After School Ridge Native Program

River Ridge's after-school Native STEAM program is going strong! The program focuses on robotics, drones, art, and traditional plants & foods, including planned field trips to the Native American Youth Leadership Academy (NAYLA), the FIRE Summit at South Puget Sound Community College, the Burke Museum, and the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge. Students who attend 75% of the time earn a .5 science credit. Want more information? Email program leader Laura Bowman at