Zero to Startup is a uniquely designed 13-week program that will help youth, ages 12 -17, unlock their creativity and become problem solvers within our society.
We believe that youth have the ability to change the world when given the right resources and mentorship support. At Zero to Startup, we are not only hoping to create the next wave of change makers but to create a change in the world starting with today’s future leaders. Working with our theme of SMART Cities, participants will spend the first 4 weeks learning introductory digital fabrication, robotics, HTML/CSS coding, and business skills.
From there they pitch their own SMART Cities Startup Projects and spend the remaining weeks in class building prototypes and pitch presentations that will be showcased in week 13 of the program. Youth don’t need to come with any prior knowledge of technology, just a willingness to learn. Empower yourself to create your own future.
$910 + HST / 13 week program
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SMART Lights, Group from Winter 2018 Cohort
Smart light is an advanced traffic sensor that measures traffic conditions and optimizes the lights depending on the number of cars in each lane reducing travel time in an eco-friendly way.
Third Eye, Group from Fall 2017 Cohort
ThirdEye is a device used to aid the visually impaired to find objects within arms reach, the device fits onto the users wrist and uses sensors and motors to create a vibrating sensation when the user is hovering over an object.
H2Okay, Group from Fall 2017 Cohort
H2Okay is a device that can detects the pH balance of tap water, this device can be installed to any sink and will give you easy to understand results on the quality of your water instantaneously through the colourful light ring.
- Lunch & afternoon snack (or sign up to purchase catered lunch & snacks) - Water bottle with your name on it - Weather appropriate clothing + supplies for venturing out to the park on break (sunhat, suncream, warm layers, rain coat etc.) - Any medications or epipens with instructions
1. Before and after care is bookable by the hour each day of camp; purchase as little or as much you need 2. Select the program(s) you would like to enroll your camper in through our enrollment portal. Follow prompts to add on extras like before/after care & lunches, complete forms and process payment. 3. Repeat for additional campers.
If your child has a kit from a previous program that they would like to disassemble to reuse kit parts, please sign up for the program without kit at check out.
Yes. Individuals can apply for a scholarship.
Information for specific scholarships is listed on each individual program page.
Please visit our contact page in order to see a list of directions.
Please double check where your specific program is located before the start date.
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide make up sessions when classes are missed.
10% fee when you cancel more than a month before program start date.
50% fee when you cancel between 1-4 weeks before program start date.
No refund for cancelations within a week before program start date.