offered by Dreams For Kids DC
Dreams For Kids DC x 10 All In Foundation x Children’s Science Center Digital STEM Class: Animal Encounters
What: Dreams For Kids DC is partnering with the Children’s Science Center (CSC) and 10 All In Foundation to organize a virtual STEM clinic. CSC’s STEM Educators will provide a virtual animal encounter through Zoom. Participants will be a part of an Animal Encounter where they will meet one animal, and then participate in an Animal Adaptations activity with the STEM Educator.
When: Monday, June 14th, 2021 from 4 – 5 PM EST
Where: Online via Zoom (You will receive the zoom conference link a few days before the clinic)
Who: Participants with physical and developmental disabilities of all ages welcome and we also invite their family members to attend as well! We also invite DFKDC volunteers and friends to join us online to make this a truly inclusive session. Please read about all of our new digital programming (in light of COVID-19) here: https://www.dreamsforkidsdc.org/programs
Dreams For Kids DC programs are 100% free and give children with disabilities to sports and other activities, helping them realize their full potential to succeed in all walks of life.
Thank you to Children’s Science Center Lab for providing this virtual experience for Dreams For Kids DC families!
About Dreams For Kids DC: Dreams For Kids DC provides life-changing activities that empower children with physical and developmental disabilities to unite with their peers and realize their potential. DFKDC events are adaptive sports clinics held once or twice a month for children with disabilities aged 4 – 24. Through our events, those with physical and developmental disabilities are able to come off the sidelines and unite with their peers. A lot of these children have been bullied in schools, and are left out of activities with able-bodied children. The empowerment and self confidence gained through the clinic will carry over from the field to the home, classroom, and the community, allowing them to realize that their disability will not prevent them from fulfilling their dreams. Each child is partnered with a volunteer to learn the essence of teamwork, have a mentor, and also bond over a sense of camaraderie. Learn more at dreamsforkidsdc.org
About the Children’s Science Center: The Children’s Science Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and interactive museum where children, families and school groups can explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts through fun, engaging hands-on exhibits, activities and programs. We serve over 70,000 visitors a year at the Children’s Science Center Lab at Fair Oaks Mall and through our community programs delivered to schools, libraries and STEM festivals across Northern Virginia. The Lab may be temporarily closed, but the Children’s Science Center Lab is open for STEM fun and learning from a safe distance. Check out the list of virtual programs by visiting their web site here: https://www.childsci.org/events-programs/virtual-events
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