Join us Monday-Thursday online for an afternoon of fun! Each day has a different theme to learn a new skill or participate in a new activity.

Missed a day? No worries! Links to previous days will be added into the Archives.

All programs will be held digitally on Zoom, links to join are in the program descriptions below. 

Middle School After-School Club @ 3:35 PM Monday-Thursday (ages 11-15)

Program Description: Learn how to design by making games. We are using Flowlab, an in browser program, to create some games. Please create a free flowlab.io account before you start this series. Participants will learn how to make basic mechanics for platformer games. This week they are finishing up their platformers!

September 21st

Activities:Participants learn how to create a game with basic ship flying mechanics. Teaching another type of game genre shows that different game mechanics requires creators to make different design decisions.

  • Create space game
  • Importing sprites from the internet
  • Decorate space
  • Create player
  • Move towards mouse
  • Spawn bullet
  • Add blocks
  • Damage blocks


Materials: Computer or Tablet and internet connectivity. 

To join the program, click here for Zoom login! 

Program Description: It's coding day! Join us to learn the basics of boding and other interesting ways of using technology to learn.This week will we focus on Code.org provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States.

September 22nd

Activities: You will be continuing on your journey using Kano! During Code It you will learn all about the interface, the basics of drag and drop coding, and complete a couple of fun challenges!

Materials: Computer or Tablet and internet connectivity. 

To join the program, click here for Zoom login!

Program Description: Starting on Wednesdays, we are exploring electricity and learning about how circuits work and how to build them in several fun and hands-on projects. We'll be using different components to build circuits through conductive dough, sewing, and even to use for computer programming.

September 23rd

Activities: Today you will learn how to use a Makey Makey!

Materials: You will need: (many of these materials can be found at Amazon or Kitronik

    • Makey Makey kit
    • Computer
    • Aluminum foil
    • Play Doh or conductive dough
    • Colorful paper

To join the program, click here for Zoom login!

Program Description: On Thursdays, we will be exploring a range of STEAM activities! Join us each week to see what surprise activity we have in store.

September 24th

Activities: Drop in and Draw!

Drop-in and learn to draw all kinds of fun things from animals, to monsters, to super heroes.

Materials: Something to draw with, something to draw on!

To join the program, click here for Zoom login! 

August 17th: Design It!
August 18th: Code It!
August 19th: Make It!
August 20th: Surprise Day
August 24th: Design It!
August 25th: Code It!
August 26th: Make It!
August 27th: Surprise Day!
August 31st: Design It!
September 1st: Code It!
September 3rd: Surprise Day!
September 8th: Code It!
September September 9th: Make It!
September 10th: Surprise Day!

Elementary After-School Club @ 4:35 PM Monday-Thursday (ages 6-10)

Program Description: Learn how to design by making games. We are using Flowlab, an in browser program, to create some games. Please create a free flowlab.io account before you start this series. Participants will learn how to make basic mechanics for platformer games. This week they are finishing up their platformers!

September 21st

Activities: Participants learn how to create a game with basic ship flying mechanics. Teaching another type of game genre shows that different game mechanics requires creators to make different design decisions.

  • Create space game
  • Importing sprites from the internet
  • Decorate space
  • Create player
  • Move towards mouse

Materials:  

To join the program, click here!

Program Description: Kid Coders is at a new time! Join us to explore all kinds of free apps & websites to learn more about coding. This week we will focus on Code.org provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States.

September 22nd

Activities: You will be continuing on your journey using Kano! During Kid Coder you will learn all about the interface, the basics of drag and drop coding, and complete a couple of fun challenges!

Materials: Computer or tablet and internet connectivity. 

To join the program, click here

Program Description: Get ready to explore maker projects of all kinds ranging from kinetic sculptures to experimental circuits to invention prototyping and more! Starting on Wednesdays, we are exploring electricity and learning about how circuits work and how to build them in several fun and hands-on projects. We'll be using different components to build circuits through conductive dough, sewing, and even to use for computer programming.

September 23rd

Activities: Today you will learn how to use a Makey Makey!

Materials: You will need: (many of these materials can be found at Amazon or Kitronik

    • Makey Makey kit
    • Computer
    • Aluminum foil
    • Play Doh or conductive dough
    • Colorful paper

To join the program, click here!

Program Description: On Thursdays, we will be exploring a range of STEAM activities! Join us each week to see what surprise activity we have in store.

September 24th

Activities: Drop-in and Draw!

Drop-in and learn to draw all kinds of fun things from animals, to monsters, to super heroes.

Materials: Something to draw with and something to draw on! 

To join the program, click here!

August 17th: Junior Designers
August 18th: Kid Coders
August 19th: Junior Makers
August 20th: Surprise Day
August 24th: Junior Designers
August 25th: Kid Coders
August 26th: Junior Makers
August 27th: Surprise Day!
August 31st: Junior Designers
September 1st: Kid Coders
September 2nd: Junior Makers
September 3rd: Surprise Day!
September 8th: Kid Coders
September 9th: Junior Makers
September 10th: Surprise Day!