YWCA Conducts STEAM Camps this Summer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – YWCA Mahoning Valley is holding a variety of science, technology, arts, engineering and mathematics camps for children in Youngstown and Warren during July and August.
GUTS! Girls Using Tools, a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Mahoning Valley for girls in high school, will run June 11 to June 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Girls will be on-site at a Habitat for Humanity House in Struthers, where they will learn valuable skills in handling tools, taking measurements, reading blue prints, and estimating costs. The cost is $150.
YoCan Camp, a partnership with SMARTS and the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, will run July 2, 3, 5, and 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children entering grades fifth through eighth will learn about media, marketing, design, and art using vintage advertisements in the history society’s collections, and create their own posters, digital media, and theatrical performances. The cost is $60.
Young Artists Camp, a partnership with the Soap Gallery, will run July 16 to July 20 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Soap Gallery in downtown Youngstown. Students will learn the basics of creating artwork with clay, and make their own bowls, cups, and 3D sculptures. Students’ artwork will be on display for one week at the Soap Gallery. The cost is $60.
Stop—Hip Hop will run from July 16 to July 20 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Children in grades kindergarten to eighth will learn the basics of hip hop and practice a choreographed dance which they will perform for families at the end of the camp. The cost is $30. Lunch is included for children enrolled in both Young Artists Camp and Stop—Hip Hop Camp.
For more information or to register for these programs, contact Emily Coehlo at 330 746-6361, ext. 125.

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