Central GYSTC

  • Mercer University 
    Stetson Hall 
    1501 Mercer University Drive 
    Macon, GA 31207

  • LaTrina Howell

  • 478-301-5601

  • Howell_LR@mercer.edu

Opened in 1995 as the Heart of 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, and Family Science Programs. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs and STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students.

PROGRAMS OFFERED

GYSTC offers in-person and virtual science, technology, engineering and math supplemental education to K-8 teachers and students.

See Central GYSTC offerings below.

Educator Programs

In-Class Field Trips

An in-class field trip is a unique experience for the classroom teacher and the students class to view science from a different perspective.

Professional Learning Workshops

These one-hour sessions cover a variety of topics to enhance the teaching capabilities of educators.

STUDENT PROGRAMS

In-Class Field Trips

An in-class field trip is a unique experience for the classroom teacher and the students class to view science from a different perspective.

Family STEM Nights

Join one of our Virtual STEM Nights! Everyone in your family can participate. Activities are appropriate for K-2, 3-5 or 6-8, depending on the session you join.