Millard Oakley STEM Center
Family & Community Programs
The Oakley STEM Center offers a variety of programs for kids, families, and the community throughout the year.
STEM at Home
Check out this week's STEM at Home activity below!
Germs Be Gone
We would love to feature some of your student’s work on our social media outlets. You can help us with this by using the #STEMATHOME hashtag and tagging the Oakley STEM Center (@TNTechSTEM) on your posts. We will have a new set of activities available every Monday followed by us sharing student work every Friday.
- FAB Fridays / 3rd-8th Graders
STEM Fab Fridays are FREE events focused on engaging families and children (grades 3rd-8th) in STEM activities.
FAB Fridays are great opportunities for families to enjoy time together while exploring new STEM concepts through exciting hands-on experiences.
Come and go as your family's schedule allows; a parent/guardian must be present at all times.
Color Capers | March 27 | 6-8pm | FREE
Welcome Spring with colorful STEM ideas. Refract light, create kaleidoscopes, blow bubbles and more!
- Safari Saturdays / PreK-3rd Graders
Safari Saturdays are free workshops in hands-on science and math for young learners (PreK-3rd graders) and their families.
A parent/guardian must remain with the student/students regardless of age. Safari Saturdays are flexible events, come and go as your family’s schedule allows. Reservations are required.
Toy STEM Story | April 25 | 9am-noon | FREE
Woody and Buzz invite you to play! At this STEM Safari you can make toys, put together toys, take apart toys, and experiment with toys!
- Special Events
Summer Solstice-The Longest Day of the Year | TBA | 6pm-8pm | FREE
Solstice events are free workshops in hands-on science and math for young learners (PreK-8th graders) and their families that occur twice a year to celebrate the summer and the winter solstice.
Join us for the Longest Day of the Year Celebration! Enjoy this year's winter solstice while star gazing with telescopes, entering the VR world of Star Wars, and participating on some fun hands-on STEM activities.
A parent/guardian must remain with the student/students regardless of age.