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AFTER-SCHOOL

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

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Welcome 

To Virtual After-School

Free programs youth can do by themselves or together virtually from any where! 

WELCOME

We are pleased to offer FREE after-school virtual programs to support learning from anywhere! Programs run from January - March, 2021.  

Taken the course before? No worries. Several programs are designed for introduction Plus, meaning students can take what they know, work with their course instructor and level-up to their next badge.

Coding and Digital Skills (Part 1)

Mondays - 4:00 - 5:00pm AST / 4:30-5:30 NST

Jan 25th - March 29

Learn the basics of 3D design, Scratch Coding, JavaScript, and Coding Robots!  

Requirements: For ages 9+ No previous experience required. 

If you have previously taken this course (Formely Intro to Coding and Digital Skills) please consider our Coding and Digital Skills Part 2 Course which is a continuation of Part 1 and is offered on Thursdays. Computer strongly recommended but most tablets will also work.   

Coding and Digital Skills (Part 2)

Thursdays - 4:00 - 5:00pm AST/ 4:30-5:30 NST

Jan 28th - April 1st

This course serves as a continuation of our intro to coding and digital skills course.  Students will have an opportunity to further develop their skills by coding a project, getting their 3d models printed and shipped to them, and using real micro:bits and b.Boards

Requirements: Ages 9+, Strongly encouraged to have taken Coding and Digital Skills Part 1 (Formerly Intro to Coding and Digital Skills), Computer strongly recommended but most tablets will also work.  

EARN BADGES 

Brilliant Labs has created learning tools, projects and lesson support to help you and your students. 

 

Students start with the beginning level <Hello World> earning Brilliant Badges as they complete projects.  The more projects they complete the

greater their skill & Competency level. 

 

GOAL:

To recognize and reward student achievement in Atlantic Canada who demonstrate their understanding and proficiency in a skill or competency as they develop their project(s).

BADGE LEVELS:

There are four Brilliant Badge levels, each level is made up of 18 badges that students can earn after completing projects that incorporate the needed skills/criteria.   

Students will be challenged to use new tools, software, materials and collaboration to achieve skill levels. 

 

Here are some examples:  

MakeyMakey

Robotics

Cyber Security 

Coding 

Scratch

Wearables

Microcontroller

3D Printing

3D Design 

Prototyping 

Engineering Process

Problem Solving

Circuits

MultiMedia

Develop your YouTube Channel

Mondays - 4:00 - 5:00pm AST / 4:30-5:30 NST

Jan 25th - March 29

Learn about making videos, editing videos, branding, and YouTube best practices as you learn to create or improve your own YouTube Channel!

Requirements: Ages 12+ , Video camera to capture video, Laptop to edit video and access YouTube Studio. 

Web Development

Tuesdays - 4:00 - 5:00pm AST / 4:30-5:30 NST

Jan 26th - March 30th 

Learn about web development as you create your own web page. 

In this course, you will learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript!

Requirements: (12yrs +) This course also includes part 2 for those who began the course in Fall 2020

Business 101

Tuesdays - 4:00 - 5:00pm AST / 4:30-5:30 NST

Jan 26th - March 30th 

Do you have an interest in learning the ins and outs of the business world? Want to know more about how to become an entrepreneur? Develop skills that will help you inside and outside the classroom? We’re here to answer all your questions, consult on any ideas you may have, and help get your business started! You bring the passion and ideas, we’ll bring the support and knowledge to kick start your business career.

Requirement: For Ages 10+

BioMaking II

Wednesdays 4pm - 5:00pm AST/ 4:30pm -5:30 NST

Jan 27th - March 31st Register by January 25th

Let us collaborate with biological creatures and systems and design meaningful projects for a sustainable future.


We are offering new exciting Biomaking sessions. Join us to make paper from mushrooms, cook conductive bioplastics, build your own microscope and explore concepts such as protein engineering, microfluidics and more in fun hands-on ways!

Requirements: 11yrs +, Early registration to ensure free bio-making kit is received in time. This is an extended course for those with previous experience but also provides introductions for those new to bio-making.

Unreal Engine

Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00pm AST / 4:30-5:30 NST

​Jan 27th - March 31st

Learn to use the Unreal Engine which is used in AAA games like Fortnite as you develop an interactive project!

Requirements: Ages 13+ Computer able to run Unreal Engine Please check minimum recommended specs here.

Cyber Security 

Thursdays - 4:00 - 5:00pm AST/ 4:30-5:30 NST

Jan 28th - April 1st

Learn about the exciting world of cybersecurity including internet safety, data privacy, and how to protect your computer and home network from hackers, and possible careers in the cybersecurity industry!

Requirements: 11+, Laptop or Computer strongly recommended as they will be necessary for hands-on cybersecurity activities. 

Questions? Let's Connect

If you have questions about our after-school programs or projects, please connect with us. We're happy to help. 

T. 506-442-9059

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