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STEM Classes & Camps for Kids & Adults

NextGen SmartyPants has served the Windsor Locks, CT community of children for years with kids’ STEAM classes, STEAM camps, afterschool programs and technology education for adults. We customize our programs depending on the age and the level of skill they are at at the time, so they can learn the facets of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) at their own pace.

Please give our studio a call today if you want to find out what we have to offer or want to schedule a class for your child, today!

Our Studio Serving Windsor Locks, 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

At NextGen SmartyPants, we offer creative programs that build a positive attitude around collaboration and creativity. With hands-on activities, working and brainstorming in groups, and independence, students are able to learn necessary technology skills through fun and exciting projects. Our classes are available for both children and adults.

Our team of passionate engineers, teachers and parents aim to make our students feel comfortable with learning new subjects and solving problems. We offer our students the needed foundation to explore, grow and gain confidence at their own pace.

STEAM Programs We Offer

children in a classroom


NextGen SmartyPants serving Windsor Locks has created a fun learning environment with an engaging curriculum that offers your child the ability to learn in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. We also offer courses designed for adults as well as classes for preschoolers. Our after-school classes are fun weekly, STEAM education classes serving at Windsor Locks CT schools and even at our studio. Some classes that we offer involve 3D printing, circuits, coding, engineering, LEGO building, personal finance, robotics and more. 

children working in a classroom


STEAM Camps from NextGen SmartyPants can offer Windsor Locks children who may not be as stimulated playing video games at home a chance to explore a new field with several other students over the summer. We strive to make our program as engaging and as fun as possible, with several subjects like LEGO building, robotics, coding and engineering offered through our business. The age groups that your child will interact with is based on the skill they have at the time, with Junior (ages 4-7) and Beginner (7+) for littler students while Intermediate (10+) and Advanced (13+) are meant for older kids. Check out the camp schedules to see what we have to offer today!

STEM/STEAM Education Programs

Teacher Training


If your child wants to have a sense of pride and accomplishment while developing a project in a unique, hands-on way, NextGen SmartyPants serving Windsor Locks may be the program for them. We have exciting curriculums for children of all ages, and programs tailored to them so older kids won’t feel too babied while younger kids won’t feel so intimidated. We want to provide a future where they are able to use these skills in school.

Team Building Event


Adult classes offered through NextGen SmartyPants will help ensure that exploring an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math is not just a pastime for children. You are never too old to find a new interest or to expand your knowledge, as we offer classes for Windsor Locks adults who may need a new hobby and enrich themselves with new subjects. If you want to take an interest in technology and have fun while doing it, you can use NextGen SmartyPants to invest yourself in something new and exciting today.


Afterschool STEAM classes and summer camps can be a fun way for your child to learn more about STEAM in the Windsor Locks area, along with classes for the kids at heart. Not only do we teach classes for kids, we teach adults as well. If you want to check out what the STEAM programs can offer you, give us a call today.