The 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 Art.

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“R” is for Robotics (Summer)

For Ages: 4- 7 years

Meet a different member of the robot team each week - C.A.P., Roamer, Colby, Bee-Bot and Speedy, as we work in teams to plan a trip through a maze, make music, draw shapes and more. We’ll learn about coding and programming. If at first we don’t succeed, try, try again!

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Game Works (Summer)

For Ages: 8 - 12

Technology and games-based learning come together with this diverse set of game-making tools. Concentrating on creativity and strategy to make your own platformer games: space-themed, retro arcade games and even complex physics-based puzzle games. No programming skills necessary, just a good imagination and a desire to be creative!

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Minecraft Madness

For Ages: 8 - 12 years

Explore the world of Minecraft, one of the most popular video games in history. It offers an amazing world of endless possibilities. Let your imagination transform your Minecraft experience into a unique world YOU create! Students will discover how to expand their world’s possibilities using popular game-enhancing mods. Build traps, arrow launchers, faster rail systems and more.

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