College Gate - Winchester - Course Options

Actors’ Workshop

Using short stories and skits, explore the many aspects of theater as you bring a character(s) to life during your performance.

ART” Rageous

Put on your smock, grab your paintbrush and sculpt clay as you create artistic masterpieces with your imagination and various art media. Unlock your creativity as you explore famous artists


Become a chemist when you conduct science experiments with solutions, powders and other simple materials. Get ready to fizz, pop, slime, test and react!

Chess Beginner

This introductory course will allow you to learn how logic, strategy and creative problem solving skills are applied from the opening move to checkmate

Chess Experienced

Continue to develop your knowledge - record your game using notation, solve intermediate problems, evaluate your position mid-game through advanced tactics

Creative Confections

Have you ever wondered how delicious cupcakes in bakeries are decorated? Practice with frosting as you learn how to make: flowers, stars, fancy edges and creative confections. Put on your apron and be ready to share your creations with family and friends.

Experiment with Engineering

Discover the many exciting aspects of physics as you engineer a variety of super structures using frail and sturdy materials. Explore the architecture of bridges, towers and domes as you learn the principles of strength as you construct a variety of super structures

Marine Biology

Immerse yourself in this interactive lab experience as you investigate, handle and dissect marine specimen such as starfish, crayfish and squid.

Math Marvels

Make math fun using a series of manipulatives to compare math data, measure, learn geometry, symmetry, patterns, architecture and other challenging math topics. Create “math”terpieces and strengthen your math skills when playing a variety of games.


Using the NXT program, your team will construct a variety of vehicles and program them to successfully compete in a series of challenges. Students are expected to work in a cooperative group atmosphere.


Construct & launch your own model rockets while learning about physics and aerodynamics. Count down & blast-off!

SCRATCH Creations

Learn how to program using the intuitive computer software - Scratch. Design a series of interactive stories, games and animations

Super Scientists

Become a chemist, biologist and super scientist as you experiment with solutions, powders, pellets and polymers. Get ready to fizz, pop, slime, test and dissect!

Sculpture with Clay

Using air-dried clay, learn how to become a sculptor. Make and paint many three dimensional art forms.

Up, Up and Away

Build, experiment and explore aviation through model planes, kites, gliders, parachutes, paper airplanes, balloons and other flying things


Put on your tool belt as you measure, saw, drill, sand, hammer, nail, assemble and finish a variety of wooden projects. Create projects such as a toolbox, gumball machine, flag, stepstool and wagon.