Enrichment Programs

Enrichment programs take place after-school currently at both Covenant Lower School and Charlottesville Catholic School. If you are interested in these opportunities for your students and are not attending either of the host schools please contact us to discuss the opportunity. Please Contact Us or send us an email to info@steamdiscoveryacademy.com to learn more.

Title Course Dates Course Description Notes Fee


Fri Jan 11

Test circuits with littlebits, play with simple machines and invent stuff that make everyday tasks easier. Discover the science while you build with a variety of materials.

Takes place 11:30-5:00pm.


Transportation-Build, Race, Fly, Crash

Wednesdays Jan 16 thru Mar 20

Discover the science necessary to overcome friction and gravity as you build a variety of transportation vehicles. Design and build vehicles controlled by wind. Engineer and race handmade cars. Build a jousting vehicle and battle your classmates. Build and launch a model rocket. Learn about transportation pioneers and leave this course understanding the technology, design, and skills needed to launch various vehicles. 

Enrichment programs run from 3:30pm to 5:00pm


Construction Kids

Thursdays Jan 17 thru Mar 21

Students build a variety of projects utilizing many different tools and techniques. Engineer and build a carnival game, construct and code an interactive story map with Ozobot robots. Build a catapult with duct tape. Compete in many unique imaginative challenges and put your creativity to the test. 

Enrichment programs run from 3:30pm to 5:00pm.  


Drone Training

Fri Feb 15

Learn how to code and fly drones. Discover a variety of tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers and soldering irons used with electronics. Solve real-life problems, with drones.

Workshops run from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm.


Map and Compass

Fri Mar 8

Discover the science of magnetism and build your own compass. Learn how to read a map and navigate through our orienteering course. Punch your card as you challenge yourself not to get lost.

Workshops run from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm