After School Programs: Prototyping, Coding & Inventing.

FREE after school programs

Upcoming Free After School Programs

Learning is fun, especially when you’re taking your ideas from concept to prototype! The Brilliant Labs After School Programs offer youth, grades 3-12, the opportunity to code, design and explore tools that can help transform our world, with virtual as well as in person options. Topics vary, so please visit often for new programming updates.

Virtual Programs >

Web Development Crash Course | February 6th - 10th, everyday

Have you ever been interested in how websites are made? In this after school program you can learn basic HTML, and CSS, and build your own simple webpage. This course is self guided, with the help of our Web Development course and an instructor to help with any issues.

System requirements: Windows 10/11 or Mac computer

Grades 5-12 | 4:00 – 5:00 pm (AST) | Register here

In-Person Programs >

Carleton Community Centre Saint John, NB: Jan 30th - Mar 6th, Mondays

Free Carleton Kidz after school programs at Carleton Community Centre in Saint John, NB on Mondays (4:00 to 5:30) for children aged 7 to 9. Starting 30-Jan. to 6-Mar-23. Call 658-2920. *Space is limited.

Grades 2-4 | 4:00 to 5:30 pm (AST) | Call here to register: 658-2920

Saint John Free Public Library in Saint John, NB: Feb 2nd to Mar 2nd, Thursdays

Free Brilliant Labs after school programs at Saint John Free Public Library in Saint John, NB on Thursdays (6:00 to 7:30) for beginners (children aged 8 - 14) and intermediate (age 10 - 14). Starting 2-Feb to 2-Mar-23. Call 643-7239. *Space is limited.

Grades 3-9 | 6:00 to 7:30 pm (AST) | Call here to register: 643-7239

After School Program at JL Ilsley High School, Newfoundland 1/26/2023 Weekly Makerspace Drop-in for grades 6 - 12 every Thursday 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Drop in and explore what our maker space at JL Ilsley High School has to offer! Learn to code, 3D print, to build robotics, or get started on a brilliant project of your own!

Grades 6-12 | 2:30 to 4:30 pm (AST) | For more information email

River Valley Middle School, NB: Tuesdays from 6 - 8 pm starting January 24th

Jump into the world of tech through prototyping, coding, 3D printing and more! Join the River Valley Middle School Tech Club!

Grades 6-8 | 6:00 to 8:00 pm (AST) | Email to register

South Shore Robotics Club: Wednesdays from 2:35 - 5:30 pm at Bridgewater Jr High School.

Grades 6-12 | 2:35 to 5:30 pm (AST) | Email to register


This year we are watching for Maker Faire projects all year long. So, let’s connect and talk about how your students can be showcased at this all-day event in May 2023

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Brilliant Labs works with educators and community organizations throughout Atlantic Canada to bring hands-on learning to youth. If you have an idea for our virtual learning programs or would like to exlopre hosting an after school program in your community, let’s connect!

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