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          2017 MakerSpace Summer Camps
 
                           2017 MakerSpace Summer Camp registration is now closed.  
 
Bring Code to Life: Learn Programming  FULL

July 10-13, 2017  8:30AM to 11:30AM                         3rd-6th grade                                

Learning to write code, or computer programs, is essential as our world continues to transform.  This camp will focus on experimenting with code by coding programs to control Sphero® robots through obstacle courses and challenges. In addition, campers will help “Byte” to navigate his virtual world using iPads®. Campers will begin with block-based coding and move into line-based coding by learning the Swift programming language.  No prior programming experience required.  

 

It’s Electric: Create with littleBits  

July 10-13, 2017  12:00PM to 3:00PM                         3rd-6th grade

Enjoy inventing, creativity, and electronics?  Come explore littleBits.  Campers will get the opportunity to explore and learn about circuitry using littleBits.  Using their creativity and design skills, campers will participate in mini-challenges to spark their collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and creative design skills.  

 

Recycle It: Program using EV3 Robots FULL

July 24-27, 2017  8:30AM to 11:30AM                        4th-8th grade

Join us for hands-on robotics challenges! In small teams, campers will learn to build and program a LEGO® Mindstorm EV3
robot that will be able to carry out specific tasks.  Each day campers will add more attachments and write new programs to accomplish additional tasks.

 

Landscape Design: Explore Virtual Reality

July 24-27, 2017 12:00PM to 3:00PM                          4th-8th grade  FULL
                     OR
August 7-10, 2017  12:00PM to 3:00PM                      4th-8th grade   

 
Enter the virtual reality world in this 4 day camp!  Campers will utilize zSpace to learn about the plant life cycle, plant adaptations, and key factors for plant growth.Campers will then get their hands dirty as they design and build a plant wall. Campers will use their creativity, critical thinking skills and communication skills as they collaborate with their peers in this hands-on camp!        *This camp is limited to 10 campers for each session.
 

Movie Magic: Bring Books to Life     FULL

August 7-10, 2017 8:30AM to 11:30AM                     4th-8th grade

This is no typical summer book camp!  Students in this camp will begin by sharing information about their favorite book from their summer reading.  However, bythe end of the week, students will have written, performed, and edited a scene or a commercial from/about the book using iMovie, Green Screen, Stop Motion,and/or Adobe Spark. At the end of the week, they will take home a completed video of their performance.

 

Each camp is $90 to attend; $160 if registering for 2 camps. Registration ends June 15, 2017. 

 
Early bird pricing is $80 for each camp or $150 for 2 camps if registered by March 30, 2017.  Seating is limited!  Reserve your spot now!    
 
Questions about camps can be directed at Annie Milewski at milee@iu29.org or
call (570) 544-9131 x1227. 
 
To enroll your child for one or more of the camps, please click on the registration form below.  
 
If paying by check/money order, complete the registration form, print and return with payment to: Schuylkill IU29, Attn: Curriculum Services, 17 Maple Avenue Campus, Mar Lin, PA 17951.  
 
If paying by credit card, complete the registration form below and return via mail, fax or email to Schuylkill IU29 and then click the credit card link: http://iu29.revtrak.net  

Mailing address: Schuylkill IU29, Attn: Curriculum Services, 17 Maple Avenue Campus, Mar Lin, PA 17951.
Fax: 570-544-9181
 
 
 
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