Summer Opportunities

Summer Opportunities
Opportunities available through the Innovation Center.
Innovation Center

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. Click the "learn more" button to see specifics as well as registration information.

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Innovation Academy

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 11 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. 

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SuperSTEM 

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.

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Summer Classes 

Grades: High School (9 - 12) 

Students have the opportunity to enroll in for-credit, learning opportunities both in-person and online from June 7- July 1 at the Innovation Center. Course options include Introduction to Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies, CompTia Fundamentals, Design Foundations, and Intro to Cybersecurity. Session times vary by course.