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AFTER SCHOOL

Engine’s after school programs are designed to allow any interested youngster to attend. We employ teaching artists and certified teachers both and build creative curriculum that meets Maine Guiding Principles.

SLIDING SCALE is available for all our youth programs. We ask that you use the guidelines here to determine what to pay. Use the appropriate PROMO CODE from the bottom of the chart to complete your registration at a discount. You’ll see a ENTER PROMOTIONAL CODE in the upper right hand corner during checkout. Your discount will be reflected immediately. If you have any trouble, please contact us at 207-370-9130.

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY. Your registration assumes you’ve read this policy.


Our new STEAM ED After School program for ages 8+ starts February 25 and runs every Monday through Friday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Each day’s activities correspond with the letters in STEAM–science, technology, engineering, art/design, math.

Registration required by 10pm day prior. Thank you!

Each session is $25 ($20 each with a pre-paid STEAM ED Discount Card).

Our Pay-What-You-Can Sliding Scale Policy still applies.


WEEK OF MARCH 18 THROUGH MARCH 22

REGISTER HERE FOR ANY OR ALL DAYS. You may email us at arts@feedtheengine.org and we’ll get you registered as well. Registration required by 10pm day prior. Thank you!

3/18- SCIENCE MONDAY
Let’s make a garden in a bottle, otherwise called a terrarium, that is self-watering.

3/19- TECHNOLOGY TUESDAY
Learn about the geometric art of the Spirograph by making your own custom design using Tinkercad.

3/20- ENGINEERING WEDNESDAY
Let’s have a fun lesson in air powered thrust and inertia by making a propeller powered car. We’ll create a challenging race track using cardboard and have some fun races.

3/20- ENGINEERING WEDNESDAY
Let’s have a fun lesson in air powered thrust and inertia by making a propeller powered car. We’ll create a challenging race track using cardboard and have some fun races.

3/21- ARTS THURSDAY

Let’s practice the ancient art of origami by creating some colorful intersecting planes in a 3D place.

3/22- MATHEMATICS FRIDAY
Learn how to use a computer and some math to create animated GIFs and HTML5.


WEEK OF MARCH 25 THROUGH MARCH 29

3/25- SCIENCE MONDAY
Today we’ll learn how to make a kazoo out of rubber bands and popsicle sticks. We will then have some fun making music with our homemade instruments.

3/26- TECHNOLOGY TUESDAY
Let’s get creative and make a PSA using stop motion animation, a film making technique that makes inanimate objects appear to move on their own.

3/27- ENGINEERING WEDNESDAY
Let’s get creative and engineer a Biddeford inspired marble run out of cardboard

3/28- ARTS THURSDAY
Learn how fossils are made without having to wait 100 years. We will create our own mold and cast fossils, then pretend we are Maine archaeologists and study the fossil.

3/29- MATHEMATICS FRIDAY
Let’s explore the lost art of using compasses by making our own by using math and a few household items.