Please Note: Due To Covid-19 the hours and days may change 

FAE Summer Academy is celebrating six years of serving the community and more than 1,000 students!
 

Check out our Summer Academy Photo Album!

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“If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”

Lilla Watson,

aboriginal elder, activist and educator from Queensland, Australia.

The FAE Summer Academy is an opportunity for  5-weeks of fun and challenging summer learning  for under resourced children and families in our Skagit Valley communities.

 In partnership with Skagit Valley College and local school districts, children preschool through grade eight receive transportation to and from the program, and two free meals each day.

Certified teachers and BIPOC college fellows, who are studying to be teachers, incorporate literacy and reading into a curriculum based on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Enrichment activities include music, art, and field trips!

Each student receives one new book each week to build their own home library.

​The actual cost per student is about $2,000,  but thanks to donations from generous supporters,

along with grants and charitable contributions, FAE is able to offer the entire five-week program to families with an affordable low fee.

The FAE is a non-profit organization powered by volunteers who give tirelessly to the work at hand.

 

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Incorporating

STEM

  • Students work collaboratively through  interesting STEM  challenges

  • We introduce STEM career options

  • We invite hands-on learning and exploration in all classrooms

We utilize the Boston Museum of Science Engineering Education curriculum in each classroom with Wee Engineering (Preschool), EiE for Kindergarten, Engineering is Elementary (Grades 1-5), Engineering Adventures (Grades 3-5), Engineering Everywhere (Grades 6-8).

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