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October 2019

Beginner Coders – Part 2 – Jr. Tech

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This workshop is for students with some code.org experience. We will use fun coding and game challenges in code.org to bring your skills to the next level! Concepts used include coding, debugging, functions, and loops while building fun games. Strengthen your soft skills in problem-solving, creativity, persistence, communication, and team work. 6 hours of fun Grades: 5-6 with code.org experience  

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November 2019

Designing Solutions for Real-World Problems – Jr. Tech

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Think, solve, design, make! Social engineering is an emerging field requiring people from all backgrounds to work together and solve problems. You will use the design-thinking process to become social engineers and then design solutions to authentic problems in your home, school, or community. Join the fun developing an idea, building a low-tech prototype, and completing a working prototype. 6 hrs of fun! Grades: 5-7

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December 2019

Science and Engineering Wonder Lab – Jr. Tech

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:15 pm

Magnetic field force magic, floating orbs, splitting sunbeams, balloon powered cars, springing catapults and more! Experience a fun winter day full of hands-on science, engineering activities, and engaging projects! 6 hours of fun! Grades: 4-6

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January 2020

Whole Lot a’ Machines – Jr. Tech

January 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Unhinge the inner engineer in you! Join in the fun day using a wide range of materials to design, build, and learn about machines! You will build mini-bridges, gliders, trebuchets, and have fun in a grand finale challenge. 6 hours of fun! Grades: 4-6

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February 2020

It’s All About Towers – Jr. Tech

February 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

It's going to be a tower-crazy day! Join the fun as we use many different materials to see who can build the tallest or strongest towers! Projects include cup-stacking, toothpick, spaghetti, and tennis ball towers; plus, enter the end-of-day team challenge designing and building a tower made of newspaper. 6 hours of fun! Grades: 4-6

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Invention Camp – Jr. Tech

February 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - February 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

February Vacation Camp Unleash your creative, inventive, and imaginative senses during this two-day Invention Camp! We will use raw materials, the Makey Makey electronic invention kit, and do some coding using Scratch to make all inventions. You will design no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech mazes during the Amazing Mazes activity. You will build musical Playdough keyboards! Yes, keyboards that play musical sounds using Playdough! Bring out your creative side, making interactive artwork and then applying coding to your artwork with Scratch…

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April 2020

Girls STEM Summit-Statewide 2020 – Jr. Tech

April 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wentworth Institute of Technology, 550 Huntington Ave
Coston, MA 02115 United States
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A one-day Statewide Summit in Massachusetts for young women in grades 8-12 who love STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  DURING THE SUMMIT STUDENTS WILL: Hear an inspirational keynote speech by a local female leader in a STEM field. Meet successful women working as experts in STEM fields, and work directly with them in hands-on career-specific workshops. Expand knowledge of STEM industries and emerging career paths. Be inspired to continue taking STEM high school courses applicable to college STEM programs.  GOALS FOR…

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Beginner Coders – Jr. Tech

April 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - April 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Back by popular demand! April Vacation Camp Start early building skills in coding, sequencing, debugging, loops, and conditionals while having fun building games and completing challenges. Learn to think like a computer plus develop soft skills in problem solving, creativity, persistence, communication, and teamwork. 18 hrs of fun! Grades: 4-6

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