On-Campus Program Overview
Georgia Tech CEISMC Savannah Campus Saturday STEAMlabs is a program for students in 1st - 8th grade who are interested in discovering and learning more about science, technology, engineering, and math!
Every session is designed to inspire and enrich a student's STEAM interest. Fun and learning go hand-in-hand here as everyone is guaranteed 3.5-hours packed with experiments, hands-on learning, projects, and more!
General Program Information
All sessions will run from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM and take place at the Georgia Tech Savannah campus. Drop off begins at 8:00 AM and all participants should be picked up by 12:30 PM.
Program Grade Levels
- 1st - 2nd Grade
- 3rd - 5th Grade
- 6th - 8th Grade
How many students will be in each program?
Will a mask be required?
Will you be checking temperatures?
Will you sanitize and clean rooms often?
Will you provide PPEs for participants?
Where can I find more information about Georgia Tech's COVID 19 response and guidelines?
What is Saturday STEAMlabs?
Georgia Tech’s Saturday STEAMlabs is a Saturday program designed to enhance and encourage curiosity and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. We are excited to offer multiple Saturday sessions throughout the year. During each program, students will experience different student-centered activities. Technology and art are a part of this experience, along with problem-solving, challenges, and cooperative activities. Both girls and boys will find fun and creative activities in our Saturday sessions.
When is Saturday STEAMlabs?
Saturday STEAMlabs occur on Saturdays starting in October and ending in April. Saturday STEAMlabs does not occur more than once a month. All Saturday STEAMlabs will run from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Drop off begins at 8:00 AM and students must be picked up by 12:30 PM.
How much does it cost to attend?
Each Saturday STEAMlabs is $60 per student.
When is payment due?
Payment for Saturday STEAMlabs is due when you register. Your registration is not complete without payment, and unfortunately, cannot be processed until we receive it.
How do I register?
What is the waitlist?
Our registration system will automatically generate a waitlist when a program is full. If there is availability, the registration system automatically sends an email to the participant at the top of the waitlist.
Where does Saturday STEAMlabs meet?
Saturday STEAMlabs is offered at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus, 210 Technology Circle Savannah, Georgia 31407. The registration desk will be located in the lobby of the ELAB building.
Could a Saturday STEAMlabs session be canceled?
While unlikely, CEISMC reserves the right to cancel a program at any time for any reason. If this should happen, a full refund would be issued. CEISMC also reserves the right to remove students during the program for a number of reasons we will disclose in your acceptance email. A refund for student misconduct or rule violations will not be offered.
Does my student need to bring anything?
Your student will be provided with all materials and supplies needed for success with Saturday STEAMlab activities. Healthy snacks will be provided. Please, no soda, candy, or gum. No, personal electronics allowed. CEISMC cannot be responsible for these devices.
How are students grouped?
Students are grouped by age and grade.
Who are the program instructors?
Programs are taught by a mixture of Georgia Tech staff/faculty, local college students, and area science and math teachers.
How do I get updates about Saturday STEAMlabs?
We post updates and important information on the website. Some information will also be sent via email. EMAIL IS OUR PRIMARY MEANS OF COMMUNICATION. It is of the utmost importance that the parent email address you provide us on your registration is spelled correctly and checked often.
Will I get a refund if I need to cancel?
In order to keep our program as economical as possible, we are not able to offer refunds for any reason.
Can a student with disabilities attend Saturday STEAMlabs?
Students with disabilities are welcome in our programs. Please let us know how to best support your student to be successful in the programs either via email, an online registration form or directly with program staff. Your privacy is important to us and student information will only be shared with staff working with your child.
Do I need a teacher recommendation?
A teacher recommendation is not required to attend any CEISMC programs.
My child will be in kindergarten. Can he or she participate?
No. We cannot accept children who are not currently enrolled in 1st grade or higher at the time of the program.
Do you have scholarships?
Yes! Please contact us for more information on how to apply and who qualifies.
If I go to one session, can I go to more sessions?
Yes, students can attend sessions throughout the year.
What about lunch? Food allergies?
Lunch is not included, but a healthy snack is provided in this program. No soda, candy, or gum. Please use our registration form to let us know about food allergies and any other special needs your student may have.
What if my student has other special circumstances or needs?
Please let us know how we can help using the registration form.
What about photography?
Unless you tell us differently, Saturday STEAMlabs may use photographs of your student in our materials.
What about the weather? Emergencies?
While unlikely, weather and other natural and emergency situations may occur beyond the program's control. If a partial program cancellation is required, no refund will be offered. An example would be a rainy-day early dismissal or late start time to accommodate safe traveling of staff, campers, and their families. Any short-term unforeseen weather or other emergencies will not be able to be refunded partially in any form.
Could an entire program be canceled?
If a program is not able to be offered at all, a full refund will be offered.