2017-2018 Homeschool STEAM Courses

Fall 2017 S.T.E.A.M. Specialty Courses-Mondays-1:30pm-3:00pm

Geology: Journey to the Center of the Earth        (CLOSED)
Ages 6-15        Mondays        August 28     September 11, 18, 25            $55

Cold air rushing out of a limestone sinkhole atop a big hill is often the first way explorers discover caverns deep under the earth. Once inside stalactites and stalagmites can be found throughout and often beautiful bodies of water create reflections of what hangs on the ceiling. Homeschoolers will take a tour, Virtual Reality style, of some of the most amazing things found deep inside our world. They will “unearth” the secrets it holds and learn what makes up this beautiful planet.

Take A Trip to Colonial Williamsburg   (CLOSED)
Ages 6-15        Mondays         October 2, 9, 16, 23                                    $55

Step into the 18th century where you’ll meet tradespeople, members of royalty, plantation owners, slave owners, slaves, red coats, the militia, farmers, colonial children and more. Homeschoolers will learn about the region, take a virtual tour, experience a podcast and discuss this time period. Experience soap making, candle making and favorite foods and beverages from this region and time as homeschoolers study the science and engineering behind the structures that make up this historic area. Homeschoolers will be requested to come dressed in period clothing as one of the Colonial Williamsburg community members for the last class. 

Minecraft Education  (CLOSED)
Ages 7-14       Thursdays     
October 19, 26       November 2, 9, 16, 30       December  7, 14       January 4, 11, 18, 25      February1, 8

Scientific American declared, "...not only is Minecraft immersive and creative, but it is an excellent platform for making almost any subject area more engaging." Enter a medieval world of rules, parameters, levels and goals that require hard work, intense thinking, teamwork and problem solving skills. Join other AAALC students for exciting adventures of the mind!

Buggin’ Out   (CLOSED)
Ages 6-14        Mondays        November 6, 13, 27     December 4          $55

Homeschoolers will enjoy a week full of STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math as they learn how important insects and bugs are to the world. They will examine the creepy, the crawly, the silly and the strong as they observe, explore and compare. Young entomologists will understand the ecology, classification, behavior, life cycle, population and physiology of insects and bugs. Be careful! Campers may come home with a few new pets.

Winter/Spring 2018 S.T.E.A.M. Specialty Courses-Mondays-1:30pm-3:00pm

Golf World: Swing Into S.T.E.A.M.  (CLOSED)
Ages 6-15       Mondays          January 8, 22, 29  February 5                 $85           *3:00pm-5:00pm

AAALC and 76 Golf World are teaming up to offer a one of a kind experience. Campers will spend sessions at 76 Golf World exploring the science behind Golf, Go Karts, Krazy Kars, Gyro Extreme, Shooting Hoops and other Adventure Attractions located at this popular Martin County attraction. Utilizing the upstairs party room/classroom, to learn the science behind these fun activities, while the other half will be spent experiencing and experimenting with what they have learned. Not only can you play pinball but you can build a game as well! What is the difference between kinetic, potential and thermal energy and why does it matter in golf? Homeschoolers will participate in a variety of science, technology, engineering and math activities prior, during and after participation in on site attractions.

Robotics/Coding (CLOSED)
Ages 6-15       Mondays     February 12, 26  March 5,19                       $55

Robotics and coding are becoming critical parts of the lives of today's youth. Youth are being prepared for jobs that don't yet exist and need to be prepared to think, create and inspire! Participants will build a variety of robotic designs and create computer code to make them move and emit sound. Exposure to different types of age appropriate robots, coding experiences, engineering and technology will enhance each child's camp experience. All participants will design several different robots, some of which the child can take home and enjoy.

Woodworking (CLOSED)
Ages 6-15       Mondays     March 26    April 2, 9, 16                             $55

Woodworking recognizes the importance of integrating the hands and the mind. Homeschoolers will design and carve their own creations and hear from local artisans who are masters at this skill. Incorporating the science behind different materials and sharing secrets to excellent final products, homeschoolers will leave with beginning skills to complete innovative designs at home.

Minecraft Education: Parkour (CLOSED)
Ages 6-15       Mondays      April 23, 30  May 7, 14                               $55

Scientific American declared, "...not only is Minecraft immersive and creative, but it is an excellent platform for making almost any subject area more engaging." Enter a world of rules, parameters, levels and goals that require hard work, intense thinking, teamwork and problem solving skills. AAALC uses this popular game to provide an academic setting for students. Campers will take a trip that carries them along a route with various obstacles and paths. Jumping, climbing, running and other methods of movement will be key to discovering the way out. This camp will be a week filled with science, technology, engineering and math skills via an a-maze-ing format!


2018 STEAM Summer Camps

Summer Academic Programs

2018-2019 Homeschool Full Time Program

Children's Business Fair Program (FREE)

SAT Prep Course