01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
9 - 13 (All Girls)
Special needs support:
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Robotic Playgrounds is a hands-on program that explores themes at the intersection of architecture, design and making. In this program, girls will learn about architecture and installation design to reimagine, remix and recreate green spaces and concrete landscapes based on some of Toronto’s most interesting neighbourhoods.
Through observing a number of popular local and international landmarks, we’ll discuss how to make spaces more engaging through sculpture, digital fabrication, electronics and more. Participants will choose a space they’d like to transform (it can be anything from the side of an interesting building, to a parking lot, or even along the shoreline of Lake Ontario) and learn how to prototype and build their installation using Arduino robotics, laser cutting, 3D printing and woodworking.
What will they learn?
WHERE: STEAMLabs, 192 Spadina Avenue (Queen and Spadina)
Note: If main entrance is closed, please use our back entrance at 49 Cameron Street, which is accessible through the parking lot 200m south of the building.
TIME: 1pm – 4pm
DATES: 6 weeks | 3 hours per session
Round 1 | 25th March – 6th May, 2018 – [Skips April 1st for Easter Weekend]
Round 2 | 13th May – 24th Jun, 2018 [Skips May 20th for Victoria Day Weekend]
COST: $300 / 6 week program (includes required $60 robotics kit that can be reused at future programs!)
AGE GROUPS: 6-13 years old
WHAT TO BRING:
We offer a limited number of program scholarships. The application deadline is one month before the program begins and we will get back to successful scholarship recipients about 1-2 weeks before the program begins!
Recreational Instructional Intense or Competitive