Category Archives: Vacation Programs

Empow Studios: February Vacation Camp

It’s not too late to attend Empow Studio‘s February Vacation STEM Camp for Grades 2-8, February 17-21 at its Newton studio on Needham Street. Full-day and half-day sessions are available.

BioBuilder Advanced Bio-Engineering Bootcamp, Apr. 21-24

BioBuilder Learning Lab is hosting its Advanced Bio-Engineering Bootcamp over spring vacation, April 21-24, 9AM-4PM for Grades 9-12 at Lab Central (700 Main Street, Cambridge). Students should already have a working knowledge of DNA as the coding language of cells and some understanding of cells and cell function. Familiarity with a laboratory environment is helpful but not required. The cost is $600. Register here. For more information, email

Robotics & Stop-Motion Animation Workshops, Mar. 23-27

Kim Fogarty — Newton resident, local teacher, and makerspace educator — will run two workshops March 23-27 at the Staples Spotlight Space (163 Highland Ave., Needham):

All tools and materials will be provided. For more information, email Kim at

iCode Camps for Summer and School Vacations, Ages 5-10 and 11+

iCode (73 Central Street in Wellesley) will offer a wide range of summer camps for ages 5-10 as well as for age 11+. Registration is now open with a $50 discount for each summer camp. Similar school-vacation camps will run for February 17-21 and April 20-24.

Code Ninjas (Wellesley) Events in February

Code Ninjas (161 Linden Street in Wellesley) will host the following events in February:

iCode: One-Day Minecraft Camp, Jan. 20

iCode (73 Central Street in Wellesley) will offer one-day Minecraft camp on January 20, 8:30AM-3:30PM. It will include gaming, coding, modding, and an introduction to the Augmented Reality version of Minecraft. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, call 781-291-3131 or email

iCode Holiday Camp, Dec. 23, 24, 26, 27, 30

iCode of Wellesley will offer half-day and full-day camps during December school vacation:  December 23, 24, 26, 27, and 30. Camps include Robotics, Digital Arts & Media, Game Design, VR, Science Experiments, Electronics, Drones & Girls-Only. Pre-register here. For more information, email or call 781-291-3131.

Tufts CEEO Workshop: Engineering of Sports, Grades 3-5, Apr. 16-19

Tufts University’s Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) will offer Engineering of Sports, a workshop for Grades 3-5, April 16-19, 9AM-3PM, with before-care and after-care hours available.

Code Ninjas: Programs and Events in Wellesley

Code Ninjas (161 Linden Street in Wellesley) will host these programs and events:

For more information, contact Annie Duong at 781-591-2413 or

Museum of Science: February School Vacation Events

During the February school vacation, Boston’s Museum of Science invites you see its planetarium show (tickets required) — Destination Mars: The New Frontier, narrated by Dr. Mae Johnson, the first Afro-American woman in space — and to visit its new exhibits (Wild Kratts: Ocean Adventure, Nature’s Superheros: Life at the Limits) and these special events during the week (included with paid admission to the museum):