Innovation and Special Programs
Fresh Thinking Starts Here
We know that, to succeed in the future, individuals must be skilled communicators, strong collaborators, and confident problem-solvers. That's why we offer many leading-edge environments and programs that take learning beyond the classroom and offer opportunities to build, grow, and engage with projects and materials in tangible ways.
Through our commitment to developing 21st century capacities, students can challenge themselves and make the most of their abilities in ways limited only by their imaginations.
Use the links below to explore these signature programs and spaces.
Art Across the Academy shares the work of GA student artists and introduces the work of professional artists throughout the campus and into the daily lives of the community.
Design Thinking is a five-step problem-solving process that allows students to actively develop and test ideas in service of a real-world goal. GA holds divisional or school-wide Design Days each year.
The Nature Program at Germantown Academy helps the community appreciate the environment and understand why it should be protected, and encourages everyone to explore the campus' abundant natural resources.
The Beard Center for Innovation provides a hub for novel teaching and learning initiatives, which are centered on project-based learning and a collaborative, creative, problem-solving process.