5 days

Program Overview

Experience the latest trends in robotics, engineering and computer science with our Seattle STEAM program. Tour the headquarters and facilities of tech giants: Boeing, Microsoft and Amazon. Learn from the experts through interactive workshops and lectures that feature coding, programming, robotics and engineering or 3D printing. Engage in exciting opportunities in STEAM education and career paths, while exploring the favorite spots of locals and the landmarks of Seattle.

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Destination Highlights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, deep glacial lakes, and year-round greenery, Seattle commands some of the most breathtaking views in the Pacific Northwest – it’s no wonder that cutting-edge companies like Amazon, Starbucks and Boeing decided to set up shop here. Discover the industry innovators of evolving technology in the greater Seattle area. See the latest in aircraft engineering on a tour of the largest building in the world by volume, Boeing Everett Factory, and watch the assembly of the 787 Dreamliner in action. Visit Microsoft’s Redmond Headquarters to see what emerging tech has become a reality on The Future of Tech Tour. Ask questions of an Amazon employee on a walking tour of Amazon’s Seattle Headquarters.

Learn more about technology by doing, starting with a coding lecture with a Facebook engineer at the University of Washington. Expand student outlooks with a hands-on 3D printing, or robotics and engineering workshop at Boeing Everett Factory. Give students insight into the tech fields of coding and programming in workshops led by Microsoft. The Microsoft coding and programming workshop will showcase some of Microsoft’s elite coders and programmers, the work they provide for their company, the projects they are working on and how to break into the industry.

Get a chance to explore Seattle’s iconic sights. Go on a walking tour of the University of Washington for a glimpse into collegiate life. Explore Pike Place Market on a Scavenger Hunt, encouraging discovery and teamwork. Visit the Museum of Pop Culture at the Seattle Center, beneath the towering Space Needle. Discover MoPOP’s current exhibits, expressing unique cultural experiences around every corner. 

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Learning Outcomes

This Seattle STEAM program is designed to improve student success in this ever-evolving career field, giving them connections to experts in the industry. Gain insights in a lecture from a Facebook Engineer at UW. Take away new knowledge about robotics and engineering from the experts at Boeing. Learn the future of technology, programming, coding and Xbox game development at Microsoft. Get curiosities answered in a Q&A with an Amazon employee.

Services Included

Transportation

Private transportation provided throughout the program.

Activities

All scheduled activities and experiences are included in the cost.

Tours and Site Visits

Tailored educational experiences, tours and site visits.

Housing

Local hotel (quad occupancy) accommodations, with a night chaperone to ensure security.

Meals

Two meals are provided daily: breakfast and dinner.

Education

Interactive learning experiences designed to expand educational and career goals.

Technology

Advanced student security software that integrates geofencing, logistics, communication and more optimized safety features.

Support

Dedicated 24/7 staff availability, supporting students every step of the way.

People

Program guides create a fun and engaging learning experience for students.