Core Academy of Science

exploring the hardest problems in creation

 Core Academy of Science nurtures the next generation of faithful, Christ-like creation researchers to explore the hardest problems in creation.  Are you a student interested in creation research as a career?  Core Academy is for you!

Creation Retreats

We invite you to enjoy one of our getaways in Tennessee, Virginia, or California.   Our retreats challenge the mind and refresh the soul.


Research Internships

Students, are you interested in a career as a researcher or college professor?  Learn about creation and gain valuable experience in an internship.


Education & Lectures

Discover our educational resources for high school and college, or hear one of our special lectures on topics related to creationism.


Library & Archives

Uncover the history of Christian thought on creation and evolution with our special resources.  Visit our library or search online.


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Latest News

Roger W. Sanders Memorial Scholarship Fund

Core Academy co-founder Dr. Roger W. Sanders passed away on November 5, 2018 at the age of 68.  Dr. Sanders contributed an enormous amount of work to Core Academy’s earliest[…]

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November 25, 2018 0

Tickets for Spring Retreats Now Available

Tickets for the 2019 spring retreats are now available!  Our popular creation retreats are excellent opportunities for students, professors, and scholars to fellowship together as we tackle some of the[…]

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November 19, 2018 0

Wrapping up the 2018 Creation Retreats

We just wrapped our 2018 retreat series with our first annual Big Bear Creation Retreat at Big Bear Lake, California.  We had a great group of students and professors join[…]

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October 8, 2018 0

The Hardest Problems in Creation

Core Academy of Science encourages young Christian scholars to explore the hardest problems in creation. Engineers sometimes classify problems as easy, hard, and impossible. Easy problems are trivial because they can be solved merely by applying known principles. Impossible problems cannot be solved no matter how hard we try. Hard problems are the problems in between that require the most work but yield the greatest rewards. Sometimes hard problems are accumulations of many easy problems, and sometimes they turn out to be impossible. When a hard problem is solved, though, it is widely celebrated.

For Christians and especially young-age creationists, understanding creation has many “hard problems.” Evidences of the great age of the universe and earth can be difficult to explain. Likewise with evidences of evolution. Creationists reject the conventional explanations that involve millions of years and humans evolving from animals, but alternative explanations that satisfy our scientific curiosity and our desire to remain true to the revealed Word of God are much rarer and not widely accepted. It is much easier to focus on the detection of error rather than the more difficult discovery of truth….

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Creation Retreats

Challenge your mind and refresh your spirit at one of our creation retreats.  Spend the weekend with friendly people, curious scholars, and passionate teachers.  Learn what it’s like to explore the hardest questions in creation.

Big Bear Creation Retreat

October 5-7, 2018 Rejuvenate your mind on the shores of Big Bear Lake in California.  Tickets available in August.

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Smoky Mountain Creation Retreat

April 26-28, 2019 Spend time with colleagues tackling the hardest questions while relaxing in the Smoky mountains.

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Shenandoah Valley Retreat

March 22-24, 2019 Join us in tackling the problems while surrounded by one of the most beautiful areas in the East.

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Our Team

Together, the Core Academy team has forty years of experience in creation research, twenty years in education, and nearly sixty scientific research publications.  We have the expertise and know-how to guide you to an exciting career as a research scholar.

Todd Charles Wood


Todd’s Blog

Stephanie Wood

Director of Education

Brett Thompson


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