Scratch Week May 15-21, 2022

Scratch Week May 15-21, 2022

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Scratch this week, May 15-21 Scratch is a programming tool created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to help young people learn coding. Scratch is perfect for creating video games and all kinds of simulations. Robotics And Beyond has curated a list of resources for Scratch beginners or those seeking more challenging options. Join Scratch Live on May 19 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

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You are wonderful!

You are wonderful!

Thank you for supporting us during Give Local! Your donations totaled $3,825! 20 donors to Robotics And Beyond contributed $3,825 in the 36 hour event. Final leaderboard link is below. The funds will allow us to expand our topics and engage more students through upgraded computers and more cost-free workshops. We expect to receive another $200-$300 in bonus matching from Connecticut Community Foundation and sponsors. 36 New Milford nonprofits received over $154,000 from

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WE ARE BACK FOR OUR 19th SUMMER!

WE ARE BACK FOR OUR 19th SUMMER!

Registration is open for our summer programs! July 11-15, 18-22. Held at New Milford High School. Junior STEM & Coding for grades K-2 (half-day AM) LEGO Engineering & Design for grades K-4 (half-day PM) Bundled topics for grades 3-6 in Robotics and Mechanics, Coding, and Design (full-day) July 25-29. Held at The Maxx in downtown New Milford. More focused, in-depth topics in design, engineering and science for grades 6-12 during the

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Learn Music Composition and Production

Learn Music Composition and Production

Explore and become fluent in the world of Ableton Live 11, a professional-level Digital Audio Workspace (DAW). Students will gain a basic understanding of how to navigate, configure, and operate Ableton Live 11, as well as how to create electronic tunes or beats using the software. Ableton Live 11 is used in the music industry by beginners to Grammy Award winners. Students will learn how to utilize different digital instruments

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FREE: STEM and Design Sundays!

FREE: STEM and Design Sundays!

We’re excited to kick off the new year with these free workshops! This is our new series of workshops where young people can discover new and exciting topics in design, science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Those with experience can add to their skills and get help with personal projects. These are cost-free to everyone (but donations always appreciated), thanks to generous funding from a wonderful supporter who wants every young

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We are expanding!

We are expanding!

YOU HAVE DONE IT! With the help of our generous donors, we are moving ahead with our expansion to add lab space and open up exciting opportunities for more young people. Your financial support and efforts to share our efforts and impact with others has made the difference and made this success possible. Thank you! Paul Chayka Director

Virtual Hour of Code 2021

Virtual Hour of Code 2021

2021 Hour of Code is December 6-12 Hour of Code is held in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), an annual call to action to inspire students to learn computer science. This year’s theme is #CSEverywhere – Computer Science has an impact everywhere. We are once again providing you with this awesome list of Hour of Code activities. Family Coding Event! Saturday, December 4, 2:00-3:30pm, Online, guided and free! Kids

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Design your path. Engineer your future.

Design your path. Engineer your future.

We have the expertise to help guide you and your student in the process of finding their place in the worlds of STEM and Design. Robotics And Beyond is pleased to announce that we are now offering an education and career path counseling package! LEARN MORE

Highlights from our 2021 Summer Camp

Highlights from our 2021 Summer Camp

We were so happy to be able to hold in-person summer programs this year! Visit our Summer Topics page to see highlight videos from all of our camp topics.

Deep Trekker: new sponsor

Deep Trekker: new sponsor

Our newest summer program sponsor! Deep Trekker is a Canadian company that creates underwater remotely operated vehicles and robots. Their products are used for many interesting purposes like underwater treasures, aquaculture, ocean sciences and much more. Learn more about Deep Trekker. Read about one of their Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). Read about one of their Pipe Crawlers. Thank you Deep Trekker for your sponsorship! POST IMAGE COURTESY OF DEEP TREKKER