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After School & School Vacation Week Programming

 

To enroll for After School and School Vacation Week Programming call 1-800-818-3434 to register.
NEW! Story-telling with LEGO's
In this class the focus is on children becoming comfortable speaking in front of their peers in a "public" setting. The building portion of this class is free form with some help from instructors if needed to add inspiration. Children are then asked to develop a story about their creation or to tell about what the creation does. Each child will be asked to speak in front of the class for approximately 3 minutes depending on the size of the class. We use our speaking philosophy of "Loud and Proud" which simplifies speaking for children and helps to make them feel more at ease. We tell them to be proud of what they have built and to speak loudly so everyone can hear. When you are "Loud and Proud" people will pay attention to you and listen to what you have to say. This class is for youth ages 8-12. This class is taught in partnership with Brickapalooza. (10 hours) $129
09/21 - 10/19                3:30pm - 5:30pm               F               B              KINGSLEY
YTH 740 30                      17554                             HH 310
NEW! Social Media: Positive & Negative Awareness
The emphasis of this course will be on understanding positive social media verses negative social media. The students in the course in addition to increasing their awareness and knowledge of positive and negative social media would also create a video. The video would be a positive social media message that would also be pushing back against malevolent social media messages. This course is for youth ages 14-18 years old. (6 hours) $75
10/02 - 10/23                  5:30pm - 7:30pm                T                  L              COMNINOS
YTH 739 80                      17574                            LD 204
NEW! Rise Up! Girl Empowerment
This workshop will help to emphasize girls' concepts of self-confidence, inner strength and personal brand of leadership. Tweens will experience an empowering yoga class, group sharing and creative expression. Girls will create a personal manifesto, personally created aromatherapy mist, affirmation cards, instant comfort box and will take home an INSPIRE journal and swag bag. This class is for young ladies ages 12-16. This class has a $25 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class via cash or check. (3 hours) $50
10/10                        5:30pm - 8:30pm                  W                 B                    MARRAMA
YTH 743 30                 17557                              NA G2

NEW! LEGO City Planning
Children work in a group to plan and build a city with essential infrastructure. They learn what is required to run a town or city, what services the city provides, and how certain services are strategically placed within the city through zoning. We will discuss Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Governmental zones. They then work on building their plan in order to discover what works and what doesn't. This class is for youth ages 8-12. This class is taught in partnership with Brickapalooza. (10 hours) $95
11/07 - 12/12                 5:30pm - 7:30pm                 W                 B                     KINGSLEY
YTH 741 30                       17555                              HH 310

NEW! Scratch Programming
Participants will use Scratch programming language and build a variety of games. Learnings will include Art, Design, Planning and Programming. In addition, the usage of Scratch will be extended to Raspberry Pi and Arduino where participants will get to control devices like sensors, motors, LEDS and Fans. This class is for ages 10 - years old. This course is run in partnership with Kriyative Edge of Nashua, NH. www.kriyative-edge.com (9 hours) $200
09/10 - 10/22                     5:30pm - 7:00pm                       M                   B
YTH 744 30                          17576                                      SA 002
No Class on October 8th
NEW! Automation & IOT with Raspberry Pi
Participants will learn and implement IOT (Internet of Things) devices using Raspberry Pi. Students will also learn concepts of electronics, basics of Python programming, Home automation and IoT concepts, amongst other topics. This class is for ages 13-15 and includes an optional materials fee of $60 if one would like a Raspberry Pi Starter Kit. Starter Kit includes Case, Power Adapter, MicroSD Card, MicroSD USB Reader, Heat Sinks, HDMI Cable, and Quick Start Guide. This course is run in partnership with Kriyative Edge of Nashua, NH. www.kriyative-edge.com (9 hours) $225
09/11 - 10/16                     5:30pm - 7:00pm                   T                 B
YTH 745 30                             17575                              SA 002

 

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