FUSD’S FACTS Camp Iwannago Moon Landing celebration named a Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) 2019 STEM Grant Recipient

| June 3, 2019

By the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

The Flagstaff Unified School District’s FACTS Camp Iwannago Moon Landing celebration  — “How Far I’ll Go: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing” was named a Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence’s (AzCASE) 2019 STEM Grant Recipient.
 
“FACTS Camp Iwannago will use their grant funding to support their 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing celebration,” AzCASE reported. “The celebration will include activities relating to space flight, rocketry, aerodynamics, engineering, geology, history, and astronaut physical training. The funding will allow FACTS to bring in Gary Alpert, the Fly Guy, who will lead rocketry experiments with all campers. They will learn the basics of rocketry and get to build and launch a small rocket.”
 
AzCASE and Cox Communications are proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 STEM Grants for out-of-school time programs. Now in their ninth grant cycle, the STEM Grants are designed to encourage and promote the inclusion of informal STEM learning opportunities in out-of-school programs of all kinds. Grants ranged from $500 to $1500.

Thank you to all of the grant applicants for your commitment to positive youth development and informal STEM education! Grants are annual so be sure to stay tuned for details about our 2020 STEM grant cycle.

Click here for the entire list of grant award winners

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