MINIPODS


Improv with Allie

Junior (10-14): Thursdays 3-4

Senior (14-18): Mondays 3-4

Sometimes you just gotta laugh, you know? Seasoned improv comedian Allie knows how to gain the attention of a room, and how to surprise an audience. Through games and exercises, Allie leads the minipod that will lower your shoulders, give you belly laughs and will let you know yourself and your peers better. Experienced dramatists and those brand new to theatresports are welcome to join this group of playful improvisationists.


Crafts with Debbie

3-4 Mondays 

Target age: 10+

Check your stress at the door, and get your hands busy. Make cool stuff with Debbie, and learn crafty skills that you can take with you anywhere. From seasonal crafts to personal projects, Debbie will lead you through a variety of creations that will exercise your crafting muscles.


Philosophy with Markie

3-4 Tuesdays

Target age: 12+

Think about life’s big questions with Markie. From practical real-life ethical quandaries to more hypothetical discussions about general existence, this class will cover every and all topics concerned with our existence. Music videos, readings and questions that will boggle your mind, and encourage you to think in new ways about the world and our place in it.


Board Games with John

3-4 Tuesdays
Target age: 8-14

Allow yourself to be playful and curious through tabletop games. John will teach you new games and show you the winning strategies of Settler, Magic, Operation, Werewolf and many more. Not only will you and John explore the vast world of board games, but you’ll also venture into other types of role-playing games and possibly a video game or two…


Science in the News with Martin

3-4 Wednesdays
Target age: 10+
Learn about the newest discoveries and scientific marvels! Martin will blow your mind with the wonderful world of science, providing you with cutting edge news and research, and maybe a demonstration or two!

Snack Attack with Rachel

3-4 Wednedays
Target age: 10+
Join Brainboost masterchef Rachel as she works with students to devise Brainboost’s snack menu that ticks all the delicious boxes. From seasonal treats to classics, Rachel will not only guide you on what are easy, efficient choices for snack, she’ll also delve into the nutrition we get from various foods and impact they have on our day to day dietary needs.

AI Ethics with Shalaleh

3-4 Thursdays
Target age: 10+
Will robots take over the world? Can robots have personhood? What does it mean to be a sentient being, whether you’re human or machine? Shalaleh will broach such ethical quandries with the group each week by stimulating thoughtful questions such as these into thought provoking questions about how does human ethics interact with the ever evolving field of AI.

Maker Lab with Martin and Peter

1-4 Fridays
Combining Martin’s love of engineering with Peter’s artistic energy, students in Friday Maker Lab will have the option to work on personal projects or ongoing Brainboost projects. From painting murals to constructing giant Jenga sets, participants in Maker Lab will be busy using their hands to create a variety of things throughout the year.

 

How much does it cost?
Minipods are charged on your Study Space pass or you can drop-in for $35.00/hour

What are the dates?
Full Year: September 11th – June 14th

What ages is it appropriate for?
Everyone

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