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In their third year of offering activities aimed at expanding knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ivy Tech Community College are planning STEM summer camps for area students in a new format for 2020. “In light of recent efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Ivy Tech and FCA won’t be able to offer in-person summer STEM camps this year,” Tanya Foutch, Quality Engineering Group Lead for Assembly at FCA U.S. and a member of the FCA U.S. Transmission team, said. “Instead, camp will be made available to students in their homes. We are working to make camp boxes that will be as close as possible to the real camp!”The FCA Women’s Group and Ivy Tech are putting together the “camp-in-a-box” for up to 125 young women and 100 boys. The boxes, which will include activities, supplies, a workbook, links to tutorials and supplemental videos, and more, will be delivered to students’ homes in mid-June.
Girls in grades 6 to 12 and boys in grades 6 to 8 in Howard, Tipton, Miami, Grant, Clinton, Carroll, and Cass counties may register for the camp on a first come, first served basis. The cost …
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