Category: The Beat

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...

You are invited to the Boston Computer Clubhouse Film Festival!

  Join us in celebrating and showcasing Boston Computer Clubhouse youth media made over the past academic year this Friday!  From a documentary on love stories, to an action comedy about paranormal investigators, to getting a glance into Hinduism, come and watch what the talented Boston Computer Clubhouse youth have created.  There will be a brief Q&A with the Computer Clubhouse youth media makers after the festival.    For more question contact ellen daoust edaoust@mos.org

June Jubilation in the Computer Clubhouse

The past week has been filled with exciting and new Clubhouse activities.  In preparation for the Computer Clubhouse Summer Entrepreneurship Program, we have received a professional button maker and a new and functioning 3-D printer.  Clubhouse members have already created witty and ridiculously awesome projects.  From 3-D printed rings, to buttons marketing our own Clubhouse member’s music production group R.O.M.E., the creativity has been flowing all around.  Check out some of the projects showcased above.  There will be more awesometacular youth created projects this summer. Beyond the numerous projects that have been...

Last week to submit your media to the Boston Clubhouse Film Festival

Attention Clubhouse members:  This is the last week to submit your work to the Boston Clubhouse Film Festival.  This is an excellent opportunity to showcase the amazing work you’ve done since the fall.  We are having the festival on June 28 at the Museum of Science in Chaners Theater. Click here to submit your work.  Check out below for guidelines. Video must be less than 10 minutes “Clubhouse-Friendly” Created within the past academic year (Sept-June) To be eligible, you must submit your...

Clubhouse Jams in June

Last Friday the Clubhouse took another awesome adventure into Cambridge.  Thanks to Computer Clubhouse mentor and volunteer Muazzez, Clubhouse members were able to visit the control center for Nasa’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.  The Chandra telescope allows scientists from around the world to obtain X-ray images of exotic environments to help understand the structure and evolution of the universe.  Dr. Michael Juda gave Clubhouse members and mentors a tour around the facilities.  He walked us through the production of the Chandra X-ray Telescope...

C2C Comin’ @ Ya’

Clubhouse members and mentors took an adventure out to Cambridge last Friday to check out Cambridge Access Television.  Neha Agrawal, Youth Media Coordinator at CCTV and guest speaker from the Adobe Youth Voices Documentary Volunteer Internship, gave an awesome tour of CCTV’s facilitates.  Clubhouse members learned the resources available to them at their local access television stations.  They are able to take out equipment, have their own television show, radio show, and take a variety of classes on media production. ...

Submit Your Media Today: Boston Clubhouse Film Festival

Computer Filmhouse Members, get pumped!  The Flagship will be hosting a film festival featuring work from Clubhouse Members around the Boston area.  Now is the time to submit your work to be showcased at the Museum of Science in Chaners Theater on June 28th. [wpvideo 7l3EFEAA] The only guidelines are that: Video must be less than 10 minutes “Clubhouse-Friendly” Created within the past academic year (Sept-June) To be eligible, you must submit your media before June 17. Submit your work here or...

May Making in the Clubhouse

So far May has been a “month of making” in the Clubhouse.  The Universal Design Workshops continue with some innovative and creative projects.  Manny, Eric, Santa, and Hughey are fully fleshing out their projects that are centered around making games for youth that have difficulty seeing.  Project range from games with the Makey-Makey using sound recognition, to texturized rubik’s cubes, to games that deal with figuring out the scents of food. Our two wonderful Fenway Highschool interns have been working hard creating...