Inspiring children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning.
STEAM at the DeVos-Blum Family YMCA
Youth Art Club
Are you creative and can sit drawing for hours? Are you interested in learning new techniques when painting and crafting? Then this is the club for you!
Classes are suitable for ALL skill levels! CLICK HERE for activity schedule.
SESSION: September 2023 - April 23, 2024
WHEN: Tuesdays, 5:30pm-6:30pm
COST: Members: $40 per month / Non-Members: $80 per month
To register or for more information, contact: Sandra DeJesus
STEAM at the Peter Blum Family YMCA
Young Engineers STEM Enrichment Program
The Young Engineers' program helps improve fine motor skills, visual-spatial skills, creative thinking, social skills, and so much more! Children ages 4-13 can participate in a unique award-winning program that is aimed at inspiring young minds and nurturing a spirit of innovation.
Big Builders (4-6 year-olds)
Engineers will use large size K`Nex "bricks" to construct movable machines, models of living creatures and structures emphasizing geometric shapes.
WHEN: Fridays 3:30pm - 4:15pm or
Saturdays 10am - 10:45am
8 weekly classes, 45-minute sessions
COST: $85 Y members/ $110 Non-members
*Each child receives a building kit at the start of each session.
Bricks Challenge (7-13 years old)
Engineers will use brand new Lego product, ALGOBRIX, that teaches them intuitive hands-on coding.
WHEN: Fridays 4:30pm - 5:30pm or
Saturdays 11am - 12pm
8 weekly classes, 60-minute session
COST: $110 Y member/ $135 Non-member
Students will learn to code in 3 simple steps:
Build a LEGO model
Build a line of code
Press the play button
*Saturday classes are recommended for NEW students.
ROBOTICS at Patch Reef Park (2000 Yamato Rd, Boca)
Participants will learn the fundamentals of STEM through hands-on activities that help young students perceive coding and engineering in a fun and positive way. The VEX curriculum is a snap-together robotics curriculum designed to teach algorithmic thinking, abstraction, problem solving and pattern recognition.
SESSION 1: October 12 - November 2, 2023
WHEN: Thursdays 3:30p - 4:30p
AGES: 7-10 years old
COST: $160 per month