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Academic Steam Camps

Heighten your summer experience with enriching STEAM courses that inspire self-exploration, unearth career paths, and enhance life skills. Utilize these engaging and academically challenging camps to get ahead, build a stellar college resume showcasing academic-based extracurricular activities, or just have fun!

Futures Academy is offering innovative summer courses that focus on experiential learning, providing students the opportunity to explore interests, discover strengths and find purpose in life.

 

English: Young Writers Camp

Develop an original piece of writing to be published. In this one-week camp, practice research, writing & presenting skills (narrative, argument or exploratory) as you craft an original piece of writing.

  • Submit your project for publication in the Student Blog section on the Futures Academy website.
  • Appropriate for all grade levels and ideal for students who are looking to practice and enhance their writing skills.
Arcade Game Design

Math Inventors Camp: Arcade Design

Use your math and creative skills to design your perfect arcade game. This one-week camp for middle-school students integrates elements of planning, engineering and mathematical thought as students develop and design their own arcade game.

  • Reinforce middle-school math skills with a hands-on project and feel better prepared for the school year ahead.
  • Submit your design and earn the Futures Academy Award in Mathematical Thinking.
  • Appropriate for students in grades 6-8 and is ideal for students who want to practice their math skills with a creative project.
   
Waterpark Design

Math Inventors Camp: Waterpark Design

What would your dream waterpark look like? In this one-week camp, students will use algebraic skills and practice their proficiency with linear equations as they design their own waterpark.

  • Students will practice identifying points, calculating slope, writing equations, solving for midpoint, using the distance formula, and explaining their final park design.
  • Submit your design and earn the Futures Academy Engineering Award in Mathematical Thinking.
  • Appropriate for all grade levels and is ideal for students who have taken at least one Algebra course (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 or Algebra 2).
   
Bridge Design

Math Inventors Camp: Bridge Design

Be a structural engineering architect. In this one-week camp, students will analyze geometric designs of four common bridge types before they design their own.

  • Students will practice geometric skills as they are tasked with labeling angles and using parallel lines, transversals and triangles.
  • Submit your design and earn the Futures Academy Engineering Award in Mathematical Thinking.
  • Appropriate for all grade levels and ideal for students who have had some exposure to Geometry.
STEAM electives

 The Academic STEAM Camps are 1-week camps for 2-hours a day  
 Over 70+ STEAM electives offered
 One-to-one, paired & small group learning 
 UC & CSU Approved 
 Classes taught in an in-person, online, or hybrid format
 Remediate or accelerate
 Full-time or part-time
 Transfer credits back to your home school
 6-18 week timeframe  
 Prevent summer learning loss

The teaching platform was engaging and fast pace. The summer program is working well for my two boys.
- Molly G.
Futures Parent