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Robotic Classes, STEAM Camps & Courses

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STEAM Classes & Camps for Kids & Adults

NextGen SmartyPants can serve your or your East Granby, CT child with STEAM activities and programs. Through the camps, classes, after school programs and technology education seminars we give people in East Granby, we can help make sure that STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) stays a part of your life. We make sure that whether they’re a toddler or an adult, we can empower thinkers alike through these experiences.


Give us a call today if you want to get your first class in, or if you want to find out what our studio can offer you!

Our Studio Serving EAST GRANBY, 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 STEAM Education

teacher with student during steam class

NextGen SmartyPants is made up of various teachers, parents and passionate engineers who want to help kids and adults work in STEAM. We want students to gain confidence in themselves by growing more comfortable with  these topics. It’s made up of numerous classes, camps, after school programs and professional assistance that can help our students feel comfortable even when they are sure they are not going to do well. We want our students to take on the world around them with a renewed confidence in themselves.

STEAM Programs We Offer

children in a classroom


People in East Granby who want to learn more about science, technology, engineering, art and math can check out our curriculum if they want to learn in an after-school class. These are offered through East Granby schools and in the Canton, CT facility we are based out of. We offer classes for children as young as preschoolers and go all the way up to adulthood, with classes including 3D printing, circuits, coding, engineering, lego building, personal finance, robotics and more.

children working in a classroom


NextGen SmartyPants offers several STEAM camps for children who don’t have time for our after-school program and want to dedicate themselves to a topic over an accelerated period of time. We divide them into age brackets: Junior, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced programs all available for people to take a hands-on experience towards learning. They can take courses such as robotics, coding, engineering and even LEGO building.

STEM/STEAM Education Programs

Teacher Training


No matter how old your child is, we can tailor a STEAM course for them at NextGen SmartyPants. Robotics, 3D Printing, Coding, engineering and much more are available and designed with the child’s age in mind. Our facility offers classes in our studio and at Farmington schools in Junior (ages 4-7) Beginner (7+), Intermediate (10+) and Advanced (13+) age groups We want to challenge young minds to explore subjects beyond just what is typically covered in school.

Team Building Event


3D printing, robotics and engineering are not just interests children can pursue. NextGen SmartyPants can offer East Granby adults who want to find their next passion or explore that curious part of their brain can come with us and check out our program catalogue and see what they like. In addition, we can also benefit teachers and education professionals who want to refresh their skills in certain aspects of it they may overlook or find ways to apply our techniques to their classrooms.


NextGen SmartyPants wants to help East Granby children and adults find a passion for STEAM, whether they only explore one topic or ten of them. We have several types of classes, camps and after school programs that you can sign up for. If you are interested in any of our services, please give us a call today!