What’s new at the Foundry?

Join us at our One Time Class as we build a Helicopter or a Glowpet this Saturday in Gowanus from 1:00-2:30 pm and this Sunday from 10:00-11:30 AM in our TriBeCa location.

Gowanus, Saturday, December 10th

Matteo’s Dancer

  • This little jumper/dancer was designed by one of our awesome robot building students, Matteo! It wiggles and jiggles and bounces on its springy legs!
  • 5-6 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sat, Dec 10th, 1:00-2:30 pm

Magic Circle

  • This rotating rink provides hours of entertainment. Kids can create animals, objects or people that skate around a self-made habitat.
  • 6-8 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sat, Dec 10th, 1:00-2:30 pm

Tribeca, Sunday, December 11th

Tiny Helicopter

  • tinycopterThough it doesn’t actually fly, this adorable robot flies away with everyone’s heart. Kids get to build their own simple circuit and use a screwdriver to attach a ton of parts. Fun!
  • 5-6 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sun, Dec 11th, 10:00-11:30 am

 

Glow Pet

  • Glow PetWe will be learning about switches and building a completely adorable glow pet.  This adorable creature is an awesome introduction to parallel circuits, tilt switches and LEDs and makes a really engaging, lovable toy!
  • 7-9 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sun, Dec 11th, 10:00-11:30 am

 

 

 

If you are looking for some winter break fun, check out our Full Day Sessions on December 28th, 29th, and 30th at our Gowanus, TriBeCa, and Upper East Side locations. During our fun and inventive programs, each child will build and customize two unique robots to take home with them.

Sign up today!

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Coming up at the Foundry!

Brooklyn Girl’s Club will be starting this Friday, December 2nd! This Build-Together program encourages girls in grades K-5th to explore robotics and electrical engineering with their caregivers. Girl’s Club is a great way to involve and encourage girls to pursue STEM interests, and to bond with your children!

For this weekend, we have One Time Classes in both our Upper East Side and TriBeCa locations.

In TriBeCa, on Saturday December 3rd, from 1:00-2:30 PM, children can build either a Drawing Bot (K-2nd grade) or an Airplane Launcher (2-4th grade).

Drawing Bot

  • drawingbotA robot with markers that scoots around to make a cool drawing
  • 6-8 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sat, Dec 3rd, 1:00-2:30 pm

Airplane Launcher

  • Airplane LauncherThis complicated but incredible robot uses two motors to launch paper airplanes into the air. Amazing!
  • 7-9 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sat, Dec 3rd, 1:00-2:30 pm

In Upper East Side, on Sunday December 4th, from 1:00-2:30 PM, children can build either a LED Sabre or a Dragon.

LED Sabre

  • This robot uses momentary switches to make a light up LED sabre
  • 5-6 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sun, Dec 4th, 3:30-5:00 pm

Dragon

  • DragonThis robot uses linkages and a gearbox to spread its wings. Though it does not actually fly, it does walk very well
  • 7-9 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sun, Dec 4th, 3:30-5:00 pm

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This Weekend!

This weekend is our last class till December because of the Thanksgiving holiday!

This Weekend’s One Time Classes in Tribeca

LED Sabre

  • This great intro to circuits will introduce kids to LEDs, momentary switches and more! Each child will make their very own light sabre!
  • Tribeca Location
  • 5-6 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.Dragon
  • Sat, Nov 19th, 3:30-5:00 pm

Dragon

  • We will be learning about gearboxes and building flapping robotic dragon.  It moves forward as it flaps its beautiful wings. Though it can’t actually fly it is still totally delightful!
  • Tribeca Location
  • 7-9 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sat, Nov 19th, 3:30-5:00 pm

This Weekend’s One Time Classes in UES

Tiny Helicopter

  • tinycopterThough it doesn’t actually fly, this adorable robot flies away with everyone’s heart. Kids get to build their own simple circuit and use a screwdriver to attach a ton of parts. Fun!
  • UES Location
  • 5-6 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sat, Nov 19th, 1:00-2:30 pm

Glow Pet

  • Glow PetWe will be learning about switches and building a completely adorable glow pet.  This adorable creature is an awesome introduction to parallel circuits, tilt switches and LEDs and makes a really engaging, lovable toy!
  • UES Location
  • 7-9 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sat, Nov 19th, 1:00-2:30 pm

 

Tiny Boat

  • tinyboatThis class lets your little one use a screwdriver to create a working propeller boat. Circuits, screws, motors and more!
  • UES Location
  • 5-6 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sun, Nov 20th, 10:00-11:30 am

 

Submarine

  • SubIt is indeed a real submarine! It can go under the water and is propelled with a motor. This was one of the kids’ favorites projects!
  • UES Location
  • 6-8 year olds
  • This is a drop-off, kids only class.
  • Sun, Nov 20th, 10:00-11:30 am
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Veteran’s Day and Weekend Classes!

Friday, Nov 11th is Veteran’s Daylinkage_boat

We are offering a full day session at each location.

Tribeca– one spot, Brooklyn– sold out, UES– 2 spots left

  • Friday, 11/11
  • 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
  • Each child builds and takes home two robot creations!

This Weekend’s One Time Classes in Brooklyn

tinyboat

  • Saturday, 11/12
  • 3:30-5:00 pm
  • $65
  • Tiny Boat– 5-6 year olds
  • Submarine– 6-8 year olds
  • Limited spots available in each class

Women in Tech Lecturedevinaetsy

  • Come learn hear Devina talk about cyber security
  • Fun, interactive code cracking activity!
  • 6:00 pm- 45 minute lecture and Q&A
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This Weekend!

One Time Classes!

Come check out our one-time classes at our Upper East Side and Gowanus locations.

Saturday at 3:30-5:00 pm in the Upper East Sidedrawingbot

  • Matteo’s Dancer for 5-6 year olds
  • Magic Circle for 6-8 year olds

Sunday at 10:00-11:30 am in Gowanus

  • Drawing Robot for 6-8 year olds
  • Airplane Launcher for 7-9 year olds

 

Women in Tech Lecture

modus_game_jam_68-1Also we have an amazing lecture on the calendar for Saturday at 6:00 in Gowanus.
In partnership with Park Slope Parents, we are so excited to present this lecture on software engineering! Kristina Vogel-An will leads us through a hands-on Halloween-themed activity. Using Scratch, an easy to master programming language, lecture attendees will create an interactive Halloween card. Kristina will also speak about how important teamwork is for software creation. You will receive a handout that directs you to free online resources to try projects like this at home!

To register for this lecture, click here.

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Full Day Sessions

We are open when NYC Public Schools are closed! And boy are there a lot of days this year- Oct 3rd, 4th, 10th, 12th and November 8th and 11th.

Enroll your child in an all day session (9:00-3:00). Each day the kids will be building two different robots. We are also offering five inventor spots for eligible students.

Find out more and enroll online today!DSC_7025

Upper East Side
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Full Day Sessions & Fall Afterschool

Next Monday NYC Public Schools are off! We are offering a full day session at our Tribeca and Gowanus locations.

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Brooklyn
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Our Fall Afterschool also starts Sept 13th! We have a few spots left in most sessions and offering pickup at many local schools.

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Final Week of Summer!

Upper East Side | 1597 2nd Avenue, Manhattan, NY

General Info & RegistrationCar on a Leash

  • Full Week Sessions | Mon-Fri – 9:00-3:00; spots available!
  • Full Days Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 9:00-3:00; Tues and Thurs sold out! 1 spot available on Wed!
  • Morning Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 9:00-12:45; sold out!
  • Afternoon Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 1:00-2:30; Tues is sold out! spots available in Wed & Thurs!

 

Tribeca | 72 Warren Street, Manhattan, NY

General Info & Registration: Full Week & One Time Class

  • Bumper CarFull Week Sessions | Mon-Fri – 9:00-3:00; sold out!
  • One Time Class – Tuesday – 4:00-5:30 | Automatic Screwdriver (7-9 year olds); sold out!
  • One Time Class – Wednesday – 4:00-5:30 | Tiny Helicopter (4-6 year olds); sold out!
  • One Time Class – Thursday – 4:00-5:30 | Bumper Car (5-9 year olds); sold out!

 

 

Gowanus | 303 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

General Info & Registration- Full Week & One Time Class

  • Full Week Sessions | Mon-Fri – 9:00-3:00; sold out!
  • One Time Class – Tuesday – 4:00-5:30 | Wearable Fan (5-8 year olds); sold out!

 

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Week of August 22nd-26th at the Foundry!

 

Upper East Side | 1597 2nd Avenue, Manhattan, NYGlow Pet

General Info & Registration

  • Full Week Sessions | Mon-Fri – 9:00-3:00; sold out!
  • Full Days Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 9:00-3:00; sold out!
  • Morning Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 9:00-12:45; sold out!
  • Afternoon Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 1:00-2:30; sold out!

Tribeca | 72 Warren Street, Manhattan, NY

General Info & Registration: Full Week & One Time Class

  • Pompom ThrowerFull Week Sessions | Mon-Fri – 9:00-3:00; sold out!
  • One Time Class – Tuesday – 4:00-5:30 | Obstacle (6-9 year olds); spots available!
  • One Time Class – Wednesday – 4:00-5:30 | Wearable Fan (6-9 year olds); sold out!
  • One Time Class – Thursday – 4:00-5:30 | Pom Pom Thrower (6-9 year olds); 1 spot available!

Gowanus | 303 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

General Info & Registration- Full Week & One Time Class

  • Full Week Sessions | Mon-Fri – 9:00-3:00; sold out!
  • One Time Class – Thursday – 4:00-5:30 | Tiny Car (4-6year olds); sold out!

 

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Week of August 15th at the Foundry!

Upper East Side | 1597 2nd Avenue, Manhattan, NY

General Info & RegistrationIMG_8362

  • Full Week Sessions | Mon-Fri – 9:00-3:00; spots available!
  • Full Days Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 9:00-3:00; sold out!
  • Morning Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 9:00-12:45; spots available!
  • Afternoon Sessions | Tues-Thurs – 1:00-2:30; spots available! 

Tribeca | 72 Warren Street, Manhattan, NY

General Info & Registration: Full Week & One Time Class

  • One Time Class – Tuesday – 4:00-5:30 | Tiny car (4-6 year olds); sold out!
  • One Time Class – Wednesday – 4:00-5:30 | Sun & Moon Lamp (5-9 year olds); spots available! 
  • One Time Class – Thursday – 4:00-5:30 | Wiggler Robot (7-9 year olds); spots available! 

Just one spot remaining for our full week session in Tribeca!  The remaining spot is in the inventors breakout group only for kids entering grades 2 and above who have done a week of summer or a season of after school with us already.

Girls building at the Foundry!

Gowanus | 303 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

General Info & Registration- Full Week & One Time Class

  • Full Week Sessions | Mon-Fri – 9:00-3:00; spots available! 
  • One Time Class – Wednesday – 4:00-5:30 | Sun Moon Lamp (5-9 year olds), spots available! 

 

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