Founded in 1989, Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers, Inc. (GYSTC) is a private, not-for-profit educational organization designed to increase interest in and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and mathematics as subjects for serious study, particularly among elementary and middle school teachers, students and parents in typically underserved areas in the state.


The Southwest Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center opened in 1995 is a Regional Center for GYSTC, Inc.  Southwest GYSTC is located on the campus of the Bainbridge State College in Bainbridge, Georgia. Among the many educational programs they offer elementary and middle school teachers and students, some favorites include the STARLAB Planetarium. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs and STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students.


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