Programs

High School Programs

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SolidWorks Certification: Draft Your Model for the Future

Madison College TRUAX
June 22 – August 14 | 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Who designs all the things we use every day? From the cars we drive to the smartphones and tech tools we constantly use. These are all designed by someone, and that someone could be you! Bring your ideas and imagination, then create a draft and a 3D model of just about anything you can dream up.

During this 8-week session, discover how everyday objects go from ideas to something we find we can’t live without and take advantage of the opportunity to earn certification as a SolidWorks Apprentice. With this certification you could enter the workforce as a drafting associate.

Build your resume and the potential to begin a lucrative career. Have an opportunity each week to travel to Madison area businesses that use SolidWorks and other drafting software every day. Get paired with a mentor and continue building toward your model for the future with SolidWorks.

Middle School Programs

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STEM Power is Girl Power: STEM Sampler

Madison College TRUAX
June 22 – July 10 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

WHO RUNS THE WORLD? GIRLS! There’s so much to explore in the world of computers and technology. Let your creativity flow, explore and discover even more about science, technology, engineering and math with this STEM sampler summer program for girls. Put on your thinking caps and get ready for new adventures in technology.

Discover how apps are made then have an opportunity to create your own. Explore new concepts, program robots and handheld computers to follow your instructions. Take your knowledge of innovative tech to the next level and dive deeper into a STEM project of your choosing. Imagine, create and discover your inner computer scientist or engineer in a fun and interactive environment.

Visit local tech companies and work side by side with mentors in the STEM fields. Build your resume, gain skills, show off your work and build relationships that can last a lifetime.

Wonderful World of Web Development

Edgewood College
July 13 – July 31 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Have you ever dreamed of creating and building your own website or wondered how the internet works? Discover how websites are hosted, built, and maintained. Create your own site and share your code for the world to see. Using the three basic building blocks of the web –HTML, CSS and JavaScript- you will see your website come to life in real time.

Learn how to create and troubleshoot your own site with the same code editors and developer tools the professionals use.

Visit local tech companies and work side by side with mentors in the STEM fields. Build your resume, gain skills, show off your work and build relationships that can last a lifetime.

Scholarships

We offer scholarships! We do not want finances to be a barrier to attending our programs. Limited scholarships are available, so when applying, answer the additional questions for requesting financial aid, and we will respond with a decision shortly following.

Winter 2019

Maydm's Makers Epic Experience

Summer 2019

We offered four programs in the summer of 2019 — Madison Web Development, Milwaukee {Dev}Girls Web Development, six 1-Week Workshops for Middle-School students, and a High-School Appetite for App Development program. 
Madison 3-Week Web Development

 

Our Madison students worked with CSS, JavaScript, HTML and Pair Programming to create their own websites. At the end  of the three weeks, the students presented their work to each other as well as to donors and community partners at Old National Bank. You can see their portfolios here.
Milwaukee {Dev}Girls Web Development
This summer we taught 14 girls how to build their own websites using HTML, JavaScript and Pair Programming. At the end of the two weeks the girls presented their  portfolios of projects coded for the website at a public showcase in Milwaukee. You can see  their portfolios here.
Madison High-School Appetite for App Development

 

Madison College hosted our Madison High-School students for a five-week Android application development program. The students learned Java and Android Studio. They built large portfolios of Android apps which some students are using in their every day life!
Wisconsin Youth Company 1-week Workshops

 

Six 1-week long workshops took place at Hamilton Middle School where students could learn to code a Micro:bit, build a Wix website page and used MIT app inventor. Some students went to all three programs to experience everything we offered. At the end of each week, students were able to share their creations with each other.
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