Our program is structured to improve academic achievement, particularly in the areas of Science and Math. To enable continuous improvement, our Academic Excellence Committee, made up of parents, educators, and after-school program implementors within our community meets quarterly to review our programs and student performance.
Raising the Bar
Unlike other programs, our structure follows a cohesive theme to provide real-world applications. We complete at least one hands-on project every week, usually several. Our program completes with a final project that each member has worked on, incrementally, throughout. Each week we serve a light lunch.
Working on projects within the community teaches us about Gaston County and helps to develop strong ties to our area. In addition, students are able to showcase their skills and highlight impactful community projects on college and scholarship applications.
eSTEAM Club admits students of any race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, or national origin (ancestry), to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the members of the club. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its admission policies or financial assistance program and other club administered programs. The eSTEAM Club will never deny membership to a child based on inability to pay.
Each application for membership in the eSTEAM Club is carefully considered. The eSTEAM Club is committed to the success of our members. We expect and require our Parent-Members’ commitment and involvement as outlined in our Parent-Members’ Contract.
To ensure the success of your child(ren) and our program, the eSTEAM Club offers membership through a rigorous selection process.
Applications must be accompanied by the $20 application fee.
Applicants will be considered as candidates for admission and entry to the program when the application form has been completed and returned to us and the nonreturnable application fee paid.
Applications will be reviewed within 30 days of application submission. Responses will be sent via email. All approvals are preliminary and contingent upon the results of a membership trial.