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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Coding: Basic Training

For Ages: 5 - 7 years

In this course we’ll learn to think like a computer, using a visual block programming language created just for kids by MIT. Young learners will work on thinking creatively, problem-solving and collaboration. Watch our characters move, jump, dance and come to life.

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Junior STEM Lab

For Ages: 3 1/2 - 5 years with parent, and 4 - 6 Years

Junior STEM Lab offers a hands-on approach to learning. This class reinforces curriculum in age appropriate reading and math readiness, and at the same time, helping your child to master technology skills. Students will learn using a wide variety of hands-on manipulatives and equipment.

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Making News

For Ages: 8 - 12 years

Be the on-air reporter or producer of a news, weather, sports or cooking show! You and your crew devise the format, write the script, record video clips and add special effects. You and your friends might be the next TV sensation!

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