Gateway Academy serves the ‘twice exceptional’ students of the Valley
Staff Reports | Digital Free Press
Gateway Academy is hosting a technology-focused summer camp coined, ‘Warrior STEAM Camp’ that is meant to inspire campers to immerse themselves in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math workshops.
Gateway Academy representatives say the camp is meant to help students engage in 3D design, circuits, code blocks and virtual reality, according to a press release.
The Warrior STEAM Camp is June 5-30.
Gateway Academy, a school serving students diagnosed with high-functioning autism, is proud to announce the dates for this year’s Warrior STEAM Camp, a summer camp designed to engage middle and high school students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math disciplines.
The Warrior STEAM Camp is designed as a fun, immersive experience for those students who want to learn more about any STEAM area.
This is a unique opportunity for students to come check out Gateway Academy and see what we are all about while diving further into the jobs of today and tomorrow,” said O. Robin Sweet, executive director and CEO of Gateway Academy. “Whether students are looking to explore a new passion or meet new friends our Warrior Summer Camp takes the STEAM Curriculum to a fun and interactive level for the month of June.”
The four-week program is divided into one-week sessions, including the following courses: fractal art, engineering and technology, elegoo, alchemy, code monkey, exploring coding and beyond, forensic science, aeronautics, college tours, learning core skills, tech/interest etiquette, and much more.
Gateway Academy representatives say the school is an established leader in educating ‘twice-exceptional’ students and students with high-functioning autism for grades 6-12 by highlighting curriculum’s that support academic, social and emotional development.
A full list of the clubs and activities available to students can be found HERE.
Gateway Academy is also proud to be an accredited, nonprofit school that accepts both Empowerment Scholarships as well as State Tax Organization Scholarships, with numerous resources in order to guide parents through the funding process.
The cost per session is $750, and it is a co-ed program for students in 6th to 12th grade. The full four-week session runs from June 5 to June 30, with workshops happening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays.
Application deadline is April 30.