At Youth University, we encourage learning all year round! Guided by an experienced instructor, your child will get hands-on with concepts in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. All programs encourage 21st century thinking in problem solving, collaboration, creativity, and technological literacy. We offer a supportive and welcoming experience on a post-secondary campus. Most importantly, youth will laugh and have a great time!

September 2019 – Registration Open

$250 per student.

Tech Club: Open to kids in grades 3 through 8.
Wednesdays, September 18 to November 227, 2019 – no program October 16, 2019.

Visual Arts Club: Open to kids in grades 4 through 8.
Tuesdays, September 17 to November 26, 2019 – no program October 15, 2019.

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

TECH CLUB

In this tech-themed after-school program, students get hands-on with robotics, 3D printing, coding, videography and Virtual Reality. Using EV3 Lego Mindstorms robotics, engineer the fastest, strongest, or smartest creation. In the Makerspace, design and build your own 3D printed project. Produce your own video and explore virtual reality in the makerspace. Led by Brock student mentors, have fun each week while learning new skills in design and technology.

September 18 3D Printing
September 25 3D Printing
October 2 Coding (Ozobots and Sphero)
October 9 Stop Motion video production
October 23 EV3 Robotics
October 30 EV3 Robotics
November 6 Virtual Reality
November 13 Videography
November 20 Videography
November 27 Tynker coding and game production

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6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Visual Arts Club

During Art Club we invite students in grades 4 to 8 to engage in still life painting, work with pastels, create portraits, understand perspective, and create landscape paintings. The young artists will also learn about clay techniques, collages and zines.  Led by a Senior Brock University Visual Arts Student our Art Club Artists will learn new skills, theory and create many pieces to proudly showcase in their growing portfolios.

Week 1 Sept.17th Colour Theory 101 and still life painting
Week 2 Sept. 24th Pastel Techniques and Pixel art
Week 3 October 1st Proportions and Portraits
Week 4 October 8th Proportions and Portraits
Week 5 October 22nd Clay Techniques and Pinch Pots
Week 6 October 29th Paint Night
Week 7 Nov. 5th Perspective Drawing
Week 8 Nov.12th Perspective and Landscape Painting
Week 9 Nov.19th Collages and Zines
Week 10 Nov. 26th Zines and Book binding

Parking

For the visual arts program parking will be in Lot B.  Please bring your license plate number, make and model to the Welcome Desk to receive your parking tag on the first day of programming.