Fall 2022 Weekly Programs

Makerspace

Wednesday

9:30 PM

4-8

Grades:

Student Driven - Educator Supported. At the Makerspace, students select either to work on their Science Fair project or to build a costume. d The program encourages students to explore at their own pace, with access to educators, tools, and materials. Unlike traditional STEAM programs, makerspace students come with their ideas and plans, and our educators help them bring it to reality. SATURDAY PROGRAMS ARE THE FIRST AND THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH.

Competition Club - Sphero Global Challenge

Thursday

9:00 PM

3-8

Grades:

Take your robotics and engineering skills to the next level. Work as a team to design, build and code your submission for the Sphero In The Wild Global Challenge - Learn new skills, meet new friends, and meet the challenge! https://sphero.com/blogs/news/sphero-robotics-competition-season-2 Students are divided into an upper and lower team.

Girls Leadership Meet-Up

Saturday

2:00 PM

K-8

Grades:

Calling all girls! Join us for a weekly meet-up designed to support girls during the school year with different monthly topics and activities.

Creativity Lab

Tuesday

2:00 PM

K-5

Grades:

Explore the "Art" in STEAM to unlock creative thinking. Engage in challenges designed to inspire new ideas and allow them to florish. This is a program where out of the box thinking is encouraged and innovation occurs.

Science Lab

Tuesday

4:30 PM

K-5

Grades:

Discover the wonders of science! Activities are designed to spark their imagination and foster their curiosity. Students develop confidence while building their basic science skills of observation, testing, overcoming mistakes, and teamwork.

Storytelling & Game Design

Tuesday

7:30 PM

2-8

Grades:

Every good game begins with a great story. Discover the art of storytelling, from setting to character development, to story arcs. Apply this to game design and leverage technology to create engaging games!

Lego Lab

Wednesday

2:00 PM

K-5

Grades:

Take your Lego skills to the next level! Build outside the box with power blocks and creative competitions! Be ready when Lego Masters Junior starts auditioning.

Mission Space

Wednesday

4:30 PM

2-8

Grades:

Investigate transportation, communication, power, recreation, and other considerations in developing a sustainable space colony through the lens of history and current expeditions. Explore technologies used to learn about space and our solar system.

Gear Up!

Thursday

2:00 PM

K-5

Grades:

Explore gears, levers, and pulleys through engineering challenges with Legos and Goldie Blox. Implement new-found knowledge to create an energy transfer pegboard that keeps a marble off the ground. Compete to see what strategies and techniques are the most successful. 

Architecture & Engineering

Thursday

4:30 PM

2-8

Grades:

Design, draw, and build structures and prototypes. Explore the creativity and innovation needed to bring ideas to life.

Makerspace

Saturday

5:00 PM

5-8

Grades:

Student Driven - Educator Supported. At the Makerspace, students select either to work on their Science Fair project or to build a costume. d The program encourages students to explore at their own pace, with access to educators, tools, and materials. Unlike traditional STEAM programs, makerspace students come with their ideas and plans, and our educators help them bring it to reality. SATURDAY PROGRAMS ARE THE FIRST AND THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH.

Storytelling & Game Design

Tuesday

6:45 PM

3-8

Grades:

Every good game begins with a great story. Discover the art of storytelling, from setting to character development, to story arcs. Apply this to game design and leverage technology to create engaging games!

Storytelling & Game Design

Wednesday

6:45 PM

3-8

Grades:

Every good game begins with a great story. Discover the art of storytelling, from setting to character development, to story arcs. Apply this to game design and leverage technology to create engaging games!

Storytelling & Game Design

Thursday

7:30 PM

3-8

Grades:

Every good game begins with a great story. Discover the art of storytelling, from setting to character development, to story arcs. Apply this to game design and leverage technology to create engaging games!

Storytelling & Game Design

Thursday

7:30 PM

3-8

Grades:

Every good game begins with a great story. Discover the art of storytelling, from setting to character development, to story arcs. Apply this to game design and leverage technology to create engaging games!

Storytelling & Game Design

Friday

6:45 PM

3-8

Grades:

Every good game begins with a great story. Discover the art of storytelling, from setting to character development, to story arcs. Apply this to game design and leverage technology to create engaging games!

Girls Leadership Meet Up

Saturday

2:00 PM

K-8

Grades:

Calling all girls! Join us for a weekly meet-up designed to support girls during the school year with different monthly topics and activities.

Makerspace - Oct 19

Wednesday

9:30 PM

4-8

Grades:

Student Driven - Educator Supported. At the Makerspace, students select either to work on their Science Fair project or to build a costume. d The program encourages students to explore at their own pace, with access to educators, tools, and materials. Unlike traditional STEAM programs, makerspace students come with their ideas and plans, and our educators help them bring it to reality.

Gear Up!

Tuesday

2:00 PM

K-5

Grades:

Explore gears, levers, and pulleys through engineering challenges with Legos and Goldie Blox. Implement new-found knowledge to create an energy transfer pegboard that keeps a marble off the ground. Compete to see what strategies and techniques are the most successful. 

Mission Space

Tuesday

4:00 PM

K-5

Grades:

Investigate transportation, communication, power, recreation, and other considerations in developing a sustainable space colony through the lens of history and current expeditions. Explore technologies used to learn about space and our solar system.

Gear Up!

Tuesday

7:30 PM

K-5

Grades:

Explore gears, levers, and pulleys through engineering challenges with Legos and Goldie Blox. Implement new-found knowledge to create an energy transfer pegboard that keeps a marble off the ground. Compete to see what strategies and techniques are the most successful. 

Makerspace - Oct 26

Wednesday

9:30 PM

4-8

Grades:

Student Driven - Educator Supported. At the Makerspace, students select either to work on their Science Fair project or to build a costume. d The program encourages students to explore at their own pace, with access to educators, tools, and materials. Unlike traditional STEAM programs, makerspace students come with their ideas and plans, and our educators help them bring it to reality.

Gear Up!

Thursday

8:30 PM

K-5

Grades:

Explore gears, levers, and pulleys through engineering challenges with Legos and Goldie Blox. Implement new-found knowledge to create an energy transfer pegboard that keeps a marble off the ground. Compete to see what strategies and techniques are the most successful. 

Makerspace - Wednesday

Wednesday

10:30 PM

4-8

Grades:

Student Driven - Educator Supported. At the Makerspace, students select either to work on their Science Fair project or to build a costume. d The program encourages students to explore at their own pace, with access to educators, tools, and materials. Unlike traditional STEAM programs, makerspace students come with their ideas and plans, and our educators help them bring it to reality.

Girls Leadership Meet-Up

Saturday

3:00 PM

K-8

Grades:

Calling all girls! Join us for a weekly meet-up designed to support girls during the school year with different monthly topics and activities.

E-Sport and Video Game Design

Tuesday

10:30 PM

4-8

Grades:

Investigate a variety of popular video games and discuss what makes them ideal for Esports. Explore systematic strategy and tactics to improve your play. When not playing discuss a variety of computer languages and practice computer programming. Develop basic and intermediate skills programmers apply to develop the Metagame. Apply this knowledge and advance your programming skills to design a game in Roblox Studio. Throughout the week discuss issues concerning video games in our society today such as stereotyped characters, addiction, and gaming as an evolving art form. Gamers and non-gamers are welcome and encouraged to take this course. This course is only offered once this summer and taught by computer programmer Matias Seibert. Matias is a trained programmer and spends his free time mastering Super Smash Bros.