Category Archives: Insights From Interns 2015

I never knew I would enjoy STEM!

The STEM room during the summer so far has been such an experience for me! I’ve learned so much. I enjoyed everything, from working on the marble rollercoasters to doing different types of models for different groups of kids. I even … Continue reading

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Learning to Lead

My experience as an intern has helped me define what it is to be a leader. Working with children that have the desire to learn and listen to your knowledge could possibly be the best feeling in the world. I … Continue reading

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A Summer Filled with STEM

In the summer of 2015, I had ample opportunities for cool STEM experiences! For example, the BGC was running a program called NASA’s BEST, which was filled with many kinds of cool experiments for kids from Pre-k to high school! … Continue reading

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“My chance to shine…”

Note: After interning all summer in the STEM Center in Edgewood, on one of the final days of our summer program, Saron came to the Club and discovered an opportunity. On Tuesday, I came in to the STEM lab as … Continue reading

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Cookies and Coding

Everyone has played Simon Says. And a good portion of people have played an electronic version called Simon. Basically a series of lights is played and repeated back. But the code behind that game isn’t as simple as I found … Continue reading

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Giving Back

 I worked at the Robotics Camp at Camp Hidden Valley this summer. Over the years at the Boys & Girls Clubs, I have learned how to use Lego Robots, but not without having a mentor to help me learn or to … Continue reading

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Story Time (on steroids!) at the Edgewood Library

Creating Puppets at the Edgewood Library During the week of July sixth I had the opportunity to work with Mrs. Susan Ciavolino, three other interns/employees from the Boys and Girls club, and a group of remarkable children at the Edgewood … Continue reading

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STEAM at the Library: science, technology, engineering, ART, and math

I worked with kids from the Edgewood Club as well as other children at the Edgewood Library. As an intern I helped to teach the basics of sewing, circuitry, lightening and how a battery works as well as overall creativity … Continue reading

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Baseball and Boats!

This week for badges was not originally scheduled but was a makeup day for last Thursday. I’m glad we got to make it up because this was probably the coolest activity we have done so far. The kids had to … Continue reading

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Saying good bye to new friends….

  Today is the last day of our summer internship at the Aberdeen Boys and Girls Club.  I have really enjoyed my time here and I have gotten to know most of the kids, who happen to be really cool … Continue reading

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