Summer STE(A)M Academy:
Ages 5 – 10
9:00am – 4pm | Monday through Friday | June 27th, 2021 – Sept. 2nd, 2021
Children will explore the weeks’ adventure, interact with our SmartBoard Learning Station, engage in role play, do arts and crafts, conduct experiments, improve their math and literacy skills and have lots of free play time with their friends! This year we are featuring nine special STE(A)M based adventures. Our kids have so much fun they don’t realize how much they are learning!
- Our FasTracKids Summer STE(A)M Academy is educational and fun.
- 10 different weekly themes like Marine Biology, and Astronomy!
- Sign up for one week or all nine…the weeks do not have to be consecutive!
Early and Extended Day Options Available (7:30am-6:30pm) for children ages 5-10 Years old.
2021 Summer STE(A)M Academy Weekly Themes
Week 1: Freelance Travel Photographer
Becoming an adventure photographer as your child’s imagination soars as they travel to various regions of the world and learn how children in those countries live. Upload travel photos to social media (FasTracKids FB and Instagram and display collected images at FasTracKids International Expo at the end of the week.
Week 2: Marine Biologist
Kids will learn how marine biologists help protect our oceans and sea animals. From cleaning up an oil spill to tracking sea turtles, they get to experience how marine biologists positively impact marine life.
Week 3: Geologist
The Earth reveals its wonder and variety as children explore climate, geology and forces of nature. Computer activities and games allow children to take imaginary world journeys to examine the composition of the Earth from its surface to its core.
Week 4: Artist and Clay masters
Are you a Van Gogh or a Picasso? Whatever your style, find your inner artist through this extension of Painting Techniques by exploring the history of art through the evolution. You will complete painted works modeled after the style(s) of your choice. You will be sculpting with clay and learning about clay art in other cultures. Your masterpieces may include pottery, figurines, and other items of your choice. Guidance will be provided by an experienced artist.
Week 5: Food scientists
Why do onions make you cry? Do you see your kitchen as your lab? Work collaboratively and individually to explore the chemical reactions necessary for us to enjoy our food. Discover at the molecular level what occurs when dough expands or a sauce thickens.
Week 6: Astronomer
Children explore spatial and abstract thinking as they learn about space travel, the sun, moon and planets. “Virtual” trips through space allow them to learn about such concepts as gravity and weightlessness.
Week 7: Broadway star
Enjoy an introduction to the fantasy world created in the theater. Examine various aspects of theater production, including taking on an acting role, analyzing a scene, designing a set, and performing for others. Play theater games, improvise, create a stage presence, and create characters. Integrate music, dance, and your talent into performances that audiences will enjoy. Demonstrate how theatrical you can be in front of FasTracKids audience!
Week 8: Travel Reporter
All aboard the FasTrack Supersonic Exploring airplane! Azora and FasTracKids will fly to different countries across the world while learning games, famous landmarks and delicious foods found in those countries. The countries that are explored are Italy, Brazil, Egypt and the USA.
Week 9: Paleontology
Your child will meet Dr. Dino, a paleontologist who will guide the students as they explore the land of dinosaurs with his friend Terrance, the flying reptile. Kids get to dig in the dirt to experience how paleontologists make fossil discoveries and learn about the world of the past. Don’t miss the FasTracKids Dinosaur Museum, which will showcase your child’s projects!
Week 10: Forensic scientists
Calling all sleuths! There’s a mystery brewing at FasTracKids and we need your help to solve it. Children hunt for clues and learn forensic science behind detective work. Young Sherlock Homes will put it to the test to solve an elaborate mystery. Hunt for clues, finger prints, send Morse code messages and then, detective notebook in hand, document your deductions. Finally, puzzle out what the all evidence means to solve the mystery.