Grand Opening Marks the Launch of Fort Drum’s STARBASE Academy for Science Learning | Fort Drum
FORT DRUM – The Department of Defense’s STARBASE Academy wrapped up its first full week of classes for local fifth-grade students with the official ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fort Drum on Friday afternoon.
STARBASE offers a hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM, program with 25 hours of instruction over one week for fifth graders. The children arrive at the military post around 9:30 a.m. and remain there until 2:30 p.m. When the week is over, the children graduate and a new group of students enter to begin the following week.