Silicon STEM Academy - Denver CO
Unleash your inner geek!
Silicon STEM Academy | 4201 E. Yale Avenue - Suite 130, Denver, CO 80222
For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
or register for courses here
For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
or register for courses here

Our Summer Camp Counselors, Interns, and Staff are the BEST!

Everyone who's a part of Silicon STEM Academy Summer Camps is a STEM guru and loves what they teach, because they teach what they love!

Marisa Walbert

Marisa Walbert

Team members

Marisa is looking forward to her 4th summer with Silicon STEM Academy. She loves working with kids and families and promoting girls in STEM. She’s ready to unleash her inner geek this summer.
Jessica Weins

Jessica Weins

Team members

My name is Jessica and I love to create things, from computer programs to knitting sweaters! I have a B.A. International Affairs and Spanish from CU Boulder, and an M.S. International Affairs from FSU. I love programming in C++ and Python, and am working towards *another* degree in Computer Science.
Jake Tracy

Jake Tracy

Senior Counselor

I'm a sophomore at CU Boulder studying Computer Science and Space. It's my 3rd summer with SSA so it will be a blast! I have self-produced and published video games and had significant involvement in international robotics competitions. Hoping to see a lot of cool creations this summer!
Ty Makeen

Ty Makeen

Senior Counselor

As a Senior Counselor my favorite camp to lead is Minecraft Modding. I also enjoy leading Silicon STEM’s popular Game Nights. Looking forward to a great summer !
Anna Krutsinger

Anna Krutsinger

Senior Counselor

Anna is excited to return to SSA this summer! She is a sophomore at Harvey Mudd College who harbors an unapologetic love for all things STE(A)M. Her background includes courses in multivariable calculus, Python, C++, Java, HTML, robotics, and computational biology.
Blake Gigiolio

Blake Gigiolio

Senior Counselor

I am an incoming freshman at the University of Toronto for computer science. I graduated from the Denver School of Science and Technology Montview. I love rock climbing, gaming, swimming, and pretty much every pet you can own!
Amita Pandey

Amita Pandey

Senior Counselor

I am a rising sophomore at Purdue University studying Computer Engineering. I love technology and this summer I am looking forward in instilling this passion among others. I love to play tennis and be outdoors and go on many adventures.
Haley Ryckman

Haley Ryckman

Senior Counselor

I am a junior from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK. I am majoring in Elementary Education and minoring in Computer Science. I am looking forward to helping others enhance their STEM abilities, and cannot wait for a fun summer at Silicon STEM Academy!
James Oss

James Oss

Senior Counselor

As a Silicon STEM Academy veteran I am proud to say SSA will be better than ever this summer... lets unleash some geek!
Geoffrey Lord

Geoffrey Lord

Senior Counselor

An Aerospace Engineering student at the University of Colorado pursuing a minor in computer science, Geoffrey’s experiences range from in-depth technical engineering for third-world communities to consulting for the U.S. DOD. He strives to encourage students to cultivate their passion in engineering.
Arnold

Arnold

Senior Counselor

Bio coming soon
Anjali

Anjali

Senior Counselor

I just finished my freshman year at University of Maryland. I am planning to major in Economics with a minor in Computer Science. I attended SSA when I was a kid, and I am excited to come back and share how much I have learned about technology with others.
Nikki Roberts

Nikki Roberts

Senior Counselor

I'm Nikki, and I'm studying Computer Science, Emergent Digital Practices, and Mathematics at the University of Denver. I like to ski, hike and go to concerts. I'm a certified Emergency First Responder.
Marcos Rosales

Marcos Rosales

Junior Counselor

Bio coming soon
Matthew Teets

Matthew Teets

Junior Counselor

I was born and raised in Denver and am a huge advocate for any and all jollifications. This fall I will be attending Colorado University and plan to major in computer science. I am beyond stoked to be helping out for my third year at SSA. It’s gonna be stellar!
Jonathan Fossel

Jonathan Fossel

Junior Counselor

As a rising senior at Colorado Academy, I have taken AP Computer Science and an Advanced Data structures course, recently won a cyber-security competition at Lockheed Martin, and I compete in ACSL competitions as well. Look forward to working with STEM kids this summer!
Bobby Whitehead

Bobby Whitehead

Junior Counselor

I am a Junior at Regis Jesuit HS. I fell in love with engineering and coding after taking the Coding 101 class with SSA, and have been developing my technique ever since! I enjoy playing video-games, working on various digital media projects, or creating new code-based games and algorithms!
Kai Deru

Kai Deru

Junior Counselor

Kai enjoys coding, welding, and writing about himself in the third person. He is also fond of mountain biking and speedcubing and playing piano, and is attempting to teach himself to play the violin. He will be attending Colorado School of Mines in the Fall.
Liam Homburger

Liam Homburger

Intern

I am a Sophomore at South High School and one of the lead members of The Technology Club while taking many CTE and Technology education classes. I’m a huge PC Building Fan and love to construct my own Robots to compete and use for everyday purposes. I look forward to a fun summer here at SSA!
Jay Landers

Jay Landers

Intern

I’m an incoming sophomore at Littleton high school. I love computers and all things technology-related. This past year I attended the state Technology Student Association competition to compete in multiple events. I’m super excited to be a part of the SSA team this summer!
Reese Schmitt

Reese Schmitt

Intern

I am going into 8th grade at Merrill Middle School and my favorite classes are math and STEM. My favorite stem class was coding 201 Java Script because I found it interesting to code things that you see in everyday life. This summer I’m looking forward to helping others learn about and enjoy STEM.
Wyatt Schmitt

Wyatt Schmitt

Intern

I am going into my sophomore year at South High School. My favorite classes are math and engineering. I have been attending classes here and there at Silicon Stem Academy for almost two years. My favorite class so far has been coding 201. Looking forward to a great summer!
Tyler Stone

Tyler Stone

Intern

I am the oldest of 3 brothers and going into 8th grade at Merrill Middle School. I enjoy reading, playing videos and swimming in my free time. My favorite class at Silicon Stem was Coding 101 because it came easily to me. I am easy going and fun to talk to so come say hi to me!
Jed

Jed

Intern

My name is Jed, and I’m an incoming Freshman in high school. I’ve taken almost every class offered at Silicon STEM. I have a passion for all aspects of technology - especially robotics, video game design, and coding. I’m an intern at Silicon STEM this summer.
Owen Gould

Owen Gould

Intern

Next year I will be at Smoky Hill High School. I love computers and programming, JavaScript, Python, Scratch, and some C#. I'm really looking forward to my internship at SSA and looking forward to going to space camp this June.
Jordan Davidson

Jordan Davidson

Intern

Jordan is a rising junior at Colorado Academy. She’s currently working on blending computer science with creative writing to inform her projects in science fiction and urban fantasy. This is her first year working at Silicon Stem Academy, and she can’t wait!
Molly Edwards

Molly Edwards

Intern

My name is Molly Edwards. I am going to be an 8th Grader at Slavens K-8 School. I am looking forward to helping the teachers and learning while I help. A fun fact about me is that I have a seen all 22 Marvel Movies. My favorite Silicon Stem class has been Arduino Wearables.
Daven Barlow

Daven Barlow

Intern

Currently attending the Denver School of Science and Technology as a 9th-grade student, Daven looks forward to being able to take what he has learned from SSA and help spark an interest in Stem for younger kids. He’s also very interested in lacrosse, and being active in team sports.
Michael Crum

Michael Crum

Intern

I am a rising junior at Thomas Jefferson High School, specializing in computer programming and robotics through their CCT program. I've been programming for as long as I can remember, and am looking forward to teaching my favorite hobby to the next generation.
Violet Knotsman

Violet Knotsman

Intern

I am Violet. Next year I will be an eighth grader at Slavens K-8. I am slightly obsessed with creating art out of cardboard. I also love to read and of course code. I will be an intern this summer at Silicon STEM Academy
Layla Jurow

Layla Jurow

Intern

I am in 7th grade at Merrill Middle School, where I take the coding and STEM classes that are provided by SSA. Coding has made me more creative and better able to carry out all of my ideas. Also, it gives me something to enrich my learning outside of school.