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Huntsville STEAM Works



High School

Dungeons & Dragons

$150

with Drew Carlton

Calendar Next session starts Jan 17, 2019 at 12 pm, runs for 15 weeks

In this program, veteran Dungeons Masters will lead preteen and young teen gamers through a 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.

Game does not meet March 21st (Spring Break).

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

$65

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Next session starts Dec 27, 2018 at 1 pm

Do you have a teen in grades 7-12 interested in learning about Dungeons & Dragons? In two three-hour game sessions, teens will learn all about how to get started in the exciting world of everyone's favorite fantasy tabletop roleplaying game, Dungeons & Dragons, with guidance from an experienced Dungeon Master. Courtsey of Curse, Inc, participants will get access to all the resources in D&D Beyond for the duration of the game.

This workshop is limited to 6 participants, so register early for a spot.

Includes snack. Players who are also attending morning workshops may bring a sack lunch and remain for lunch at no extra charge. 

Monthly Maker 1-Year Subscription

$144

with David Mercer

Calendar Next session starts Jan 1, 2019

Our Monthly Maker program brings you a guided maker learning activity every month! For each project, we will provide all the tools and materials you need to complete your own build in our makerpsace, plus instructor assistance as needed.

Projects vary from month-to-month, and are typically appropriate for teens and adults. Some projects are also appropriate for older children (ages 9-12), while others children will be required to observe an adult stand-in (for example, using the metalworking shop.)

This program is included in every full individual Huntsville STEAM Works makerspace membership (limit 1 per household for family membership). Typical drop-in rate for non-members to do a Monthly Maker project is $20 per month. This full year subscription for non-members brings you nearly $100 of savings over the course of a year!

Monthly Maker 6-Month Subscription

$90

with David Mercer

Calendar Next session starts Jan 1, 2019

Our Monthly Maker program brings you a guided maker learning activity every month! For each project, will provide all the tools and materials you need to complete your own build in our makerpsace, plus instructor assistance as needed.

Projects vary from month-to-month, and are typically appropriate for teens and adults. Some projects are also appropriate for older children (ages 9-12), while others children will be required to observe an adult stand-in (for example, using the metalworking shop.)

This program is included in every full individual Huntsville STEAM Works makerspace membership (limit 1 per household for family membership). Typical drop-in rate for non-members to do a Monthly Maker project is $20 per month. This 6-month subscription for non-members brings you savings of $24 over a 6-month period!

Monthly Maker Quarter Subscription

$54

with David Mercer

Calendar Next session starts Jan 1, 2019

Our Monthly Maker program brings you a guided maker learning activity every month! For each project, we will provide all the tools and materials you need to do your own build in our makerpsace, plus instructor assistance as needed.

Projects vary from month-to-month, and are typically appropriate for teens and adults. Some projects are also appropriate for older children (ages 9-12), while others children will be required to observe an adult stand-in (for example, using the metalworking shop.)

This program is included in every full individual Huntsville STEAM Works makerspace membership (limit 1 per household for family membership). Typical drop-in rate for non-members to do a Monthly Maker project is $20. This 1-quarter (3 month) subscription for non-members brings you a savings of $6 over a 3-month period.

Pokémon Economics

$150

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Next session starts Jan 17, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 15 weeks

Economics is described as the science of choice, centered on the principle that society has unlimited wants that depend on scarce resources. 

In this class, teens will learn about economic concepts through an analysis of the online Pokémon card game and its player driven market system. Concepts such as fiat currency, supply & demmand, market equilibrium, opportunity costs, and trade will be discussed by the class as they observe trends in the game economy over time.

This class is for grades 7-12. Advanced 6th graders may be admitted with instructor approval. Students will be expected to have permission from parents to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game online (no extra cost) outside of class at least a couple hours a week in order for students to build up virtual items of value to analyze and discuss in class.

No class March 21st (Spring Break).

Street Art

$220

with Peter Lucker

Calendar Next session starts Jan 21, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 10 weeks

In this class for homeschooled teens, students will learn about history and techniques of street art from local Huntsville street artist Pete "Float" Lucker. Not to be confused with graffiti or vandalism, street art is visual art created in public locations, informally or formally sanctioned. 

In this ten week course, students will be exposed to a variety of street art and learn techniques such as creating stencils, both by hand and with technology, applying spray paint, using digital tools to assist with art creation, and creating art on various surfaces, including canvas, found objects, and stickers. 

This class is priced to include a $20 materials fee. Materials are provided, but students may wish to bring found objects or additional paint colors from home.

No class February 18th (Presidents Day) or March 18th (Spring Break).





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