Saturday Academy, a partnership of the FAO Schwarz Education Center and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, for students in grades 8–12. Classes are held at the Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue @ 103rd Street in NYC.
Saturday Academy is a free six-session program for students interested in American History and SAT preparation. There’s no homework and all course materials are provided.
Spring 2017 courses meet on Saturdays, March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 22, and 29. Students are expected to attend all six sessions and will receive a Certificate of Achievement at the end of the program.
Spring 2017 Courses include:
- Bell Curves SAT Skills
- African Americans and the Global Black Freedom Struggle
- City Planning and the Challenge of Climate Change
- Shifting Scenery: Painting in American History
- Migrations to New York
Students may enroll in one or two American History electives. Students who apply for SAT Prep must also register for an American History elective. Please see the course descriptions, class times, and information about the instructors below, and apply by February 17.
Click here For class descriptions and online application.