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Winter Virtual Tech IT Out 2021

with CCSU Tech Ed Rockstars & Faculty

 Youth Programs @ CCSU

Email Christa Sterling; for information




Sparking Innovation and Fun through Virtual Programs

CCSU is bringing our Tech It Out programs to your home this winter.  Our instructors are creating interactive, creative and fun tech programs. We know you don’t want another online class – but this will be fun!

Virtual Programs for Winter 2021

Be creative. Learn AI. Engineer Robots. Learn Coding. Create Designs. Have Fun and More!

Storytelling:  An Introduction to Coding Using Scratch

3rd – 5th graders

Fridays 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

2/12/21 – 3/19/21

Game Design:  Coding Videogames with Scratch

5th – 7th graders

Fridays 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

2/12/21 – 3/19/21

Coding Your Future


6th – 8th graders

Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

2/10/21 – 3/10/21

Drones and VEX with Visual Coding

6th – 8th graders

Tuesdays 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

2/2/21 – 3/9/21

3D CAD Modeling:  Onshape

8th – 12th graders

Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

2/10/21 – 3/17/21


6th – 12th graders

Saturdays 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

2/13/21 – 3/13/21

Virtual Robotics

6th – 8th graders

Wednesdays 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

2/10/21 – 3/10/21

The Art of Filmmaking

6th – 8th graders

Mondays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

2/15/21 – 3/15/21

When we can all safely gather again, we will welcome your children back to our campus.  Until then, our programs will be virtual.

We hope next summer you’ll be able to join over 300 kids on CCSU’s beautiful campus for the 8th annual Tech It Out summer fiesta!  Come see why kids come back year after year to try new classes.  Our programs are developed to bring a bit of collegiate learning and life to your summer – all while having fun.  You’re never too young to be on our college campus.


  • Expert faculty, alumni, teachers & cool students
  • Cutting-edge curriculum and programs – real-life learning
  • Field trip visits:  MIT, Submarine Base, Yard Goats, Businesses & More
  • Reasonably-priced programs with lunch & goodies
  • Before- and after-care options available


Technology is everywhere in the world around us, so whatever interests your child, we hope to have a program where he or she can use technology and explore new ideas. Join us for CCSU’s Tech It Out summer programs. You’ll make friends, have fun, learn new things and there are no grades!

Happy Kids, Great Reviews


Youth #5

“We actually soldered the components to the motherboard!”

Henry, 9

Youth #4

“I like this because they let me use all the tools and not just do it for me!”

Emily 7th grade

Youth #3

“It was the most amazing week of my life and nothing can replace it!”

Words from an 8 year old who thinks NOTHING beats Spider man!

Youth #2

The experience was magnificent. I wish I had more time to learn about programming computers. It taught me new things about the kind of person that I am and made me feel like I could be great at new things.”

Jude, 4th grade

Youth #1

“Each day unrolled unique programming techniques allowing us to stretch our imagination, develop creative solutions and become innovative thinkers”

Sanmati, 10

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Frequently Asked Questions

What time does check-in start on the first day of the program?

Check-in begins at 8:00 am on the first day for all programs.  Please check your individual registration to be sure.  We cannot check in any attendee before that time.  

Where do I drop off my child?

All parents will receive detailed instructions on where they need to bring their children.

What if I am late to drop off my child?

All programs begin at 9:00 am.  If you are late, please text or call us at 860-832-2277 and leave a message and let us know.  We will wait until 9:30 am and walk each child to their class.

Where do I pick up my child?

Every child will be at the same place where they are dropped off.  The teachers walk them back and forth to their classrooms.

What if I am late to pick up my child?

If you are late, please text or call us at 860-770-2400 if you can, and let us know.  All children will be at the aftercare program in the student center.  We will be there until 5:30.  If you are not preregistered for the aftercare program the cost is $25 per day.

Do I need to sign my child in and out each day?

No, only the first day.

Do you provide before and after care?

Before and after care is available for most of the summer.  Check your program registration confirmation to be sure.  You will need to register and pay to be eligible for before and after care.  

Is lunch provided?

Yes.  All attendees of our programs eat together from 12:00 – 12:30 in the dining hall.  There will be several options.  If your child requires a special diet, please pack their lunch.  Please notify us of any allergies.

Is there parking?

Yes, we will inform you of where to park to walk your child to registration. 

Is an Informed Consent & Medical Information Form required?

Yes.  Every class requires a completed consent and medical information form.

Is there a Nurse on campus?

Yes.  There is a nurse available to all attendees during the hours of the programs, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Please notify us of any special needs or allergies.

Is there financial assistance?

CCSU does not offer financial assistance to the students attending our summer program.  However, there are many organizations that offer funding to families and students that qualify.  CCSU is not eligible to apply for many of these grants/monies, but families can apply.  We encourage you to look for grants and/or foundations that support STEM programs for kids.