STEAM Education is an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics and encourages students to think more broadly about real-world problems.
Which age group is the STEAM@UAA program for?
Participants should have completed Grade 4, 5, 6 or 7. No younger or older children will be accepted.
When is the STEAM@UAA program?
Monday 29th June 2020 - Friday 17th July 2020
Where is the STEAM@UAA campus?
At Üsküdar American Academy’s historic campus.
Who are the teachers?
The teachers are drawn from UAA’s outstanding faculty.
Who are the STEAM@UAA assistants?
UAA’s current students.
How classes/groups are formed?
Classes will be equally distributed according to age, gender and current school.
Is my child’s level of English important for the STEAM@UAA program?
This is an English language program. All sessions and activities will be held in English. Therefore, it is essential that all the course participants have good English skills in order to feel comfortable on the program and to benefit from it.
Are there field trips?
Yes, there will be a boat trip and a trip to the countryside.
Does the summer program cover the weekends?
The program runs on weekdays only.
Do you have boarding facilities?
No, this is not a residential program.
Are there service buses?
Yes. Service bus details will be provided after registration.
Can my child start the camp after the start date?
Due to the integrated course, it is not possible for any of the participants to start the program late.
Is food included?
Yes, there will be morning and afternoon snacks in addition to lunch. The menu will be shared before the program begins.
What should my child wear?
What should they bring?
Water bottle, sun hat and sunscreen. It is also advisable to bring a change of clothes - this can be left with us at school on the first day.
Are mobile phones allowed?
Your child may bring a mobile phone. This will be carefully secured, and the children may use their phone in the event of emergencies and may check them during a specially designated period during lunch.
My child is allergic to certain foods?
You may state this on the registration form.
Do you have a medical expert on campus?
Yes, our fully equipped clinic will be operational for the duration of the program.