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St. Jude EPIC Challenge

Engage your students in project-based learning that combines education and imagination to help St. Jude kids. With our free and flexible five-lesson format, you can join from the classroom or from home.

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What is EPIC?


Experimenting, Prototyping, Inventing and Creating

Our STEM-focused curriculum allows students to imagine, research, design, create and present an invention or idea that would improve life for kids like those at St. Jude.

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How it works:

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1) Register online
Start by registering your child or class online. You'll receive an email with tips on how to get started and more resources to share with students.

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2) Unleash your creativity
Use our EPIC student journal to guide kids through the research design process as they bring their inventions to life. 

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3) Kids help kids
Encourage your students to share their progress online and seek support for their idea in the form of donations to St. Jude.


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Need more info? Get in touch with our team.

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Register to receive our free lesson plan and student resources, perfect for in-classroom activation and distance learners. 

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Parents and students

Empower little learners to make a difference for kids just like them. Register your family and unleash creativity to fight cancer.

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Support a student fundraiser

Support St. Jude EPIC inventions and ideas by helping a student reach their fundraising goal.


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St. Jude EPIC was developed to meet Next Generation Science Standards and in collaboration with our St. Jude Ambassador Network.

St. Jude patient Riku

St. Jude patient Riku


Thank you for helping St. Jude kids

With your support, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

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Unleashing creativity to help St. Jude kids