Engineering for Kids Camps
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Please note: In-person programs will follow all CDC and State guidelines regarding social distancing, face coverings, and cleaning procedures.
Virtual Engineering Camp (Ages 6 & 7)
The Engineering Camp introduces your youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of energy, materials and movement. Through open and focused exploration, students explore and construct their own bridges, catapults and more! Class will be held through Zoom, so students must have a wifi-enabled computer or tablet.
Note: Please review the materials list for this program under Forms below.You may use what you have at home, or pay a separate $5 supply fee (below), and the supplies will be mailed to you.
Virtual Scratch Programming (Ages 6 & 7)
Embark on a fun journey to space with Scratch! Send an astronaut to the moon and defend your moon base from space rocks. Learn how to use Scratch to create and program sprites, backdrops and basic scripts. Create a new program each day, leave with evidence of your wild space adventure, and be inspired to explore the universe of programming! Please note: Students will need a wifi enabled laptop or computer with a microphone.
MincraftEDU: Traveling into the Future (Ages 8-12)
This camp will immerse students in the expansive world of Minecraft, and will challenge students' ingenuity and problem solving skills as they navigate through several engineering challenges. Students will learn how to use teamwork and manage resources like an engineer in the real world. Building in Minecraft allows students to experiment with designs and materials, all without the risks associated with building structures in reality.
3D Printing: Minecraft Creations (Ages 8-12)
3D Printing and Minecraft both represent boundless opportunity for creating even our wildest of ideas! In 3D Printing: Minecraft Creations, students will explore the basic concepts of 3D printing and computer-aided design, or CAD, to bring their most awesome Minecraft creation to life! Students will take their Minecraft design out of the world of Minecraft and learn how to extrude it into a 3D model that can then be modified to be printed in 3D!
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