dtown sparks – igniting the imagination of many


dtown sparks is a POP-UP LEARNING LAB focused on harnessing the power of storytelling to educate, inspire, and empower students to become global changemakers and leaders. Our programs mix story, play, design, and coding to teach 21st century skills (communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity) in a fresh and exciting way. Our Lab harness student’s creative efforts and channel them into real-world solutions for local community needs.

dtown sparks is a think and do local/global program that is rooted in a pedagogy developed by the LEARN DO SHARE initiative @ Columbia University. Founded by Lance Weiler who serves as the Director of Experiential Learning & Applied Creativity at Columbia University, dtown sparks is an innovative new program that is being prototyped in Doylestown. Our goal is to launch year-round after school, weekend and summer programing starting in 2017.

This summer and fall Weiler and the Connected Sparks team will be hosting a series of POP-UP LEARNING LABS throughout Doylestown. Some labs are FREE and others have a fee, however space is limited and available on a first come first serve basis.