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Online Classes - 6th to 8th Grade |
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Virtual Classes for Rising 6th - 8th Graders

With absorbing offerings that range from laser cutting to meringue making, our 6th – 8th grade classes give middle schoolers exciting skills to explore and refreshing freedom to personalize their projects. In a small group of like-minded peers led by a thoughtful instructor, they’ll chat, share and get inspired by what they see, taking away an innovative mindset and the drive to keep creating.

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MORE OOMPH THAN YOUR AVERAGE ZOOM

We know your kids have done a thousand Zooms by now. These are different. Our small group classes are led by enthusiastic instructors who know how to connect with kids, empowering them to express their ideas and share their designs. Engaged in fantastically fun hands-on projects, kids of every age build lasting innovation skills, game-changing confidence and the inspiration to keep creating long after class ends.

Single-Session Classes

Master Makers: Surprise Confetti Box

Make your holiday presents pop. Use the propulsive power of rubber bands to engineer a gift box that springs open when it’s unlatched. BE DETERMINED to calibrate your contraption so it bursts opens at the rate you choose, ready to dazzle and delight your lucky giftee.

Graham Cracker Designers: Edible Architecture

Create a candy-covered graham cracker house filled with sweet memories. Learn deliciously strong construction techniques using homemade royal icing, then BE VISIONARY as you imagine inventive ways to build, hide written memories inside and decorate your tasty creation for the season.

Master Makers: Pop-Up Joke Cards

Deliver witty winter wishes to your favorite people with a playful pop-up card. Learn to craft three types of paper pop-ups, brainstorm jokes and BE VISIONARY as you make your funniest joke pop in a one-of-a-kind 3D greeting.

Graham Cracker Designers: Edible Architecture

Surprise someone you’re thankful for. Use the propulsive power of rubber bands to engineer a gift box that pops open when it’s unlatched. BE DETERMINED to calibrate your contraption so it springs opens whenever you choose, ready to dazzle and delight your lucky gift-ee.

Master Makers: Pop-Up Joke Cards

Deliver gratitude and giggles to your favorite people with a playful pop-up card. Learn to craft three types of paper pop-ups, brainstorm jokes and BE VISIONARY as you make your funniest ideas pop in a one-of-a-kind 3D greeting.

Master Makers: Surprise Confetti Box

Surprise someone you’re thankful for. Use the propulsive power of rubber bands to engineer a gift box that pops open when it’s unlatched. BE DETERMINED to calibrate your contraption so it springs opens at the rate you choose, ready to dazzle and delight your lucky giftee.

Duct Tape Masters: Summer Sandals

Step up your duct tape design skills with a pair of durable DIY sandals. Fashion custom soles and two types of straps, then BE REFLECTIVE as you test for fit, tweak for comfort and embellish to make them your own.

Digital Designers: Zoom Background

Add some awesome to your online interactions. Dive into design app Canva, master the art of creating compelling patterns and BE DETERMINED to perfect your own virtual background before giving it a whirl on Zoom or almost anywhere.

Virtual Reality: Dream House

Invent your own immersive virtual world and a dreamy dwelling to go in it. Learn the fundamentals of 3D modeling in CoSpaces, then BE VISIONARY as you imagine an entirely unique house you can create, populate and walk through.

Virtual Reality: Chase Scene Coding

Kick your coding skills into high gear with a virtual chase scene. Use simple code to create a 3D chase in CoSpaces with next-level characters and animations. BE DETERMINED as you perfect your immersive experience.

Chefology: Marvelous Meringues

Master kitchen chemistry by making marvelous meringue cookies. BE COURAGEOUS as you separate eggs, learn the science behind whipping egg whites and elevate your presentation for a fresh take on a crispy classic.

Chefology: Gourmet Popsicles

Create your own icy artisanal treat! Make a custom simple syrup to pair with your favorite fruits and juices. BE REFLECTIVE as you blend, taste and tweak your recipe to achieve refreshing, ready-to-share popsicle perfection.

Duct Tape Masters: Custom Cases

Craft a cool, custom duct tape case designed for a special object. BE DETERMINED as you master tricky, sticky duct tape construction—plus some awesome upgrades—and persevere until your case is complete.

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