GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - A group of kids from the Green Bay Boys & Girls Club are learning that Packers football and Lambeau Field are about much more than x's and o's. Instead they have S.T.E.A.M. principles on their mind.
From the construction of the Atrium, to the art that hangs on the walls, even the science behind how the turf grows at Lambeau Field. The group of kids from the Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay is touring the Packers stadium, not only for fun but also for education.
According to Stephanie Nespoli from the Boys & Girls Club, "They're here exploring it through the eyes of S.T.E.A.M., so that's science, technology, engineering, arts and math - a huge program area for us at the Boys and Girls Club, a specific focus that we really have to help our youth develop creatively and learn about those creative problem solving skills."
With the operation at Lambeau Field about so much more than just what happens in between the hash marks, the Boys & Girls Club teamed up with US Cellular, the team's official wireless partner, to showcase how technology makes a difference a Sundays.
Jared Blecha from US Cellular says, "A lot of people don't think about all of the stuff that goes into making the experience we see, live or on TV come to life, so we want the local youth to understand that there's a lot of opportunity in these fields."
It was an eye opening experience for the kids, who now have an appreciation for all of the opportunities that are available to them, in a setting that they used to think only played one purpose.
This is kind of a football field, mixed with art, so it's like creative with science and math," says 3rd grader Kahlil Whitaker.
Keiara Wingo, an 8th grader, adds, "It's more than just a football field that people play on. There's a lot more things to do here than just watching football."
And as they heard from former Packers player, Jarrett Bush, with hard work and determination they can do anything they want.