The New Jersey Institute of Nature is a learning institution that connects classroom content to transferable skills

New Jersey Institute of Nature Prepares Next Generation of Environmental Change-Makers

Are you a middle or high schooler who wants to be the next ecological change maker?

Do you want to be part of a camp that prioritizes hands-on, deep learning?

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Wagner College Department for Lifelong Learning

The New Kid on the Block: a SYEP intern’s first week at Wagner College Department of Lifelong Learning

Written by Brandon Atiles

Last week was my first working at Wagner College as part of the New York City summer youth employment program. I expected it to be a mundane job that I would be doing just to gain some working experience and money.

Boy, was I wrong.

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The Robot Garage


A Typical Day at The Robot Garage

Campers work in age-appropriate groups throughout the week to complete a presentation for their families on Friday afternoon.  Daily workshops are designed to balance computer coding and physical building of mechanical projects, often robotic.  Projects are based on hands-on learning, focus on fun and “aha” moments, and align with NGSS (National Science Standards). Continue reading “The Robot Garage”