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Gangplank Jr.

You don’t have to be an adult to be a Gangplanker. Gangplank Junior exists to allow students to learn and explore with the freedom to fail. The program takes education back to its roots, encouraging real world, hands on learning with experienced professionals. Here, students have the opportunity to learn directly from the people in the trenches, those cutting new paths in the creative and technical fields. No tests, no techniques which only help a student succeed on one particular assignment, Gangplank Jr encourages children to use their imaginations to problem solve, create solutions and implement them, without the pressure of performance.

Gangplank Junior programs include introductory courses to educate kids on a wide variety of topics:

  • Lego league/robotics/physics
  • Programming
  • Electronics
  • Music & Art
  • Journalism
  • Danger science
  • ExploreAZ (Geocaching, camping, hiking)
  • Partnering with local school districts

How Gangplank Interacts with the Community