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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What schools get to attend Wyoming STARBASE Academy?
A:  All STARBASE Academies are charged with providing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum to student groups that are underrepresented in STEM careers when they enter the workforce.  Because of this, priority is given to identified Title I schools and those schools that could qualify for Title I funding. 

In the 2013-2014 school year all fifth grades in Laramie County School District #1 will be seen.


Q: What do students need to bring to Wyoming STARBASE Academy?
A: Students are required to bring a Positive Learning Attitude (PLA) with them while attending the academy - this is a must!  Students also need to have a cold lunch (no microwaves are available) and wear layered clothing appropriate for the time of year.


Q: Where does the Wyoming STARBASE Academy curriculum come from?
A: The curriculum for all Dod STARBASE Academies has been designed by a team of leading educators and scientists for the US Department of Defense.  This curriculum focuses on STEM - science, technology, engineering, and math.  The curriculum meets or exceeds the national standards in each area.

Please check out the About Us section of the DoD STARBASE website for more information about our curriculum.


Q: How is Wyoming STARBASE Academy funded?
A: STARBASE Academies are funded by the US Department of Defense in partnership with local military units - Wyoming's is the Wyoming National Guard.  In addition to this funding, the Wyoming STARBASE Foundation also provides additional support and funding to extend programs beyond the scope provided by federal funding.


Q: Does Wyoming STARBASE Academy offer summer camps/programs?
A: Yes - please see our Upcoming Events page for detailed information on Summer Camps and Programs. 

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