STEM Passport

The Great Lakes Bay Region (GLBR) is home to a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) destinations and programs.  Below list some that you can explore. Visit or attend events (in-person or virtual) at five (5) or more of these destinations and you’ll receive a $25 gift card on behalf of the GLBR STEM Initiative & MiSTEM Network.



Step 1. Go here to register and record your five (5) experiences before December 31, 2021:

Step 2. As you visit or participate in five (5) STEM programs, take photos of your child participating in STEM activities. Please send the pictures to


Bay/ Arenac

Arenac Community Center – Arenac –
Arenac/Iosco District Library – Arenac –
Bay County Library System – Bay City –
Delta College Planetarium – Bay City –
The Historical Museum of Bay County – Bay City –

Clare/ Gladwin

Beaverton Activity Center – Gladwin –
Clare-Gladwin RESD – Clare –

Gratiot/ Isabella

Center for Excellence in STEM Ed – Mt. Pleasant –
Chippewa River District Library – Mt. Pleasant –
Forest Hill Nature Area – Alma –
Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum – Mt. Pleasant –


Chippewa Nature Center – Midland –
Midland Center for the Arts – Midland –


Castle Museum – Saginaw –
Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum – Saginaw –
Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum – Saginaw –
Public Libraries of Saginaw County – Saginaw –
Saginaw Children’s Zoo – Saginaw –
STEM@SVSU – Saginaw –
YMCA Camp Timbers – Saginaw /West Branch –

More STEM Resources

Bedtime Math –
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan –
Math in the Mail –
Mathnasium of Saginaw –
Midland Section of the American Chemical Society –
MSU Extension 4-H
MSU Extension-Midland County 4-H – Contact:
MSU St. Andrews STEAM Center –
Snapology –

Library Systems & STEM

Michigan Public Libraries by County –
Michigan Library Directory –

Environmental Education & STEM

Bay City State Recreation Park –
Bay Sail Schooner Appledore –
Chippewa Nature Center –
Chippewa Watershed Conservatory –
Dow Gardens –
EAA Chapter 1093: Home to Midland Young Eagles –
Hartley Outdoor Education Center –
Little Forks Nature Conservancy –
MiPINES Outdoor Education –
Museum of Cultural and Natural History –
Saginaw Bay Land Conservancy –
Saginaw Conservation District –
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge –

Other Family Resources

Bay-Arenac Counties GSC –
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Great Lakes Bay Region –
Children’s Grief Center of the Great Lakes Bay Region –
Clare and Gladwin Counties GSC –
Clare-Gladwin RESD SPARKS –
Gratiot-Isabella Counties GSC –
Greater Midland Community Center –
Great Start to Quality –
Midland County GSC –
Saginaw County GSC –
THRIVE Great Lakes Bay –
The ROCK Center for Youth Development –

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