The Innovation Center is excited to offer summer opportunities to students just completing kindergarten all the way through high school. Below are descriptions of each of those opportunities as well as which grade level they apply to. We will be updating information about our programs in February and early March of 2022. Please check back then for the latest details.
Grades: Elementary School (Just completed Kindergarten to Grade 5)
Welcome to Innovation Academy. For 11 years, we’ve been empowering, innovating, and learning alongside St Vrain students, and nothing is going to stop us from continuing this annual tradition! Please join us for year 12 as we continue to host Innovation Academy in-person! This exciting summer program was designed in partnership with IBM and is taught collaboratively by St. Vrain Valley School District educators and IBM Volunteers, with the support of Innovation Center high school students and PTECH students. Innovation Academy fosters a foundation of critical thinking through inquiry-based learning and will create a community of learners that will think globally and collaboratively to develop innovative approaches to problem-solving.
Grades: 4 -12
The Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools’ SuperSTEM Camps offer innovative, hands-on learning experiences that engage and challenge students and incorporate human-centered design thinking. Camps are taught primarily by student designers and teachers from the Innovation Center, and offer a wide-range of fun STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) activities.
Format & Dates for 2022
Camps will be offered from June 6th – 24th, 2022, Monday – Thursday, in two sessions (Session 1 – 8:30 – 11:30 AM & Session 2: 12:00 – 3:00)
Grades: High School (9 – 12)
Students have the opportunity to enroll in for-credit, learning opportunities both in-person and online from June 6th – 30th at the Innovation Center. Course options include Introduction to Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies, CompTia Fundamentals, Pilot Ground, and Intro to Cybersecurity. Session times vary by course.