ESTEAM - In Our Region

Part of the Kaleidoscope Discovery Center's mission is to increase awareness of educational opportunities in our region. See below for various resources for each of our ESTEAM categories that are located in our service region.
Engineering

Summer Camps at Missouri S&T  Launch a rocket. Build a robot. Learn about explosives. You could do any of these things and more at a Missouri S&T summer camp. Explore your possibilities by attending one of the summer camps. Who knows? Your summer at S&T could be the spark for your successful future.

Science

Cub Creek Science Camp  Cub Creek Science Camp offers an incredible program for kids who love nature, crafts, adventure, and science. Because, in addition to all the animals, we have many other exciting Science Camp and Adventure Camp activities, including; Archery, Cooking, Crime Science, Crafts, Survival Skills and Zip-lines, just to name a few.

Technology

Vacuum Cleaner Meseum and Factory Outlet We’re located along historic Route 66 in St. James, MO or as we like to call it Small Town, USA. We hope you GET SUCKED IN to learn about the history of vacuum cleaners on your next adventure through America’s heartland!

Environment

Mark Twain National Forest  Encompassing 1.5 million acres of beautiful public land in 29 counties in Missouri, Mark Twain National Forest maintains a healthy, working forest and restores Missouri’s natural communities.

Cub Creek Science Camp  Cub Creek Science Camp offers an incredible program for kids who love nature, crafts, adventure, and science. Because, in addition to all the animals, we have many other exciting Science Camp and Adventure Camp activities, including; Archery, Cooking, Crime Science, Crafts, Survival Skills and Zip-lines, just to name a few.

Onondaga Cave State Park  Descend into the depths of Onondaga Cave State Park and drop into a world of wonder: towering stalagmites, dripping stalactites, and active flowstones help make the cave a National Natural Landmark and illustrate why Missouri is often called “The Cave State.”

Ed Clark Museum of Missouri Geology – Rolla  The museum displays minerals and fossils found in the state. It is located at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geology and Land Survey.

Missouri Department of Conservation  MDC protects and manages Missouri’s fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.

Arts

Arts Rolla!  Arts Rolla is a regional not-for-profit organization founded in 1985. Arts Rolla brings art and communities together by supporting and growing visual, literary, and performing arts.

Fine Linen Theatre  Fine Linen Theatre produces outstanding community theatre with auditions open to the public!

Leach Theatre  Missouri S&T Leach Theatre brings outstanding out-of-town performing artists to the Rolla community.

Rolla Choral Arts Society  Rolla Choral Arts Society performs outstanding pieces under the direction of Artistic Director, Jeff Sandquist. The Society supports programs for Young Singers, Rolla Childrens Community Choir, Rolla Men of Song, Rolla Community Choir and a Jazz Choir. Performances throughout the year.

Ozark Actors Theatre  Ozark Actors Theatre, one of two equity theatres in Missouri, presents a number of outstanding performances throughout the year including a three-show summer season, a fall production and a variety of other performances at the Cedar Street Playhouse.

Lyric Live Theatre  Live theater in Newburg, Missouri. Scheduled events include drama, music, variety and special shows by guest artists. The theater building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Missouri S&T Free Film Festival  The local community is invited to view new and classic films at no cost during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2016 Free Fall Film Festival. The University offers this free film festival in the Spring and Fall.

Math

Math Counts Foundation  Rolla Junior High Math Club is organized to prepare 5th – 8th grade students to compete in mathematics competitions locally, around the state, and internationally. We compete in the AMC 8 which is an international test that attracts about 150,000 students around the world. Other contests include the MATHCOUNTS competitions (School, Chapter, State, & National level) and MCTM competitions (Regional & State level). We also compete at the Southwest Baptist University MCTM Math Contest.