Explore Our Community Programming
Pablo Center at the Confluence works on the values of Possibilities, Partnership, and Access.
Through these values we strive to build community partnerships and workforce development opportunities by creating relationships with organizations and educational institutions throughout the Chippewa Valley to increase opportunities for youth to explore literary, visual performing, and STEAM opportunities; and for young adults and beyond to continuously work to develop workforce skills in-demand in the Chippewa Valley.
Youth Clubs & Workshops
Workforce & Professional Development
For Educators and Administrators
GIRLS WHO CODE CLUB
PABLO CENTER ROBOTICS CLUBS
To engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM), Pablo Center offers a range of opportunities for students to design, build, program, and even compete with robots. Lego Spike Club is a new offering designed for 5th-7th graders new to programming and robotics, while Lego League is an introduction to competitive robotics for students in 6th-8th grade. Our newly introduced, FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a robotics team for area high school students who want to challenge themselves with science and technology what students say is the “hardest fun you’ll ever have.”
SPECIAL TOPIC WORKSHOPS
We offer a variety of one day and multi-part special topic workshops throughout the year that range from ranging from workforce development to skill building.
In recognition of National Apprenticeship Month in November, Chippewa Valley Technical College and Pablo Center at the Confluence are partnering to host the third annual apprenticeship exploration day highlighting how workers can enter skilled trades through a combination of on-the-job training and classroom instruction.
WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS SUMMIT
Hosted in partnership with the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce, this event is designed to provide area employers with practical solutions they can implement to solve immediate and long-term workforce challenges.
Pablo Center Learning Pods
Offered for the 2020-2021 school year as a safe and socially distant resource for students and families in our community. It was available to grades 4-10, PCLP supported and facilitated a successful learning environment by providing aid and supervising students as they work through their remote-learning curriculum.
From building robots to cooking fantastic fresh meals, Pablo Center's summer school programming offers challenging and engaging classes for students in grades 2-12 to explore new topics and build new passions. Previous courses included: VEX Robotics Camps, STEAM Camp, Youth Power Building, Acrylic Painting, Culinary Arts, Korean Language & Culture, and more! Registration opens in the spring.
Pablo Center strives to create unique educational experiences for area school groups throughout the year. This includes school matinees, master classes, lecture/demos, artists classroom visits, behind the scene tours, and more. Want to learn about how your education group can get involved?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified of upcoming educational outreach opportunities.