Copyright 2015 Coda Mountain Academy, Inc.

P.O. Box 615 Fayetteville, WV

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Transforming Fayette County, WV through youth & family engagement

INSPIRE. EDUCATE. EMPOWER.

Empowering a generation

Coda Mountain Academy is a non profit organization dedicated to the equipping and developing of young students and their families through unique and outstanding educational opportunities. In 2018 Coda provided over 500 youth and their families with summer camps and after-school programs. These programs not only train students in their particular craft but promote invaluable life skills such as team building, integrity, positive self-image, and outstanding character. Offerings include music, Lego robotics, art, cooking, outdoor recreation, and more.

Natural highs

Nestled deep in Appalachian country, Coda’s home is right in the middle of the dazzling New River Gorge in Fayetteville, West Virginia. But within our wild and wonderful state lies an issue impacting people from every income and cultural background — drug and alcohol addiction. Our youth are in unprecedented crisis. The most effective drug prevention strategy is to give our youth natural a safe place to belong, someone to believe in them, and engagement in meaningful and exciting activities. These things bring natural highs!

Programs

CODA EXCEL

Students from FES, by invitation-only, have been selected to participate in this program where core concepts will be taught through Arts Integration.  Time machine adventures will highlight the heritage and culture origins of the United States of America.

FAMILY LIVING WORKSHOPS

Coda is pleased to offer daytime and evening classes for adults called Family Living Workshops. This is a fantastic way to get some YOU time, make new friends, and learn new skills! These 5 – 8 week workshops are FREE! Currently, Coda is offering “Sewing with Ellen”, “Watercolor Wednesdays” and “Cooking with Ellen”.Preschool music classes for children and their parent/guardian will start in late April.  

CODA FINE ARTS / FINE ARTS KIDZ

Coda Kidz Music, Art, and Drama Camp is now offering two day camps to serve a broader range of ages! Activities will include rhythm instruments, choir, voice, art, eurythmics, theory, and drama classes in addition to lessons on either guitar, ukulele, violin, viola, or cello. This year’s theme is Coda on Broadway! 

Coda Fine Arts Kidz (ages 4-9): July 15 – 19, 2019, 8:00am – 12:30pm. 

Coda Fine Artz (ages 10-15) will be held July 22 – 26, 2019, 8:00am – 4:00pm

CODA INSPIRE

Coda Mountain Academy’s Coda Inspire is an after school program that serves 3rd – 9th grade students in Fayette County. Students enrolled in Coda Inspire can choose to be in the music and art track or the Lego robotics track. Coda Inspire is provided through collaboration with Fayette County Schools and Coda Mountain Academy.

CODA EXPLORE / EXPLORE KIDZ

Two STEM camps exploring the engineering world hands-on. Activities include Lego robotics, project-based learning, STEM activities, outdoor/survival skills, and basic programming. This year’s theme is POWER! Students will learn about coal, gas, solar, hydro power and more. 

Coda Explore Kidz (grades k-5): June 10 – 14, 2019, 8:30am - 2pm 

Coda Explore (grades 6-12): June 17 – 21, 2019, 8:30am - 2pm

CODA COMMUNITY

Coda Community offers evening classes in Lego robotics, music and art for young people and their parents each Thursday night.  The classes are reasonably priced with parents able to take the classes with their children if they wish for half price. A free community dinner for the family is available thirty minutes before classes start. Coda Community spring classes will begin on Thursday, January 24, 2019.

SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Note: This program has been postponed until 2020.  Regrettably there will be no festival in 2019. Aspiring young musicians ages 12-23 embark on one of the most unforgettable musical excursions of their lives at Coda Mountain Academy’s Summer Music Festival. Over the course of two weeks, students learn the art of true music-making by exploring  a diverse set of musical genres, tackling challenging exercises and disciplines, and further honing their instrumental skills. Led by an outstanding faculty holding degrees from conservatories around the country, students receive top professional instruction both in private lessons and in group ensemble collaboration.