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A free two-day invention camp will be held July 30-31 at Oregon Coast Community College in Lincoln City for sixth-, seventh- or eighth-grade students. The day camp is operated by Oregon State University and sponsored by Oregon Coast STEM Hub.

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“OSU engineering students will be running the camp and focus on hands-on activities and learning the invention process.” Oregon Coast STEM Hub Interim Director Tracy Crews said via telephone interview.

The camp is provided by OSU Precollege Programs and supported by The Lemelson Foundation. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and is not an overnight stay. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

What will you do?

Learn about the Invention Process!
Create “Things Worth Inventing”!
Work in a Community of Fellow Inventors!
Collaborate with OSU Invention Mentors!
Apply Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Math Concepts while using Design Thinking!
Develop skills in: Creativity, Problem Solving,
Perseverance, Leadership, Teamwork!
Learn about College Life at OSU!
All Materials Provided!

Space is limited to 30 students and interested parents should register online or download a registration form and mail them in.

REGISTER ONLINE

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM

This is one of five OSU Mobile Invention Camps being offered for Oregon Coast STEM Hub students this summer. The two in Clatsop county filled up very quickly, but there are spaces available in the Lincoln County and Coos County camps.

This camp is intended for incoming 6-8 grade students who are enrolled in public, private or home schools.

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Justin Werner is founder and publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and a journalist reporting news for the fine citizens of Lincoln City, Oregon and beyond. He's on a mission to seek out truth and isn't afraid to be the tip of the spear for freedom of the press. When he's not wearing his reporter hat, you can find him enjoying the Oregon Coast with his wife and three children.

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