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July 2020

Game Developer – Level 2 – Jr. Tech

July 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - July 24, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Did you know there is a fast-growing demand for computer programmers and game designers? Enhance your skills from level 1 in Sprite animation, turn-based RPG battle development, overall programming, and coding skills. Take your interactive game design skills to a whole new level! Pack a peanut-free snack, drink, and lunch.  

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August 2020

Let’s Invent! – Jr. Tech

August 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - August 5, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

Learn how to make things conductive. Turn everyday materials into musical circuits and keyboards or bongos. Animate artwork by integrating Scratch coding and MakeyMakey invention kits. Build a computer controller out of carrots, bananas, play dough, and circuits. Pack a peanut-free snack, drink, and lunch. Entering Grades: 5-7  

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How High Can You Build? – Jr. Tech

August 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Using many different materials, you will build towers of all sizes and shapes! Projects include cup stacking, toothpick and spaghetti towers, tennis ball towers, and sky-high newspaper towers. Pack a peanut-free snack, drink, and lunch. Entering Grades: 4 - 6

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Beginner Coders – Jr. Tech

August 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - August 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

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. Pack a peanut-free snack, drink, and lunch. Entering Grades: 4 - 6

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November 2020

Architectural Design Studio

November 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 21, 2020


Architectural Design Studio - (Multi-date Online Workshop) Design your own Dream House! Would you like to imagine the house of your dreams? Do you daydream about places and spaces and then imagine bringing them to life through a sketch or from materials you have around you? Do you wonder what it might be like to be an architect or design planner?  In this online STEM workshop, you will work with your teammates and instructor to explore the architecture around you,…

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December 2020

Sustainable Package Design

December 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sustainable Package Design As the world population grows, we need to consider the impact our habits have on the environment and planet.  Package design is a key concern of the future for companies to reduce waste created by packaging. Learn about this important field and build knowledge and skills on the principles of sustainable package design. Learn strategies to reduce waste and get the opportunity to come up with your own solutions for how we can make less trash to help our planet.…

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January 2021

Make Art and Storytelling Come Alive with Scratch

January 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - February 6, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until January 30, 2021


Make Art and Storytelling Come Alive with Scratch Do you enjoy the arts? Do you enjoy writing or storyboarding? Are you interested in creating art? If so, this two-day workshop is for you! Get creative by writing a short story and then animate it using Scratch. You will start by learning to create your own art with basic vector software. Then, you will animate it yourself in Scratch and build into your own digital story. Please pack a peanut free…

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February 2021

Game Development in Scratch

February 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Games are a fun pastime, but can also be useful as a tool for learning new skills. Through the process of coding games, we also can practice creative problem solving when making our own games, whether they are simple quiz games or more complex platformers. In this workshop, blend game design and coding skills using Scratch to make your own educational game! Please pack a peanut free snack, lunch, and drink. Grades: 5 – 6 Maximum Size: nine students Note: This is an…

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Escape Room Design

February 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - February 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 19, 2021


Four days - February Vacation 2021 Solving puzzles can be a satisfying experience, but so can making your own! In this workshop, you will learn the basics of creating code and digital art to make your own Digital Escape Room Game using Scratch, similar to Escape Rooms you might visit in real life. This workshop will help you think about how to create an immersive audience experience through your use of puzzles, imagery, and association skills. Please pack a peanut free snack, lunch, and drink…

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April 2021

Girls STEM Summit LIVE 2021

April 10, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 10, 2021


Expanding Girls' STEM Career Horizons Welcome to the Girls STEM Summit LIVE 2021 - a new, live, online format for 2021 hosted by Jr.Tech. Since 2011, Jr.Tech has hosted twelve in-person Summits, creating the premier Massachusetts STEM event for high school girls in grades 8-12. The Summit serves girls interested in pursuing STEM degrees and exploring STEM career choices. Jr.Tech is passionate and committed to inspiring the next generation of female STEM professionals and helping to close the Gender Gap…

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