“You Must Be the Change You Want To See In the World.”-Gandhi

As technology evolves and the world continues to change, companies will need highly qualified STEAM experts to meet the needs of our society. Minorities, low-income households, and individuals that are exceptional get left behind in our public schools. They often fail to get the needed skills and knowledge to become employed in these fields. At Beacon House, we focus on student interests, finding common ground, engaging them in integrated activities that help them expand their creativity, innovation, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills while having fun.

We are active in the community with many events that we host, at other organizations’ events, and love to partner with great community partners to help bring STEAM Learning to all people in the 4 State area.

Community Partners

Hagerstown Community College

We offer courses as part of the Continuing Education Departments’ College For Kids in the summer and throughout the school year. Also we work with the STEM Division on grants and learning opportunities like the 2017 STEM Festival.

Fall 2018 Kids Courses

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Libraries

Since October of 2017 we have been contracted by the Main Branch of Martinsburg-Berkeley County Libraries to work on developing STEAM Lab Lessons. We are currently working on our second contract with four summer learning courses offered twice throughout the summer for youth ages 7-13 years old and their parents.

Register for these Workshops here.

Summer 2018 Courses in the STEAM Lab:

Introduction to Robotics

Introduction to Coding

Introduction to 3D Design & Printing

Introduction to Game Design using Python

Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro

We have recently signed an agreement to start offering STEAM Courses at the Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro. We have modeled these courses after our courses at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Libraries.

Register for these workshops here.

STEAM Works Classes for July to September 2018

Introduction to Robotics

Introduction to Coding

Introduction to 3D Design & Printing

Introduction to Game Design using Python

Hagerstown Church of the Brethren

During the school year we have committed to help out once a month at their Youth Outreach Club night to do a STEAM integrated lesson that incorporates the Bible topic of the month.

Find out more about them here.

Hagerstown Hopes

For two years now we have helped create the experiences at the Kids Zone during Hagerstown Pride Festival. We believe that all families deserve equal access and achievement in STEAM Education and we put our mission into action each year at the Hagerstown Pride Festival.

Find out more about them here.

For Otis Sake Dog Rescue, Inc.

We love this organization and their passion for helping dogs find loving homes! We are hopefully partnering more this coming school year to make at least four Barks ‘N Books nights come into existence. These nights youth will receive a free book that they can read with some great canines and Seniors.

Find out more about them here.

Greenfield Senior Living Center

We believe that at every stage of life you should have access to STEAM learning and education. We are starting to have monthly events for the residents of the Greenfield Senior Living Center start July 2018 with Bubble Art!

Find out more about them here.

AHEC West

AHEC West if the local Health Connector Entity helping individuals and families access the Maryland Health Benefits Exchange (MHBE) to find affordable health care. We will have an on staff Health Navigator that will be able to help individuals and families navigate the MHBE this Fall 2018.

Find out more about them here.

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.”  – Gandhi

Donors make it happen.

Help us change lives in the four-state area. When you become a Beacon, you are helping kids from all walks of life get access to STEAM education.

Our office and learning labs

Located at 22 North Mulberry Street, Suite 116 in downtown Hagerstown.