Cleveland STEP

At Cleveland STEP, you’ll get real hands-on experiences to help propel you into the future. Whether it’s designing your own rocket, building a robot rover or creating lava, at Cleveland STEP you’ll inspire your curiosity and build toward your very own career in a STEM field.

STEP Objectives:

Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) at places like:

• NASA Glenn Research Center 

• National Inventions Hall of Fame

• Cleveland Water Treatment Plants

• Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD)


STEP Activities

Students visit premier institutions where STEM professionals engage with students, conduct experiments, participate in hands-on experiences and share the exciting fields of math, science, engineering and technology..

The tours, homework and writing assignments are important to a Cleveland STEP student’s successful completion of the program. The homework assignments are based on each month’s tour and activities and fortify what the students learned in each class.

February Homework:

•  Lakeland Community College Tour

Students entering the 6th through 9th grades at any school in the Cleveland Water service area are eligible for participation. Our free, fun, safe and age-appropriate activities are vetted by STEM professionals through Cleveland STEP. The program is held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month August through May. If you or a student you know may be interested, applications are available now by clicking here.For more information about Cleveland STEP, contact our Public Education and Outreach office at 216-664-3173.