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Decatur County United Fund Announces 2019 Camp Invention Scholarships

Student participates in a camp invention activityThe Decatur County United Fund Board of Directors recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Decatur County Community School Corporation for the 2019 Camp Invention program. Camp Invention is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the future of innovation and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Created 28 years ago to introduce children to the invention process, the camp encourages collaboration, entrepreneurship, and problem solving through innovation and STEM application.

The program is open to any child entering kindergarten through sixth grade, regardless of school district, and will take place at the Decatur County Community Schools central office at 2020 North Montgomery Road on June 10-14, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Under the direction of Linda Smith, with staffing from fellow local educators, campers will explore technology while building confidence in their natural ability to dream and create. 

Please see our Camp Invention scholarship press release for additional details.

Cafeteria Subs Needed

We are currently looking for subs to work in the South Elementary and South High School cafeterias. We are in need of team players to work between four and five hours, helping to prepare food, wash dishes, serve, and clean up. You can pick up an application at the schools/central office or print one from the DCCS website. For additional information, please view our flyer. Thank you!

Camp Invention

Camp Invention STEM camp is June 10–14, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Camp Invention is for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade. Decatur County Community Schools Central Office is the location for this year’s camp. The cost of camp is $230.00 before the discount. The discounted rate for Decatur County students is $110.00. For information about this high-energy, hands-on STEM camp, please see our Camp Invention flyer.