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FLL Robotics 'Into Orbit' Pre-Season
with Nancy Junkins
Students ages 9-14 are invited to join us to gear up for the 2018/2019 FIRST LEGO League Season. The theme has been repleased! "Into Orbit" and Huntsville couldn't be a better place to get into the spirit of the season. During our Pre-Season camp, seasoned competitors and rookies alike can gear up for the season, brush up on their Mindstorms skills, and learn about everything else that goes into being a successful member of a FIRST Lego League Robotics Team!
with Karl Liggin
In this program, teens will learn about economics the fun way through discussion and gaming. Selections by Freakonomics authors Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt will be read, listened to, and discussed, for a fascinating look at the "hidden side of everything". In addition, each day teens will engage in economy 'play' with economy-based games which may include titles such as Settlers of Catan, Monoply, Power Grid, and Acquire. Minimum age: 12
FTC Java Jumpstart
with Gwyer Sinclair
This private course is an introduction to Java programming for FIRST Tech Challenge for select members of the Nerdettes and Motorized Mayhem FTC teams.
This course is by invitation only. Only members invited by coaches of the above-mentioned teams should register. Others interested in this course may contact Jennifer Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org about scheduling an additional session.
with Drew Carlton
In this camp, students in 4th-8th grades will participate in a cooperative storytelling adventure through the hallowed halls of everyone's favorite wizarding school. Students will exercise both logic and creativity as they each take on the personas of Hogwarts students and work together to solve puzzles, confront problems, and make decisions.
Due to the intense level of instructor involvement, this class is capped at 6 students. If this class fills and you remain interested, please sign up for the waiting list. With sufficient interest, we will add another concurrent group.
with Kayla Harris
In this camp, campers in grades 1-4 will make both real and imagined 'magic' with both fun science activities and whimsical arts & crafts projects. Invisible ink, magic wands, color-changing water, and optical illusion art are just some of the activities these young campers have in store for the week! This class is priced to include a $10 materials fee. This class is not recommended for rising Kindergarteners.
Minecraft Restaurant Wars!
with Jessica Nunno
Ever wonder what it would be like to open and operate your very own restaurant? In this camp, aspiring upper elementary/tween restauranteurs can find out! Campers will engage in discussion about the restuarant industry from farm to table, and then design their very own restaurant. After fleshing out their ideas on paper, in discussions, and by designing their own menu, they will build their restaurant in a collaborative Minecraft community. Each camper will then take on the role of food critic as they visit other campers' restaurants and write reviews of the food and service. May the best chef win!
with Drew Carlton
A small group of lower elementary sleuthers will join up in a fictious detective agency to solve a different mystery each day of this Mystery Week Camp. Inspired by table-top roleplaying games, each participant will create their own fictional mystery-genre character with attributes and traits that will enable them to work cooperatively with their fellow campers to solve the mystery of the day.
Optical Illusions & Magic Tricks
with Nancy Junkins
Are you ready to create the impossible? In this camp, students in grades 4-8 will explore the secrets optical illusions and magic tricks! Campers will learn about (and create) op art, experiment with the science of optics, learn magic secrets, and even perform a trick or two of their own!