Delivered by GSSM’s Center for Science Education & Outreach, SPARK! is designed to inspire an early interest in and awareness of STEAM studies. In a series of after school workshops, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders follow their interests to learn the science or math concepts behind daily questions or curiosities. Have the opportunity to connect with GSSM residential students who will serve as instructors and role models.

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Dates

  • WHEN: February - March, 2022
  • TIME: 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
  • WHERE: Virtual & In-Person
  • LOCATION: 401 Railraod Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550
  • COST: A student's time and willingness to learn new things!

Space is limited to 20 students per virtual session, 15 students per in-person session! Spark students, their families, and all visitors are expected to follow the school's COVID-19 safety protocols. For more information regarding GSSM’s protocols, click here or call the Outreach Center at 843-383-3958.

For some virtual classes, a materials kit will be mailed to partipants prior to the enroolled session. Kits cannot be mailed to a P.O. Box.

Required Equipment and Materials

Virtual Classes
  • Personal email address (parent or student; must be able to receive outside emails) to receive all notifications and instructions from instructors.
  • Computer with internet connection that can handle video conferencing using Zoom.
  • Headset recommended for audio quality, but not required.
In-person Classes

SPARK will be held on the GSSM campus. SPARK students, their families, and all visitors are expected to follow the school's COVID-19 safety protocols. For more information regarding GSSM’s protocols, click here or call the Outreach Center at 843-383-3958.

Note: the in-person Python session is on Wednesdays for four consecutive weeks. Participants must commit to attend all four sessions.

Registration Tips

Step 1

Complete the online Student Program Registration form.

Step 2

Once registration is electronically submitted, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address you have provided with links to complete the Course Selection Form and Participation Disclosures and Waivers form. When all forms have been submitted, the registration will be reviewed for enrollment.

Step 3

Add @gssm.k12.sc.us and @governors.school to your safe senders list. Acceptance notifications with final course schedules will be sent via email with next steps.