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 Fall 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.

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: Mondays, 10/17/22 to 12/12/22 (no lab 10/31, 11/22)
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

RobotMakers: Robots Rebooted!

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, 10/12/22 to 12/7/22 (No Lab: 11/8, 11/23)
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

GameMakers: Junior Game Developers

Put your 1st or 2nd grader in control of bringing their imagination to digital life as they create characters & worlds for their own series of interactive video games, all while developing their coding and critical-thinking skills with the age-appropriate Scratch Jr. coding language developed at MIT’s Media Lab.!

  • Dates: Thursdays, 10/13/22 to 12/8/22 (no lab on 11/10, 11/24)
  • 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: Mondays, 10/17/22 to 12/12/22 (no lab 10/31, 11/22)
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd-5th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

WebDeveloper: Let's Get Graphic!

Now, your child and their classmates can design their own graphical fun!  Let’s Get Graphic! puts the power of the Crita graphic-design software in your child’s hands as they discover new ways of communicating online through the creation of their own digital art. Each lab session will present new opportunities for students of all ability levels to advance their graphical design skills as they create digital sketches, memes and more!

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/18/22 to 12/6/22
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd–5th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

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: Wednesdays, 10/12/22 to 12/7/22 (no lab 11/9, 11/23)
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd-5th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

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: Thursdays, 10/13/22 to 12/8/22 (no lab 11/10, 11/24)
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd-5th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

WebDeveloper: Let's Get Graphic!

Now, your child and their classmates can design their own graphical fun!  Let’s Get Graphic! puts the power of the Crita graphic-design software in your child’s hands as they discover new ways of communicating online through the creation of their own digital art. Each lab session will present new opportunities for students of all ability levels to advance their graphical design skills as they create digital sketches, memes and more!

  • Dates: Tuesdays, 10/18/22 to 12/6/22
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: 6th–8th Grade
  • Tuition: $199.00

Current Offerings @ A School Near You!

Registration NOW OPEN for Fall 2022 Afterschool Labs

[Update for This Term: We’re currently in process of scheduling Fall 2022 afterschool labs at your local schools.  Check below to discover whether registration is now available for labs at your school– More schools will be added and those listed below will be updated!

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. . .

East Brook School, Park Ridge, NJ
Hawes School, Ridgewood, NJ

RobotMakers: Robots Rebooted!

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, 10/7/22 to 12/2/22 (no lab 11/11, 11/25)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 6:10 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $225.00

WebDeveloper: Let's Get Graphic!

Now, your child and their classmates can design their own graphical fun!  Let’s Get Graphic! puts the power of the Crita graphic-design software in your child’s hands as they discover new ways of communicating online through the creation of their own digital art. Each lab session will present new opportunities for students of all ability levels to advance their graphical design skills as they create digital sketches, memes and more!

  • Dates: Thursdays, 10/6/22 to 12/1/22 (no lab 11/10, 11/24)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd–5th Grade
  • Tuition: $225.00
Haworth School, Haworth, NJ
Travell School, Ridgewood, NJ

RobotMakers: Robots Rebooted!

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, 10/12/22 to 11/30/22 (no lab  11/23)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $225.00

WebDeveloper: Let's Get Graphic!

Now, your child and their classmates can design their own graphical fun!  Let’s Get Graphic! puts the power of the Crita graphic-design software in your child’s hands as they discover new ways of communicating online through the creation of their own digital art. Each lab session will present new opportunities for students of all ability levels to advance their graphical design skills as they create digital sketches, memes and more!

  • Dates: Fridays, 10/7/22 to 12/2/22 (no lab 11/11, 11/25)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd–5th Grade
  • Tuition: $225.00
Wandell School, Saddle River, 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: Mondays, 10/17/22 to 12/12/22 ( No Lab 10/31 & 11/21)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: K-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $0 (Offered at no cost to Wandell families from the benefit of grant funding.)

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, 10/12/22 to 12/07/22 (No Lab 11/2, 11/23)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: K-2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $0 (Offered at no cost to Wandell families from the benefit of grant funding.)

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: Mondays, 10/17/22 to 12/12/22 ( No Lab 10/31 & 11/21)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd-5th Grade
  • Tuition: $0 (Offered at no cost to Wandell families from the benefit of grant funding.)

AppMakers: Connect & Share!

This is where your child will have hands-on opportunities to develop their HTML programming skills as they design & code their own functional smartphone apps to share with family and friends!

  • Dates: Wednesdays, 10/12/22 to 12/07/22 (No Lab 11/2, 11/23)
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm
  • Grades: 3rd-5th Grade
  • Tuition: $0 (Offered at no cost to Wandell families from the benefit of grant funding.)
West Ridge School, Park Ridge, 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: Thursdays, 10/20/22 to 12/15/22 (no lab on 11/10, 11/24)
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: Kindergarten–2nd Grade
  • Tuition: $215.00

WebDeveloper: Let's Get Graphic!

Now, your child and their classmates can design their own graphical fun!  Let’s Get Graphic! puts the power of the Crita graphic-design software in your child’s hands as they discover new ways of communicating online through the creation of their own digital art. Each lab session will present new opportunities for students of all ability levels to advance their graphical design skills as they create digital sketches, memes and more!

  • Dates: Thursdays, 10/20/22 to 12/15/22 (no lab 11/10, 11/24)
  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Grades: 3rd–6th Grade
  • Tuition: $215.00

Want Us at Your School?

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