STEM Academy

The YouthLink STEM Academy is an intuitive approach to modern education that combines critical academic concepts with the development of social, everyday components for a more complete and real-world experience. It relies on a new and revolutionary approach that brings the social, educational, work and global components together for a richer, more meaningful experience with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  The YouthLink STEM Academy offers STEM Xtreme, a summer enrichment program, and STEM Xtreme Saturdays that provide youth with afterschool and out-of-school opportunities to foster critical thinking, collaboration, communication skills, and creativity through varied hands-on STEM activities facilitated by STEM professionals.

Participants will interact with peers utilizing digital technology, communication tools, and networks to access, apply, and evaluate information based on the STEM principles.

The curriculum includes:

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in Math and Science
  • Hands-On Science Experiments
  • Coding
  • Robotics
  • FIRST LEGO League
  • Sphero SPRK Lightning Lab
  • Redbird Mathematics
  • K’NEX Education