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Robotic Classes, STEAM Camps & Courses

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STEM Classes & Camps for Kids & Adults

The programs offered at NextGen SmartyPants in Barkhamsted are designed by a group of STEM professionals and educators who know what it takes to bridge knowledge acquired at school and skills needed to succeed in the real world. Our programs are designed to be engaging and fun and incorporate cool new tools and technologies to build critical thinking and problem solving skills at an early age.

Our Studio Serving Barkhamsted, CT

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley, 110 Albany Turnpike Suite #909,
Canton, CT 06019

(860) 272-4000

Monday: 2pm-6pm
Tuesday: 2pm – 6pm
Wednesday: 2pm – 6pm
Thursday: 2pm – 6pm
Friday: 2pm – 6pm
Saturday: 11am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

All programs are held at our Maker Studio located at The Shops at Farmington Valley in Canton, CT, but we may also be able to bring our STEAM classes to your school depending on location.

Our Teaching Methodology for STEM Education

teacher with student during steam class

The foundation of our STEM experience is a 4 Dimensional Learning that seamlessly brings core educational concepts together with career connections and real world practices like engineering through our hands-on approach. We understand that each student will learn at a different pace, and encourage students to reach their full potential in a stimulating way.

STEAM Programs We Offer

children in a classroom


STEAM program provides students with a solid curriculum with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math, giving them an advantage when entering the next level. Students are taught to engage, explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate. All students are provided a three year engineering curriculum that includes hands-on learning labs in our Barkhamsted center.

children working in a classroom


STEM summer camps explore science, technology, engineering and math in enticing applications like robotics and computer programming. STEAM camps add art. We are excited to keep the learning going all year round with our summer camp sessions. To learn more, visit our website or give us a call!

STEM/STEAM Education Programs

Teacher Training


STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. The end results are students who take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in problem-solving, embrace collaboration, and work through the creative process. Get started with us in our Barkhamsted center today!

Team Building Event


Our Adult & Career Technical Education programs are designed to prepare you to enter the career of your choice through technical training. Additionally, our courses can help you prepare you to reach your goals.


We strive to encourage kids and adults to reach their full potential. With STEM/STEAM and technology the future is limitless! To learn more about our session or course we offer, reach out to us today!