Winter 2016 Sessions

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Another year and we are continuing to add new projects including working with the Sense HAT in Workshop IV. The Sense HAT is new add-on for Raspberry Pi that is full of sensors to play with (temperature, humidity, pressure & accelerometer) and a colorful 8×8 RGB LED matrix that can be programmed with Python. The Sense HAT is part of Astro-Pi, a project that sent two Raspberry Pis into Space this month. While we do not have our own spacecraft, we do have many great learning opportunities to be had with this device.


The Raspberry Heights Team (Olivia, Wendy, Jessica & Ron) look forward to seeing you in January.

Sign up on our register page.


It’s a Raspberry Jam at Barnes & Noble – Union Square This Saturday


Barnes and Noble is hosting a nationwide Mini Maker Faire this weekend and Ron Callahan from The Raspberry Heights Workshop will be there talking about all things Raspberry Pi, electronics and education. Ask questions and find out how to join our classes.

On Saturday at 2 p.m., don’t miss the Raspberry Jam. Meet other Pi enthusiasts and find out more about this micro, low-cost computer.

Barnes and Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003

Getting Physical at Raspberry Heights Workshop

Today’s Beginners Class was all about physical computing. It’s my favorite part of The Raspberry Heights Workshop. They all love the hands-on aspect of it and for many it’s the first time that they are able to use computers to make things happen IRL (in real life). They learned about basic electronics and circuits and made an LED turn on and off using Scratch.

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#teamwork is the rule. Making things happen together.

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Thomas takes it to the next level. Don’t tell mom, but, his Raspberry Pi and “parent detector” are hidden in this unassuming tissue box.

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Working through some robotics in Intermediate III. Using MeArm, Python and Raspberry Pi with ServoBlaster from Richard Ghirst.

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Raspberry Heights Workshop – Maker Faire Reunion

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Hi fellow Makers!

Raspberry Heights Workshop will be at the World Maker Faire next weekend in New York City. We are making a big call out to our alumni and supporters. If you have taken a class or have been a supporter of Raspberry Heights, please stop by our booth for a group photo at 2:00PM on Saturday. Come earlier if you’d like to share your Raspberry Pi project at our booth. Just bring your rig (Pi and any interfacing equipment) and we’ll get you set up.

If you have never taken a class at Raspberry Heights Workshop, Maker Faire is the perfect time to come and ask us questions face to face.

Can’t wait to see you all September 26-27th.

T minus one week for Raspberry Heights Workshop Fall 2015!


There is just one week before our fall classes begin and we are gearing up to deliver an enriching experience for your children.  The Raspberry Heights Workshop is in our third year now and the response has been overwhelming, so, sign up now before we sell out. If you have been coming to the workshop, there’s never been a better time to come back. We can’t wait to show you all about coding, making circuits, controlling servos, connecting sensors and electronics all while using Raspberry Pi computers.

The Raspberry Heights Workshop is a project based workshop for kids ages 6-11 to learn about computers and electronics. The classes are held Sunday mornings in Jackson Heights.

No class September 27 – Come See Us at Maker Faire! – We are inviting our alumni to share what they are working on at the Faire, so contact us if you would like to participate.

Classes begin Sunday September 13th. Visit our registration page to sign up.

Check out this Raspberry Heights Workshop video from New Learning Times.

The Raspberry Heights Workshop is located in Queens, New York City
classes are held at the
Jackson Heights Early Learning Center Annex
7910 34th Ave
Jackson Heights, NY 11372-2437

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Come join us for our third year at Raspberry Heights Workshop.

We are entering our third year teaching kids about computers, electronics and programming.

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Fall Raspberry Pi 2015 classes are now forming for kids 6-11.

Class Dates (Sept 13, 20 & Oct 4, 11)

Register now

There is still a couple spots open for beginners. If you have already been part of the Raspberry Heights Workshop, we have classes for you to continue building your skills and most importantly, having fun along the way. We have new equipment, new software, new tutorials and a great staff to help you on your journey.