Technology: TechStars

Barrington Park District offers their community cutting edge STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs with Computer Explorers TechStars™. Classes are project-based, hands-on and designed to make learning fun! They simplify the complex world of technology by connecting Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts. Classes by Technology Explorer.

Robot Lab

For Ages: 9-12 Years

With your partner, we’ll work with a LEGO® compatible, programmable bot to learn about the basic robotics and how to use a drag-and-drop programming language that you can upload to the bot via computer for it to follow a flashlight, avoiding obstacles, clap control driving and so much more!

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Inventors Lab

For Ages: 8-12 Years

We’ll become inventors as we let our imagination turn everyday objects into musical keyboards or computer controllers.

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Project Animation: Look Who’s Talking

For Ages: 8-12 Years

In this program we’ll work with a partner to learn what it takes to be a 3D Animator as you explore the software that bring life to characters and images.

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