February 25 – Minecraft Workshop

"Cookie Tag" Friday, February 25th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Code a Minecraft mini-game that is a combination of tag, hide-and-go-seek, and cookie theft! $25 for ages 9 -14 Register Here
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February 18 – 3D Printing Workshop

"3D Printed Junk Food" Actually, 3D Printed models of food - please do not eat! Create your favorite food as a 3D model that will never get moldy.
$40 for ages 9 -14 Register Here
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February 4 – Make and Take Workshop

"Sewable Star Circuit" Friday, February 4th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Learn about wearable technology and exercise your crafty side at the Sewable Star Circuit workshop. Bring your creation home with you! $40 for ages 9 -14 Register Here
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January 28 – Minecraft Workshop

"Mining Roulette" Friday, January 28th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Experience a Minecraft Gold Rush! Use probability to increase the chances of mining gold and diamonds, but also create a very small chance for your mine to explode. $25 for ages 9 -14 Register Here
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January 14 – 3D Printing Workshop

"Light Up Luminary" Friday, January 14th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Use code to create a LED candle luminary to light up your home with a creative design! $25 for ages 9 -14 Register Here
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What is BadgerBOTS?

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin. We create exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) learning opportunities for kids of all ages in an open, collaborative environment.

Upcoming Classes

Handheld Arcade I Class

Learn to code your own arcade-style games on the computer, and then download to a handheld console. In the Handheld Arcade Coding afterschool class, students will code and design games using a combination of JavaScript and block-based coding.

2022: Mondays Feb 21 – March 21
Ages 8-12

micro:bit Robotics Class

Remote controlled robot toys can be fun, but what if you could code your own instructions for a robot? Try the micro:bit Robotics class, and get started with Microsoft MakeCode and the Maqueen robot, a small but mighty robot.

2022: Tuesdays Feb 22 – March 22
Ages 8-12

Minecraft I Class

Ever wanted to tweak your inventory, create games like you’ve played on servers, or customize your Minecraft experience? Learn to code modifications to Minecraft with an online modding program and Java coding elements.

2022: Wednesdays Feb 23 – Mar 23
Ages 8-12

Coding Artificial Intelligence Class

Artificial Intelligence is everywhere, from voice commands and facial recognition to recommendations for which video to watch or item to buy online. Learn to make a machine learning system which will recognize images, answer voice commands, and have a conversation with you.

2022: Thursdays Feb 24 – March 24
Ages 8-12

3D Printing Class

Learn how to use a computer to design and modify 3D designs and artwork with Tinkercad, a beginner CAD website.  Print your own projects on the BadgerBOTS 3D printers. The best part – we will have lots of time to improve designs and reprint as we go!

2022: Mondays Jan 10 – Feb 7
Ages 8-12

LEGO Robotics Class

Fun, silly, and LEGO-based robotics challenges will engage students as we learn and about the LEGO Mindstorms robot and programming language. Learn to make observations, improve your robot designs, and practice the engineering design process.

2022: Tuesdays Jan 11 – Feb 8
Ages 8-12

Minecraft II Class

Excited for more Minecraft Modding? This class builds on what students learned in previous classes by creating more complex Minecraft games and developing code for more interesting game play.

2022: Wednesdays Feb 23 – Mar 23
Ages 8-12

Scratch Online Games Class

Begin learning to make your own online games in Scratch (Ms. Johanna’s favorite programming language!). A racing game, a maze of obstacles, a platform-jumper, and a RPG-style adventure are just a few of the games we will create in this class.

2022: Thursdays Jan 13 – Feb 10
Ages 8-12