Richmond, VA
2022 Summer Schedule

Start planning your 2022 summer at STEAM! We are thrilled to offer summer programming at the Richmond Christian School 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.

RIC 22 SUMMER

Half Day Option Available for: Intro to STEAM, Journey to Atlantis, Art Lab, and Digging Dinos

2022 Summer Program Details
Course Name
Program Description
Grade Level(s)
Location
Architecture
Test the limits of your imagination through design and engineering challenges. Use creativity, art, problem-solving skills and teamwork to build structures that are sustainable, able to survive a natural disaster, and a city of the future. Learn about the techniques that architects are using to solve real-world problems while innovating future living and exploration!
3-5, 6-8
Richmond Christian School
Art Lab
Travel on an adventure through exciting and diverse art projects. Draw, scribble, paint, collage, photograph, and print your journey. Imagine characters and landscapes, then make them come to life in your art. 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-2
Richmond Christian School
Digging Dinos
Take a step back in time and discover what it was like when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Learn about and build amazing creatures, design your own “dinosaur trap”, and craft your transportation to out run them. Learn about fossils and take part in a dig!
K-2
Richmond Christian School
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.</p>
3-5
Richmond Christian School
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.
6-8
Richmond Christian School
Extreme Engineering
Imagine, design, and construct structures, devices, and feats of engineering using a variety of different materials. Use your designs to solve real world problems!
3-6
Richmond Christian School
Flight Tech
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
Richmond Christian School
Gadgets & 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-2
Richmond Christian School
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-2
Richmond Christian School
Journey to Atlantis
Dive under the sea where you will discover a new world. Learn about real and magical creatures, habitats, and transportation. Discover how buoyancy and flotation work.. You never know what you encounter when you journey to Atlantis!
K-2
Richmond Christian School
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!
K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Richmond Christian School
Paint & Mixed Media Art
Bake, bleed, blend, cure, etch and gloss a masterpiece. Become familiar with skills and techniques used by professional artists whom work with paint.
6-8
Richmond Christian School
Pirate Science
Shiver me timbers! Learn how to navigate and master maps and find out if X marks the spot of buried treasure. Engineer a raft to escape the island. Build a catapult to defend your ship. Dissect an owl pellet and learn about skeleton science.
K-2
Richmond Christian School
Robotics & 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.
3-5, 6-8
Richmond Christian School
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
Richmond Christian School