This Weekend at the Foundry

It’s going to be a busy weekend for our robots, as we participate in lots of fun events around the city.  And we also have great one-time classes planned at some of our locations for you:

South Slope

Saturday, Sept. 22
1:00 – 2:30 PM: 

 

3:30 – 5:00 PM: 

Tribeca

Saturday, Sept. 22
1:00 – 2:30 PM: 

Atlantic Avenue
No classes this weekend.  Instead, please come visit us at the Atlantic Antic street fair in Brooklyn on Sunday (we’ll be at 492 Atlantic Ave).  Join us anytime between 12-6p for robot building and tons of amazing giveaways!

 

Upper East Side
no classes this weekend

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Weekend Classes Are Back!

During the school year, we offer one-time classes on select Saturdays and Sundays. These classes are great for children new to robot-making, as well as current students, who just can’t get enough building in during the week!  We offer two project options per class, to accommodate multiple levels of builders.  All classes are drop-off. Sign up for just one or sign up for many!

Here’s what’s happening our Foundry locations this weekend:

Atlantic Avenue

Saturday, Sept. 15
1:00 – 2:30 PM: 

Light Piano ( Ages 6-9yrs)

A mini version of our famous Wind Tunnel. A clear tube channels air from the fan to straight up to levitate a ball in mid-air!Wind Tunnel (Ages 7-10yrs)

Upper East Side

Saturday, Sept. 15
1:00 – 2:30 PM

A Mailbox that uses and LED and a tilt switch to let you know there's mail!Mailbox (5-7yrs)

Sunday, Sept. 16
10:00 – 11:30 AM: 

Ball-in-Cup ( Ages 6-8yrs)

Basketball (Ages 7-10yrs)

South Slope

Sunday, Sept. 16
1:00 – 2:30 PM

Sushi (Ages 5-7yrs)

Penguin (Ages 7-10yrs)

Sunday, Sept. 16
3:30 – 5:00 PM

Wire Game (5-10 yrs)

Tribeca
no classes this weekend

 

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The Robots are Getting Ready for Fall!

We’ve had an incredible summer at the Foundry, building robots with new friends and old.  And while we’re sad to see our summer sessions come to a close, we’re very excited for all the fun we will be having this fall!

Daytime and After School Classes begin the week of September 17th!  We have classes for children 18mos – 4yrs, as well as those in grades K-5.  Our After School Classes feature free school pick-up at select schools and optional extended day until 6:30p.

We also have seats left in our Full Day Sessions on September 10th, 11th and 19th, when the public schools are closed.  Children can spend the day with us (9a-3p), building, learning and having fun!   Check out the projects we’ll be making each day:
Upper East Side • Tribeca • Atlantic Ave. • South Slope

 

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September Full Day Sessions Are Almost Here!

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It’s almost September, which means back-to-school time.  But it also means a lot of school holidays!  And we couldn’t be more excited.  We’ve got amazing Full Day Sessions planned for September 4th, September 10th, September 11th and September 19th at all of our locations!

Each session runs from 9am-3pm for children in grades K-5. Your kids will love building robots, making friends and just having fun with our team!

Check out the projects we’ll be making each day:
Upper East Side • Tribeca • Atlantic Ave. • South Slope

 

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Last Week of Summer Afternoon Classes!

There’s just one week left of our awesome summer afternoon classes before we start gearing up for fall!  Curious about our after school classes?  Come get a taste of all the fun from 4 – 5:30pm Tuesdays to Thursdays!  Here’s what we’ll be making in our Tribeca, South Slope and Atlantic Ave locations over the next two weeks:

This Sink will be a great water feature for your home!

Thurs, August 23rd 
Sink
Your child will be able to create the water feature your home has always needed! (Ages 6-9)

CableCar

Tues, August 28th
Cable Car
Kids will build their own cable car and send it off on an adventure, like a robot zipline! (Ages 6-9)

Wed, August 29th
Solar Tower
Harness the power of the sun and Go Green! (Ages 5-10)

Thur, August 30th
DPDT Car
Build a car that goes in Forward and Reverse, using a complex switch.  (Ages 7-10)

Check out all of our upcoming weekend one-time classes here!

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Final Summer One-Time Classes!

Our final summer classes before we start gearing up for fall! We have some super fun afternoon classes that are a great way to get a sense of what our programs are like! From 4 – 5:30 PM Tuesdays to Thursdays each week, catch a new project! Here’s what’s happening over the next two weeks:

This Light Piano has LEDs that turn on like piano keys!

Thurs, August 16th 
Light Piano
This Light Piano has LEDs that turn on like piano keys! (6-9)   

Tues, August 21st 
Door Bell
Make a fun mechanical Door Bell for your room or your front door! (Ages 6-10)

Enhance your outfit and keep your shirt clean with a handy Shop Apron!

Wed, August 22nd
Shop Apron
Enhance your outfit and keep your shirt clean with a handy Shop Apron! (Ages 6-8) 

This Sink will be a great water feature for your home!

Thurs, August 23rd 
Sink
This Sink will be a great water feature for your home! (6-9) 

Afternoon One-Time Classes Week of 8/27:

Aug 28 Cable Car (ages 6-9)
Aug 29 Solar Tower (ages 5-10)
Aug 30 DPDT Car (ages 7-10)

Check out all of our upcoming afternoon classes here!

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Join us for awesome afternoon classes!

Coming up this week and next, we have some super fun afternoon classes that are a great way to get a sense of what our programs are like! From 4 – 5:30 PM Tuesdays to Thursdays each week, catch a new project! Here’s what’s happening over the next seven days:

Tues, August 8th
Friendship Necklace
Light up your robot’s nose with your magnet-wand!  (Ages 5-7)  

Tues, August 14th
Power Bangle
What super powers will this L.E.D. Power Bangle give you? (Ages 5-6)

Keep your hand steady to beat this Wire Game !

Wed, August 15th 
Wire Game
Keep your hand steady to beat this Wire Game! (Ages 5-10) 

This Light Piano has LEDs that turn on like piano keys!

Thurs, August 9th 
Light Piano
This Light Piano has LEDs that turn on like piano keys! (6-9) 

Check out all of our upcoming afternoon classes here!

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There’s Nothing Like a Robot on a Summer Afternoon!

We’re having a blast with all of the fun projects we’re creating in our summer afternoon classes, which take place every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4-5:30pm!  You can sign your child up for as many classes as you’d like, at any of our locations, all summer.  Just look at what we’re making over the next week:

Thurs, August 2nd 
DPDT Car
Build a car that goes in Forward and Reverse, using a complex switch. (Ages 7-10)  

Tues, August 7th
Friendship Necklace
Share this with a friend and watch them light up! (Ages 5-6)

Wed, August 8th 
Mateo’s Dancer 
This charming little wiggling robot dances all around! (Ages 6-8) 

Thurs, August 9th 
Booper 
Light up your robot’s nose with your magnet-wand!  (Ages 5-7)


We still have a few openings in our Full-Week Summer Sessions!

Most of our week-long summer sessions are all full, but we do have a few openings for children in grades K-5 at some of our locationswith extended day coverage available up until 6 PM!  

Click your location below to check availability and sign up! 

Summer Sessions – Upper East Side    Summer Sessions – Tribeca
Summer Sessions – Atlantic Ave.  
  Summer Sessions – South Slope

 


 

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It’s Raining Robots!

It may be rainy outside, but we’re having a ton of fun at the Foundry!
Want your child to join in the fun?  Sign up for one of our amazing summer afternoon sessions, which take place every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon from 4-5:30pm, all summer long!  Here’s what we’ll be making over the next week:

 

Thursday 7/26: Sink
Your child will be able to create the water feature your home has always needed! (Ages 6-9)

 

 

 

CableCar

Tuesday 7/31: Cable Car
Kids will build their own cable car and send it off on an adventure, like a robot zipline
(Ages 6-9)  

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 8/1: Solar Tower
Harness the power of the sun and Go Green!
(Ages 5-10)

 

 

 

Thursday 8/2: DPDT Car
Build a car that goes in Forward and Reverse, using a complex switch. (Ages 7-10)  

 

 

 

Sign Up for a Summer Afternoon Class

 


Start planning for Fall and Save!

Sign up for our Fall After School Classes before July 31st and receive $75 off the enrollment cost.

We offer a variety of after school classes for children in K and up.  Kids learn the fundamentals of engineering through hands-on projects and inventions! Classes meet once a week, from 4-5:15p, with optional homework help until 6:30p.
We also offer free school pickup, if at least 4 children from that school are enrolled in the session. Check to see if your school is on the list.

Early Bird Sign Up: Fall After School Classes
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Cool Classes for Hot Afternoons!

We will be creating amazing projects Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons all summer long!  Sign your child up now to join us at any of our locations from 4 – 5:30pm for one (or more!) of our upcoming projects:

 

light piano

Thursday 7/19: Light Piano
Children will  find great de-LIGHT in the glow of LEDs that turn on like piano keys! (Ages 6-9)

 

 

Tuesday 7/24: Doorbell
Ding, Dong.  Kids will be making
a mechanical doorbell for their rooms! (Ages 6-10)

 

 

Wednesday 7/25: Shop Apron
Messy kids will stay a little cleaner with their custom-decorated light-up aprons! (Ages 6-8)

 

 

Thursday 7/26: Sink
Your child will be able to create the water feature your home has always needed! (Ages 6-9)

 

 

 

 

Sign Up for a Summer Afternoon Class

 

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