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Richmond, VA
2023 Summer Schedule

Start planning your 2023 summer at STEAM! We are thrilled to offer summer programming at the St Edward Epiphany campus this summer. 

STEAM provides unique opportunities for students to experience science while encouraging them to learn how the universe works and to be creative, while developing innovative solutions.

Summer programs are week-long, full day experiences, centered around a specific theme.

Course Descriptions
Course Name
Program Description
Grade Level(s)
Location
Art Lab
Draw, scribble, paint, collage, photograph, and print your journey. I Develop skills using charcoal, water color, acrylic, paper, clay, chalk, and ink. Prepare and present your final portfolio of projects on the last day of the program.
K-5
St Edward Epiphany
Digging Dinos
Take a step back in time and discover what it was like when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Learn what it was like and how they moved, then build amazing creatures. Design your own “dinosaur trap” and engineer transportation to out run them. Learn about fossils and take part in a dig!
K-2
St Edward Epiphany
Drone Academy
Hone your flying skills while discovering drone speed and agility through skill challenges and learning to perform various exercises and maneuvers. Develop your coding skills as you make both ground and flying vehicles autonomous. Explore opportunities and applications in this fast growing industry.
3-5
St Edward Epiphany
Drone Pilot
Prepare for this emerging industry by learning how drones fly and apply that knowledge to flying drones. Develop your coding skills as you make both ground and flying vehicles autonomous. Discover applications for these robots and invent new ideas that incorporate these awesome machines.
3-5
St Edward Epiphany
Flight Technology: Gliders, Rockets and Drones
Learn about aeronautic pioneers and leave this course understanding the technology, design, and skills needed to launch various aircraft. Develop and test parachutes, gliders, airplanes, water rockets, and solid fuel rockets. Explore the pros and cons of drones and learn the basics of flying these amazing machines.
3-5
St Edward Epiphany
Forensic Investigators
Follow the evidence. Solve problems using forensic science to determine "Who done it?". Get an insider's view into the life of a forensics scientist. Learn techniques such as fingerprinting and fiber analysis. Break out of the escape room and solve the crime.
3-5
St Edward Epiphany
Gadgets and Gizmos
Uncover the basics of simple machines and how to build them. Experiment with radar guns, race solar cars, and compete in a Rube Goldberg challenge while discovering a variety of phenomena involved with speed, friction, gravity, electricity, magnetism and energy. 
K-5
St Edward Epiphany
Intro to STEAM
Not sure what interests you. Join us as we experiment our way through the various STEAM disciplines. Course incorporates activities from Art Lab, Mad Science Chemistry, Gadgets and Gizmos, and Flight Technology.
K-5
St Edward Epiphany
Mad Science Chemistry
Experience the magic and fun of chemistry through interactive experiments. Prepare to get dirty during this week of eruptions, explosions, and excitement!
3-5
St Edward Epiphany
Pirate Science
Shiver me timbers! Navigate and master maps, then find out if X marks the spot of buried treasure.Learn skills to survive on a desert island until your crew can rescue you! Engineer a raft to escape the island. Build a catapult to defend your ship.
K-2
St Edward Epiphany
Robotics Lab
Get a peek into this rapidly growing career field. From low tech to high tech design, build and learn about the evolution and development of robotics. Develop skills and problems and solve your way through a variety of challenges designed to spark curiosity and inspire creative thinking. Each workshop features a different area of robotics, leveraging Ozobots, Cublets, littlebits, Bloxels, Vex Clawbots, and more.
3-5
St Edward Epiphany
Robotics and Coding
Get a peek into this rapid growing career field. Design, build and learn basic coding to complete challenges in the field of robotics and game design. Workshops uncover Ozobots, Cublets, littlebits, Bloxels, Vex Clawbots, and more.
6-8
St Edward Epiphany
Science in Multimedia Art
Creativity reigns supreme! Explore paint, multi-media composure, edible art and more in this journey through diverse design!
6-8
St Edward Epiphany
Superhero Science
Calling all aspiring superheros! Identify your superpower, design your cape, and uncover your superpower! Learn the physics and the science of super powers like flight, strength, speed, and adhesion as you hone your skills!
K-2
St Edward Epiphany
Sustainable City Design
Combine sustainable design - from passive architecture to environmentally sustainable material sourcing to develop innovative solutions that are as ecologically balanced as they provide for the comfort and health of occupants. Leverage renewable energy, architecture design and creative engineering to develop solutions to the challenges of now and the future! 
K-5
St Edward Epiphany
Under the Sea
Learn what it's like under our oceans by exploring beyond our beaches and into the deep. Discover what lives in our oceans and how they survive. Discover how we and who studies and works in our oceans, then use those skills to solve challenges and protect our oceans!
K-2
St Edward Epiphany
Richmond 2023 Summer Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is strictly enforced and consistently followed in fairness to all participants. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR AN EXCEPTION. 


The policy applies to all cancellations including those due to illness and/or quarantine. All Covid related cancellations subject to this policy.

  • The application deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable, including in for cancellations related to Covid or illness.

  • Refunds will not exceed the amount of money paid.

  • Percentages are based on money received by STEAM, not the total tuition.

  • Missed Sessions: Missed programming (days, workshops, etc) is non-refundable, including cancellations related to Covid exposure or quarantine.

  • March 18th, 2023: For all cancellations received by March18th 12:01A 50% of money paid will be refunded, minus bank and processing fees. The remaining balance, minus the application fee, will be credited towards a future program in the next 9 months.

  • April 17th, 2023: Cancellations received by April 17th, 2023 at 12:01AM until 40 days before the scheduled week, will receive a 25% refund of tuition paid, minus bank and processing fees, and 50% credit of monies paid, minus the application fee, will be applied to a future program in the next 9 months.

  • 40 Days Before First Week;  No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 40 days before the first rogram start date. 

Transferring a Program Week:  One course change per student based on course availability until April 1st, 2023. Changes initiated by families will be assessed a $50 change fee.

RIC: Summer Cancel Policy
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