After-school

3-Dimensional STEM

Voxel Academy offers the most relevant, relatable, and cutting-edge STEM education for kids in NYC. We convert fun, popular interfaces like Minecraft, Roblox and Youtube into critical learning experiences. Teaching fundamentals in tech topics like coding, 3D design, animation, and media production. Our year-round, expert instructors personalize our signature hands-on after-school workshops. Using our hand-crafted curriculum and teaching methodologies our after-school Tracks are designed to use your child’s interests to guide them through learning advanced STEM skills and cutting-edge technology.

We’ve carefully crafted each Track and packed them with innovative and exciting projects that are geared towards skill sets for the jobs of the future! Our curriculum is designed to require no prerequisite knowledge and covers everything from the ground up so we’re able to best match your child’s learning speed and style.

‍We’ve divided each Track into three seasons to help you coordinate and plan your child’s school year. Every season has fresh projects, allowing it to stand on its own, and giving you the flexibility to take a single season or mix and match topics to create your own custom Track!

2:30 to 4:00 PMFlexible Check-in
School walkovers, free snacks, off-screen games, homework help
4:00 to 5:30 PMWorkshop Time
Kid’s work in their groups with an instructor on their main projects
5:30 to 6:00 PMPick-up
Pick-up time until 6pm sharp!

Small Group Guarantee

8:1 Max ratio of kids to instructors

Ages 7 to 14

Personalized learning for each age group

School Walkovers

Free school walkover (where offered) included with after school visits

8+ Years Experience

Providing the best STEM programs for kids in NYC

After School Topics

Makerspace

Ages: 7-14,

Makerspace features guided mini-lessons demonstrating useful software and hardware with the intention to give Makers as many tools (literal and figurative) in their creative arsenal as possible to aid in their Maker Journey. Design a chess set, build an arcade cabinet, design robots, create an animation or program your own game. Your options are as endless as your creativity!

In this Track you can develop these Skills: 3D printing, laser-cut, graphic design, 3D modeling, vector graphics, raster graphics, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Suite, maker, circuitry, programming, game design, engineering, math, science, technology, tools, hardware, software, computer literacy, hands-on, DIY

NOTE: Single day drop-ins are available upon request

PRICE

$765.00 - $2528.75

Minecraft Creators

Ages: 7-14,

Minecraft is a game of endless creativity and self expression through what we choose to build and craft. This Track focuses on expanding our creative toolkit by learning about the advanced features of Minecraft meant for map makers / content creators with blocks, items, commands and building techniques not present during normal gameplay and using outside applications to expand what’s possible. Create adventure maps, challenges, mini games and customize the games art with resource packs.

In this Track you will develop these Skills: Redstone, Circuitry, Command Blocks, Architecture, Programming, 3D modeling, pixel art, texture design, game design, animation, logic

NOTE: Only available on Tuesdays & Thursdays

PRICE

$765.00 - $2384.25
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Minecraft Programmers

Ages: 7-14,

Minecraft is our primary tool to introduce kids to technology, art and programming. This track focuses on programming, coding, logic and building on technical skills. Join us as we create new items, weapons and creatures to the game by coding our own Data Pack, the next generation of Minecraft modding. Use custom hardware and Minecraft for Linux to write and inject custom Python scripts and program interactions between the game and the real world! Tap an IRL physical block and automagically place it in the game. Program special virtual robots with LUA & drag n drop interfaces to give robotic ‘turtles’ artificial intelligence. Watch them build, craft and mine with the AI programming you created! This topic is for aspiring coders who want to get their feet wet or expand their knowledge using everyone’s favorite educational tool and hit video game.

In this Track you will develop these Skills: 3D modeling, pixel art, coding, python, raspberry pi, LUA scripting, programming, building, robotics, automation, logic, interfacing, simulation, computer literacy, computer file hierarchy

NOTE: Only available on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

PRICE

$850.00 - $2528.75

Roblox Game Design

Ages: 7-14,

Roblox is an incredibly robust platform for all kinds of games and social activities. This track takes kids’ love (and obsession) with Roblox and uses it to teach the fundamentals of game design, digital art, and programming. Over the course of three seasons, participants will create and publish different games in Roblox Studio, and along the way learn the video game design pipeline from blue printing, concept, modeling, design, themes, mechanics and programming.

In this Track you will develop these Skills: 3D modeling, level design, multiplayer game design, online safety, scripting, programming, digital art, LUA programming, Publishing

PRICE

$765.00 - $2528.75

Locations

Choose the location most convenient for you! Topic availability varies by location.

Voxel Academy
134 Atlantic Ave,
Brooklyn, NY 11201