The START Program
Career Pathways and Robot Building Experience
The STEM Training and Robotics Technology (START) Program is a hands-on, active and
rewarding project based program designed to inspire, highlight, and create awareness
of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) career pathways, opportunities,
and education, while developing critical, creative and innovative reasoning skills
through hands-on projects. Students learn to solve problems and develop solutions
used in real-world applications found in day-to-day life and the workplace.
Program topics are presented in an interactive and fun format, and engage students interested
in exploring the world of technology.
Students build a VEX robot for classroom competition, participate in three electronic
projects , and field trip, in addition to other activities. Program topics and projects are connected
to each other, showing students the continuum of STEM in everyday life and throughout
El Camino College students and high school students interested in STEM are encouraged
to apply for this program.
The START Program is your start to a STEM career!