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Discovery Days at Lake Ridge Academy

Our Discovery Days series is designed to inspire and excite students of various ages to think creatively and critically, a core mission at Lake Ridge Academy, by participating in innovative activities of their interest on our beautiful 93-acre campus.  Led by our outstanding faculty, we intentionally keep attendance low so that your child will have the opportunity to make this a rewarding learning experience.

The Discovery Days series also includes a college event designed for parents with elementary and middle school aged children. 

All events are free. Advanced registration is required.


2017-2018 Discovery Days Series

Saturday, September 30, 2017:  Fall Open Gym Play Time!
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ages 4-5
Let your preschooler run, jump, and wiggle all that extra energy out at the Lake Ridge Academy pre-school Open Gym playtime!

Click here to register online by Wednesday, September 27

Saturday, October 21, 2017:  Fall Super Science Saturday – Natural Sciences
10:00 am – 12:30 pm 
Grades 2-6
Designed for children in grades 2-6, students will join our science teachers to explore nature on our 93-acre campus through a geo-caching scavenger hunt, conduct botany investigations in our state-of-art greenhouse and appreciate the beauty of nature through nature photography.

Click here to register online by Wednesday, October 18

Wednesday November 8, 2017:  Pathway To College:  Are You Ready?
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Parents of students in grades 5-10

College admission is a marathon, not a sprint.  Today, families and students need to begin thinking about college earlier than before.  This college planning info night will give you answers about affording college in an ever-changing financial landscape and how your child's academic and extracurricular choices in middle and high school play a role in future college acceptance. Speakers include college admission representatives from Case Western Reserve University, The College of Wooster, financial planning experts from HPM Partners, and Lake Ridge Academy's director of college counseling.   It's never too early to start your child's pathway to college and gain necessary insight.

Online registration will be available September 15.

Saturday, November 10, 2017:  Fine Arts Student Showcase Social
6:00 pm
Grades 6-11

More details and online registration will be available soon

Saturday, January 20, 2018:  Robotics Camp
Grades 4-8
More details and online registration will be available soon

Saturday, February 10, 2018:  Winter Super Science Saturday - Chemistry 

Grades 5-8
More details and online registration will be available soon

Saturday, April 21, 2018:  Spring Nature Hike with Kindergarten Teachers
Ages 4-5
More details and online registration will be available soon