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Coding Butterfly: $50 Discount for Summer Programs

Coding Butterfly (132 Charles Street, Auburndale) is offering summer programs in professional tools and languages, June through August. Use promo code SAVE50 for a $50 discount. For more information, call 617-420-2828. ROBLOX Game Programming: Ages 8-13 Web Development in HTML … Continue reading

Broad Institute’s Eric Lander Speaking at WBUR, June 10

Eric Lander, Founding Director of the Broad Institute and a principle leader of the Human Genome Project, will be speaking at WBUR’s CitySpace on June 10 at 6:30PM, in the station’s Boston Brilliance series. Tickets are $5. A limited number … Continue reading

Register by June 26 for MIT’s HSSP — Sundays in Summer for Grades 7-12+

MIT’s Summer HSSP is a weekend academic program (July 7-August 18) for students entering Grades 7-12 (plus those who just graduated high school). Courses are run on the MIT campus by volunteers on Sundays at various times between 10:30AM and 3PM.  Registration is … Continue reading

Edge on Science: Build a Catapult, July 22-26

Edge on Science will offer a one-week team engineering workshop in Catapult Engineering for ages 10-14, July 22-26 at Regis College in Waltham. Register with promo code CATAPULT50 by June 10 to save $50. (Note: The registration page shows the June … Continue reading

Roxbury Community College: Free Summer STEM Camp for High-Schoolers, July 8-Aug. 9

Roxbury Community College’s STEM Division will offer a free, month-long summer STEM camp, July 8 to August 9, to help students entering Grades 10-12 prepare for STEM in college.  Classes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Robotics, and Maker Space will run Mondays-Wednesdays, 9AM-4:30PM, … Continue reading

“e” Inc. One-Week Summer STEM Programs for Ages 6-12

“e” inc. — Boston’s environment science learning and action center — still has room in its two one-week summer programs for ages 6-12: Unexplored Frontiers: The Deep Ocean (August 19-23) The Solar System & Beyond (August 26-30) To register, scroll … Continue reading

Spaces Available in Tuft’s CEEO Summer Programs

Tuft’s Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) has a few spaces still available in these summer programs running 9AM-3PM: WeDo Robotics, Grades 1-3, July 1-3 & 5 Game Design Engineering, Grades 6-8, July 15-19 High School Engineering, Grades 9-12, July 29-August … Continue reading

Studio of Engaging Math: Free Trial Classes for Incoming Kindergarteners

The Studio of Engaging Math (320 Washington Street, Brighton) is hosting one-time, free, fun and playful trial classes for those who will be kindergarteners next fall…and their parents. The Studio’s ongoing classes introduce kids to spatial reasoning, number sense, geometry, critical thinking … Continue reading

Kids 4 Coding: Summer Programs in Waltham and Cambridge

Kids 4 Coding, based in Atlanta, still has spaces available in its full-day and half-day summer programs for ages 7-16, July 8 to August 16,  in two Boston locations:  Bentley University in Waltham and Lesley University in Cambridge. 

‘Touch Tomorrow’ STEM Festival at WPI, June 8

Worcester Polytechnic Institute and WGBH will present Touch Tomorrow — a festival of science, technology, and robots — on Saturday, June 8, 10AM-4PM at WPI (directions). It’s family-friendly, fun, free, and open to all ages — with a particular focus on what’s interesting for … Continue reading