Inventor Series: SPARK

Enrollment Deadline: WINTER courses registration has started.

GR. 1 - 2
Once a week / 8 weeks
1 hr per class

About this Course

Students in our Spark Program will build upon skills such as woodworking, craft techniques, and robotics by learning more about different coding and 3D design techniques, to build a new project every week!

Course Fee

$280 + tax

Course Outcomes

In Inventor: SPARK students will continue learning and mastering skills around basic hand tools like hammers and screwdrivers, improve their fine motor dexterity, and incorporate more of their creativity into their craft! From drag and drop coding and woodworking to chemistry and 3D design, they will use the knowledge and skills they learn to bring their visions to life!

Dates Available

FALL Courses: Oct. 10 to Dec. 5
Tuesdays
4:00 - 5:00 pm
FALL Courses: Oct. 7 to Dec. 9
Saturdays
10:00 - 11:00 am
FALL Courses: Oct. 8 to Dec. 10
Sundays
10:00 - 11:00 am
WINTER Courses: Jan. 13 to Mar. 2
Saturdays
10:00 - 11:00 am
WINTER Courses: Jan. 17 to Mar. 6
Wednesdays
5:00 - 6:00 pm

Key Information

  • Session Length: 1 hr a week / 8 weeks
  • Technology Access: All software and tools needed will be provided to students.
  • Class Size: 10 students
  • Instructor to Student Ratio: 1:5

In-person Course Needs

  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Bring your creativity and curiosity!

Location

In-person classes are located in our Makerspace in Richmond Hill at 561 Edward Avenue (Unit 1), Richmond Hill, ON

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Still have questions? Contact us at (289) 819-0178 or office@thesteamproject.ca for more assistance.

How It Works

Sample Projects

FAQ

How many students are in one class?

For our in-class programs, we typically have a maximum of 10 students in one class. Plus, we maintain a 1:5 instructor-to-student ratio to ensure students receive adequate supervision and ample one-on-one time with instructors.

Do you offer trial classes?

We offer trial classes for new families who are curious about our programs. Please contact us at office@thesteamproject.ca for more details.

The start date has passed. Can I still join?

For INVENTOR series, Coding & Robotics, and Art Tech courses, students are able to join partway through the season, as there will be new skills and projects featured throughout the course. Partial enrollments will have pro-rated course fees.

For other courses (Tiny Homes, Woodworking, Battle Bots), students will not be able to join partway through a season due to the progression of the skills learned. We recommend joining our mailing list to be kept up to date on when our new season begins.

If you have questions or clarification, please feel free to contact us directly at office@thesteamproject.ca

More FAQs

Location

The STEAM Project – Makerspace
561 Edward Avenue (Unit 1)
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 9W6

What Our Parents Are Saying

GP P
GP P
November 30, 2022.
The STEAM Project is truly a brilliant concept for youngsters!! We first attended their summer camp which was extremely well organized, FUN and with terrific and friendly staff. The kids had a blast. We then decided to have a birthday party at their facility and they did NOT disappoint. The space was clean, the staff went above and beyond with the kids giving each child attention and making them feel special. I would highly recommend the STEAM PROJECT.
Kate panagio
Kate panagio
January 5, 2022.
I was trying to find a program to help my son learn new math and science concepts. Sometimes it is difficult to find hands-on activities for him to learn from. At the steam project he got to experiment with different materials and do experiments. My son rarely asks me repeatedly to bring him back to camp for one more day, but he did. He was also much more vocal about what he did on a given day during camp. It’s great to see him excited about learning and it is wonderful to give him the experience of learning through play oriented and carefully planned activities. It was also his first experience with 3D printing. I wanted to thank the great accommodating staff for the great experience they gave my son. I am also very happy that you are offering a camp in Markham this year.
Karen Cree
Karen Cree
December 24, 2021.
Great winter break camp !!!! Highly recommend it ... great friendly knowledgable staff and Tesla the dog is super cute too !!!
Scott E
Scott E
September 4, 2021.
Highly recommended!
Renée B
Renée B
November 9, 2020.
Awesome STEAM classes and projects for kids. Love it!
Jim Rea
Jim Rea
July 29, 2020.
Our son has loved the STEAM Project Arduino workshops. He is not only getting more confident and skilled with electronics and coding. After sessions he then applies his own creativity to what he has learned. This series is giving him a whole new skill set he is using to express his creativity.
Tara Chen
Tara Chen
July 27, 2020.
Our son has been at The Steam Project for almost a year and he has enjoyed all of the classes. We started in the amazing studio with robotics and have continued virtually with coding. The teachers are very knowledgeable and adapt to the pace of the kids. And our son, who generally doesn’t enjoy after school classes, looks forward to his time spent with The Steam Project. Thank you so much for helping him find what is now a passion of his!
Susan Elrick
Susan Elrick
July 11, 2020.
Steam Project brought discovery, joy and learning to my child during this weird and wild 2020 summer with their small in-person Maker Bots camp. A beautiful opportunity for a child to use their imagination in a season of way too much down time! - Camp follows the appropriate guidelines to make you feel safe having your child at their facility. Highly recommended.
Saurabh Vaish
Saurabh Vaish
July 9, 2020.
My son is now attending the virtual camp now due to current situation and he loves it. It is good balance of having fun and learning something new
Wendy Zhu
Wendy Zhu
February 4, 2020.
The staff and instructors are incredible! I watch how the instructors interact with the kids and you can tell that they really care. They always give special attention to each student and their needs.
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