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Huntsville STEAM Works



Our Classes

Dungeons & Dragons

$150

with Drew Carlton

Calendar Next session starts Jun 18, 2018 at 1 pm

In this program, veteran Dungeons Masters will lead middle and high school campers through a one-week Dungeons & Dragons game! Learn the ins-and-outs of the most iconic tabletop roleplaying game, as featured in Stranger Things. Participants will create a character, write a background story, learn the rules of the game, and embark on an adventure utilizing cooperative problem-solving skills. Everything you need will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own dice, character sketches, or miniatures! By the end of this camp, students will know how to run their own Dungeons & Dragons group with friends, including the use of modern game tools such as 5th edition rules and character builder apps.

Electronics

$160

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Next session starts Jul 30, 2018 at 1 pm

In this upper elementary camp, kids receive introductory lessons in electronics with activities such as making a chemical battery, lighting up an LED, playing with snap circuits, and even making and taking home their own Operation-style electronic game! This class is priced to include a $10 materials fee.

Escape Room Madness

$150

with Drew Carlton

Calendar Next session starts Jul 23, 2018 at 1 pm

In this program, teens will work with an Escape Room expert to learn how escape rooms are designed, and work together to design one of their very own! Once complete, campers will invite the upper elementary campers to try to see if they can escape.

Participants in this camp will also get an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming Huntsville SCREAM Works Paranormal Invesigation event, by helping us pilot our own game design with testing and feedback. 

Minimum age: 12. Middle schoolers 12 or under are invited to enroll in "Puzzles & Games for Young Detectives" instead.

Fairy Tale Adventures

$150

with Drew Carlton

Calendar Next session starts Jun 25, 2018 at 9 am

In this camp, a small group campers in grades 1-3 will take on roles as fairy tale characters that will be led through cooperative fairy-themed storytelling adventures. Inspired by table-top roleplaying games, this camp utilizes a custom-designed game system that is accessible and engaging to the youngest gamers! Each child will utilize both math and verbal skills to walk in the footsteps of a character of their own creation and work with the other fairy-tale creatures on their team to solve problems and save the day! This class is generally not recommended for rising Kindergartners.

Fairy Tale Makers

$150

with Kayla Harris

Calendar Next session starts Jun 18, 2018 at 1 pm

In this camp, lower elementary campers will read classic fairy tales and create crafts to go along with the books they read together. As part of our "Fantasy Week" series of camp, this iteration of Storybook Makers will focus on fairy tales, and campers will explore how their favorite stories are told and retold in stories around the world.

Fantasy Digital Design

$150

with Jessica Nunno

Calendar Next session starts Jun 18, 2018 at 1 pm

In this camp, middle and high school students gain an introduction to the basics of digital art and design. As part of "Fantasy Week", the focus will be on fantasy art creations, using a combination of traditional art, rasterized art, and vector graphics. Students will gain exposure to Krita and Inkscape, as well as receive traditional art instruction. Prior art experience is highly recommended.

Farmer Brown

$150

with Jessica Nunno

Calendar Next session starts Mar 26, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

In this camp, lower elementary students will have FUN strengthening their math skills through hands-on gameification of learning. They will build and maintain their farms over the course of a week with the end goal to make their farms self-sustaining as they work to earn the ultimate animal: a cow! This class will introduce the students to multiplication and division as well as incorporate various arts and crafts. Rudimentary addition and subtraction competency is required for this class.

Farmer Brown

$150

with Peter Lucker

Calendar Next session starts Jun 11, 2018 at 9 am
1 additional session on Jul 16, 2018

In this camp, lower elementary students will have FUN strengthening their math skills through hands-on gameification of learning. They will build and maintain their farms over the course of a week with the end goal to make their farms self-sustaining as they work to earn the ultimate animal: a cow! This class will introduce the students to multiplication and division as well as incorporate various arts and crafts. Important Note:  Rudimentary addition and subtraction competency is required for this class. 





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