Registration for STEM Design Challenge    

Enroll in the STEM Design Challenge Competition at Step Up Academy of Learning as a parent and child team to see if you can rise to the top! You can register for free by completing the form below. If you do not have an adult, you are welcome to enroll 2 students as well, who will be divided up into a Primary or Junior/Intermediate Category based on a pre-set chart.
The STEM Design Challenge Competition will take place on Friday June 21st, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at Step Up Academy of Learning, 3895 McNicoll Ave, Scarborough, ON M1X 0C1.


Friday June 21, 2019


Grand Cinnamon Conference Room


6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

*The STEM Design Challenge is intended for teams consisting of 1 adult or a teen (14-18) and 1 child. Therefore, each child must be accompanied by an adult/teen in order to form a team. If you would like to enroll additional children, please complete an additional form with a child and adult/teen. All groups will be divided into a Primary or Junior/Intermediate based on a pre-set chart.

How will this STEM Design Challenge be organized?

All teams will be divided into two groups based on the grade of the children. Teams with students between Grades 1 to 4 will be in the Primary category and students between Grades 5 to 8 in the Junior/Intermediate category. Each category will consist of a different STEM Design Challenge to be revealed on the day of the Competition.

What is the purpose of this STEM Design Challenge Competition?

This is an opportunity for families to see the role of critical and creative thinking as well as problem solving skills in various tasks. In addition to this, the teamwork aspect of this STEM Design Challenge serves to highlight the importance of collaboration and communication skills in even reaching a solution.


A Brand New Tablet

For the Primary Team

A Brand New Tablet

For the Junior/Intermediate Team

Rules & Guidelines:

Each team shall:

  Pre-register using the form below.
  Consist of a parent/guardian and child.
  Be divided up into a Primary or Junior/Intermediate team based on the child’s current grade.
  Have a parent/guardian who takes on the role of supporter.
  Have a child who is the team lead and makes the final decisions.
  Be judged on pre-set criteria based on the above rules and guidelines as well as design thinking concepts.