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Events

Events

Technology camps and classes are a great way to introduce students into the STEM fields and spark a passion for Computer Science. A large variety of programs are available for kids of all ages and all interests. Scroll through the available events below and see if your son/daughter might be interested in registering! If not, the page is updated often, so keep checking back for new events. Also, click here to contact us if you know of an event you want to advertise on this page!


Montclair Learning Center – Camps
STEM+ Camp or Little Engineers Summit

Both of these classes provide kids with fun hands-on learning opportunities to introduce them to STEM and engineering skills. For more information regarding either of these programs, click the register button below.


Computer Science Summer Programs with Zatna

The purpose of these programs is to provide students with opportunities to learn about computer science, engineering and entrepreneurship skills they can use later in life. They will be able to use programs such as Tickle, Scratch, Snap, Game Salad, Touch Develop, Alice, App Inventor, Game Maker, Unity, Python, Java, C#, Lego WEDO 2.0, Lego Mindstorms EV3 and TETRIX. Press the register button down below if you or your kid is interested!


Bricks 4 Kidz

This camp for kids (ages 3-5+) is a great way for students to be creative and have fun with LEGOs! Children will work together to build a variety of Bricks 4 Kidz models, as well as create their own inventions. They will have the opportunity to play LEGO games, and explore the worlds of architecture, engineering, and animated movie-making. To find a location near you, click the register button below to see the listing of dates and areas!


Congressional App Challenge 2018 
Student Registration by September 10th 2018

This challenge was started to encourage students to learn how to code. Annual district-wide competitions are hosted each year by Members of Congress to allow Middle and High School students to code original apps and be recognized by the government for their outstanding effort. Students will have the chance to compete for prizes and have their work displayed in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC! Register below and learn how to participate!


PicoCTF – CMU Cybersecurity Competition
September 28th – October 20th 2018
This computer security game for Middle and High School students challenges students and tests their knowledge of cybersecurity. Students will need to reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt, or do whatever it takes to solve the challenge! Click here for more information.



Jersey Shore Makerfest 
October 20th 2018

At the core of this event are the global maker movement and makerspace concept, in which attendees are not just witnesses to making, but experience it in an interactive, open ended, and self directed environment, with a spirit of sharing, exploration, and fun.

Our vision is to create a diverse and inclusive community whose members see themselves as creators, collaborators, innovators and makers. The goals of this event include provide a variety of hands-on, authentic and enjoyable activities that engage people of all backgrounds, beliefs, ethnicities, abilities, disabilities, and age levels, gain new understandings to improve teaching, learning, and citizenship in a global community, articulate and experience the connections among diverse disciplines– including science, technology, engineering, art, math, literacy, and civic involvement–to make learning and living more integrated and less fragmented, promote sustainable practices that foster awareness of our planet’s resources and the environment, and model the maker mindset to help communities create their own maker events and makerspaces that we can all benefit from.

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Real World Design Challenge 2019! 
Registration is now open for the 2019 year

Compete with the best students in your state and the country to solve an engineering design problem. This years students will be designing an unmanned aerial System with the mission of precision agriculture. Students work to develop an engineering design notebook detailing their solution to a design problem and get it reviewed by professionals.

For for information and to visit their site, click here. Register a team below.



NSA Day of Cyber 
February 2019

February is CTE Month and a great opportunity to connect your students with the opportunities in Information Technology and Cybersecurity by running the NSA Day of Cyber experience as an activity that connects students to those in-demand jobs in IT and cyber.

Career and technical education, or CTE, is education that directly prepares students for high-wage, high-demand careers. CTE covers many different fields, including health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing, hospitality and management and many more.

If you do plan to have your students run the NSA Day of Cyber in February, click here for more information and registration information!



Thomas Edison Pitch Contest 
January 12th 2019

The Thomas Edison Invention Challenge was founded to celebrate and promote students to be creative and to inspire the spirit of invention! Start thinking about next year’s competition and begin to brainstorm a winning team! Click here for more information!


CSTASNJ- CS Competition for High School Students 
Stockton University – 2019 Competition

**Mark your calendars for November/December 2018 for information next year’s competition**

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