Enrichment, Learning and STEM Classes in Bergen County, NJ

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Looking for some specialized help or to unleash your child’s inner wiring for all things sciencey or wired?  Check out these resources for reading help, STEM classes and more.
Code Ninjas (508 Livingston St., Norwood; 85 Godwin Ave., #15, Midland Park; 171 Lake St., Ramsey; 383 Market St., Building B Unit 6, Saddle Brook)
Kids have the opportunity to embrace their love of gaming by learning about the technology behind their favorite gaming systems. This fun, welcoming and safe place where kids from kindergarten to eighth grade can have a blast while learning coding, robotics, math, logic, and teamwork. The Code Ninjas Junior program, available at certain locations, is focused on little coders (ages 5-7), while the Code Ninjas Create program is designed for older kids (ages 7-14), where participants will immerse in Scratch, JavaScript and Python while making cool coding friends along the way. 
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Camp 365 (411 East Clinton Avenue, Tenafly, 201-569-7900)
STEM enthusiasts in grades K-2 will put their mind in motion during the GameMakers: First Encounters and GameMakers: Classic Adventure 17-class series, part of the Camp 365 enrichment program. Each class provides the opportunity for students to create their own interactive video games. This real-world experience provides lifelong skills for mini engineers. *Offering a special offer to members of Bergen Mama Insider. Join Today*
BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts (808 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes, 201-84-STORM)
This premier network of professional academic and admissions coaches use humor, empathy and rapport to inspire students. BrainStorm offer small group tutoring, private sessions, test prep, spanish immersion and college planning, both in-home and at their modern facility. Their inclusive philosophy provides executive function, plus social-emotional and self management tools for all students, including those with IEPs/504 plans. *Offering a special offer to members of Bergen Mama Insider. Join Today*
Arena STEM (One Garden State Plaza, Paramus, 201-301-8144)
The Arena STEM edutainment complex in Westfield Garden State Plaza teaches coding and programming skills to kids of all ages that, once learned, will lead to hours of entertainment and, yes, fun! This indoor amusement center for STEM kids offers interactive play zones, activities and workshops, all attached to their toy store. Fly a drone or race, learn robotics, build a race car and more during one of their many class offerings. 
Tutors Link (29 Grant Ave, Dumont, 201-406-0650) 
This learning center was born out of a teachers’ dream to give more time to students and bridge any gaps between education and understanding. Enrichment is offered to kids of all ages (even preschoolers) by way of workshops in Language, Engineering, Meditation, Master Chef and and Fitness all taught by certified teachers. Additional workshops such as art, test prep and social studies are available in-person. And all is given in a warm cozy space where you kick of your shoes and focus.
STEAM Works Studio (17 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood, 201-701-0554)
STEAM Works offers all-encompassing place to explore your child’s passion for science, tech and art. From Robotics to 3D Printing to Crazy Chemistry classes offered throughout the week, the class sizes are kept small so each student gets plenty of hands-on experience making projects as a first-step toward competitive events. 
Little Ivy Academy (660 East Glen Ave., Ridgewood)
Create robots, video games, code and invent at one of Little Ivy Academy’s afterschool labs, online, or at a location that you’ve arranged. Offering classes such as their “InventionMakers” and “GameMakers,” kids in kindergarten-8th grade get real-world STEM experience. 
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