- Mercer UniversityStetson Hall1501 Mercer University DriveMacon, GA 31207
Opened in 1995 as the Heart of Georgia, Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center, the Central Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center is a Regional Center for GYSTC, Inc. which is a private, not-for-profit educational organization designed to increase interest in and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for serious study, particularly among elementary and middle school teachers, students and parents in typically underserved areas in the state. Central GYSTC has been relocated to Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Among the many educational programs they offer elementary and middle school teachers and students, some favorites include Saturday Science Adventures, Summer Science Camps, Recycling, Clean Air Gran Prix, Family Science Programs, and Community Star Gazing Nights. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs and STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students.