Spring 2015 NYC Youth STEM Events

Can't make it to our workshop or maker party this spring? Take a look at some of these other great events and programs around the Greater NYC Area.

 

March

Agile Youth Challenge
March 7th + April 19th
Location: Upper West Side, Bronx
Grades 6-12

The Agile Youth Challenge is a programming codeathon competition for students in grades 6-12, at any school, with any level of programming experience.

SEP Hackathon
March 21st-28th
Multiple Locations
High School Students

Ten SEP schools in all 5 boroughs will be participating in next month's weeklong Mobile Apps Edition event. The hackathon is expected to draw in more than 500 SEP students.

MOUSE Open Maker Night
March 26th
Location: Manhattan
High School Students

MOUSE periodically holds FREE, open Maker Nights for high schoolers! We provide the materials -- things like pipe cleaners, Arduinos, clay, breadboards, LEDs and sensors, MakerBot 3D printers, laptops, motors, hot glue guns, soldering equipment, craft supplies, and more -- and you provide the ideas and inventions!

NYC FIRST Robotics Competition
March 13th-15th
Location: Javits Center
Grades K-12

FIRST competitions and tournaments are celebrations by which communities convey the importance of their students’ achievements in science and technology.

hackBCA II Hackathon
March 28th-29th
Location: New Jersey

High School Students

hackBCA II is one of the biggest high school hackathons in the nation! The purpose of this hackathon is to give high school students an easy way to learn how to code.


defhacks
March 28th
Location: TBA
High School Students

CSTUY is hosting an event for high school students with some programming experience for a day of learning, coding and building.

 

 

What is a 'hackathon'?

Individuals and teams build their ideas into projects in
24 hours as part of a competition!

 

April

Spring PlayTech at Parsons
April 11th
Location: Manhattan
Ages 8-18

Come play and engage with new games and interactive multimedia projects from students, faculty and our like-minded friends in the industry. Hosted by Parsons SPACE and the School of Art, Media and Technology.

NYSCI STEM Night: Careers in Energy
April 16th
Location: Queens
Middle School to College Students

STEM Night: Careers in Energy is part of a series of evening events for high school and college students where STEM experts will share stories about their work and career journeys.

 

2015 SpaceApps Challenge NYC
April 10th-12th
Location: NYC + Global
All Ages

Come to the first ever space science and technology festival and conference - featuring exhibits, demonstrations, STEM educational programs.


Vidcode Teen Girl Hackathon
April 25th
Location: NYC 
Ages 10-18

Vidcode teaches girls computer programming online by enabling them to customize Instagram videos with code. 

Summer

Paid Programs

Make School Summer Academy
June 22nd-August 17th
Deadline: April 19th
Locations: NYC, San Francisco, Palo Alto
High School or College Students


The Make School Summer Academy is designed to teach product development to high school and college students passionate about technology. Expand your knowledge of programming and ship your own original app to the App Store.

iD Tech Summer Camp Scholarship for Girls
Deadline: April 1st
Locations: NYC, across U.S.

This is your chance to create a digital movie, webpage, mobile app, video game, or other fun tech project. iD Tech Camps, held in 30 states nationwide, is a weeklong summer tech program for ages 7-17.

Flatiron Summer Academy
Multiple Dates
Locations: NYC, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Connecticut, London, Miami, San Francisco 
Ages 13-18

Flatiron summer provides students with two, four, six and eight week sessions to learn the fundamentals of programming, advanced app development, front-end web-design, and the ins-and-outs of startups.

 

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