The Flagship Clubhouse Blog

Clubhouse Closed this Week

We are closed this week July 1st through July 5th for our annual clubhouse cleaning. We will open again with our summer hours on July 8th. Summer Hours are Tuesday through Saturday: 1pm – 5pm. Happy holiday weekend and we can’t wait to see everyone back at the Clubhouse for an exciting summer!      

Thanks for attending Boston Film Festival 2014

Thanks to everyone who came on Friday for our end of year extravaganza and Film Festival! It was a blast to see everyone and celebrate our seniors. Here are a few pictures from the event. More to come with the selected films.

Film Festival + End of Year Extravaganza

Happening at The Flagship Computer Clubhouse this Friday June 13th! The party starts at 5:00 PM in The Flagship Computer Clubhouse, located in the Gordon Wing (ask the Museum’s information desk if you don’t know where to go) in the Museum of Science – Science Park, Boston. Don’t miss out on Chicken Wings from S & S, Veggies, Snacks, and door prizes in The Clubhouse starting around 5:00 PM! There will also be time to check out what’s going on in The Flagship Computer Clubhouse and wish...

Clubhouse Boston Film Festival BFF 2014

We are now accepting submissions for the 2nd Annual Computer Clubhouse Boston Area Film Festival happening on June 13th right here at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse. Submissions are open to BOSTON AREA CLUBHOUSE MEMBERS We are looking for all types of film including animation, narrative, and documentary, however…  Films must be: Less then 10 minutes – “Clubhouse Friendly” – Created in the past academic year  Fill out the submission form linked below for a chance to show your work on the big screen. Submission Form...

Spring Update from The Flagship

We’re excited for this Spring and also looking forward and gearing up for our summer programming starting July 7th. Look out next week for our call for submissions (DUE MAY 23rd) for our CLUBHOUSE FILM FESTIVAL being hosted on JUNE 13th! Check out some of our photos below and stop by The Flagship Computer Clubhouse Tuesday-Thursday 2:30 – 6:30 PM, Friday 2:30 – 7:30 PM, Saturday 12:00 – 5:00 PM!

Adobe Youth Voices Showcase

This past Saturday in March was the Winter AYV (Adobe Youth Voices) Showcase here at The Flagship Computer Clubhouse. Five talented young filmmakers showcased their work and discussed their inspiration and process. The reception afterwards gave everyone a chance to meet and talk about the video projects. These films are posted to The Flagship Computer Clubhouse YouTube channel for your enjoyment — so what are you waiting for, click the link below! http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyeQQd7wERBZGO_gTVA6Iig9k8GGDSHm4 These films along with the Fall AYV work are currently being submitted to the...

Plenty of good news + fun times happening at the Flagship!

THIS SATURDAY, we’re having our AYV showcase event, ‘Telling Untold Stories’. Open to friends & family, the show starts at 3:00 PM. –> Our 5 teen participants have dedicated much time & energy to create their beautiful projects, so join us as we celebrate their hard work! Last week, we ended our 2nd season of our Start Making! program for girls, ages 10-13. It was a five week program that involved LED crafting, programming, play-doh, and more! We also had our...

Flagship Spring Update

Hello from The Flagship! We’ve had a lot going on between February and March… our friends from the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network in Australia visited us recently to get ideas for a new Computer Clubhouse they’re starting up. Making electronic postcards (w/LEDs as part of Intel’s Start Making!), T-shirt designs, 3-D printed models, vinyl-cut stickers, Scratch games, video projects (for AYV), and digital illustrations are just some of the amazing & creative things coming out of The Flagship these days, so check out...

Photos from The Flagship Clubhouse

Lots of exciting stuff happening here at the Flagship! A few highlights: ​Several Members & Volunteers have been designing some seriously cool shirts, with thanks to some inspiration/participation at our 3-day t-shirt intensive! Folks are Scratch-in up a storm with our new touch-screen computers! Adobe Youth Voices participants are in the beginning stages of their warm-fuzzy inducing projects! Members visited Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and got to hang out with a few awesome designers and technologists! We kicked off another season...

Thanks Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for the field trip!

Thanks Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for the great field trip last week! We got to learn about publishing & educational technology and had lots of fun too… We took a tour of their offices, checked out their historical exhibit, and got to hear inspirational stories from some of their staff!