2021 Summer Programs

Bridge Building

Inside, design, build & load test a take-home, model truss bridge. Outside, team-build four different bridges, including a suspension type.

Rising grades 5th – 9th
Sessions Jun 28 – Jul 2
July 12 – 16
July 26 – 30
Aug 9 – 13
Locations Newton, MA
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Catapult Engineering

“Catapult Engineering is non-stop, hands-on physics fun with a medieval flair.” —mom. Outside, teams build two trebuchets!

Rising grades 5th – 9th
Sessions Jun 28 – Jul 2
Jul 12 – 16
Jul 19 – 23
Aug 2-6
Locations Newton, MA
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Drone & Code

Learn how to code instructions for a drone. Deal with basic laws of motion. Let STEM take flight!

Rising grades 6th – 9th
Sessions Jun 28 – Jul 2
Jul 12 – 16
Aug 9 – 13
Aug 16 – 20
Locations Newton, MA
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3D Printing & Design

Children will design 3D objects in a virtual 3D space and then print their creations.

Rising grades 6th -9th
Sessions Jul 5 – 6
Jul 26 – 30
Aug 9 – 13
Locations Newton, MA
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Galileo’s Astronomy

Experiment with optics and then assemble a telescope. Take it outside and make discoveries the way Galileo did.

Rising grades 5th – 9th
Sessions Aug 2 – 6
Locations Newton, MA
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Hydraulics Makerspace

Your child learns how a hydraulic system is used to transmit power and then builds model hydraulic machines!

Rising grades 5th – 9th
Sessions Jul 5 – 9
Jul 19 – 23
Aug 16 – 20
Locations Newton, MA
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Microscope Adventures

Examine the world around us, up close, then borrow from nature to invent things. Biomimicry that is.

Rising grades 5th – 9th
Sessions Jul 5 – 9
Jul 26 -30
Aug 16 – 20
Locations Newton, MA
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Summer Rocket Blast Off

Design, build, test & fly your own model rocket. Use simulation software to test different designs, motors and flight conditions.

Rising grades 5th – 9th
Sessions Jul 19 – 23
Aug 2 – 6
Aug 16-20
Locations Newton, MA
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Drone & Code

Learn how to code instructions for a drone. Deal with basic laws of motion. Let STEM take flight!

Rising grades 3th – 5th
Sessions Jul 5 – 9
Jul 19 – 23
Aug 2 – 6
Locations Newton, MA
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Whales n’ Things

Join marine biologist Lindsay Hirt and dive into marine ecology. Explore the wonders of the seacoast and join a whale watch excursion.

Rising grades 5th – 9th
Sessions Aug 16 – 20
Locations Beverly, MA
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Super Science Sampler

Children get to explore many branches of applied science and engineering through fun experimentation, demonstrations, games and challenges.

Rising grades 3d – 5th
Sessions Jun 28 – Jul 2
Jul 12 – 16
Jul 26 – 30
Aug 9 – 13
Locations Newton, MA
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