Weekday Programs

Our weekday programs supplement classroom learning and leverage STEAM activities to reinforce core academic subjects like Math, Language Art, Science, and Social Studies. 

STEAM Design Lab

Grades:

K-2

Build, invent, create and discover. Investigate and experiment with nature, weather, water, Earth and sky. STEAM design challenges follow engineering practices to solve a problem by designing, creating, and testing their design.

Fridays

1:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 28

Girls in Tech

Grades:

3-5

Learn about women leaders in tech and their experiences. Get hands-on while exploring careers in STEAM, including engineering, electronics, coding, robotics, and computer science. Use evidence, creativity, and design thinking to solve challenges and discover what motivates you!

Fridays

3:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 28

Math in Art

Grades:

K-2

Discover the beauty of math through art projects. Learn to measure and cut to enhance spatial reasoning skills. Explore the mathmatical puzzle that is architecture and design our own masterpieces.

Mondays

3:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 24

Computer Programming

Grades:

3-5

Discuss a variety of computer languages and practice computer programming. Develop basic and intermediate skills programmers apply to develop the Metagame.

Mondays

3:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 24

Space Science

Grades:

3-5

Explore technologies used to learn about space and our solar system. Gain an understanding of what we know and what we are still hoping to learn!

Mondays

1:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 24

Architecture

Grades:

6-8

Explore design and the geometry of architecture. Learn the building blocks of structures and get exposure into this fascinating industry

Thursdays

5:30 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 27

Architecture & Math

Grades:

3-5

Combine structural design and math to create structures. Focus on unique mathematic problems and fun challenges. Use your brain to solve math and logic puzzles as you build and learn!

Thursdays

9:00 AM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 27

Technology & Storytelling

Grades:

K-2

Use technology to explore the art of storytelling. Leveraging Ozobots, Doodlematic, and other tools, students will explore creative writing and bring their stories to live.

Fridays

9:00 AM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 28

Technology and Techniques of World History

Grades:

3-5

Explore world history and they technologies that people used. Learn how innovation and science contributed to some of mankind greatest achievements and most tragic moments.

Fridays

1:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 28

Reading & Science

Grades:

K-2

Blending experimentation and reading, this unique program reinforces reading skills through engaging activities. Practice literacy skills to improve fluency, comprehension, and analysis of text while practicing effective listening, speaking, and writing skills. Reinforce these skills with science activities and experiments related to the in the books that students are reading.

Mondays

9:00 AM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 24

Sparking Circuits

Grades:

3-5

Discover basic circuitry through experimentation and building. Investigate a switch and explore sensors. Develop a blinking paper robot, invent an intruder alert and engineer an electric vehicle. This course will utilize Little Bits, Tekniko and Legos.

Mondays

5:30 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 24

STEAM Design Lab

Grades:

K-2

Build, invent, create and discover. Investigate and experiment with nature, weather, water, Earth and sky. STEAM design challenges follow engineering practices to solve a problem by designing, creating, and testing their design.

Thursdays

1:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 27

Inventing & Woodworking

Grades:

3-5

Learn the basics of woodworking with the Cool Tool Unimat1. Use a wood lathe, sander, jig saw and drill to invent. Watch science come to life and see the laws of physics right before your eyes. Experiment through play and build with wood.

Thursdays

5:30 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 27

Math in Art

Grades:

K-2

Discover the beauty of math through art projects. Learn to measure and cut to enhance spatial reasoning skills. Explore the mathmatical puzzle that is architecture and design our own masterpieces.

Tuesdays

3:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 25

Architecture & Math

Grades:

3-5

Combine structural design and math to create structures. Focus on unique mathematic problems and fun challenges. Use your brain to solve math and logic puzzles as you build and learn!

Fridays

9:00 AM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 28

Construction Kids

Grades:

K-2

Build a various projects utilizing many different tools and techniques. Discover the science necessary to overcome friction and gravity as you build transportation vehicles. Design and build vehicles controlled by wind, engineer and build a carnival game, and construct and code an interactive story map with Ozobot robots. 

Mondays

1:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 24

Science Fair Start-Up

Grades:

6-8

Learn what makes a successful science fair project and get a head start on your submission. Do a survey of potential themes before selecting a topic and beginning your work. Discover how to research, design, test, document, and present your project to judges while sharpening your entrepreneurial skills. 

Mondays

5:30 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 24

Technology

Grades:

3-5

Get hands-on while exploring careers in STEAM, including engineering, electronics, coding, robotics, and computer science. Use evidence, creativity, and design thinking to solve challenges and discover what motivates you!

Mondays

9:00 AM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 24

Technology & Storytelling

Grades:

K-2

Use technology to explore the art of storytelling. Leveraging Ozobots, Doodlematic, and other tools, students will explore creative writing and bring their stories to live.

Thursdays

9:00 AM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 27

Technology and Techniques of World History

Grades:

3-5

Explore world history and they technologies that people used. Learn how innovation and science contributed to some of mankind greatest achievements and most tragic moments.

Thursdays

1:00 PM

12 and 6 Weekly Series starting 

August 27

100 10th Street, NE Suite 300

Charlottesville, VA 22902

434-987-3918

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