Foster Center for Student Innovation

  • Exploring Engineering

    Exploring Engineering

  • Creating new Designs

    Creating new Designs

  • Discovering new Lemonade Flavors

    Discovering new Lemonade Flavors

  • Young Entrepreneurs

    Young Entrepreneurs

  • Summer Camp

    Summer Camp

  • Game Design

    Game Design

  • Exploring Story telling through Games

    Exploring Story telling through Games

K-12 Outreach

Looking to offer your students an opportunity to learn about innovation in a hands-on environment? Look no further. Whether you are interested in after school programming, one-day workshops, or year long curriculum, we can work with you to develop programs to meet your unique needs.

Ongoing Projects

Maine Middle School Invention Convention - The Invention Convention takes the place of a traditional middle school science fair and allows students to channel their inner innovator. From the fall to the spring, students work with their teachers in all subjects to develop a "meaingfully unique" invention. We are currently looking for interested schools to participate next school year! More information at www.maineinvents.org

Bridge Year Project – Through collaboration with Hermon High School, United Technologies Center, and Eastern Maine Community College, we have worked to rethink and revamp the academic path of high school students. The Bridge Year Program provides an optional path for high school students that allows for the completion of an Associate's degree in half the time for a fraction of the cost. Immediately following high school graduation, these students will enroll in a full 12-month "bridge year" that includes college credit courses and hands-on training. Upon completion of the Bridge Year, students will graduate with an Associate's degree, real-world experience, and University of Maine acceptable college credit. Innovation Engineering is being used as a system to support the development of meaningful, hands on courses and enrich the student experience.  For more information, check out: http://mainedoenews.net/2011/09/14/bridging-skills-gap/.

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