Robotics & Maker Classes

Browse our virtual and in-person afterschool classes for students in Gr.1-8

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Winter Camp: Maker Wonderland

GR. 3 - 8
2 Weeks
7hrs per day
$120

Explore your creative side this winter holiday at Richmond Hill’s #1 Youth Makerspace. Design and build toys, games, & gadgets! Fire up our laser cutter, run our 3D printers non-stop, and take advantage of our tools and tech. You'll be bringing home all your projects and creations!

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Create N Code

GR. 3 - 5
10 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

Learn about circuit-building and programming in a beginner-friendly environment, developing important fundamental knowledge and skills across both fields. Projects include a portable game controller, a rocket launchpad, and an electronically-controlled Mars Habitat.

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Tesla Crate

GR. 3 - 6
4 Weeks
1hr per class
$120

Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and Math projects, all in one box! Each crate contains four different STEAM project kits inside. Complete a new project every week while learning from our instructors online through Zoom.

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Arduino Playground I

GR. 5 - 8
5 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

Students will have the chance to learn about electronics and programming in a beginner-friendly environment, developing important fundamental knowledge and skills across both fields.

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Arduino Playground II

GR. 5 - 8
5 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

The advanced course following Arduino Playground I. Students will build and test a series of small and large mechatronics projects designed around the Arduino microcontroller and other components from the provided kit of parts including LCD screens and stepper motors. Projects include a magic-8-ball and a joystick-controlled marble labyrinth.

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Arduino Playground III

GR. 5 - 8
5 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

The advanced level course following Arduino Playground II  gives students the chance to further develop their interest and skills in electronics and programming, giving students time, opportunity, and guidance to help them pursue large projects with guided and independent components.

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Tiny Homes

GR. 5 - 8
9 Weeks
1hr per class
$270

Design and build your dream house! Students will learn how to create architectural scale-models using 3D design software (SketchUp) and kit building materials. They will also learn about electricity and circuits by wiring their model home with LED lights. Students will learn the entire process of designing a home, from idea to finish!

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INVENTOR: Spark

GR. 1 - 2
10 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

Complete unique projects every week at our Makerspace. Students will learn about 2D and 3D design, woodworking, robotics & more! Projects are inspired by the grade 2 and 3 Ontario Science Curriculum.

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INVENTOR: Ignite

GR. 3 - 4
10 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

Ignite Inventors (Gr.3-4) begin working with 2D and 3D design software, allowing them to translate what they see on a screen to something tangible. Students will be using hand tools, 3D printers, robotics and basic electronics.

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INVENTOR: Launch

GR. 5 - 6
10 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

Launch Inventors (Gr. 5-6) are ready for larger scale projects and are challenged to take their projects in their own direction. Students will also learn concepts from the grade 6 and 7 science curriculum with hands-on experiences.

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INVENTOR: Entrepreneur

GR. 7 - 8
10 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

Students will harness their creativity through projects, becoming confident entrepreneurs as they learn how to design, build & pitch their creations! Through hands-on activities, they will brainstorm, draft & prototype using our tools and technology.

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mBot Robotics

GR. 3 - 4
10 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

Jump into the world of robotics using mBot Robotics systems! Kids will learn basic coding skills in order to be able to complete various exciting challenges and competitions. They will also learn 2D and 3D design as they laser cut and 3D print their own customized plates for their bots.

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VEX Robotics

GR. 5 - 8
10 Weeks
1hr per class
$299

Build a robot from scratch using VEX Robotics systems! Learn how to build and customize VEX robots to complete different objectives, like battling and solving mazes! Builds a foundation for future learning in robotics.

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Battle Bots

GR. 5 - 8
10 Weeks
1 hr per class
$299

Design, build, and program a remote-controlled robot to take the competition ring and face off against other kids’ creations! An additional material/component fee applies and the project will be taken home upon completing the program. May the best robot win!

7:00 - 8:00 pm
Arduino Playground III
Gr 5-8
Virtual
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Arduino Playground II
Gr 5-8
Virtual
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Create 'N' Code
Gr 3-5
Virtual
6:15 - 7:15 pm
INVENTOR: Launch
Gr 5-6
In-person
6:15 - 7:15 pm
INVENTOR: Entrepreneur
Gr 7-8
In-person
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Arduino Playground III
Gr 5-8
Virtual
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Arduino Playground II
Gr 5-8
Virtual
5:00 - 6:00 pm
INVENTOR: Launch
Gr 5-6
In-person
5:00 - 6:00 pm
INVENTOR: Entrepreneur
Gr 7-8
In-person
10:00 - 11:00 am
INVENTOR: Spark
Gr 1-2
In-person
10:00 - 11:00 am
INVENTOR: Ignite
Gr 3-4
In-person
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Create 'N' Code
Gr 3-5
Virtual
12:30 - 1:30 pm
INVENTOR: Spark
Gr 1-2
In-person
12:30 - 1:30 pm
INVENTOR: Ignite
Gr 3-4
In-person

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