Zaniac Asheville is your #1 Homeschooling STEM resource.
At Zaniac, we partner with homeschool parents to enrich and supplement your science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) curriculum for your grade K-8 students.
Our curriculum-driven and fun programs engage kids in creative, conceptual problem-solving that builds confidence and helps them succeed.
Zaniac hosts customized STEAM workshops for homeschool students at convenient times for your family. We provide a safe environment to ignite your child's love of learning.
Tuesday, February 7, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Learn and apply the fundamentals of 3D Printing. Utilizing the Computer Aided Design (CAD) program TinkerCAD, students will work through the design process before printing their projects on the 3D Printer. Students get to take home their designs!
Tuesday, March 7, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Learn Robotics using LEGO’s latest MINDSTORMS EV3 system to build and program complex robot systems. Develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 makes building, programming, and commanding your own LEGO robots smarter, faster and more fun than ever!
Tinkering: Intro to Circuits
Tuesday, April 4, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Learn the basics of electronics using littleBits® which magnetically snap together to build projects. Learn about basic inputs, outputs, analogs, electricity, and more! Zaniac instructors focus on a student’s learning through hands-on prototyping, putting the power of electronics in their hands!
Computer Programming: Intro to Scratch
Tuesday, May 2, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of modern coding with Scratch. Students learn to think creatively, work collaboratively and reason systematically. Scratch is designed and maintained by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab.
For kids in grades K-8
Price: $49 per child
We welcome parents to stay during the workshop ... infants too!
Edison Club Members – Enjoy a 20% discount! Read more about Edison Club.
If you have a group of 5 or more homeschool students, please call to discuss creating a customized program to fit your curriculum, schedule and budget.
Here are some other events and programs you can enjoy at Zaniac:
Parents’ Night Out Events – We host two per month from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at $24 per child. Each month features a different theme and featured activity. As always, our Parents’ Night Out Events include Tinkering, Game-Based Learning: Minecraft and other games. A snack is also provided. See our full calendar of upcoming Parents’ Night Out Events.
Help Us Spread the Word
As we are just getting started building our homeschool community, we’d greatly appreciate it if you could share this homeschool blog with any homeschool friends or organizations you know. Thank you in advance for your time and efforts in helping connect the homeschool community for STEAM enrichment at Zaniac. Also, please follow and interact with us on our newly created Zaniac Asheville Homeschool Group on Facebook.
If you have any questions, give us a call at 828.575.0355 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Enroll in our STEAM Homeschool Workshops online at ZaniacLearning.com/Asheville!