Hive5

About Us

About Hive5

Welcome to Hive5, your premier destination for innovative STEAM-based education! Our center is designed to cater to the curious minds of school-aged children (4-14 yrs), focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM).
Our Approach
At Hive5, we go beyond traditional teaching methods. Our STEAM education is centered around an interdisciplinary and applied approach, providing a cohesive learning experience rooted in real-world applications. We believe these skills are the building blocks for future success.
Learning by Doing
We're strong advocates of kinesthetic learning – an engaging approach where kids learn by doing. Our hands-on activities not only make learning more enjoyable but also enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Enriching Programs
Explore our comprehensive programs, including camps, after-school sessions, workshops, and classes. From science and robotics to art and math, we empower students with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed for a bright future.
Small Group Learning
We prioritize personalized learning with small group sizes, ensuring that each child receives individualized attention. Our educators are committed to fostering an environment where every child can thrive.
Safe and Fun Environment
Hive5 is more than just a learning center; it's a safe space for your child to develop not only academically but also socially. We encourage exploration, making mistakes, and hands-on learning in a secure and enjoyable setting.
Experienced Educators and Facilities
Our team comprises experienced teachers and educators dedicated to nurturing young minds. We provide state-of-the-art robotic equipment and facilities, offering a cutting-edge learning experience.
Variety of Programs
Dive into a world of possibilities with our diverse programs – from coding and robotics to arts and science. We inspire students to think critically, create solutions, and contribute positively to their communities.
Inspiring Future Leaders
Hive5 is on a mission to inspire future STEAM leaders through after-school programs, workshops, day camps, and hands-on classes. Join us in sparking curiosity and passion for lifelong learning!

Visit Us:

Discover the center of critical and creative thinking at Hive5.

We are conveniently located in Newmarket, serving families in Newmarket, Aurora, Bradford, and East Gwillimbury.
Choose Hive5 – Where Learning is an Adventure and Every Child is a Star!

Embark on the journey of Hive5, a vision brought to life in 2018 by two passionate scientist/artists. Originally a mobile center conducting weekend workshops under the ArTS series, Hive5 evolved into an after-school and art class in Aurora by 2019. In 2021, during the Ontario shutdown, the dream expanded into a 2000-square-foot innovative center in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada.

Today, Hive5 stands as a spacious indoor/outdoor property designed for five different STEAM concepts. Upon entering, you’re greeted by a gallery of vibrant paintings, unique projects, and inventions adorning the halls and classrooms. Active classrooms buzz with interdisciplinary projects, group presentations, intense brainstorming sessions, and artists immersed in their craft.

Our founders envisioned Hive5 as more than a learning center; it’s a place where big brains and passionate individuals come together to prepare today’s kids for a bright future. Join us on this exciting journey that started with a dream and continues to thrive with the enthusiasm of our dedicated team.

Why Us:

Hive5 is not just a place for learning and fun; it’s a sanctuary for developing social skills, embracing mistakes, and enjoying the learning process. We focus on the journey, making every step engaging and enjoyable, not just the end result.

Discover the center of critical and creative thinking – Choose Hive5 for a journey where learning is a joyful process, and every child’s potential is nurtured!

Meet our team!

Tara

Founder - CEO

My name is Tara and I am thrilled to introduce myself as the CEO and Co-Founder of Hive5. With Master’s degrees in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Montreal, I have had the privilege of working as a Scientist and STEAM Lead. Beside, I am an accomplished visual artist and have a deep passion for the arts and doing Art is my best hobby. As a mother of two girls, I am personally invested in creating a nurturing environment that enables children to find their passion and realize their full potential.

Shawn

Head of Technology Dept.

My name is Shawn, and I’ve worked in the IT industry for many years. As an IT instructor, I likely possess an aptitude for technology and a passion for educating others. I am interested in robotics and cutting-edge technologies and their potential to transform our world. I enjoy immersing myself in a good book or film in my free time. I love soccer and physical activities like running and exercising. I am passionate about diverse activities and having fun with family and friends.

Faren

Pottery & Art Teacher

Hi, I’am Faren. I have been teaching children’s art in art studios and art classes for more than 10 years. I am also a web and graphic designer. I am fascinated by colors, designs and forms. I am interested in pottery, something that I have focused on for the past few years, and my dream is to have a pottery studio. Currently, I am a pottery and art teacher at Hive5.
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