What if you could design games that were infused with building blocks of artificial intelligence, data extraction and digital wizardry?
What if you made new friends, worked on projects and got to present your ideas?
What if you could learn how to become more self aware and mindful of your environment?
What if you got to sample intelligent play this summer that took you out of the classroom and into the outdoor trails?
Understand emerging tech
Technology is the fourth language. Students will be taught foundational principles of artificial intelligence, data science and blockchain.
Learn how to code
Students will understand the principles of design using Adobe tools and the importance of integrating these concepts into every project that they work on.
Students will learn the principles of game building. From storyboarding, animation and become familiar with the Unity game platform
Build personal brand
Students will create a digital portfolio that will showcase their work on their own wordpress websites and youtube channels with the right privacy setting.
Encourage ideation and application
Students will work on three projects from concept, creation, development and deployment. All projects will be presented at the end of the program in front of a panel of judges.
Build resilience and mindfulness
The programs build in the development of soft skills that include awareness, collaboration, conscious communication and empathy which advance emotional intelligence.
Discover their strengths
Through linear and peer mentoring, students will emerge with a clearer understanding of their talents which will aid career decision making.
New 2019 Spring Pathway Programs
Activateen’s Pathway Programs are 2.5 hour workshops that are tailored around vocational skills and provide an introduction to key technologies, demystifying jargon, introduce career maps, college planning as well as alternative higher education options. All workshops will have an interactive format designed to engage participants
Read about Activateen’s Summer Pilot last year
An integrated tech and personal leadership program especially crafted for teenagers. This three week full week day* program combines new digital, intelligence and interactive tech with social awareness and empowerment. It will include lectures, hands on training modules and insights into career paths from well known industry guest speakers.
ActivaTeen is a blended afterschool program for teenagers which is one of the few to integrate new technology understanding with emotional well being.
By using game systems at the core of the curriculum, teenagers will work on projects.
- Plug practical artificial intelligence applications, understand how to use data, become aware of digital and design tools and utilize social media effectively.
- Learn essential soft skills that will increase their socio emotional literacy.
All ActivaTeen programs have built in mindfulness modules that are designed to reduce anxiety, stress and isolation.
Our GRATITUDE Values
Unleash the potential of our youth by equipping them with the essential tech and soft skills to succeed in the workplace of the future.
Create an innovation zone for youth where they can collaborate, communicate, learn, build and experiment using core technologies including artificial intelligence, data science, digital media and game design.