Welcome to the West Virginia STARBASE Academy!
We are a federally-funded Department of Defense youth program. The Academy incorporates a fast-paced and motivational curriculum of hands-on activities, tours, and experiments, with the ultimate goal of encouraging and inspiring students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related fields.
STARBASE is a five-day program, scheduled consecutively, for a total of 25 academic hours. The program is open to all schools in commuting distance of the West Virginia Air National Guard in Charleston, WV. We reach nearly every fifth grade student in Kanawha County Schools. The 130th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard, serves as our host unit.
SAVE THE DATE FOR CAMP STARBASE 2019
Camp STARBASE is a five-day camp for children ages 9-14. The camp is operated by the West Virginia STARBASE Academy, a WV National Guard youth program. Registration is open to the dependents of members of the WV Army National Guard, WV Air National Guard and Military Authority Employees.
Camp STARBASE consists for five fun-filled days of hands-on activities and swimming.
When: June 10, -- June 14, 2019 | 0730-1600 daily
Participants may be dropped off as early as 0730 and must be picked by no later than 1600 daily. Participants will not remain overnight.
Where: Drill Hall, WVNG Armory
Positions are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, download and complete the application form and submit it to WV STARBASE by email, USAF.WV.130-AW.LIST.STARBASE@mail.mil, or in person (2nd floor of CE building, room 203). Be sure to include at least one valid email address on the applications. All correspondence will take place via email.
Registration deadline: May 6, 2019 | REGISTRATION PACKET DOWNLOAD
NOTE: ALL CHILDREN MUST BRING A PACKED LUNCH EACH DAY.
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