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Wonders of STEM ignited


of Learners Attained Positive Learning Outcomes


of Learners Expressed an Increase in Interest in STEM


STEM Engagements Provided


Expected STEM jobs to fill by 2028

A Children's Center for Science & Technology

OH WOW!'s Brand Mission

Our mission is to provide a colorful hands-on environment that encourages independent thinking through STEM-based exhibits and EDUtaining programming.

About OH WOW!

Founded in 2011, OH WOW!® The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology is an award-winning center providing the region with interactive STEM educational experiences to promote learning in a fun, creative, and engaging fashion. Within our 30,000-square-foot facility downtown Youngstown, we feature 20+ WOW! Zones of exhibits that capture various disciplines of STEM for visitors to explore and bring imagination to life for over 50,000 visitors annually.

More About OH WOW!

A Year if Remarkable Impact

Looking back at our 2022-2023 programmatic year, we're proud to share some of our incredible achievements:

Ohio STEM in Crisis

While we celebrate our successes, we must acknowledge the challenges we face. Ohio's educational landscape is evolving, and we have a significant role in shaping the future. Consider these sobering statistics:

A Vision for 2024: Shaping the Future

As we look ahead to 2024, OH WOW! is committed to addressing these challenges head-on. Our vision is to shape a future where STEM education is not just a privilege but a right for all. Here's what you can expect in the year ahead:

View Full 2023 Impact Report