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Minecraft: STEAMcraft

$175

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Current session started Jan 9, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 15 weeks

In this one-hour weekly course, students in grades 3-5 will engage in STEAM topics through the Minecraft platform. Instructors will prestent activities in worlds designed to engage and expose them to a unique perspective in a different STEAM area each day. Class topics will include renewable energy, Redstone creations, Java coding, pixel art, and bridge building. 

Engineering I

$265

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Current session started Jan 9, 2020 at 11:30 am, runs for 12 weeks

This hands-on, project-oriented class will build on the concepts covered in Intro to Engineering. 6th-8th grade students will learn to identify a need, research said need, brainstorm possible solutions, and work on alternatives to solve the engineering challenges presented. They will work in groups to find creative solutions to design problems from multiple engineering disciplines, possibly from specialties such as mechanical, civil, aerospace, electrical, or biomedical. 

AMT Armory Camp

$210
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 1, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Jun 1, 2020

This camp is the definitive makerspace primer for students in grades 6+. Students will learn about equipment in our Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) shop while designing and manufacturing weapons and armor. They will have hands-on experience with our laser cutters and shop bot, which is a high performance CNC mill. Students will also be introduced to the software used to create designs for these machines. Topics explored include vector graphics, materials options, chainmaille design, and design principles.

Snack is included. Campers registered for both morning and afternoon camp sessions should bring a sack lunch, and will receive lunch supervision at no additional cost.

Dungeons & Dragons Camp

$200
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 1, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Jun 8, 2020

Our Dungeons & Dragons summer camp is the perfect opportunity for tweens and young teens (ages 11-up) to learn the ins and outs of the world’s most popular tabletop roleplaying game! Each participant takes on the role of a unique character in a cooperative storytelling adventure, with decisions and dice rolls determining outcomes. With support from Curse, participants will have access to “D&D Beyond” online resources and will be led through gameplay with one of our friendly Dungeon Masters. All participants go home with their own dice set!

Snack is included. Campers registered for both morning and afternoon camp sessions should bring a sack lunch, and will receive lunch supervision at no additional cost.

 

AMT Toys and Games Camp

$210
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 8, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This new camp is the third in our AMT series! It is the definitive makerspace primer for students in grades 6+. Students will learn about equipment in our Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) shop while designing and manufacturing a balance board or board games like Tak or chess. They will have hands-on experience with our laser cutters and shop bot which is a high performance CNC mill. Students will also be introduced to the software used to create designs for these machines. Topics explored include vector graphics, materials options, and design principles.

Snack is included. Campers registered for both morning and afternoon camp sessions should bring a sack lunch, and will receive lunch supervision at no additional cost.





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