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CASD STEM Camp Registration Deadline Extended to May 31st

The CASD has announced an extension to the registration deadline for its inaugural summer STEM Camp, now allowing more students from CASD elementary schools to enroll. The camp, set for students entering 2nd through 5th grades in the 2024-2025 school year, offers a blend of fun and educational activities focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

The camp will be held at Ben Chambers from July 22nd to July 25th, running daily from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. It features a structured schedule that includes both breakfast and lunch for attendees, with a registration fee of $150 per student. Parents are reminded that they will need to arrange transportation to and from the camp.

To register, families must fill out a permission form and submit it to their child’s teacher by the new deadline, May 31st. Registration forms are available in both English and Spanish. This initiative aims to foster creativity and problem-solving skills in a supportive environment, making it a unique opportunity for young learners to immerse themselves in the STEM fields.

For any further questions or assistance with the registration process, parents are encouraged to contact their child’s teacher.

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