STEAM LAB

Building the Changemakers of South Jersey

The Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City’s STEAM LAB welcomes Atlantic City area 5th-8th graders to an exposure-ship in coding and robotics. Students will embark on Lego Mindstorm & Boost building adventures, Apple Swift Playground & Sphero robot coding voyages and more.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

The STEAM Lab offers a rigorous curriculum aligned to the technology industry and will plant seeds of career oriented curiosity.  

ENGINEERING, ART & MATH

The STEAM LAB encourages problem solving, building communication and critical thinking skills fueling a homegrown workforce of expert in the Atlantic City area.

STUDENT WORK

The Bestie Track3r

The Bestie Track3r was created using the Lego Mindstorm EV3 core set and Apple iMovie.

Learning Objective: Students  built a robot, create an original story and make a movie trailer presenting their story.  

This project was in celebration of the NJ STEM Month. 

Our Educators

Mia Williams

STEAM Director

Williams is a native of Atlantic City, NJ has committed her life to  s service.  Since graduating from Stockton University, she has held titles including Creative Trainer at Apple Inc., and High School Graphic Communications Design Teacher.
Mia believes her position at BGCAC as STEAM Director is a natural progression of her own educational journey, and is proud to continue working with a community she feels indebted to.

Aldair Diego

STEAM ASSISTANT

Diego a native of Atlantic City, comes to the club sharing experience in working at Richmond Avenue School’s STEM Program, as well as graphic apprentice at Atlantic City High School. Aldair shares a love for robotics and  graphic design.  In addition, he his highly skilled in Adobe Creative Cloud applications,  all things Apple and is bilingual. 

“Teaching effectively requires moving people—and this means establishing relationships, offering empathy, and obliterating fear; it means being passionate and helping others to discover their why. And it requires all of this before the lesson begins.”   

– Mia Williams

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What people say?

I have always been into STEM but the STEAM LAB is different because I feel comfortable and accepted.
Mareli Lucas-Martinez
7th grader
It's great to be in the STEAM LAB because we get to build cool stuff and play with Sphero robots.
Jose Gil
8th Grader

IN THE PRESS

GET IN TOUCH

Location

215 Sovereign Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Contact Us

Phone: 609.342.5223

Our Hours

MON-FRI 09:00 – 5:00pm

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