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Have fun creating

Learn STEAM technologies and have fun making!

Youth Camps and Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops and camps geared for kids. Our workshops are fun, open, and engaging.

Kids (Ages 6-8) Workshops

STEAM Centre has a series of introductory courses for the younger STEAM learner on Tuesday nights.
This is a great opportunity for creative play leading to learning 21st century skills

Want to take both courses on the same night? No need to leave for 30 minutes while we set up for the next course.
We’ll have supervised, unstructured play between the courses!

PLEASE NOTE: When signing up for courses, ensure you create an account for the student in the course.
Please enter parent details as the Emergency Contact.

Thursdays Nov 29-Dec 20 4:30-5:30pm
Every piece of jewellery has a story, discover yours! Create your very own jewellery using 21st century STEAM tools. Create cool buttons, wristbands and hair accessories that you customize. Ages 6-8. 4 Sessions.

Tuesdays Jan 15 - Feb 5 5:00-6:00pm
Have fun learning valuable skills while creating a laser cutter puzzle with your own two hands. Maker Spaces are for makers of all ages! Ages 6-8. 4 Sessions.

Tuesdays Jan 15 - Feb 5 6:30-7:30pm
See how easy learning computer coding can be! Scratch is all about fun games and playful learning with the amusing Scratch Cat. Enjoy digital literacy by learning to code with friendly drop and drag colour coded blocks. Ages 6-8. 4 sessions.

Tuesdays Feb 12 - Feb 5 5:00-6:00pm
Discover the exciting world of Science Technology Engineering Art and Math. Get a taste of 3D printing, Digital Design, Coding, new technologies, and other fun ways of learning 21st century skills. Ages 6-8. 4 sessions.

Tuesdays Feb 12 - Mar 5 6:30-7:30pm
Robots follow the mazes you design! Learn to code the Ozobot and Spheros using colours, lines, games, and drag and drop block coding while you create and solve mazes and challenges. A great introduction to coding and robotics. Ages 6-8. 4 sessions.

Tuesdays Mar 26 - Apr 16 6:30-7:30pm
Make a game starring you! Take your own green-screen images and turn into the superhero of your own video game! Ages 6-8. 4 sessions.

Kids (Ages 9-12) Workshops

Build a world of ideas! Creative technology, 3D design and Science projects for kids. Not only will these courses build kid’s creative confidence, it will also introduce them to some amazing digital tools to gain 21st century skills.

Looking for re//BUILD.IT programming? Check out the dedicated page.

PLEASE NOTE: When signing up for courses, ensure you create an account for the student in the course.
Please enter parent details as the Emergency Contact.

Wednesdays Jan 16 - Feb 6 5:00-6:30pm
It's alive! Learn what brings a model robot to life using a set of exciting tech toys and fun challenges! Students learn to collaborate, experiment, and problem solve to see robots come to life. No prior knowledge required. Ages 9-12. 4 sessions.

Wednesdays Jan 16 - Feb 6 6:45-8:15pm
Get animated! Learn the basics of cartooning by making an animated version of yourself and designing your very first walkcycle. Have fun becoming an artist! Ages 9-12. 4 Sessions.

Thursdays Jan 17 - Feb 7 5:00-6:30pm
A fun, informal class for beginners to learn to create your own video games using M.I.T. Media Lab's programming language, "Scratch". Students will start to develop 21st century digital literacy, creative problem solving and teamwork while making a series of interactive animations and games. Look for upcoming courses on creating your own graphics and sound for your games. Ages 9-12.

Wednesdays Feb 13 - Mar 6 5:00-6:30pm
Have fun making and coding with robots! Learn the power of the micro:bit Robots to solve a set of challenges from drawing, to animatronics, to races! Ages 9-12. 4 sessions.

Wednesdays Feb 13 - Mar 6 6:45-8:15pm
Discover the power in a tiny PC! Raspberry Pi is the credit card sized, super-cheap computer created for programming and digital making. In this hands-on course, kids will discover real world coding with Scratch, Python, and the Digital Pins. Make lights turn on! Respond to sound and light! And much more! No experience necessary. Ages 9-12. 4 Sessions.

Thursdays Feb 14 - Mar 7 5:00-6:30pm
Love playing video games, then put yourself right in the game! Using drag and drop block coding and green screen technology, become the hero of your very own game that you code and design. Digital literacy has never been so fun! Look for our Video Game Designer course for the basics and an upcoming course on making sounds & music for your game.

Wednesdays Mar 27 - April 17 5:00-6:30pm
Discover why the Maker Movement loves Laser Cutting! When you make cool projects, you learn essential design and engineering skills to build your digital vocabulary and technology skills. Create, design, prototype, test, redesign, and repeat!

Wednesdays Mar 27 - Apr 17 6:45-8:15pm
Design and print your own 3D creations! 3D printing is one of the fastest growing fields of design. Have fun expanding your design skills while learning the secrets of creating in 3D. 4 sessions.

Ages 9-12

Thursdays Mar 28 - Apr 18 5:00-6:30pm
Become a sound engineer on your video game! Create your own sound effects and music by discovering the secrets of foley artists and use common household items to mimic sounds. Then compose the music for your game with free tools. Ages 9-12. 4 sessions

Day Camps

Day off? Want to play with awesome STEAM tech that make learning fun!
Ages 7-12.
PLEASE NOTE: When signing up for courses, ensure you create an account for the student in the course.
Please enter parent details as the Emergency Contact.

Jan 3 or 4, 2019
8:30am-3:30pm
Let off some New Year STEAM - Science Technology Engineering Art and Math - to start the creative new year. This January join us for fun full days of making and coding. From 3D Design to crafts to computer animation. Try new “maker” activities and technology challenges.

Jan 18, Apr 5, or June 7, 2019
8:30am-3:30pm
Spend a day off school playing in a fun environment with a lot of cool, exciting tools and technology. Sample what STEAM Centre offers.

March 11-15, 2019
8:30am-3:30pm
Meet a real inventor and learn the secrets behind some of the most famous toys and games in the world. Become a STEAM inventor for the week while working with amazing high tech and traditional tools everything from scissors to LASER cutters – Invent, design, and present your own new cardboard prototypes. Ages 7-12.

Give a gift of making

STEAM Centre sells gift cards for the maker in your family! Want your child to take a course, but not sure which one? Not sure what educational toy to give?

Give them a STEAM Centre Gift Card and let them make the choice!