Jr.Tech offers 2016 February Vacation & March STEM hands-on learning programs to Cape students with help from National Grid and Verizon Foundation grants.

 JANUARY 19, 2016


Jr.Tech offers 2016 February Vacation & March STEM hands-on learning programs to Cape students with help from National Grid and Verizon Foundation grants.

Media contact:  Phyllis Russell  phyllis@juniortech.org

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Barnstable, MA: Jr.Tech, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization based in Barnstable, MA is pleased to announce hands-on STEM programs serving Cape Cod and the surrounding communities. National Grid and Verizon Foundation have demonstrated their support of Jr.Tech’s mission to engage 4th – 12th grade students in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) education.

Phyllis Russell, Executive Director of Jr.Tech throughout its 10-year history shares, “Jr.Tech serves families and students across the Cape offering hands-on, curriculum-focused STEM learning programs and career path mentoring.  We are thrilled that National Grid and the Verizon Foundation have joined us in supporting STEM programming outside the classroom for students across the Cape region.”

The 2016 February Vacation Offerings include:

Computer Game Developer!

Students, learn to create your own single level and multilevel computer games, complete with animated adventures, characters, sounds and objects.

Grades 6 – 9
Tuesday – Thursday, 2/16 – 2/18
9am – 3pm

Art & Technology!

Students, do you love art and computer software tools? If so than this is the camp for you! Create, design and build fun projects each day using Adobe Creative Suite.

Grades 6 – 9
Tuesday – Friday, 2/16 – 2/19
9am – 3pm

STEM Camps in March include:

Crazy About Catapults!

Students, come lay siege to your opponents! You and your teammate will build a table-top catapult and together will compete against other teams during the catapult launching competitions!

Grades 4 – 6
Saturday, March 5
9am – 3pm

Computer Programming in Java – Level 2

Enhance your programming and coding skills by exploring additional Java concepts. Level 1 required.
Saturdays: 3/5, 3/12, 3/19 & 4/2
9am – 3pm 

For more information about Jr.Tech’s commitment to STEaM education and a current course listing visit http://www.juniortech.org. You may also keep up with Jr.Tech news on Facebook and Twitter. Or call 774.994.2097 for more details.

Jr.Tech’s mission is to engage 4th–12th grade students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). We broaden students’ awareness of career paths in STEM, increase skills, and encourage a lifelong interest.


National Grid grants for STEM programs
Verizon Foundation grants for STEM programs

Girls STEM Summit-Statewide

Jr.Tech 2019–2020 School Year Hands-on STEM Programs

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