Future City?

It’s fun and innovative!

An awarding-winning STEM program for those who want to learn how to make a difference.

Future City has Something for Educators, Students, and Mentors.

Future City is suitable for all program environments – in school, after school, and youth-focused organizations like Scouts or 4H. It aligns with academic standards. The entire program can be done for less than $100. It’s fun. And there are prizes.

Student Outcomes

In 2015-2016, the Concord Evaluation Group completed an independent evaluation of the program and documented the impressive learning outcomes throughout the country. Don’t take our word for it. See the results below.

Students Apply Math and Science to Real World Problems


of educators reported that their students learned how to use engineering to solve real-world problems


of students reported that Future City helped them see math and science are important to their future

Students Discover Engineering


can see themselves becoming engineers.


want to keep doing more engineering activities or clubs

Students Learn How Their Communities Work and Become More Informed Citizens


reported that Future City helped them to appreciate all of the engineering that goes into a city


reported that Future City made them more aware of civics issues like politics and taxes

Students Drive Future City


of student teams reported that because of Future City, they are comfortable working in a self-directed manner


said Future City taught them that they could create something on their own - without the direction of an adult

Reaching Underserved Communities

Future City challenges students to tackle authentic, real-world problems and is accessible to every student, from the exceptional child to the gifted and talented. Female students, minority students, and low-income students from Title I schools all participate at record levels.




Minority students


Title I schools

Future City Delivers on its Promise of Building 21st Century Skills

Percentage of educators and parents who reported improvement in student skills.

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Read the full evaluation reports from Concord Evaluation Group for both 2015-2016 and 2019-2020.

Evaluation Report

Evaluation Report

We are

This program has grown to encompass more than 60,000 students annually in the US, Canada, China, and Nigeria, as they spend four months (September – December) with their STEM mentors and educators/ program leaders to answer the question – How can we make the world a better place?