This summer GAR Foundation awarded Emmanuel Christian Academy "Summer Enrichment S.T.E.A.M. Academy a grant to help local school age students make academic gains for the following school year. The school-age academic gains are based on the S.T.E.A.M. philosophy which is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Agriculture and Math. During the 7 week program each week is based of these themes to give school agers a well rounded experience in critical thinking, problem solving and real world application. The day begins with reading and math with a KWL format followed by a posed question to build,discover and reflect on their full day of activities.