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Classes at Engineering For Kids of Toronto - York Region

Offering the Coolest Enrichment Programs Around

Why Do Parents Love Our After-School Activities & Classes?

Parents love Engineering For Kids for many reasons, some of which include:
  • We create a learning enrichment environment that’s suitable and enjoyable for children between the ages of 4 and 14
  • Our esteemed educators are highly trained, kind, and compassionate
  • We offer a variety of programs at different times to accommodate almost any schedule

Studies show that children enjoy going to school when they have fun after-school activities to attend. Our enrichment classes serve as the perfect win-win for parents and children alike. They also allow children to create new interests and build friendships that can last a lifetime.

Spring 2019 Classes at Schools

Regency Acres Public School

Robotics & Coding: Olympic Robots

Grade 6 – 8 students

Olympics Robotics classes will introduce students to the concepts of building and programming robots in a competitive and fun way. The Olympic Robots will participate in Hockey, Basketball, Wrestling and more challenging games!

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Program Details:

  • Dates: Tuesdays May 7, 14, 21, 28 & June 4th, 2019
  • Times: Lunch Time
  • Tuition: $90 (tax included) for the full program.
  • Location: Regency Acres Public School at Makerspace, attached to the library

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Engineering For Kids of Toronto - York Region Classes

Spring 2019 Classes

Aurora

In partnership with the Town of Aurora

Software Engineering: Programming/ Coding & Scratch Video Sensing

Age: 8-12

What’s more fun than playing an interactive video game? Writing one!

With coding and programming knowledge, today’s engineers can work faster and come up with more creative design solutions.

Video sensing allows students to design and program their own video games and then test them by interacting with the program via webcam. In this Scratch program, students work together to create their own games, art, and musical instruments while exploring coding foundations. Get up and get moving with Engineering for Kids and Scratch: Video Sensing!

  • Saturdays: April 27 - Jun 22, 2019 (8 classes)
  • Time: 3 – 4 pm
  • Tuition: $156
  • Address: The Aurora Family Leisure Family Complex

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In partnership with the Town of Aurora

Junior Scratch: "Hardware Engineering & Musical Adventures"

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Age: 4-7

When your favorite song comes on the radio do you sit quietly, or do you dance around and play the air drum solo? In Musical Adventures with Scratch, we are going to explore how different sounds are created and we will create our own interpretations of common musical instruments like drums, piano, guitar, and even a recorder, and we will create our very own dancing program, all using Makey Makey and Scratch to bring our music to life! The last day will end with a bang, or at least a great mini concert from all our students!

VEGGI PIANO, DRUM, XYLOPHONE, …

  • Saturdays: April 27 - Jun 22, 2019 (8 classes)
  • Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Tuition: $156
  • Address: The Aurora Family Leisure Family Complex

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Aurora

Kids Cuckoos Nest Playground

Marine Engineering

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Age: 4-7

Marine Engineering!

What causes something to sink or float? How can engineers help explore and protect the ocean below? These questions and more are explored in Junior Marine Engineering. This program covers the fundamentals of marine engineering and mechanics, harnessing the power of water, and discovering designs that help us make the impossible, possible.

TOPICS: BOATS, WATERWHEELS, SMOOTH SAILING

  • Date: Mondays May 27 - June 17, 2019 (4 classes)
  • Time: 6-7 pm
  • Address: Kids Cuckoos Nest Playground , 155 Industrial Parkway S, Aurora, ON L4G 3V5
  • Tuition: $84 + HST

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Richmond Hill

Richvale Library

Software Engineering: Programming/ Coding & Scratch Video Sensing

Age: 8-12

What’s more fun than playing an interactive video game? Writing one!

With coding and programming knowledge, today’s engineers can work faster and come up with more creative design solutions.

Video sensing allows students to design and program their own video games and then test them by interacting with the program via webcam. In this Scratch program, students work together to create their own games, art, and musical instruments while exploring coding foundations. Get up and get moving with Engineering for Kids and Scratch: Video Sensing!

  • Saturdays: May 11 - Jun 8, 2019 ( 5 Classes)
  • Time: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • Tuition: $105 + HST
  • Address: Richvale Library , 40 Pearson Avenue, Richmond Hill L4C 6T7

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Richvale Library

Engineering Club (Junior Robotics & Toy Making)

Junior Toy Making:

In " Toy Making "classes, our youngest engineers will be introduced to fundamental concepts of energy, materials, and movement. Students will explore and construct different toys throughout this unit.

Junior Robotics

Using LEGO® bricks, students build different Robots. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop.

  • Saturdays: May 11 - Jun 8, 2019 ( 5 Classes)
  • Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Tuition: $105 + HST
  • Address: Richvale Library , 40 Pearson Avenue, Richmond Hill L4C 6T7

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Richmond Hill

In partnership with the Town of Richmond Hill

Marine Engineering

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Age: 4-7

What causes something to sink or float? How can engineers help explore and protect the ocean below? These questions and more are explored in Junior Marine Engineering. This program covers the fundamentals of marine engineering and mechanics, harnessing the power of water, and discovering designs that help us make the impossible, possible.

TOPICS: BOATS, WATERWHEELS, SMOOTH SAILING, …

  • Wednesdays April 10 – May 29, 2019 (8 classes)
  • Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
  • Tuition: $195 (resident)
  • Address: Bayview Hill Community Centre, 114 Spadina Rd, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2Y9

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In partnership with the Town of Richmond Hill

Mechanical Engineering: Master Machines

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Age: 10-13

In the Mechanical Engineering classes, children use the engineering design process to design, create, test and improve a variety of machines and mechanical systems. We will cover the basics of energy, traction, aerodynamics and durability while designing and building different mechanical machines.

TOPICS: ROLLER COASTER, CATAPULT, MARBLE RUN, POPPER, …

  • Wednesdays April 10 – May 29, 2019 (8 classes)
  • Time: 6 - 7 pm
  • Tuition: $195 (resident)
  • Address: Bayview Hill Community Centre, 114 Spadina Rd, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2Y9

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King

In partnership with Township of King

Mechanical Engineering: Let’s make toys!

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Age: 4-7

In the Junior Mechanical Engineering: Let’s Make Toys classes, Using the “Engineering Design Process”, our youngest engineers will be introduced to fundamental concepts of energy, materials and movement. Students will explore and construct different toys throughout this unit, including spinners, Popper, Roller Coaster and more.

  • Thursdays April 11 – May 16, 2019 (6 classes)
  • Time: 5-6 pm
  • Tuition: $163 (resident)
  • Address: Nobelton Arena, Arena Hall, 15 Old King Rd, Nobleton, ON L0G 1N0

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In partnership with Township of King

Robotics & Coding: Olympics Games

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Age: 8-12

Olympics Robotics classes will introduce students to the concepts of building and programming robots in a competitive and fun way. The Olympic Robots will participate in hokey, basketball and more challenging games!

  • Thursdays April 11 – May 16, 2019 (6 classes)
  • Time: 6 - 7 pm
  • Tuition: $163 (resident)
  • Address: Nobelton Arena, Arena Hall, 15 Old King Rd, Nobleton, ON L0G 1N0

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Newmarket

Newmarket Public Library

Apprentice Robotics & Coding (Mission To Mars)

Age: 8-12

Mission To Mars curriculum is designed to introduce students to the world of not only building, but also programming basic robots. Throughout this course the students will explore different ways in which a robot could be utilized to explore a distant planet.

  • Sundays May 12 - Jun 9, 2019 (5 classes)
  • Time: 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Tuition: $105 + HST
  • Address: Newmarket Public Library, 438 Park Avenue, Newmarket, ON L3Y1W1

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