The Flagship Clubhouse Blog

Faces at Figment (Slideshow)

This past weekend, The Flagship made a show-stopping appearance at FIGMENT Boston: a festival of interactive community art. Check out our photo slideshow below and read what our high school interns, Jasmine and Kamel, had to say about the event… [fsg_gallery id=”16″] On Saturday, the Flagship introduced video sensing to Figment Boston, a daytime, and night-time event where there was an abundance of interactive art. Once we started to set up, visitors couldn’t keep away. They were very interested in...

Happy Cardboard at “Play Day” (photo slideshow)

This past weekend, the Flagship showcased its Happy Cardboard concept to the attendees of "Play Day" at Lawn on D and also invited the attendees to create their own Happy Cardboard. The results were more fun, colorful and creative than we could have ever imagined. Our high school summer intern, Jayant, took some awesome photos. Check out what he had to say about the event… [fsg_gallery id=”15″] On Sunday, The Computer Clubhouse hosted Happy Cardboard for Lawn on D's "Play...

Animation Workshop (slideshow)

Yashas, one of our high school summer volunteers will be guest blogging about today's animation workshop with Animatron!  [fsg_gallery id=”14″] Today, Bryce, Kate, Alissa, and Priyanka from Animatron visited the Flagship Computer Clubhouse to show us their online animation program: Animatron. We logged on to www.animatron.com and explored the tools on the website. Our friends from Animatron showed us characters and objects from different themes: Space Travel, Steampunk, and others. We can take their characters and objects and animate them to create...

Angie’s Jewelry Workshop (Slideshow)

Our first Jewelry Design Workshop with fashion designer and Clubhouse alum, Angie Brutus, was a complete success. Here are some pictures and some words from our high school summer interns about the event… [fsg_gallery id=”13″] Today at the Computer Clubhouse Angie Brutus joined us for a jewelry making workshop. We started off the experience talking about the benefits recycling, or upcycling, and the positive effects it can have on our community. These same ideas were incorporated into our creations where...

“My Clubhouse Experience” by Keven

Keven, our former Clubhouse Intern, was kind enough to be our guest blogger one last time before he graduated in early June (Congrats, Keven!!!). Here, he discusses his experience interning at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse…      Being a part of the Clubhouse community has been interesting, inspiring, and lots of fun. These past few weeks at the Clubhouse opened my eyes to many different things. I have learned that creativity can be expressed in more ways than I originally thought. Before I knew about the...

The Flagship Visits Animatron!

Today, our intern Jayant from Medford, MA will be guest blogging about our recent trip to Animatron Studios!   [fsg_gallery id=”12″]   Saturday, eight Clubhouse members, including myself, took a field trip to the Animatron studios in Cambridge. Here's how our day went:   Around 10:30, we walked to Animatron, which was only about 5 minutes away from the Museum. Once there, we met in the their conference room and were given a quick introduction to the company and its founder,...

Scratch Day / Pixar Day

Keven, our high school intern, shares the details on what our Clubhouse members were up to this past weekend. Have a look!   [fsg_gallery id=”11″]   Last Saturday, some Clubhouse members and I attended both Scratch Day at MIT and Pixar Day at the Museum of Science! Both were fun events. Here is how the day went:    As we were waiting for Scratch day to start in the morning, we received cool Scratch stickers and booklets with schedules for the day! As an introduction, many famous projects such as Boot and Cats and other animated music...

Creative Crafting at the Clubhouse (Slideshow)

We don't just do tech at the Clubhouse… Check out these awesome arts and crafts activities that our members came up with! Graffiti art, a box with eyes, and an out-of-this-world pair of shoes. What will YOU come up with? #MakeSomething [fsg_gallery id=”10″]

A Visit to Harmonix!!!

[fsg_gallery id=”9″] This past weekend, the Flagship Computer Clubhouse spent a day at Harmonix. Our high school intern, Keven, will be our guest blogger for the day. Check out his account of the recent visit to Harmonix…  We had an amazing trip to Harmonix! They are the makers of many popular music related video games such as Fantasia, Rock Band, and Dance Central. To start the day, we were given an introduction about the company, its history, and the inspiration behind their...