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Summer @AMP: STEAM

This five-day, tech-art program for kids 7–11, in partnership with CT STEM Academy, is all about hands-on fun. Kids will experiment, invent, and reimagine their creations using cutting-edge technology and art material at AMP’s art-enriched indoor and outdoor campus. Kids will: Dive into the imaginative fun of creative engineering. Get tactile with tech: Ozobots, Lego, NASA resources, and UBTECH Robotics. Work as a team, individually, and in pairs on special projects. Design, construct, and launch their own rockets. Engage in…

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July 8, 2024 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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This five-day, tech-art program for kids 7–11, in partnership with CT STEM Academy, is all about hands-on fun. Kids will experiment, invent, and reimagine their creations using cutting-edge technology and art material at AMP’s art-enriched indoor and outdoor campus. Kids will:

  • Dive into the imaginative fun of creative engineering.
  • Get tactile with tech: Ozobots, Lego, NASA resources, and UBTECH Robotics.
  • Work as a team, individually, and in pairs on special projects.
  • Design, construct, and launch their own rockets.
  • Engage in a kid-friendly process that teaches Research & Development skills.
  • Get cracking with coding—on screen and off. 
  • Gain an appreciation of structured models and thinking outside of the box.
  • Build real robots and imaginative landscapes for them to play in.
  • Stage a friendly robot competition—and root for their favorites.

Along the way, they’ll make friends, gain new insights, and develop science, math, art, and engineering aptitudes that spark lifelong innovation. No experience is necessary.

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Tai Chi

$12 per Person Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome! Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation. Register Here

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

Raptor Ramble

We’ll take an afternoon hike to look for our local raptors, as well as any migrants that might be in the area. Then, we’ll tour our latest exhibition, Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home to see some pieces inspired by raptor flight before using pastels and paper to create our own masterpieces to take home. Program meets at the Overbrook Nature Center and ends at the Bendel Mansion. Please bring binoculars as only a few pairs will be available to borrow.…

Meets at Overbrook Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

After School: Kids, Lambs & Ducks (Wednesdays)

Session 2: Wednesdays, May 22 – June 5 Join us for a three-week farm adventure spent up close with our newest arrivals on the farm. Go in-pasture with our lambs and goat kids, learn how wool becomes yarn, and explore! As each session features the same curriculum, children may only register for one session. Limited to 8 children/session. Participants must be 5 years old by program date. Ages 5 – 9 3 weeks 3:45 – 5 pm Members: $51/3-week session…

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

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