Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes are at the forefront of modern education and essential for preparing your child for life in a highly computerized world. Why not make learning these essential skills fun? Cary Park District offers several classes to keep your child’s mind engaged in scholastic learning within their extracurricular activities.
Sign-up for the following classes is available on-line or in person at the Community Center, 255 Briargate Rd., Cary.
Junior LEGO Robotics We Do – Space Exploration
This junior robotics course combines themes known from science fiction films with current knowledge about the universe. During the course, students, ages 4 -7 years, get familiar with the history of conquering space exploration, inventions that helped to successfully finish space missions, and learn facts about the universe. We also use our imagination and inspired by sci-fi films think about galaxies not yet discovered. Class is held Tuesday, September 10-October 15 from 4:15-5:45 pm at the Park District Community Center, 255 Briargate Rd. Cost is $155 for residents and $233 for non-residents.
Junior Chemical Engineering – Crazy Concoctions
The Junior Chemical Engineering class introduces our youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of solids, liquids, and solutions. Students investigate the properties of several crazy concoctions and make their own samples of bubbles, play dough, flub, and more. Class is designed for students, ages 4-7, and is held Tuesday, October 29-December 10 from 4:45-5:45 pm at the Park District Community Center, 255 Briargate Rd. Cost is $125 for residents and $188 for non-residents.
Apprentice/Master App Development
App development has increased in the past 5 years due to lower costs and easier access to essential tools, so give your engineer the knowledge to stay ahead in today’s technological society. With BitsBox, we’re offering a unique experience in which students, ages 8–14 years, get to code, test, and create their own apps in real-time using an easy-to-understand format. The best part about this program is that they’ll be able to save their created apps right to their (or your own) devices for play anytime. Class is held Tuesday, October 29-December 10 from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Park District Community Center, 255 Briargate Rd. Cost is $155 for residents and $233 for non-residents.