S.T.E.A.M.’d Up for Kids Offers Hands-On Fun and Learning for Families

May 18, 2024

SALEM, Oregon – May 9, 2024 – Get ready for a day of hands-on learning, historical exploration, and family fun at the fourth annual S.T.E.A.M.’d Up for Kids event! On Saturday, May 18th, 2024, Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks, Oregon, transforms into an exciting playground of discovery for kids and parents alike.

This unique event blends S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities with a taste of local history, making it an ideal outing for families with young children. Kids will have a blast building cool creations, riding on miniature trains, learning old-fashioned skills like rope-making, and even making their own ice cream! Plus, guests can explore museums, climb on outdoor tractors, hop on trolley rides, and witness a shortened version of the Great Oregon Steam-Up’s “Parade of Power.”

“S.T.E.A.M.’d Up for Kids is all about sparking kids’ curiosity and making learning a thrilling adventure,” says Michelle Duchateau, president of Antique Powerland Museum Association, which oversees Powerland Heritage Park . “We want families to create lasting memories while encouraging young minds to explore the fascinating world around them.”

Event Highlights:

Hands-on workshops for kids to build and create
Miniature train rides (weather permitting)
Historical demonstrations and activities
Trolley rides (additional fee)
Homemade ice cream making
Steam engine demonstrations
Scavenger hunt with prizes
Craft activities
Outdoor exploration
Mini “Parade of Power” with steam traction engines, tractors, and more

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Powerland Heritage Park, 3995 Brooklake Rd. NE, Brooks, OR 97303
Cost: $10 per person, Kids 12 and under FREE
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SteamUpforKids
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/943022380614714

Half Price Oregon
Buddy Puckett
Jackman Wealth Management
Leupitz Pest Control
Timber Town HD
Les Schwab
Total Comfort
Home Fire Stove
Day Heating and Cooling