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STEAM Academy for High Schoolers

By Sealaska Heritage Institute


“Opening the Box:  Summer STEAM Academy” (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) for high schoolers focuses on traditional ecological knowledge and STEAM career connections – Apply by Thursday, May 2nd.

Students can earn high school credit while working alongside Elders and professional researchers to build a deeper connection to the place we call home. Learning strands will include marine mammals, geo-cultural mapping, and stewardship. Students who complete the academy will receive dual science credits: 3 credits in college environmental science and ½ high school science credit for satisfactory attendance and participation.

  • The Academy will be hosted at the UAS Juneau campus – evening events will include dinner & cultural activities.
  • The Academy is a 10-day overnight camp from July 24 – August 2. Meals, transportation, and all other camp supplies will be provided
  • Students will need to bring overnight supplies and clothing (packing list will be sent out). All other camp supplies will be provided.

Contact OR phone (907) 586-9210.  Learn more and Apply at