Kickstart your future

From programming fundamentals to launching full-stack web apps, you'll learn to solve problems with code while applying industry best practices in a collaborative environment.

Learn circuitry in stem summer program

Circuitry

Understand the foundation for all electronic devices, from your phone to a speaker - and then some. 

Learn to code and develop web applications during stem summer program

Web Applications

Build web applications from the ground up using Ruby on Rails, a modern web language and MVC framework. Build quality APIs using Node.js and integrate data from other apps (like Google Maps or Uber) into your project.

Learn front-end web development and code websites during stem summer program

Front-End Web Dev

Build a webpage by giving it structure, meaning, and design with HTML and CSS. Then integrate Javascript to build sophisticated, responsive, and dynamic sites.

 

Dive Right In

 
 
 
Dream up big innovative ideas during our stem summer program with engineering and coding concepts

Part I: Introduction

Start off on the right foot. Begin work with core concepts in circuitry and computer science. You'll start off by learning fundamentals in physics and basics in programming, like data structures, web design, and development best practices. 

 

 

Part II: Skill Development

Using the foundation established in Part I, we'll start working with more complex topics in both engineering and computer science. You'll learn to create complex projects like sound-to-light sensors and solar-powered cars, and begin to build applications using Javascript and Ruby on Rails.  

Students work on projects applying the skills and knowledge base they've gained so far on coding and engineering during our stem summer program
 

 
During the final weeks of the stem summer program students work on developing their personal final projects through combining their coding and engineering skills 

Part III: Creation

Weeks of knowledge will cumulate in your own final project. You choose what you want to create - anything from a full-fledged web application to a rocket security system - we'll provide mentoring and guidance for whatever invention you choose.  If you want to launch a product, we'll guide you through the entrepreneurship process and found a company.

 
 

A Day in the Life

 

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Welcome!

9:50 am - 10:00 am

We start all of our classes with a recap of the previous day's work to refresh our students' memory, usually with a quirky task or activity (e.g. design a tool to peel eggs). This also serves as a warm-up to get them thinking and ready for a day of building.

 

 

Student Coding Website on Laptop

Morning Session: Computer Science

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Start the day off on the right foot by writing code! Students will be introduced to a new tool or algorithm then implement it in a series of activities and try it on anything, from debugging old code to designing a new project. Finally, the class will work on a lab that synthesizes past and new CS knowledge. 

 

 

 

Students having lunch break during program

Lunch Break

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Relax and chat inside, or go out for some fresh air and explore the surrounding area (Lower Manhattan is a foodie's dream!). Students are welcome to continue working on their projects or talk to mentors for extra help or guidance.

 

 

 

Mentor teaching student soldering on a circuitboard during program

Noon Session: Engineering

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Constructing a motor, soldering an LED circuit, and drilling a hole in steel are fun, but first we need to understand the fundamentals. Students will first learn about the theory and physics within the engineering, then get hands-on working with real tools on projects. 

 

 

Mentor teaching students during program

Feedback & Recap

3:00 pm - 3:10 pm

We wrap up the day with a final recap, and students are encouraged to share their thoughts on the day's work. Many students stay afterwards for extra mentoring, and they are encouraged to do so. 

 

 

 

 
 

A learning experience done differently.

 
 
 
Mentor helping Student code website during program

We're committed to you

Everybody at Kinet-X has only one goal: to help you get the most out of your experience. When you learn at Kinet-X, you can always expect to have your lingering questions answered, discuss potential ideas and topics with your mentors, and receive meaningful feedback on improving your work.

 

 
Students working together on code during program

Stay engaged

Programs can start off well, but keeping yourself excited might be a challenge. Our program starts off on a brisk pace and keeps it going until the very end, keeping you on your toes and completely immersed in programming and engineering with exciting activities and enjoyable lessons.

 

 
Students engineering together during program

Peer brilliance

Kinet-X provides students with endless opportunities to grow and learn, and one of the most important opportunities that we provide you is the ability to meet some of the brightest, talented kids in NYC.  Together, you'll push each other to strive further and push harder. 

 

One track to success

Our programs are designed to seamlessly connect with one another, providing you with an all-in-one STEM education for your entire journey. To help our families get the most frictionless education experience, we offer all returning students 10% off their next program. 

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starter x/s

  • Your all-in-one introduction to the world of STEM.

  • Web development & applications w/ HTML, CSS, and Javascript

  • Basic mechanical/electrical engineering to create rocket systems and solar-powered cars

  • ages 9-15

  • beginner

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robotics 3.0

  • Engineer robots from scratch.

  • Code & develop AI w/ CS theory, autonomous systems, Arduino, C

  • Basic mechanical/electrical engineering to construct robots

  • Design & project management skills

  • ages 9-15

  • beginner - intermediate

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advanced 3.0

  • Take a leap in your tech education.

  • Use Python for data science, engineer back-end, and build servers

  • Complex mechanical/electrical engineering and Arduinos to create self-driving cars and robots

  • Turn invention into a product and launch a startup

  • Ages 13+

  • intermediate - expert

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Virtual reality

  • Create new realities

  • Learn the ins & outs of VR headsets

  • Develop beautiful scenes and apps in Unity engine

  • Develop games and apps with C#

  • Create a fully immersive virtual reality app

  • Ages 13+

  • intermediate - expert

august 2017

"I love this camp! In a few weeks my son's learned computer programming and has already figured out how to write a program to cut down on his homework time for the coming year!"

Gabriel Winocour | Parent Summer '17

 

Starter X

Kickstart your future

7/22-8/2

$695/week*

April 30 Deadline

For more info (including space & scholarships), read our FAQ.

*Sticker price. Scholarships and discounts available.