• Pi Day 2018: Celebrating Every Slice of Camp


    Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (Pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 (3/14 in the month/day /date format) since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π. In celebration of the month leading up to Pi Day, take a look at the many slices that make up the Sci-Tech Pi(e).


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  • 7 Decades of Innovation in Israel: The Pioneer Years

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    Water is essential to human life and Israel is more than 60% desert. During the years the State of Israel was being established, pioneers faced the challenge of creating a self-sufficient society in an environment without easy access to food or water. The answer? Innovation.


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  • Women Facing West: Standing up to Gender Discrimination at the Western Wall


    One of the core values that was seamlessly incorporated into the Sci-Tech Israel program that helped to inspire the creation of Women Facing West was kesher, or connection. Further deepening my connection to Judaism by visiting Israel, as well as maintaining my connection to my Jewish community in California, I have been able to shed light on this extremely controversial subject within my own community, and will hopefully bring about change to the archaic Orthodox traditions that prevent women from praying freely at the Western Wall.


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  • Sci-Tech as a Catalyst for the Rabbinate


    Sci-Tech was the place where I found out that I could spend the rest of my life finding ways to engage people in Judaism in ways that made the most sense to them. 


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  • Q&A with West’s Roller Coaster Physics Instructor


    I feel as if I have always had an interest, as long as I can remember. I certainly took risks with experiments when I was a kid, and enjoyed watching science shows like an old BBC show called “Connections” or PBS NOVA (these were the shows before the Discovery or Science Channels). I have always had an inquisitive nature and curiosity about the world and how it works.


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  • 5 Highlights from 2017


    As we prepare to launch into 2018, we took some time to reflect on what an exciting year we had at 6 Points Sci-Tech. Check out 5 of our many highlights from 2017.


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  • Pioneers of 6 Points Sci-Tech

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    We are so blessed to be a part of the Sci Tech Family. With Season 5 for East, a Pioneer stint out West, and the sequel in Israel, our boys have found something special at Sci Tech: their Jewish Identities.


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  • Apply for Machon 2018


    It seems like just yesterday that we opened 6 Points Sci-Tech for the very first time, welcoming children who had a love of science and tech, a curiosity for the world around them, and wanted to be a part of a Jewish community.


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  • DIY Conductive Menorah – play at home!

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    Channukah is a joyous time of year - full of light, fun, and cool new projects. We're travelling this Channukah season in order to share the light of our robotic menorah and the knowledge of circuits and light. Circuits, the basics of all electronics and robotics, can be simple to learn and a fun way to connect our Jewish value of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world and bringing of light, to our love of science.


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    #Thankful for Camp: Discovering our Identity and Developing as Leaders


    This #ThankfulThursday we are thankful for an environment in which we can discover our identity and have opportunities to develop as leaders. 


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