2019 S.T.E.A.M Ahead Summer Learning Academy

The Summer Learning Academy is a free 5-week summer day program for rising 5th and 6th grade youth throughout the city of Boston. The program will be held in conjunction with the Boston Public School's Summer Learning Initiative Program and our partner Boston Public Schools (BPS) and Boston After Schools and Beyond.

July 8th - Aug 9th

Monday - Friday 9am - 4:30pm

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


Summer Learning Academy Curriculum

Math and Coding

A review of math fundamentals taught throughout the prior school year coupled with computer concepts and coding curriculum.

English Language Art Projects and Engineering

An exploration of language arts curriculum developed by BPS to reinforce reading comprehension and writing skills taught throughout the prior school year coupled with related hands-on engineering projects.

Free Choice Enrichment

Students will have the choice to continue exploring S.T.E.A.M coursework or they will be able to participate in a variety of art and sports related activities. In addition, the program will provide fields trips, guest speakers, and special workshops based on health and wellness and leadership skill development.


Program Participants & Expectations

We hold our program participants to a high standard. We are looking for candidates who are:

  • Rising 5th grade students

  • Desires advancement in S.T.E.A.M disciplines

  • High degree of intellectual curiosity

If enrolled in the program, we expect:

  • At Least 90% Attendance Rate

  • Parent & Family Participation

  • Positive Attitude and Open Mind

  • Be Ready to Learn!

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Application Process

Please download the application and email the completed form to:

info@westeamahead.org