For parents who have children ready to get out of the house during this pandemic, there’s a new option coming to Fairhaven.
Robin Smiley and Steve Reed are opening Bellingham Coding and Robotics Club at 1304 12th St., in the former Cobalt restaurant space. In addition to a computer and robotic/drone areas, the club has space for 3D printing. It will be geared toward those between third- and eighth-grade, but younger and older students are also welcome, Smiley said.
The club is currently accepting registration for a variety of classes, including TechGurls, which focuses on programs just for girls. The coding and robotic/drone programs have a project-based curriculum.
Opening a business during a pandemic is a challenge, but Smiley and Reed have developed an extensive health plan to help keep students free of COVID-19. That includes only having five students in the…