STEM - Science,Technology, Engineering & Maths Classes & Clubs
Find your local STEM club and classes to inspire your child or teenager about Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths in Auckland, New Zealand.
Featured STEM classes
SCRATCHPAD: Online teacher-led coding, robotics, Minecraft modding and 3D design classes
Five Auckland locations: Albany, Botany, Stonefields and St Lukes
scratchpad.co.nz Phone: 09 815 0825
Give your child the tech advantage. As featured on TV1’s Seven Sharp, SCRATCHPAD is at the forefront of teaching kids technology. SCRATCHPAD’s fun and intuitive teaching develops life skills such as collaboration, problem solving and creative thinking. In these precedented times, SCRATCHPAD is running online sessions in Coding, Robotics, Minecraft Modding and 3D design. These online sessions are conducted by trained instructors and you can start anytime during the year. Learn at your level and pace. Suitable for ages 5 years plus.
Find out more & book a FREE online session: scratchpad.co.nz
MOTAT After School Digital Games Club
MOTAT Museum of Transport and Technology, Western Springs, Auckland
Term 3 Club is on Mondays from 4pm to 5pm
Block One: 26 Jul to 23 Aug | Block Two: 30 Aug to 27 Sep
Channel your kids passion for computer games towards developing a valuable skillset that can open up a world of opportunity. This club is designed to introduce kids to the basics of creating a digital game. Whether they are a gamer, aspiring developer, or you are just wanting to expand their tech horizons – this is a great place to start!
Kids will be introduced to basic visual coding using Construct 3, pixel art and animation, level design, gameplay testing, shade effects, music and sound, user interface creation, and the game release process. Find out more and enrol today at www.motat.nz.
Bricks 4 Kidz® – LEGO® motorised model building, robotics and coding
Albany, Belmont, Browns Bay, Campbells Bay, Chatswood, Ellerslie, Forrest Hill, Freemans Bay, Glenfield, Glendowie, Greenhithe, Gulf Garbour, Hobsonville, Howick, Mairangi Bay, Meadowbank, Milford, Mt Eden, Murrays Bay, Oratia, Orewa, Oteha Valley, Parnell, Remuera, Silverdale, Stonefields, Takapuna, Torbay and Whangaparaoa.
Bricks 4 Kidz® is devoted to providing an extraordinary atmosphere for children aged 5-13, where they learn, build, and play with LEGO® Bricks. Designed to teach the fundamentals of STEM, each class is a fun, enriching experience, building weekly projects based on a variety of themes. The STEM curriculum at Bricks 4 Kidz® teaches critical thinking skills that will create future problem solvers!
After School Classes include: LEGO® Motorised Model Building, WeDo 2.0 and EV3 Mindstorm Robotics.
Minecraft after school clubs at Auckland Libraries FREE
Mangere Bridge Library: Funtastic Fridays at 3:30pm
Sir Edmund Hiliary Library (Papakura): Weekly on Tuesdays at 3:30pm and monthly on Saturdays at 2pm.
Titirangi Library on Thursdays at 3:30pm
Whangaparoa Library: Every Wednesday at 3:30pm
After school weekly Minecraft sessions at Auckland Libraries. Swap Minecraft tips and tricks and complete building challenges. Or simply brag about your latest building achievement. Bring your own device (laptop, iPad, etc). Does not run in the school holidays and on public holidays.
Code Club Aotearoa FREE
Albany Village Library: Every Saturday from 10am to 11am
Birkenhead Library: Every Saturday from 10:30am to 11:30am
Devonport Library: Every Wednesday from 4pm to 5pm
Otahuhu Library: Every Saturday from 10:30am
Panmure Library: Every Saturday at 2pm
(Note: Code club is not held during school or public holidays)
Code Club is offering free basic software training to children in years 5-8. This course will cover the core concepts of computer programming, software design and small-scale Internet of Things projects using Netduino and external sensors.
Auckland STEM classes and clubs
Tech time for kids
Birkenhead Library: Thursdays 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Note: sessions run during term time only
Bring the kids along to a fun weekly technology session; we’ll be playing, tinkering and exploring with a range of resources and technologies. Suitable for all family members!
The Flashbang Science Club
Various Auckland locations: Ponsonby, Balmoral/Epsom, Pakuranga, Beachlands, Papakura/Drury, Waiuku and Pukekohe
Bringing science to life with fun filled, action packed science and technology sessions. Inspire your curious kids with practical, hands on experiments in our after school classes and holiday workshops for children aged 7 years plus.