UCM Lee’s Summit to present STEAM summer camp for kids

The University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit will present an engaging and educational summer camp focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. STEAM Course is a week-long adventure for students from kindergarten through third grade.


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The camp will include scientific investigations, games, crafty projects and fun. The STEAM Course will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon July 8-12 at the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit.

The camp is presented by Tammy Buckner, a technology strategist, project manager, business consultant/analyst, workshop facilitator, speaker and trainer. She uses her various tech skills and corporate principles to analyze the daily processes of companies, organizations and emerging businesses; define and implement effective business strategy solutions and processes in order transition their business models to operate like a Fortune 500 company. As a member of women programming organizations and by staying active in the startup community, Buckner works at bridging the diversity divide in technology. She connects with educators, business owners, schools and community centers to provide conferences, community tech events and workshops. Buckner mentors entrepreneurs, young adults and youth, encouraging career paths in technology, engineering and the arts by offering innovative project-based lessons.

Cost for the camp is $150 per student. For more information or to enroll, select this link.  

Other camps this summer at the Missouri Innovation Campus include Stories for Justice Summer Writing Camp and the College Application Essay: Your Story, Our Help, both offered by UCM and the Greater Kansas City Writing Project. Stories for Justice is for seventh- through 12th-graders and will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15 through 19. The College Application Essay, designed for high-school juniors, will be 9 a.m. to noon July 15 through 19. For more information about both Writing Project opportunities, visit this webpage.