We use science fiction to encourage young women and nonbinary youth to dream big and empower them with skills to build alternative futures. Our free Summer Institute provides Brooklyn teens with space to explore science and tech through art and writing, growing their confidence and skills while dreaming new futures for themselves and their communities. Learn more.

The Start of An Amazing New Summer!

Welcome to the start of a new summer at the Octavia Project! We’re so excited to give you a taste of all the art-making, science, writing, and community-building that’s happened in our first two weeks!

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Pick a Game, Any Game!

We’ll be making our own games starting tomorrow. In the meantime, check out any of the games below to learn a bit about the program Twine that we’ll be using to make our games.

Birdland
Trying to save your entire summer camp from weird alien bird monsters is hard work! Click on “About” to see the cast of characters.

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Apply now for Summer Institute 2018

Applications are now open for our Summer Institute. Don’t miss your chance to participate in this free program that combines art and writing with science and tech.

You can read more about our program and learn how to apply on our Join page. Early bird application deadline is April 15. Final deadline is June 1.

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