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2022 - 2023 School Year


An important aspect of STARBASE is to show students the possibilities for their future. With every activity we do, we discuss a variety of careers that are applicable. We also rely on community members to support this goal as guest speakers and tour guides. So far this year we have had military tour guides; Dr. Jim Arnold, a podiatrist; Lisa Zerull, RN, PhD; Fire Marshal Lt. Pifer and his canine Heidi; David Garber, owner of Garber’s Ice Cream; and Kyle Feldman, a physical therapist. We have a large variety of guest speakers scheduled for the rest of the semester, such as Winchester City engineers, police officer, STEM flights director, air traffic controller, literacy professionals, Army Corps of Engineers, Cedar Creek Battlefield director, and a chemist.

We are always looking for new community members to add to our roster of guest speakers. If you are interested, please contact us at starbasewinchester@gmail.com. Thank you

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MISSION

To expose our nation's youth to the technological environments and positive civilian and military role models found on Active, Guard, and Reserve military bases and installations, nurture a winning network of collaborators, and build mutual loyalty within our communities, by providing 25 hours of exemplary hands-on instruction and activities that meet or exceed the National Standards.

VISION

To be the premier Department of Defense youth outreach program for raising the interest in learning and improving the knowledge and skills of our nation's at risk youth so that we may develop a highly educated and skilled American workforce who can meet the advance technological requirements of the Department of Defense.