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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Beginning FUN-gineering

For Ages: 4- 7 years

Children will have a great time working on activities designed around creativity, exploring, investigating and problem solving in a fun group environment! While building these fun and interactive models, they will learn about levers, pulleys, gears, wheels and axles.


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Lights, Camera… Superheroes

For Ages: 8 - 12 years

Join us as we summon writer, directors and editor to make our own super movie. Working in teams to create our own story and script, create your own background scenes and film our own movie, using our own characters, we’ll help to stop crime in our movie city. After class is complete, all students will receive a copy of their movie for home screenings.


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Video Game Lab

For Ages: 8 - 12 years

Let’s create a game on your PIC with Xbox controllers! Using a visual programming language, students can learn about creativity, problem solving and collaboration. It’s not just about programming. Stretch your imagination to design and build fun-filled, challenging games.


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