In 2016 the Central Oregon Coast NOW Foundation helped an all girls team from Toledo who were winners in the Renewable Energy Challenge go to the finals in New Orleans. If you have a chance go see what the kids did this year; they love to show you their projects.
Oregon Renewable Energy Challenge – link
February 28: More than 230 3rd to 12th grade students from Clatspop, Tillamook and Lincoln Counties are bringing their wind, wave and solar energy devices to Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport to see which designs produce the most energy. Students will also present engineering posters to volunteer judges.
In 2015 the Central Oregon Coast NOW Foundation provided t-shirts for the GEMS camp participants.
GEMS: Girls in Engineering and Marine Science camp – link
March 10 and 11: Oregon Coast 7th and 8th grade girls interested in STEM related careers will have the unique opportunity to spend two days working with researchers at Hatfield Marine Science Center in the labs and in the field. Participants will engage in hands-on activities, learn about STEM careers, get behind-the-scenes tours, and spend the night in the Shark Tunnel at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Students must provide own transportation to and from HMSC in Newport, bring sleeping bags and change of clothing. All meals provided. Register * Download a flyer