Enrichment Programs

Enrichment programs take place after-school currently at 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.

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Title Course Dates Course Description Notes Fee

Toy Inventing and Woodworking

Tuesdays Sep 10 thru Oct 15

Learn the basics of woodworking with the Cool Tool Unimat1. Use a wood
lathe, sander, jig saw and drill to invent toys. Watch science come to life and see the laws of physics right before
your eyes. Experiment through play and build with wood.

Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 2019

(Only available for grades 1-8)



Thursdays Sep 12 thru Oct 17

Imagine being stranded on a deserted island... Build new skills and compete in STEAM challenges to
help you survive. Challenges include papermaking to send a message in a bottle, making soap, candle making to
light up the dark, and engineering a coconut launcher to ward off pirates.

Sept. 12 – Oct. 17, 2019


Gaming and Computer Arts

Tuesdays Oct 22 thru Dec 3

Discover the process of designing games by creating and testing a board game that
is challenging, creative and fun to play. Utilize this knowledge to practice the basics of video game design with
Bloxels and Doodlematic. Investigate the importance of art in developing a variety of video games.

Oct. 22 – Dec. 3, 2019
*No class on Nov. 26


Food as Art

Thursdays Oct 24 thru Dec 12

Experiment and discover chemistry and techniques used to turn your food into art. Learn safety and problem solving using math and science in the kitchen. Carve fruit, build a potato character, discover jack-o-
lanterns and make candy.

Oct. 24 – Dec. 12, 2019
*No class on Nov 7 or 28