Inspired by George Washington Carver, After the Peanut was created in 2014. After the Peanut is a solution driven company, focusing on the power of knowledge and education in the face of adversity and challenge. The core foundation is to transform communities by increasing equity in K-12 STEAM education. This is accomplished by providing innovative, forward thinking, and real world experiences.

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Interactive Experiences

STEAM Club provides hands-on and engaging experiences through interactive experiences, field trips, labs and college tours. This program augments traditional school curriculum to provide students with meaningful real world experiences.

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Rockin’ STEAM Night
9 W Cass St, Joliet
Spring Break


Coding excursion steam club after the peanut

REGISTER >>> Monday, April 3

Get ready to see coding at its finest! The indoor entertainment center features indoor go-karts, laser tag, bumper cars, amusement rides, glow-in-the-dark miniature golf, and much, much more! Prior to the excursion, students will receive a tour of Lewis University and complete a STEAM Activity with our STEAM innovators!

Tinker tuesday excursion steam club after the peanut

REGISTER >>> Tuesday, April 4

It's tech Tuesday with After the Peanut! Join us to learn about drones, virtual reality, tour the campus of Lewis University and create your own GIZMO! The fun doesn't end there! Students will participate in Plainfield Library’s Gizmo and Gadget day where they can test classic tech toys and gadgets as well as new ones!

fly high physics excursion steam club after the peanut

REGISTER >>> Wednesday, April 5

Fly high with ATP at iFly! We are taking STEAM education to new heights! Students will enjoy state standard aligned curriculum by grade through hands-on lab activities, an immersive physics demonstration, and the thrill of flight. Students will also participate in a campus tour of Lewis University aviation building and meet a pilot!

creatives excursion steam club after the peanut

REGISTER >>> Thursday, Apr 6

It’s a full day of TikTok creation and a behind the scenes look of a real-world multicultural marketing firm. Students can practice their skills and learn all the talent it takes to go viral! This excursion includes a tour of the theater at Lewis University, where students will learn improv to help improve their creation skills!

Why Choose Us

Program Benefits


Field Trips




College Tours


T-shirt Included


Membership Card


STEAM Welcome Gift


Coding and Math Challenges


Summer STEAM Camp Discounts