Choose from 20 different creative, educational hands-on camps for kids entering grades 1-8, most with multiple sessions, June 16 -- July 11. Options for one- and two-week programs, 1/2 day or full day, in Oak Park.
Lost in Pink Heads to World Championship!
After weeks of preparation, this OPEF VEX Robotics team heads to Anaheim this week to compete against robots from around the world.
Student Art Show & Sale at School of Rock, April 16-May 7
Kick-off party, free and open to the public, April 16, 6-8 PM. Hear Julian and Brooks bands and check out 40 original music posters on display and available for purchase!
Whittier students get a closer look at bacteria with Dr. Mitchell
Through the Science Alliance program, Dr. Brian Mitchell from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine came to talk to Ms. Darley's 4/5 class about bacteria.
The William C. Staszak 25th Anniversary Gala a big success
Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, donors and organizers for throwing a wonderful party to celebrate OPEF's 25th anniversary and raise funds for its programming.
Architecture. Robotics. Art. Science. Technology. OPEF programs bring experts into District 97 classrooms to work hands-on with students and teachers. These experts inspire students, mentor them, and open their eyes to interests and abilities they never knew they had. Our kids go home and say, "Guess what I did in school today!"