Category: Blog

Meet A Member

Each Friday we will interview a member of the clubhouse to hear their thoughts and discover what projects their working on. Today, we interviewed Jasmine – Age: 13 1. How did you hear about the Clubhouse and why did you join? My mom works at the Museum and when I visited the Clubhouse for the first time, I thought it looked really cool, so I wanted to join. 2. What is your favorite thing about the Clubhouse? I like the...

20th Anniversary Recap!

The Flagship turned 20 yesterday and to celebrate, we hosted a fun-filled party with Clubhouse staff, some of our members, other Clubhouses, and friends! We had live performances showcasing our talented members, a few speeches were made, and we enjoyed an awesome cake shaped like a computer. Thanks to all who showed up to support 20 amazing years. Here’s to many more!  

Come join us for our 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Next Thursday, October 24th, please join the Flagship in celebrating 20 years of creativity, learning and fun! Event will begin at 5pm, with the ceremonial cake cutting at 6pm! There will be a variety of activities to explore and several demonstrations throughout the night showcasing the fabulous work of our Clubhouse Members. This event is open to friends & family of Clubhouse Members and supporters. We hope you can join us! RSVP here: https://computerclubhouse.eventbrite.com/

A Two Minute Taste of Summer in the Flagship Computer Clubhouse

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AySyyUIuwJQ&w=560&h=315] As my last day as the AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, I would like to sign off with a brief video of the awesome projects that youth have been making this summer. It’s been an influential year and I’m grateful to have been part of the amazing Computer Clubhouse community. I would like to welcome in the new Massachusetts Promise Fellow, Ben Morrow, who will start at the Flagship the week of August 5th. He...

A Day of Clubhouse Funovation. Brought to you by the MIT Media Lab!

Last Friday a group of Clubhouse members, volunteers, and interns took a trip to the MIT Media Lab to participate in several workshops that were driven by the interests of Clubhouse youth.  The Flagship Computer Clubhouse, South Boston Boys and Girls Club Computer Clubhouse, and Jordan Boys and Girls Club Computer Clubhouse all participated in these awesome workshops.  From fashion design to interactive chess to build your own speakers to story telling; the youth learned new skills and innovated information. They...

Super Summer in the Clubhouse

The super summer has begun in the Flagship Computer Clubhouse. We are already in our second week of the Summer Entrepreneurship Program.  Our awesome interns, Ashley, Manny, Kurtis, and Eric have chosen different Clubhouses from around the world as muses to create a variety of projects using new and innovative technology.  They have the freedom to “make” with the 3-D printer, button-making machine, a T-shirt press, and many other forms of creative technology within the Clubhouse space.  The theme of the...

Boston Computer Clubhouse Film Festival & End of the Year Party Playback

Visit flagshipclubhouse.org/clubhousebff to watch the selected youth media showcased at the first Boston Computer Clubhouse Film Festival. Last night Computer Clubhouse youth media makers, family, friends, and community members came together to celebrate the end of the school year, 2013 Computer Clubhouse graduates, and youth media created over the past academic year.  It was a boisterous night filled with button making, photo booth fun, and the Makey-Makey version of whackamole.  The night culminated with the Boston Computer Clubhouse Film Festival.  The following movies were...