University of Maryland Extension

"Rise to the Challenge" Summer STEM Workshop

Rise to the Challenge June 23 Wicomico or June 25th Somerset
Wednesday, Jun. 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Wicomico, MD @ Christ United Methodist Church
211 Phillip Morris Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804
United States

SALISBURY, MD – (April 14, 2014) – University of Maryland Extension 4-H STEM educators invite Somerset and Wicomico county youth to participate in a one day workshop that offers fun and informative activities relating to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics on Monday, June 23 at UMES or Wednesday, June 25 at Christ United Methodist Church in Salisbury.  Both events will start at 9 am and end at 4:30 pm. 

The STEM Day Summer Workshop, titled “Rise to the Challenge,” is reserved for youth ages 11-14.  Planned activities for the day will expose the youth to skyscraper history as well as basic design principles behind their success; ballooning history and the principles of flight along with NASA’s Scientific Balloon Program; the mighty microbes in bread that facilitate it’s rising; and the big things happening in the world of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Registration fees are set at $20 per person and include a mid-morning snack and all educational materials; registrants will need to pack a sack lunch that does not require refrigeration.  To register, download and fill out the pdf form below and mail or email to UME-UMES, Attn: Jocelyn Koller, 2122 Richard Henson Center, Princess Anne, MD 21853 or  Once registration is complete, a packet will be mailed that must be brought to the session.  Scholarships and multiple student family discounts are available.


For more information, contact Celine Pastore, Faculty Extension Assistant by phone 410-749-6141 or by email:; or STEM Associate Agent Jocelyn Koller at by phone 410-651-7974 or by email

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