Jr.Tech Announces Online and In-person STEM Programs for Boys and Girls in Grades 5 – 8

Jr.Tech, Inc.
PO Box 593, Osterville, MA  02655
(774) 994-2097

For Immediate Release — Education Department
Contact: Phyllis Russell

(774) 994-2097

Jr.Tech announces registration is now officially open for the 2020 – 2021 School Year STEM workshop offerings. Students may enjoy learning STEM topics beyond the classroom curriculum. Topics include architecture design, sustainable package design, making storytelling and art come alive using Scratch, and designing a digital escape room. See full listing and links below for online and in-person offerings.

Architectural Design Studio(Multi-date Online Workshop)

Design your own Dream House!
If you like to draw, conceptualize, build, and imagine great spaces, this course is for you!

  • Dates: Nov. 7 & 14, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm and Nov. 21, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Grades: 6 – 7
  • Price: $175

Sustainable Package Design

Learn strategies to reduce waste and get the opportunity to come up with your own solutions for how we can make less trash to help our planet. 

  • Date: December 5, 2020, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Grades: 5 – 7
  • Price: $85

Make Art and Storytelling Come Alive with Scratch

Do you enjoy the arts? Do you enjoy writing or storyboarding?  Are you interested in creating art? Get creative by writing a short story and then animate it using Scratch.  

  • Dates: January 23 and January 30, 2021, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Grades: 6 – 8
  • Price: $165

Game Development in Scratch

Blend game design and coding skills using Scratch to make your own educational game! 

  • Date: February 6, 2021, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Grades: 5 – 6
  • Price: $85

Escape Room Design

Four days — February Vacation 2021
Learn the basics of creating code and digital art to make your own Digital Escape Room Game using Scratch, similar to Escape Rooms you might visit in real life!

  • Dates: February 16 – 19, 2021, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Grades: 6 – 7
  • Price: $288

Since 2005, 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. All programs and workshops are high-quality, hands-on, and are taught by current industry professionals. Jr.Tech is a 501(C)(3) non-profit educational corporation.

For additional information, including registration links, please visit https://juniortech.org/stem-programs/current-offerings/

Contact: Phyllis Russell 774-994-2097 phyllis@juniortech.org

Thank you to our 2020 – 2021 School Year Programs Sponsor

Cape Cod Foundation Ernest Michael Helides and Evelyn Ponticos Helides Education Fund

Thank you to our facility host partner

Jr.Tech 2020–2021 School Year Hands-on STEM Programs

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