Category: The Beat

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!

School Vacation Week: LEGOs, #ReelTalk, Field Trip

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Flagship! An update for next week — We’ve got a LEGO design and build day on Wednesday. LEGO building and creating will happen all day, so come play! On Thursday we’ve got #ReelTalk and we will be showing “Man on Wire” which starts at 5:00 PM. Friday we’re taking a field trip to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt — a local publisher in Boston, to check out their space. If you’re interested sign up below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1b2-wwoAreAKjRCNZUF_ZeIcgBmatlCvF8BMowSNB-nU/viewform

Update! Intel Start Making! for Girls on Saturdays Feb 22-Mar 22

The Flagship Computer Clubhouse is excited to offer the second season of our FREE Saturday program for 10-14 year old girls: Intel’s Start Making! We’ve changed the dates of this Saturday program to start February 22nd – March 22nd from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, located at the Museum of Science, Boston. To register, you can sign up below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1MjnfMkwQUNn7jwjzipoUD0ORWd3r6ra3YmqtxQQt68M/viewform The deadline to register is February 19th, on a first-come, first-served basis. Spots filled up...