If you're living in or visiting Boston this summer and need a little escape, why not check out one of the nearby Boston Harbor Islands? Just a short ferry ride from Boston, the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park are a great spot for adventuring, exploring and all kinds of day trips during the summer.
And, best of all, there are tons of things to do out there. From concerts to field games to family tours to kayaking, there's something for everyone.
At Bricks 4 Kidz we run STEM programs using LEGO bricks and our own unique model plans. Children build motor driven models as young as 5 and robot building/programming as young as 9. Programs with basic Duplos are available for ages 3-4. We can bring our programs right to your location for fieldtrips, vacation workshops, birthday parties, special events and after school classes. Currently enrolling Spring Break and Summer Workshops in Framingham and Natick, MA.
Empow Studios brings technology, arts, and play together to help young learners discover and build on their creative talents.
Empow's Weekend Clubs are smart like a class, fun like a club! Enroll any time and learn through projects at your own pace.
Saturdays 9:00am - 10:30am
Grab a pickaxe and join your fellow Minecraftians for a weekly class of design challenges. We introduce kids to coding and electricity through modding, command blocks, and Redstone.
Video Game Design Club:
Saturdays 11:00am - 12:30pm
From gamer to designer. We teach club members programming concepts while nurturing their storytelling skills by capitalizing on their passion for video games.
Programming and Robotics Club:
Sundays 9:00am - 10:30am
Gear up for a weekly class in engineering and programming using LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. Teachers help club members see the connection between coding and physical action.
Sundays 11:00am - 12:30pm
Design and print models with our 3D printer to share with family and friends. Kids learn modeling by starting with a base mesh, and finish with a fully realized sculpture.
Girls STEAM Club
Sundays 11:30am - 1:00pm
Explore art, coding, and engineering with projects in animation, robotics, 3d modeling, fashion, and design. We build the group's confidence with a new challenge every week, for exposure to a wide variety of technologies.
Empow also runs Tech & Design and Minecraft Camps in 8 different locations in Massachusetts for February Vacation, April Vacation, and over the Summer. In our home studio in Lexington, we host an After-School Club for parents in need of enrichment and child care, one-day NanoCamps when schools are closed, birthday parties, and private lessons.
Learn more about our specific classes at empow.me/classes-in-the-studio or visit us at empow.me. (less)... Read more
For 50 years and with more than 1 million participants, Outward Bound continues to lead the way in outdoor adventure-education for youth and adults. With locations throughout the United States and Internationally and over 500 courses to choose from, your perfect adventure awaits!
Outward Bound programs emphasize personal growth through experience and challenge in the wilderness. Students develop self-reliance, responsibility, teamwork, confidence, compassion, as well as environmental and community stewardship.
Courses range in length from four days to three months, for ages 12 to 45+. Activities include backpacking, canoeing, rock climbing, mountaineering, white water rafting, sailing, dog sledding, skiing and much more. Scholarships are available. (less)... Read more
Fun After School Family Activity and School Field Trips! Looking for a way to turn Boston into a giant game board? Urban Adventure Quest has created a family-based scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the amazing race with a three-hour tour of Boston. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. The adventure begins at the Boston Commons and takes you on a well designed course along the freedom trail to Faneuil Hall and the North End. The tour requires approximately 2.5 miles of walking. Using a smart phone as 'the guide' allows teams to start when they want and determine their own pace of play. Stop for lunch midway or just enjoy the sights and sounds of Boston' why not, it's your schedule? Offered at a fixed price for a group vs. per person pricing, this city tour/game offers a great value to those on a budget. Register @ www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com. (less)... Read more
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Use Promotion Code: FGCOUPON when you register on-line at www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com to receive 20% off your family fun Adventure. Available 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset!