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FIND YOUR PASSION.

Workshops run every week during the summer and introduce participants to a variety STEAM  based activities. Groups are small with up to 10 participants and are open to all students who are entering, or currently in, middle school. Full descriptions can be found online. All equipment and instruction is provided.

Scholarships and payment plans are available for all programs. Call us at (603) 422.8235

Questions on Workshops?

Email Wayne at [email protected] or Laura at [email protected]

2019 Summer STEAM Workshops

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Fierce Foodies: 5th Grade Edition

Dates 6/24/2019 to 6/28/2019
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $350
In this five-day cooking workshop, 5th graders will experiment with a variety of different recipes and cooking styles. We will come up with our own recipes, find some online, and also visit local restaurants and local chefs to discuss tips and tricks! In addition, we will visit farms in the area to find the freshest ingredients, helping us explore the farm-to-table style while also supporting local businesses. We will even explore some of the best food Portsmouth has to offer by going on a Portsmouth Eats tour. By the end of the week, we'll have a group of budding chefs who appreciate all it takes to create delicious food on a budget. The program will culminate with a showcase with a variety of our favorite recipes for parents to enjoy.

Video Game Design

Dates 6/24/2019 to 6/28/2019
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm & Showcase Friday Afternoon
Cost: $350
Make games this summer with New Heights! Work with various different programming languages to design, create, and playtest simple video games. We will explore the building blocks of good game design, test out a few classics and discuss why they stand the test of time, and then make our very own creations come to life. Students will be able to continue work on their game once they leave the course though the use of free online tools. On Friday we invite family and friends to our own mini Arcade to test out the games we have created.

Fierce Foodies: Middle & High School Edition (July Session)

Dates 7/8/2019 to 7/19/2019
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $600
In this ten-day cooking workshop, participants will experiment with a variety of different recipes and cooking styles. We will come up with our own recipes, find some online, and also visit various local restaurants and chefs to discuss tips and tricks! In addition, we will visit farms in the area to find the freshest ingredients, helping us explore the farm-to-table style while also supporting local businesses. We will even explore some of the best food Portsmouth has to offer by going on a Portsmouth Eats tour. By the end of the two-weeks, we'll have a group of budding chefs who appreciate all it takes to create delicious food on a budget. The program will culminate with a showcase with a variety of our favorite recipes for parents to enjoy.

Young Hollywood

Dates 7/8/2019 to 7/12/2019
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm & Showcase Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $350
Design and star in your very own movie! Participants will work in small groups to design and star in different types of films including a movie trailer, a music video, and creating a stop motion animation. We will explore storyboarding, video creation, editing, sound effects and more!.

AR/VR & Humaoind robotics

Dates 7/22/2019 to 7/26/2019
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm & Showcase Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $350
Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Humanoid robotics are all things that will be part of our day to day lives in just a few short years. Learn about these exciting technologies while you create your own games,virtual worlds, and programs for one of the worlds most advanced humaoid robots. Then take home some of the tools to be able to continue your projects.

DIY: Wall Decor & Pinterest Projects

Dates 7/22/2019 to 7/26/2019
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $350
In this weeklong workshop, participants will create a variety of home decor projects. From string art and dreamcatchers to sea glass art, kids will go home with a range of items to give as gifts or decorate their rooms with. Each day, we will decide on a project or two, get our materials, and get creating! The week will end with a showcase for parents to come and check out all of the awesome stuff their kids have completed. Open to middle and high schoolers.

Magic Mania

Dates 7/29/2019 to 8/2/2019
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm & Friday 9:00am-4:00pm - Showcase Friday 4:00pm-6:00pm
Cost: $350
The group will explore magic and other like-minded entertainment as an art and get hands-on experience, including learning from some of the most highly acclaimed magicians in the Boston/Seacoast area. Members of the group will be sworn to secrecy as they learn stagecraft as well as some tricks of the trade. The young performers will then practice and hone their newly learned skills in order to perform for family and friends in a show on Friday evening. Specific supplies included.

Dare to Design

Dates 7/29/2019 to 8/2/2019
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $350
In this weeklong workshop, participants will experiment with both interior and graphic design. Using a variety of apps and tools to learn the tricks of the trade, kids will create their own virtual rooms and houses and also test out their skills in creating graphics for social media, events, and businesses. We will also visit local professionals from both fields to gain a better understanding of design. The week will end with a showcase for parents to see all of the designs we've created throughout the week! Open to middle and high schoolers.

Photography & Blogging

Dates 8/5/2019 to 8/9/2019
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $350
During this week-long workshop, we will work to capture the beauty that surrounds us without needing a fancy Nikon camera (although you are welcome to bring one if you’d like!) Participants are asked to not only bring their smartphones to this workshop but actively use them to create top-of-the-line pictures! With a lunch break in between, half of our days will be spent exploring the seacoast area & taking pictures, while the other half will be spent collaborating with each other and editing our work. We will also visit a local photography studio and talk with a local photographer for tips and tricks. At the start of the week, we will create accounts on the popular VSCO photography blog app and will shoot to upload new photos to our virtual portfolios each day. Open to middle and high school students.

LEGO Robotics Boot Camp

Dates 8/12/2019 to 8/16/2019
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm & Showcase Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $350
Have fun while exploring the exciting world of robots in this introduction to our fall FIRST LEGO League teams! Using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit, participants will build and program robotic creations that use sensors to interact with their environment.

Fierce Foodies: Middle & High School Edition (August Session)

Dates 8/12/2019 to 8/23/2019
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $600
In this ten-day cooking workshop, participants will experiment with a variety of different recipes and cooking styles. We will come up with our own recipes, find some online, and also visit various local restaurants and chefs to discuss tips and tricks! In addition, we will visit farms in the area to find the freshest ingredients, helping us explore the farm-to-table style while also supporting local businesses. We will even explore some of the best food Portsmouth has to offer by going on a Portsmouth Eats tour. By the end of the two-weeks, we'll have a group of budding chefs who appreciate all it takes to create delicious food on a budget. The program will culminate with a showcase with a variety of our favorite recipes for parents to enjoy.

Create your Own Escape Room

Dates 8/19/2019 to 8/23/2019
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm & Showcase Friday 3:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: $350
Explore some local escape rooms and then work together as a group to create your own. We will work on physical and mental puzzles within a group decided theme and then have our families and friends go through the game on the last day. If you are creative and have a mind that loves to be challenged this is the week for you.

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