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90 Camp Invention and Club Invention Programs Nationwide Funded by Nordson Corporation Foundation Grant

NORTH CANTON, Ohio — March 12, 2019 — The Camp Invention® and Club Invention® programs, nationally recognized, nonprofit enrichment programs of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF), today announced a $328,780 grant from the Nordson Corporation Foundation in Westlake, Ohio.
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Put the Power to Invent in Her Hands — A New Campaign from the National Inventors Hall of Fame

NORTH CANTON, Ohio – March 7, 2019 – Innovation is for everyone. That is not only the mission of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF), it is the guiding principle behind its new campaign to close the innovation gender gap.
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NIHF Initiative Spurs Kids to Choose ‘My Innovation Icon'

Everyone knows superheroes are cool, but now they are even cooler, because they are helping young students chart a path to become innovators and inventors...

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Promoting Confidence-Building STEM Experiences...

Dave talks to Krissy Hostetler, Education Team Specialist at the National Inventors Hall of Fame about promoting confidence-building STEM experiences infused with design thinking, creative problem solving, intellectual property literacy...

2019 Camp Invention Curriculum Features Island Mystery...

Camp Invention® introduces young innovators to invention and prototyping in a way that makes them relatable and fun. In the newly announced 2019 program, campers will learn ocean navigation and survival skills on a remote island...

New STEM Maker Lab Program Pushes the Limits of Innovation

Our traditional school libraries' print resources are being replaced with computers, 3-D printers and other cutting-edge technology, and districts are seeking flexible programming to utilize the new space...

Camp Invention ‘Fast Forwards’ to New Possibilities

The world is always changing and with that comes inventions that help make our everyday lives easier. Of course, to have those new innovations and technologies, someone has to have the foresight to come up with it...

Young inventors gather at Camp Invention in Port Washington

On the second day of Camp Invention in Weber Middle School, Ted, 9, places some finishing touches on Waffleman – “completely ridiculous, though I love ridiculous” – a small robotic dog he will be taking home on Friday...

Students at summer invention camp in Bethel Park meet...

The 152 kids who attended Camp Invention at Neil Armstrong Middle School in Bethel Park were treated to a visit from inventor Alois Langer who co-invented the implantable cardioverter defibrillator...

Inventors meet with Pittsford’s Camp Invention

The 152 kids who attended Camp Invention at Neil Armstrong Middle School in Bethel Park were treated to a visit from inventor Alois Langer who co-invented the implantable cardioverter defibrillator...

Inventor visits Oak Ridge

On Wednesday, Camp Invention students at Oak Ridge School of Leadership, Environmental and Health Sciences in Eagan had a special visitor. National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Sumita Mitra talked with the students...

‘Superhero” inventor visits local summer camp

Students at a local Camp Invention had the chance to finally meet “superhero” Frances Ligler, inventor of portable optical biosensors. Ligler visited and spoke to camp participants at St. Jerome Academy (SJA) in Hyattsville. Previously, they had only seen her depicted as a superhero on a cardboard poster displayed at camp...