 7-16, and horse riding camp for ages 10-16.
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EcoTech Camps LLC
2022 ECOTech Summer Camp Registration is now open for children ages 10–14!
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C5ISR STEM Story Hour

The C5ISR Center Community Outreach “STEM@Home” Program Presents... STEM Story Hour Welcome STEM Students to an evening of imagination. Registration is open and will close…

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Life Hacks: Topics in STEM and Leadership: Talking About My Generation

Register now through January 2nd! Aberdeen Proving Ground's C5ISR Community Outreach Program is offering a series of FREE interactive virtual opportunities for students through our…

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Virtual Community Forum on Equity and Inclusion in STEM

Virtual Community Forum to Address Equity and Inclusion in STEM September 20, 7 PM The Senior Science Society and the Discovery Center at Water’s Edge…

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Shrimp & BBQ Fest at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

The Shrimp & BBQ Fest will be held under the pavilion at Frank J. Hutchins Memorial Park in beautiful historic Havre de Grace. This location…

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Culinary Waterfowl Preparation, at the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

Local chefs share their creativity in the preparation of duck and goose dishes. Full sampling will occur. All ages Price- $25-30 per family

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Wetland & Waterfowl, at the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

A visual presentation on wetlands and their association with ducks, geese, and swans. Local naturalist John Hughes and Tom Trafton will present the key aspects…

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A Visionary Spirit for Invention

"A Visionary Spirit for Invention” is a bespoke art exhibition selected from works within the permanent collection of The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) and…

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The Secret Life of Earth

Beckoning all Earthlings — from climate change skeptics to the world's leading eco-scientists and kid activists — to an exhibition that's one part visual Earth…

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Invasinators

Become part of a volunteer team of invasive plant removers and native plant restorers. Learn why non-native invasive plants are a threat to our ecosystem,…

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GEMS III ARL Computer Science Applications
Fast paced week with hands-on exercises providing the student entering 10th-12th grade the opportunity to apply computer science and programming skills learned.
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GEMS III: ARL Computer Science Principles
Grades 10–12 investigate computer science principles, develop basic algorithms, examine programming languages, and explore how computing and technology impact the world. 
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GEMS II: ARL Engineering
Students entering 8th-10th grades will learn principles of computer aided design (CAD), applications of additive manufacturing, and investigate the science of motion.
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GEMS II: ARL Diverse Topics
Students entering 7th-10th grades will participate in activities from a variety of STEM disciplines, such as chemistry, mathematics, computer science, environmental science, etc.
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North Park Trail Walk at the Lock House Museum

1.5 mile loop for all ages, rain* or shine.  Sturdy footwear recommended. Meet at the to of the Lock House drive. FREE and no reservation…

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GEMS III ARL Computer Engineering

Students entering 10th-12th grade will use a raspberry pi, LEDs, motors, breadboards, switches, and programming to design and construct complex systems. Students will learn how variable inputs…

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Preschool Nature Series

Bring your preschooler to Eden Mill to discover the wonder of nature! Programs will include nature games and activities, a story, craft, and a hike…

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My Big Backyard

You don’t have to travel very far to explore science. There are so many interesting things to discover in our very own back yards! In…

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Dig into Dinos

It’s time to make some dino discoveries! Join us for a week of excavation exploration as we uncover some of the secrets of these prehistoric…

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STEM from the CRYPT(ology)

Cryptology is the study of codes, or the art of writing and solving them – and we will do just that all week! Working from…

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STEM: Sports, Television, Entertainment, and Mini Golf?

Wait....that doesn’t seem right. If you’re thinking “STEM” is an acronym for “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math,” you’re correct! However, STEM IS found in sports,…

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Pirate Cove at the Lock House, part of the HDG Water Festival

Eat with the pirates while they put on their pirate antics. Also mermaids, music, treasure dig, pirate swag.  2 seatings for meal reservations.  Details coming…

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Fall Harvest Festival at the Stepping Stone Museum

Our signature event! Featuring apple cider pressing, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, hayrides, craft vendors, demonstrations & more! All ages NO FEE

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School’s Out! Nature Day Camp

Enjoy your day off from school by exploring nature at Eden Mill.  We will hike, meet our Nature center critters, and spend time outdoors with…

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Tails and Tots

Story time with a natural twist! Listen to stories, learn new songs, and move like the animals! Ages 2-5 NO FEE

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GEMS I: MRICD Diverse Topics

Students entering the 5th-7th grade will participate in activities from a variety of STEM disciplines such as chemistry, mathematics, biology, engineering, and earth science. Students will work…

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STEM Day at the Farm

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APG Discovery Center Board Meeting

The monthly APG Discovery Center Board Meeting is held the first Monday of every month unless it falls on a government holiday, in which case…

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APG Discovery Center Board Meeting

The monthly APG Discovery Center Board Meeting is held the first Monday of every month unless it falls on a government holiday, in which case…

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Find out more about the Discovery Center at Water's Edge

For over 100 years, the people of Northeastern Maryland have developed world-changing technologies. Many of these technologies trace their roots to Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), the Army’s technology “mega-base.”

The Discovery Center will be a place where new worlds are discovered, and connections are made. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore the past, present, and future of technology, such as computing, power and energy, 3D printing, agricultural technology, and much more.

Coming soon to Harford County
A World-Class Science & Technology Center
Ingenuity will skyrocket as visitors of all ages explore the APG Discovery Center's exhibits about technology past, present, and future.

Exhibits

Ingenuity will skyrocket as visitors of all ages explore the Discovery Center’s exhibits about technology past, present, and future.

K-12 students will interact with STEM programming that is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards.

STEM Programming

K-12 students will interact with STEM programming that is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards.

For 100 years, APG has been home to some of the most brilliant minds in science and technology. Their inventions have changed how people live, work, and play around the globe. The APG Discovery Center will tell their stories

History

For 100 years, APG has been home to some of the most brilliant minds in science and technology. Their inventions have changed how people live, work, and play around the globe. The Discovery Center will tell their stories.

The APG Discovery Center will feature science and technology speakers and events for the whole community. Also, facilities will available to community groups for events and programming.

Community Resource

The Discovery Center will feature science and technology speakers and events for the whole community. Also, facilities will available to community groups for events and programming.

Students will discover a new world of ideas as they engage in the hands-on experiences at the Discovery Center.

Discovery

Students will discover a new world of ideas as they engage in the hands-on experiences at the Discovery Center.

APG is home to some of the most advanced technology in the world. Visitors to the Discovery Center have a chance to explore this new technology in exciting ways.

New Technology

APG is home to some of the most advanced technology in the world. Visitors to the Discovery Center have a chance to explore this new technology in exciting ways.

The Discovery Center enjoys support from the following organizations and numerous individual contributors. Find out how to become a founding member.

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A Vision

for a place where students of all ages
explore, play, innovate, and discovery

Phase I

In 2022, the Discovery Center at Water’s Edge will open a Preview Center.

Phase II

A 10,000-SF facility will open in 2024 featuring 12-15 hands-on exhibits, an Imax auditorium, flex space, large classroom, and a small store.

Phase III

The Discovery Center at Water’s Edge will triple in size with the construction of a 35,000 SF permanent facility and be able to accommodate over 100,000 visitors a year.

Coming soon

In 2024, Phase II is set to open with a 10,000 sq.ft. exhibit space featuring 12 to 15 hands-on exhibits, and IMAX auditorium, large flexible space, classroom, and small store.

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Join & Give

to build the Discovery Center at Water's Edge

There are many ways you can join with the Discovery Center planning team. Choose an enriching volunteer activity, donate to the capital campaign, and join our mailing list to keep abreast of new developments.

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