Calendar of Events


2 Saturday
Computer Science Fundamentals (grades K-5) workshop.  This FREE opportunity provides lunch and a $100 stipend. Held at the GVSU downtown Grand Rapids campus, 8:30am-3:30pm.  Registration is closed. For details about the training, visit the MiCoding website.

16 Saturday
Annual Allendale Community Field Day.  Visit the Facebook page for more information.

18-21 Monday-Thursday
Energizing Our World camp is designed to spark interest in renewable energy for students currently in the 6th or 7th grade. Registration is now closed.. For more information visit or contact the RMSC at (616) 331-2267 or Chelsea Ridge at


8-13 Sunday-Friday
AP Computer Science Principles (grades 9-12) and Computer Science Discoveries (grades 6-10), five day conference in Grand Rapids. Visit for information or contact Kris Pachla at

16-17 Monday - Tuesday
Van Andel Education Institute’s Science on the Grand: A STEAM Conference on Inquiry-Based Instruction in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For more information or to register, go to  or call (616)234-5528.

16-19 Monday - Thursday
sHaPe (Summer Health Activities and Professions Exploration) Day camp is an introduction to the health professions for boys and girls currently in 7th and 8th grades.  Registration is now closed.  Visit the sHaPe Camp website for more information.


14 Tuesday
John Ball Zoo Offers an Exhibit & Enrichment Design Challenges Workshop at 8:30 a.m.for teachers for grades 4th-12th at the John Ball Zoo Administration Building, 1300 Fulton St West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. To find out more details or register for the workshop please visit the website. Fee for session is $75/participant. For more information contact: Rhiannon Mulligan at or (616) 336-4301 x3001

15 Wednesday
Bridging the Gap between Geology & Chemistry, a K-13 educator workshop sponsored by WMU Geosciences and NSF for K-13 teachers. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at MGRRE, Western Michigan University. To register, or to request more information, please contact Dr. Peter Voice at 269-387-5488 or .

17 Friday
John Ball Zoo Offers Project WILD Workshop. This full day workshop will include Project WILD, Aquatic WILD, and Flying WILD curriculum and activity guides geared towards K-12 educators. For more information visit the website. This workshop is intended for teachers, pre-service teachers, informal educators. Fee for workshop is $75/participant.Starts at 8:30 a.m. at John Ball Zoo, 1300 Fulton St. West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. For more information contact: Rhiannon Mulligan at or (616) 336-4301 x3001


30 Sunday
Deadline for presenters to submit sessions for the Fall Science Update Conference. The conference is Wednesday, November 14. If you have a topic or expertise to offer, please submit a proposal here.


14 Wednesday
The 35th annual Fall Science Update conference on the GVSU Allendale campus!  8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Registration will be available in the fall at

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