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STEMCraft Gaming & Fair

STEMCraft: Using Minecraft to Imagine a Better World and Build It Together.

STEMCraft is a Minecraft gaming event and family science fair rolled into one! Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the School of the Future located at 4021 Parkside Avenue in Philadelphia.

Minecraft Gaming

Kids will enjoy a three hour gaming session using Minecraft starting at either 9am, 12:30pm or 4pm. Ticket cost includes one free adult with each gamer attending. REGISTER NOW using code EARLY and save $7.25 per ticket! Gamers and their parents/guardians, also get to enjoy the all day STEM Fair (included in the ticket price). Want to have fun at the STEM Fair but not participate in Minecraft Gaming? You can do that! Choose the “Non-Gamer” Ticket option for just $15 and enjoy the fun all day.

Minecraft encourages creative thinking, exploration and collaborative play and has been embraced by educators all over the world as a new tool to engage with their students. Our event will feature competitive and non-competitive sessions and prizes for participants.


About The STEM Fair

We’re excited… and you should be too… for the STEM Fair featuring more than 20 different activities from organizations such as The Franklin Institute, Academy of Natural Sciences and many more. The STEM Fair runs from 11am to 5pm. Your ticket purchase allows you all day access to the STEM Fair. Have a 9am gaming ticket? Be sure to allow some time after the gaming session to have fun at the Fair. Have a 4pm gaming ticket? Join the fun by arriving early and participating in the STEM Activities. Have a ticket for the 12:30 session? Come early or stay later!

Click here to see the list of organizations participating in the STEM Fair.

Want to have fun at the STEM Fair but not participate in Minecraft Gaming? You can do that! Choose the “Non-Gamer” Ticket option for just $15 and enjoy the fun all day.


Volunteers

Be a part of our 300+ team of volunteers that make this hands-on gaming and technology event for children fun, creative and memorable. Click here to sign up to volunteer. If you want to know more about the volunteer activities, you can click here to download a complete list of volunteer opportunities and descriptions.

Want to involve your company or organization as a group of volunteers… GREAT! Send an email to stemcraft@childrenfirstpa.org or call 215-563-5848 x40 and Steven will get you started.


STEMCraft Champion

By becoming a STEMCraft Champion you and your child can help us even more, and we’re not asking for your money – just a little of your time to spread the word about our cause. It’s easy and fun to become a STEMCraft Champion, and it only takes a few minutes.

Just click here and create your account, then share your personalized fundraising page on your social media, and in person with friends, family, and anyone you know that has a soft spot in their heart for helping others, and… you’re kids will reap the rewards!  Your child can earn awesome Minecraft-themed incentives like badges, Wristbands, T-Shirts, Capes, and Award Medals just for convincing your friends and loved ones to make a small donation for a cause you clearly care about!  Click here to check out the incentives your child could win when they become a STEMCraft Champion.


Food Trucks

Mobile deliciousness! Food trucks in Philadelphia are all the rage. We will have a variety of food trucks on site to quench your thirsty and satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.


Sponsors

PCCY thanks the following companies and individuals for their generous support.

            

       

 

 


Posters and Flyers

Want to help PCCY spread the word about the event?  Download a STEMCraft Poster (11 x 17) or Download a STEMCraft Flyer (8 1/2 x 11) or Download a STEMCraft Postcard (5 x 7).  Posters and flyers can also be obtained by emailing stemcraft@childrenfirstpa.org and we can deliver or mail them to you.


Legal Stuff: Minecraft is a registered trademark of Mojang Synergies AB. The STEMCraft Marathon is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or associated with, Mojang Synergies AB or its affiliates.

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