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Intersession learning made easy

Accessible programs that elevate all students without the extra work for school districts

We partner with districts all over the nation to run expanded learning programs that propel students forward.

We take the pressure off quality intersession experiences

We believe passionately in using intersession periods to help all students access critical skills that will help them enter the workforce, and set them up for a successful future.

Our intersession programs specifically take advantage of the Federal & State funding offered. We do all the coordinating, staffing, and student outreach so that your teams don’t feel the usual administrative headaches.

Let’s work together to deliver student-centric programs that make career-boosting skills accessible to all students.

Running successful programs is a challenge - so let’s make it easy!

Our programs are designed to make afterschool seamless for school districts. We’ve discovered all the sticking points and made sure there’s a solution.
Let’s show you how

  • Guaranteed to meet your federal funding mandates

    Driving up student reach and opt-in rates with tailored and accessible messaging across social media platforms

    Delivering engaging programs that develop STEM-themed, digital skills - that students will actually use

    Programming designed to help LEAs meet day and hour provisioning requirements

    Guaranteed staff-student ratios

  • Programs built for each age and student type

    Our programs are built to inspire curiosity in young people and introduce them to valuable, real-world skills 

    We passionately believe that underserved communities, low socioeconomic status, at-risk and students experiencing homelessness should all be able to access skills to enter high earning careers and change their trajectory 

    The culture of support and mentorship combined with our highly engaging discovery programs built specifically for Elementary - Middle creates a growth mindset and focus at an earlier age  

    We use work-based and problem-based learning so that students can develop the skills companies look for when hiring. This also lets students who struggle in traditional classrooms discover and use skills they wouldn’t necessarily find elsewhere

  • Programs that scale when you need them to

    There are no limits: Our programs are designed to be flexible for any capacity

    Guaranteed student to staff ratio of 10:1 or better, with well trained, experienced staff eager to help students make the most of expanded learning

    We have technology available to make coordination, reporting and collaboration all happen in one place: No more files, emails calendars all over the place

    We handle communication, marketing and operations, helping to reach many students and community groups together as possible

Programs We Offer

Video Game Design

Join a newly formed Game Design Studio with your fellow classmates as you work together to create your studios’ first video game project! Your team will be tasked with coming up with the initial concept for your game, building out the prototype, and presenting it to potential investors to see your creativity take flight. Take up a role in the studio as a designer, programmer, or project manager to help contribute to the final video game concept launch! This real-life simulation with industry will teach you what it’s really like to work in game development. Learn about your passions and talent through this exciting evolution! 


Students work on creating their own video game concept in teams throughout the program, defining the important elements which make a finished game such as level design, character creation, and world building. Students will need to identify who their target audience is by following our Game Design Framework and through this fun evolution pitch their game concepts to “investors” who give them constructive feedback on their ideas.

Skills & Knowledge:

From the nuances of selling their finished product to the complexities of code that bring them to life, students will get an under-the-hood look at how their favorite games are produced. By taking a look at every step of the process from brainstorming their concept to releasing it on the market, students will understand what it takes to build an intriguing game for the world to play. Additionally, students get to learn about themselves through the axis of creative and technical skills that video game creation provides, which builds a strong foundation for future career exploration.


Become a member of an Elite Cybersecurity Task Force charged with investigating major cyber crimes with your student team! Through real-world scenarios, you’ll be tasked with protecting our nation’s critical infrastructure, our citizens and our nation. Take on a new challenge each day with your team! Whether preventing cyber attacks from occurring or rectifying a cyber attack that has already happened, your team will feel the excitement of helping keep our nation safe in these engaging challenges. 


Students work in teams to complete challenges investigating major cyber crimes on their computers through immersive scenarios in which they have to work collaboratively. These involve threats to our nation, American families, and private companies as well as a choose your own adventure Cyber Task Force game built by IBM. Students' final game concepts are presented to their parents so they can see their child's big new game launch!

Skills & Knowledge:

Students learn how to work toward completing a goal under time pressure and have to share their thought process of why they made their decisions. This involves building their digital literacy and presentation skills as well as time management as students learn how to allocate their time with their scarce resources. They will also gain a deeper understanding of why Cybersecurity matters and demystify this high wage career for future exploration later in life.

App Design

See first hand how popular apps such as Tik Tok and IG use the foundational concepts of Technology to engage with users all over the world! In teams learn how to use your Design Thinking mindset to envision your own tech company and first app launch. Through this evolution you and your team will bring together your creativity and tech mindset to your new found product which can shape the world and society around you!


Students will learn to identify the components of an app and how to apply techniques to solve simple problems. First, they will use paper and pen to work their ideas on to a paper proto-type and then use simple drag and drop builders to mock their ideas up on screen. Then, they show off their app mockups to other students to test their user experience to find where users get confused and how they can continue to improve their design. Final project presentations include a Q&A day with their parents and peers while celebrating their big new launch! 

Skills & Knowledge: 

Understanding how people solve problems with technology and translating ideas into design components is vital to thriving in the 21st Century Landscape. Students will understand how ideation takes place on pen and paper and how to use drag and drop builders to bring their ideas to life. This process is the same process that happens in the “Google design sprint” methodology that is used in developing the innovative technologies of today. This immersive experience aligns with important problem solving and critical thinking skills as students foresee design challenges and in teams develop solutions with an engineering mindset.

Business Startup

Come together with your fellow students to develop your own startup business and first product idea! See what's made other companies successful like Nike, Adidas, Instagram and Tik Tok and use your team's creativity to develop your first idea. After learning how to identify your customer and validate their problems it's onto the fun part, creating a solution! Creating a great product is just as important as finding customers to buy it. How will you sell your product to your customer? How will it solve the customer’s problem? What new value will you create for your customer? How do you compare to the competitors? Learn from real companies’ successes and failures while creating solutions for customers, just like you will with your startup team. This real-life simulation will teach you the realities of working in the business world and the challenges you would face everyday.


Students are placed into teams to form their first company and first product or service they build around a societal problem or need. Students will identify why the product matters to their customer and how it is solving their problem. Through the given industry framework students will build out the product design, marketing pieces, pricing, and overall their team “pitch” to investors seeking to support their company's big new launch!

Skills & Knowledge:

Students will learn a scoped down and simplified version of the lean methodology: picking a problem, identifying who has this problem and who would buy a potential solution. Ideating a solution and how to gather information on whether people like your solution enough to buy.  Students need to think critically beyond just a tagline.


This program will explore e-sports as a career choice by looking at the way teams are built, which games are popular, and how to plan a successful eSports event live!


This module culminates in an opportunity for students to plan their very own eSports event that brings each piece together for a large-scale tournament finale. They will budget, plan, and accommodate for competitors and event staff to demonstrate their understanding of how these events are crafted and take place. 

Skills & Knowledge

eSports is more than just playing video games and this exciting module will equip students with a much greater understanding of the events they watch online. Take a deep dive into the minds of competitive gamers and learn what it takes to compete at the highest levels. Students will be able to identify each component of the event from the nuances of managing an eSports team to the work that goes into broadcasting it to viewers across the globe and how much it costs.


Video is everywhere these days, and there are many tools that make video editing easier—but what makes a good video stand out?

Learn how to think through the video editing process so that you can make your idea come to life in the best way—and get it in front of the right audience for views and likes, or even the big screen.


Throughout the week students will be working with an easy to understand, web-based video editing software that gives them the opportunity to craft their own videos using stock footage. Using their own personal interests to fuel them, students are able to create a clip that could be used for promotional purposes or even as an addition to their portfolio. Students also get to receive feedback from their peers on the final presentation.

Skills & Knowledge

While social media has put a video editor in the hands of everyone with a smartphone, being able to understand the fundamentals of what makes a good edit will give students the skills and knowledge to create even better videos in the future. They will know how to source footage, edit it to show exactly what they want, and polish the entire project before showcasing it to an audience.


Have you wondered what makes a robot tick?

In this program you’ll learn to code a friendly robot, working as a team to help it solve challenges while learning about all the different ways you could work in robotics as a career.


Each day presents a new challenge for students to work through as they seek to solve the problems by coding the robot correctly. Students will have the opportunity to apply simple coding to overcome basic obstacles which makes it a great place for beginner coding students.

Skills & Knowledge

Students will understand the structure and different types of code that help control the systems all throughout our society. They will also gain the fundamental skills needed to pursue coding after our program while having a starting point to build off of. Whether it’s working in groups or on their own, students will gain the knowledge required to overcome basic obstacles through robotics and code. 

Life Skills

Do you want to push your own boundaries but don’t know how? This program will teach you lots of valuable life lessons, from using improv to improv-e your social skills and overcoming your shyness to understanding finances and how to plan for your future.

Discover who you are and just how far you can go!


We all know that life happens quickly and that’s why it’s more important than ever for students to begin developing their personal identity earlier than later. Students in this series will be working on improving their improv and social skills, financial literacy, and future planning through fun and engaging activities that ask them to reflect on their own lives and ambitions.  

Music Production

Thanks to new music technology, getting into the virtual studio and creating your own tracks has never been easier—but making that next hit needs more than talent.

This program will help you understand what makes a hit, and how to go from your song idea to recording and making beats like the pros.


Students will create their own beats and songs to share with the class and discover what it's like to add their own style and energy into their music. By utilizing easy to use music software, musicians of all backgrounds will be able to get something on the airwaves and practice their craft. 

Skills & Knowledge

Learn the basics of music production software and how the different layers of percussion, melodies, and vocals come together to create a track. Gain confidence with your timing, tuning, and technical ability

Practice giving critical feedback to your peers

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