STEM - Science,Technology, Engineering & Maths Classes & Clubs
Find your local STEM club and classes to inspire your child or teenager about Science, Technology, Egineering & Maths in Auckland, New Zealand
Featured STEM classes
Scratchpad Learning Centres – kids coding, robotics, electronics and 3D design and printing
Four Auckland locations: Albany, Northcote, Botany 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. Regular sessions include after-school, weekend and virtual sessions. Courses include Coding, Minecraft Modding, Robotics and 3D printing. Start anytime. Learn at your level and pace. Suitable for ages 5+. Book a Free Trial or register to attend an Open Day at scratchpad.co.nz
24 Clyde Road, Browns Bay, North Shore
Coding and robotics afterschool classes for 5-15 years. Prepare your child for the future. Tuesday and Thursdays from 3.30pm. Some of the awesome stuff you’ll get to do includes:
- VR Booth
- Wonder Workshop Dash Robots using Blockly Coding Apps
- Minecraft Develop Mods and Skin & Texture tools
- Help rebuild the VEX Robot, apply and programme the sensors using C++
Bricks 4 Kidz® – LEGO® motorised model building, robotics and coding
Albany, Browns Bay, Forrest Hill, Glenfield, Gulf Garbour, Mairangi Bay, Milford, 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.
Code at MOTAT FREE
MOTAT 805 Great North Road, Western Springs, Auckland
1 May to 3 July 2018: Every Tuesday 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Learn to Code@ MOTAT is part of Code Club is a nationwide network of volunteer-led after school coding clubs which are FREE for kids. The coding club gives kiwi kids an opportunity to find out how much fun it is to create their own code. There will be volunteers from the programming industry to provide lots of one-on-one support to help kids through the challenges of learning Python. Suitable for ages 8 years plus.
Minecraft after school clubs at Auckland Libraries FREE
Avondale Library: Friday’s: 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Devonport Library: Thursday’s 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Glenfield Library: Sunday’s 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Mahurangi East Library: Friday 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Mangere East Library: Friday 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Mangere Bridge Library: Third Friday of every month: 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Sir Edmund Hiliary Library, Papakura: Tuesday 3:30pm to 4:30pm
St Heliers Library: Thursday’s: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Titirangi Library: Thursday’s 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Afterschool 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, Kell Drive, Albany, Auckland
Saturdays from 10:00am to 11am
(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.
ThinkLab at Takapuna Library FREE
Wednesdays: 3:30pm to 4:30pm (sessions run during term time only.)
ThinkLab lets you experiment, get digital, be creative and think outside the square! Children use real materials, tools, and equipment that encourage creative curiousity through discovery and play.Suitable for kids aged 8 years and up.
Auckland STEM classes and clubs
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.