Skyhawks Sports Academy (Skyhawks®), the leading provider of youth sports programs for children 4 to 14 years of age, announces an extension of its partnership with STEM Sports® to continue offering Skyhawks STEM Sports® programs across the country. STEM Sports® is a turnkey K-8 supplemental curricula provider that uses various sports including soccer, basketball, golf, football, and volleyball as the real-life application to drive STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) based learning.
Skyhawks STEM Sports® programs use a double-play combination of physical activity and cognitive thinking to enhance students’ STEM skills and prepare them for future careers by promoting critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem-solving, and leadership. Skyhawks STEM Sports® programs are currently offered in 23 states across 125 locations/schools/franchises through in-person as well as virtual or remote classrooms.
“Integrating STEM Sports with our Skyhawks programs has taken our camps to another level,” says Jason Frazier, President of Skyhawks Sports Academy. “We have received overwhelming positive responses not only from our customers and coaches but also from our partnering organizations. There is a huge demand for STEM-based education programs, and we are excited to offer our Skyhawks families an even more dynamic sports camp experience that will have a lifelong impact on our participants.”
“Skyhawks is a fantastic partner for STEM Sports® to expand our unique STEM-based learning through various sports as an integral part of the educational experience for students across the county,” said Jeff Golner, President and CEO of STEM Sports®. “We look forward to continuing to make STEM-learning a fun experience for students while encouraging and engaging in healthy, physical activity.”
Skyhawks STEM Sports® programs include two formats designed to explore and best apply to different skills. The STEM Sports® format explores and teaches the technology, science, and innovation behind today’s most popular sports. The "STEM & Play" format combines traditional Skyhawks skill-based instruction with innovative STEM Sports®.
To learn more about the Skyhawks STEM Sports® programs and find a program, visit https://www.skyhawks.com/page/company/stem-sports/
About Skyhawks Sports Academy
Skyhawks Sports Academy is a youth sports camp organization based in Spokane, Washington. Skyhawks was founded in Spokane in 1979 as a soccer program for children to learn sports in a fun, safe and non-competitive environment. Skyhawks currently offers programs in more than 11 different sports including Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Baseball, Multi-Sport, Tennis, Mini-Hawk, Lacrosse, Golf, Volleyball, Cheerleading, and Track & Field for children ages 4-14 across North America. The formats of our camps and programs include traditional weeklong summer day camps, year-round after-school programs, sports leagues, and clinics. For more information, visit https://www.skyhawks.com.
About STEM Sports®
STEM Sports® provides standards-aligned, turnkey K-8 supplemental curricula that use various sports as the real-life application to teach science, technology, engineering, and math skills in classrooms, after-school programs, and camps. Our double-play combination of physical activity and cognitive thinking provides a comprehensive, inquiry-based educational experience and a solution for crucial STEM literacy for students. As a result, students develop critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem-solving, and leadership skills that can be applied throughout their education and future careers.
Aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and National Standards for K-12 Physical Education, our curricula will cultivate and promote participants' STEM engagement and retention. STEM Sports® provides all of the necessary and relevant sports equipment along with the entire list of supplies called for in the teacher/administer manual and all of the items have a long-lasting shelf life. Learn with us at www.STEMSports.com.
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