Camps + PA Days

The Maker Bean Cafe, in partnership with STEAMLabs, is hosting weekly creative technology camps to engage your kids & teens, as well as tech-focused PA Day camps. Topics include Robotics, Inventions, Minecraft & Video Game Programming. There are also a limited number of scholarships available to those in needs of financial assistance. Descriptions and dates for all programs below, or jump to:

PA Days 2019 – sign up here

We host tech-focused PA Day camps, ages 6-12, 9 AM – 4 PM, before & after care available

$95/day

Dates:
June 7
June 28

March Break Camps 2019, March 11-15 – sign up here

Have your kids learn some new tech skills this March Break with full-day camps Monday to Friday! Details below, sign up today to reserve your spot!

Themes are:
Mon, March 11: Stumblebot: create your own walking creature!
Tues, March 12: Operation Adabot: create your own tech board game!
Wed, March 13: Ping-pong Ball Launcher: learn to build with mechanical servo motors!
Thurs, March 14: Servo Monsters: Create a quirky, out of this world creature and bring them to life using various servo motors! 
Fri, March 15:
 Tilt-Mobiles: Create a multi-directional vehicle, equipped with a motion sensitive controller!

Lunch/snacks & before- and after-care available.

Robotics Single Day Workshop: $95 Workshop + $60 one-time robotics kit = $155
For those who would like to purchase multi day packs, you’ll receive a $5 discount on any additional workshops
2 DAY: $180 + $60 kit
3 DAY: $270 + $60 kit
4 DAY: $360 + $60 kit
5 DAY: $450 + $60 kit

Winter 2019 Weekly Camps – next session starts week of March 16!

Ages 6-9: Imagineering – sign up here
Imagineering is a class that introduces kids to the fundamental skills of making and programming. Students will take part in activities that teach 21st century skills through games, storytelling and of course, making.

$210 / 7 week program, $270 / 7 week program with optional $60 robotics kit that can be reused at future programs!

SATURDAYS 10-12, starting Saturday, March 16 – April 27, 2019

Ages 6-9: After-School Club – sign up here
Imagineering Club is a weekday after school program for kids who have lots of ideas and love to make things. At our maker space, Imagineers will learn new technologies and making skills to bring their ideas to life!

$200 / 7 weeks

THURSDAYS 3:30-6 PM, starting Thursday, March 21 – May 2

Ages 9-12: Inventioneering – sign up here
Do you often dream up ideas and inventions – but rarely ever get the chance to bring them to life? Using a combination of high tech tools (3D printing, laser cutting, electronics), wood working and craft, we provide the mentorship and structure to help you turn your sketched ideas into working prototypes – led by your own interests, imagination and ingenuity.

$210 / 7 week program, $270 / 7 week program with required $60 robotics kit that can be reused at future programs!

SATURDAYS 1-3 PM, starting Saturday, March 16 – April 27

Ages 6-12: Tech Powered By Girls – sign up here
Tech Powered By Girls is a hands-on program that explores themes at the intersection of architecture, design and making. In this program, girls will learn about architecture and installation design to reimagine, remix and recreate green spaces and concrete landscapes based on some of Toronto’s most interesting neighbourhoods.

$210 / 7 week program, $270 / 7 week program with required $60 robotics kit that can be reused at future programs!

SUNDAYS 10-12, starting Sunday, March 17 – April 28

 

Summer Camps 2019 – sign up here

When school is out this summer, we’re offering weekly maker camps to engage kids and teens in a fun summer full of making! We have weeklong camps running every week in July and August for two whole months of fun!

Robotics
Ever wanted to build your own robot? Now is your chance! At our Robotics Summer Camp, we’ll design games as a group and then build our very own robots to compete in the games at the end of camp. There will be opportunities for success and celebration for all participants and their robots!

July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug 2, Aug 19-24, Aug 26-30


Minecraft Pro camp
Minecraft Pro For Kids uses your child’s already established enthusiasm for Minecraft to extend their creative, collaborative, and problem solving skills. Participants will work alongside mentors to design worlds, build projects and install mods. Workshops are driven by the participant’s interested and imaginations – we provide the structure and support to help them learn and grow. The focus of the camp is on learning and building, but there will be time set aside to play as well!

Aug 5-9, Aug 12-16

Tech Powered By Girls
Toronto! One of the most beautiful and culturally diverse cities in the world. In this program, girls will learn all about architecture and installation design to reimagine, remix, and recreate green spaces and concrete landscapes in some of Toronto’s most interesting neighbourhoods.

July 2-5 (4 day camp)