Afterschool Labs

Join Us . . .

  • @ A School Near You

    Programs conveniently held
    right in your child’s school!

  • @ Our Campus

    Regularly Scheduled Programs for Your Pre-K to 8th Graders
    Just Down the Road from You!

  • @ Have Your Own Lab!

    Live, instructor-led lab programs that fit your child’s interest with your schedule, your location. Great for schools, libraries, friendship groups, clubs & Scouts

This Term, Your Kids Can…

. . . Build Robots, Code Games, Develop Apps & Websites and Create Cool 21st Century Gadgets. You can find information about our after-school programs for children of all skill levels—beginners to advanced—below. If you have any questions, or need help registering, please contact us at info@littleivyacademy.com, or by phone at 201-444-8400.

Current Offerings @ Our Ridgewood Campus

Registration NOW OPEN for Winter 2022 Afterschool Labs

This term, we will be offering the following programs here @ our Ridgewood Campus! Program information including ages, prices and descriptions can be found below.If you register additional siblings, a 10% discount will be applied for each additional brother and/or sister when we process your credit card.

If you have any questions, or need help registering, please contact us at info@littleivyacademy.com, or by phone at 201-444-8400.

RobotMakers: Robots in Motion!

Your child will put real fun into action, advancing their STEM skills while building & coding a range of moving, spinning robotic devices. . . bringing motors to life. . . setting wheels & gears into action… and more  while they become familiar with both the programming language & engineering know-how they’ll need to complete each project.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 1/19/22 to 3/9/22 (No Lab: 2/23)
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: PreK-1st Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

RobotMakers: Robots at Work!

Robots are changing the way the world works and your child can turn the key to the next great breakthrough when they roll up their sleeves to engineer & code a range of automated, workplace robots with real-world uses.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 1/19/22 to 3/9/22 (No Lab: 2/23)
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: K-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

GameMakers: First Encounters!

Now, your child can move from passive user to active creator of their own interactive, animated stories & video games. They’ll be using the age-appropriate Scratch, Jr. coding language as they explore the essential elements of story & game design.

  • Dates: Fridays, 1/21/22 to 3/4/22
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten–2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

InventionMakers: Everyday Inventions!

Your child can be an inventor! Utilizing the LittleBits electronic invention system, kids will design and create useful digital inventions. Once they have their inventions finished, they’ll have the opportunity to “pitch” them Shark Tank-style to their fellow lab mates!

  • Dates: Fridays, 1/21/22 to 3/4/22
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: K-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

VideoMakers Stop Animation: Let's Get Moving!

Animate your child’s fun as they uncover the skills needed to bring inanimate objects to life! Your child will be creating their own series of digital stop-animation videos using a range of materials, including themselves, capturing series of still digital pictures and setting them into motion.

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 1/18/22 to 3/8/22 (No Lab 2/22)
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd-5th Grades
  • Tuition: $199.00

RobotMakers: Robots Engage & Interact

Now your child can deploy NXT Generation mobile robotic technology to create robots that use a range of sensors (touch, hear, see, etc.)  to engage & interact with their environment & each other! Paired with a “flavor” of the age-appropriate Scratch programming language created at MIT’s Media Lab, your child can develop their critical thinking and STEAM skills as the build & code these engaging bots.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 1/19/22 to 3/9/22 (No Lab: 2/23)
  • Time: 5:10 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd–5th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

GameMakers: Classic Adventure!

Your child will be engaged in designing & coding a range of basic adventure-style video games, including inventing their own customized characters, new worlds of mazes and awesome challenges for their avatars.

  • Dates: Mondays, 1/20/22 to 3/3/22
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd–5th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

VideoMakers Stop Animation: Let's Get Moving!

Animate your child’s fun as they uncover the skills needed to bring inanimate objects to life! Your child will be creating their own series of digital stop-animation videos using a range of materials, including themselves, capturing series of still digital pictures and setting them into motion.

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 1/18/22 to 3/8/22 (No Lab 2/22)
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 6th–8th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

GameMakers: Classic Adventure!

Your child will be engaged in designing & coding a range of basic adventure-style video games, including inventing their own customized characters, new worlds of mazes and awesome challenges for their avatars.

  • Dates: Thursdays, 1/20/22 to 3/3/22
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 6th–8th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

Current Offerings @ A School Near You!

Registration NOW OPEN for Winter 2022 Afterschool Labs

[Update for This Term: We’re  currently in process of scheduling Winter 2022 afterschool labs at many of our usual schools… and more!.  Please CLICK HERE to join our mailing list (include your school’s name in the message field) and we’ll keep you updated. If you’d prefer not to wait, your child & their friends can join us for afterschool labs @ our nearby Ridgewood campus (see above).]

This term, we will be offering the following programs at these schools! Program information including ages, prices and descriptions can be found below. If you register additional siblings, a 10% discount will be applied for each additional brother and/or sister when we process your credit card.
If you have any questions, or need help registering, please contact us at info@littleivyacademy.com, or by phone at 201-444-8400.

Join Us At. . .

Hawes School, Ridgewood, NJ

RobotMakers: Robots in Motion!

Your child will put real fun into action, advancing their STEM skills while building & coding a range of moving, spinning robotic devices. . . bringing motors to life. . . setting wheels & gears into action… and more  while they become familiar with both the programming language & engineering know-how they’ll need to complete each project.

  • Dates: Fridays, 10/22/21 to 12/17/21 (No Lab 11/5 & 11/26)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: K-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $205.00

RobotMakers: Start Making Moves!

Your child & their lab mates can make motors move, gears whir & sensors react when they take control of building & coding their own mobile, sensing robots! Using the LEGO EV3 robotics system & an age-appropriate coding language, they’ll discover the basics needed to transform their ideas into sensor-driven robotic creations on the go!

  • Dates: Thursdays, 10/21/21 to 12/16/21 (No Lab 11/4 & 11/25
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd-5th Grade
  • Tuition: $205.00
Haworth School, Haworth, NJ

GameMakers: First Encounters!

Now, your child can move from passive user to active creator of their own interactive, animated stories & video games. They’ll be using the age-appropriate Scratch, Jr. coding language as they explore the essential elements of story & game design.

  • Dates: Mondays, 10/4/21 to 11/22/21
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: K-2nd Graders
  • Registration & Tuition is being handled directly by Haworth School HSA. CLICK HERE to register.

GameMakers: Classic Adventure!

Your child will be engaged in designing & coding a range of basic adventure-style video games, including inventing their own customized characters, new worlds of mazes and awesome challenges for their avatars.

  • Dates: Mondays, 10/4/21 to 11/22/21
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: 3rd–4th Grade
  • Registration & Tuition is being handled directly by Haworth School HSA. CLICK HERE to register.

VideoMakers Stop Animation: Let's Get Moving!

Animate your child’s fun as they uncover the skills needed to bring inanimate objects to life! Your child will be creating their own series of digital stop-animation videos using a range of materials, including themselves, capturing series of still digital pictures and setting them into motion.

  • Dates: Mondays, 10/4/21 to 11/22/21
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: 5th-8th Grades
  • Registration & Tuition is being handled directly by Haworth School HSA. CLICK HERE to register.

GameMakers: Classic Platformers!

Here’s where your child can design & code their own basic platform-style video game, including creating a character’s world, inventing their challengers and providing the power-ups they’ll need to take it to the next level.

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/5/21 to 11/23/21
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: 5th-8th Grades
  • Registration & Tuition is being handled directly by Haworth School HSA. CLICK HERE to register.
Travell School, Ridgewood, NJ

RobotMakers: Robots in Motion!

Your child will put real fun into action, advancing their STEM skills while building & coding a range of moving, spinning robotic devices. . . bringing motors to life. . . setting wheels & gears into action… and more  while they become familiar with both the programming language & engineering know-how they’ll need to complete each project.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 10/27/21 to 12/22/21 (No Lab 11/3 & 11/24)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: K-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $205.00

RobotMakers: Start Making Moves!

Your child & their lab mates can make motors move, gears whir & sensors react when they take control of building & coding their own mobile, sensing robots! Using the LEGO EV3 robotics system & an age-appropriate coding language, they’ll discover the basics needed to transform their ideas into sensor-driven robotic creations on the go!

  • Dates: Fridays, 10/22/21 to 12/17/21 (No Lab 11/5 & 11/26)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd-5th Grade
  • Tuition: $205.00
West Ridge School, Park Ridge, NJ

(New Section) RobotMakers: Robots in Motion!

Your child will put real fun into action, advancing their STEM skills while building & coding a range of moving, spinning robotic devices. . . bringing motors to life. . . setting wheels & gears into action… and more  while they become familiar with both the programming language & engineering know-how they’ll need to complete each project.

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/19/21 to 12/14/21 (No Lab 11/2 & 11/23)
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: K-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $195.00

RobotMakers: Next Generation!

Unleash your child’s imagination with opportunities to deploy NXT generation mobile technology and a made-for-robotics version of the age-appropriate Scratch programming language, as they build and program mobile bots that navigate through (and sometimes around) the challenges and obstacles they “sense” along the way!

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/19/21 to 12/14/21 (No Lab 11/2 & 11/21)
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: 3rd–4th Grade
  • Tuition: $195.00

RobotMakers: Next Generation!

Unleash your child’s imagination with opportunities to deploy NXT generation mobile technology and a made-for-robotics version of the age-appropriate Scratch programming language, as they build and program mobile bots that navigate through (and sometimes around) the challenges and obstacles they “sense” along the way!

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/19/21 to 12/14/21 (No Lab 11/2 & 11/23)
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: 5th–6th Grade
  • Tuition: $195.00

Want Us at Your School?

Contact Us at solutions@littleivyacademy.com or CLICK HERE to use our Have Your Own Lab form.