For over 25 years, the DoD STARBASE program has been a positive and enriching influence in the lives of countless students around the country.
Click here to download a PDF from the current STARBASE Annual Report that highlights just a few of these outstanding young people!
Teacher of the Year!
Our lead teacher, Tom "Beaker" Foltz has recently been awarded the Fort Wayne K-12 Science Teacher of the Year, and the United States Air Force Chapter Teacher of the Year honoree. What a way to make STEM education look awesome, Beaker!
Super Science Saturday!
STARBASE Indiana would like to announce an
upcoming event offered by Operation Military Kids and STARBASE Indiana. This first event will be offered on Oct 4, 2014, during UTA for military kids in grades 4th through 12th who are affiliated with the 122nd Fighter Wing.
is coming soon! We are hard at work preparing to open our newest STARBASE Indiana location at Stout Field, Indianapolis, in the 4th quarter of 2014.
Click here for all the latest updates and contact information.
Congrats Tom Foltz!
SUPER Science Saturday!
What is STARBASE Indiana?
STARBASE Indiana is a premier educational program, sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs. At STARBASE Indiana students participate in challenging "hands-on, minds-on" activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). They interact with STEM professionals to explore careers and observe STEM applications in the real world. The program encourages students to set goals and achieve them.
To raise the interest and improve the knowledge and skills of at-risk youth in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; which will provide for a highly educated and skilled American workforce that can meet the advanced technological requirements of the Department of Defense.
Exposing youth to the technological environments and positive role models found on military bases and installations, throughout the course of 20-25 hours of exemplary instruction, using a common core curriculum that meets or exceeds the national standards. We will nurture a winning network of collaborators and build mutual loyalty.