Technology Camps (ages 6-13)

Technology camp

TechStars® by Computer Explorers have designed camps to engage young children in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) approach to learning.  Our camps provide a hands-on educational setting to make learning fun!

 

LEGO® In Motion (ages 6-9)

Young budding engineers love this hands-on, minds-on camp.  Concepts of simple machines such as gears, pulleys, levers, and wheels are introduced the a series of activity-card LEGO® building projects.  With the use of a motor and electrical controls, the models come alive right before their eyes!  There will be all new models to tinker with this summer.

June 26 – June 30 
Monday – Friday 8:45-11:45 am
$263 members, $293 non-members (5 days)

 

Minecraft Adventure (ages 7-10)

Are you a builder, crafter, miner or farmer?  This is the perfect camp for eager minecrafters to learn the comprehensive features Minecraft PC offers, participate in teamwork, and collaborate while playing with other students on a teacher-monitored closed server.

June 26 – June 30 
Monday – Friday 12:45-3:45 pm
$263 members, $293 non-members (5 days)

 

LEGO® Robotics (ages 7-11)

LEGO® Mindstorms provides wonderful hands-on opportunities for students to experiment and learn about the fundamentals of robotics, construction, and computer programming.  We will be using familiar LEGO® bricks to build around a micro computer and then using computer software to bring the robot to life.

Session I: July 17 – July 21 
Monday – Friday 12:45-3:45 pm
$263 members, $293 non-members (5 days)

 

Session II: August 7 – August 11 
Monday – Friday 8:45-11:45 am
$263 members, $293 non-members (5 days)

 

Computer Coding in Minecraft (ages 8-13)

This camp is more than just “mining” and “crafting” in Minecraft.  Students will learn a range of coding concepts like loops, functions, and conditionals using JAVA to create MODs for the game. This a fun introduction to object oriented computer programming.

Session I: July 17 – July 21 
Monday – Friday 8:45-11:45 am
$263 members, $293 non-members (5 days)

 

Session II: August 7 – August 11 
Monday – Friday 12:45-3:45 pm
$263 members, $293 non-members (5 days)

 

Minecraft Power Users (ages 8-12)

Are you interested in checking out modpacks that let you ride an ender dragon or a creeper pig?  Do you want to get a NASA workbench to build a rocket and blast off to the moon and plant your own flag on the surface?  The possibilities are endless with different modpacks. Come have fun!

July 24 – July 28 
Monday – Friday 8:45-11:45 am
$263 members, $293 non-members (5 days)

 

Video Animation Gaming (ages 8-13)

Students will be using the software program ‘Scratch’ developed by the MIT Media Institute to create animation, music videos, Pac-Man like games, and more. Creations from this camp, along with a copy of this software will be sent home so students may continue to have fun.

July 31 – August 4 
Monday – Friday 8:45-11:45 am
$263 members, $293 non-members (5 days)

 

 


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