Virtual STEAM After-School Clubs


January 2021! 

Two great Virtual STEAM clubs offered online through SMARTS!


To register click here. 

Investigation Design

Who: Grades 3-5 (limited enrollment)


What: This club is for children who love to imagine, problem solve and design! They work as undercover “Operative Design Agents” (ODA) on top-secret design projects that require imagination to solve real world problems using tools and mixed media. Children work independently and in teams on unique research challenges that reimagine uses for everyday materials and then they run “tests” to see if their creations were successful.


Where: Zoom

Cost:  $40.00/child Fee is responsibility of family.

Scholarships based on need are available from SMARTS

When:  Thursdays, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 2021 4:30-5:30 PM

Teacher: Juliette Casselman is an art educator, artist, mom, and lover of fresh cut french fries. She has
been teaching art for almost 20 years in schools, after school, in camp programs, and specialty art
workshops. Juliette currently teaches middle school art for Plymouth Public Schools where she has
created illuminated light sculptures for parades, built theater props for the lavish school productions, and
explored all forms of art with her students. Juliette loves to create artwork of all kinds from large scale
murals to wearable art. To view some of her work and her students, visit her social media art sites and/or her Instagram page @Casselmanartroom.

Design a Dream House

Who: For children grades 4-8 Limited enrollment so register soon!

What: Can you imagine the house of your dreams? Have you ever wondered what it might be
like to be an architect? Do you enjoy thinking about people, places and spaces, or just like
drawing or building things? In this hands-on design and build after-school program you will:
● sketch, brainstorm and problem-solve
● create scale people, landscapes and rooms
● use drafting tools to draw floor plans, elevations, and site plans
● experiment with materials as you build a great house model
● sharpen your STEAM skills

When: Wednesdays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 2021 4:00-5:00 PM

Where: Google Classroom/ZOOM

Cost: $40

Teacher: Jan Ham is executive director and master teacher of Children’s Design Studio and has taught
Teaching By Design & Archi-Camp in over 50 Massachusetts classrooms. Her published books
include Designing Playgrounds, Dale Seymour Publications, Playground Mathematics, NCTM Magazine
and Box Architecture, TIES Magazine. She has been an instructor at Dean College, FutureWorks and has

been a workshop/conference presenter of Design Talks: Teaching Design in K-12 Visual Arts
Classrooms at Rhode Island School of Design, MAST (Science), and NE-ART.

*Registration and fee must be received before program start date.

Checks will be accepted and can be mailed to SMARTS P.O Box 356, Attleboro, MA 02703. 

In the event of under-enrollment, full payment will be returned.   Refund policy is withdrawal before first day of program-fee refund minus $25 processing fee; no refund after first class.

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