BadgerBOTS Afterschool – April and May

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Sign up now to be a part of BadgerBOTS’ afterschool Scratch programming classes in April and May. Computer programming concepts and techniques will be taught as students create projects around the themes of

  • Digital Storytelling
  • Game Design
  • Social Media Platforms
  • Art and Computer Animation

This is a 6-week long, one day a week programming class offered after school for students currently in 3rd-7th grade. The cost is $120 per student.

Class begins the week of April 11th and runs through the week of May 15th.

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Examples of programming in Scratch

These weekly afterschool classes will be 2 hours long and will progress over the 6 weeks. Small group classes will accommodate students with any level of experience with Scratch. Beginner level students will get step-by-step instruction while more advanced students can work through lessons at their own pace with check-ins from the instructors. With four different topics and tons of projects to work on, students can choose to learn about the parts of computer programming which interest them the most!

Since the class is right after school, we will have a nut-free snack for everyone one hour into the class. We have a place to keep snacks if students need/want to bring their own. Please no nuts in any snacks brought from home!

An example class schedule:

4:15 PM Students arrive after school, check in, and get their computer set up.

4:20 PM Welcome and first lesson

4:45 -5:15 PM Project work time, one-on-one time with instructors

5:15 PM Snack Break!

5:30-6:00 PM Finish up projects, more one-on-one time

6:00 PM Wrap up projects and share with the class

6:15 PM End of class, signed out by an adult

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How to sign up

Step 1: Pick a day of the week.

This class will be offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Pick the day of the week which works best for your student.

Tuesday Class: Weekly 4/12/15 through 5/17/15

Wednesday Class: Weekly 4/13/15 through 5/18/15

Thursday Class: Weekly 4/14/15 through 5/19/15

Step 2:  Register online.

Our online registration system is called Active. If you have registered for a BadgerBOTS program in the past, log into your family account with your email and password. If you are new to BadgerBOTS programs, you will select your session and then make a family account.

Click Here to Register!

Registration Deadline: Monday, April 4th!

Questions? Email or call Johanna Taylor, Lead Educator at (608) 831-6479

Carpooling: BadgerBOTS does not provide transportation for students to get our location, but we can help to facilitate creating carpools. Email Johanna with the school your child attends and which day(s) you are interested in registering for and we will help to connect you.

Program Scholarships: BadgerBOTS offers a limited amount for scholarship funds for program enrollment. If you wish to apply for a scholarship, complete registration but select “I would like to apply for a scholarship”. Next, complete and send in the scholarship application, found here. Once received, BadgerBOTS will contact you about your status.