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KIDS STEM, TECH & READING SKILLS

Trained volunteers, teachers, and computer experts teach kids digital literacy, STEM, and foster a love of reading.

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STEM, TECH & READING SKILLS

Since 2017, our STARS (Sharing Technology Advances Reading Skills) program addresses the academic gap for children from low income households.

Orion Communities supplies trained volunteers, teachers, and computer experts to teach kids about digital literacy and computer skills, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills, and reading skills.

STEM SKILLS

Imagine in this day and age not having a computer, not having internet. 

That’s the reality for many children across the country and it really limits the ability for parents and teachers to communicate with each other or for students to do their homework or for families to have access to enrichment opportunities. 

It’s the modern version of telling children they cannot attend school if they don’t have shoes.

Fortunately, there are a whole bunch of people who want to be sure that our students not only have shoes but know how to tie them! 

Every day that students come to Orion for a STARS session there are plenty of smiles and surprises…

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Application: STARS Camp

Please mark the session dates you are interested in having your child or children attend. Choose at least one below.*

Child #1:

Child #2:

Child #3:

Parent/Guardian 1:

Parent/Guardian 2:

Authorized Individuals to pick up child/children:

First person:

Second person:

Emergency Medical Information: Non-emergency and emergency medical treatment in the absence of parents/legal guardians  In all cases of illness and injury, parents will be notified as soon as possible.  Emergencies will clearly warrant immediate notification.

Permission for Photographic/Video/Audio Recording and Use of Recordings AND Permission for Outside Activities Photographic, audio, and video recordings are used to record events and promote the mission of the STARS Program of Orion Communities, Phoenixville, PA.  Such photos, videos, and audio recordings taken by Orion representatives are considered confidential and may not be used for any other purpose than operational documentation and promotion of Orion and the STARS Program.
By submitting this form, I agree that Orion can contact me with information about the STAR Program and share this information with program leaders.

Learn More

If you are interested in your child/children having their own computer and receiving instruction on how to use it, please contact us! Reach us by email or phone at 610-415-1140.

Become a STARS Coach!

If you are interested in being a STARS coach, reading to young children or learning more about STARS, please contact us! Reach us by email or phone at 610-415-1140.

"You guys have always gone above and beyond in many ways to meet my needs when I have come to Orion for help. Thank you!"