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STEAM200: School's Out! Winter Break Camp

School may be out, but the fun is just beginning! Our day camps foster an atmosphere that reflects our five core focuses: science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Now you can have a stress-free holiday knowing that your kid is learning, growing, and making friends at TechShop!

Who: 8–17 year olds

What: School's Out! Winter Break Camp

When: Tuesday, December 26th, to Friday, December 29th, from 9:30AM–3:30PM. Lunch will be from 11:30PM–noon. Remember to pack a lunch or bring lunch money!

Where: TechShop DC-Arlington

DAY 01:Electronics
Learn the basics of electronics and circuitry as you solder a lit LED tree and create light-up cards.

DAY 02:Chocolate Molds
'Tis the season to each chocolate. Make custom candies to give as a gift or to eat yourself!

DAY 03: Felt Ornaments
Add a cozy look to your holiday tree with hand-sewn felt ornaments.

DAYS 04: Custom Sweatshirt
Make a personalized ugly sweatshirt perfect for showing off your holiday maker spirit!

Please fill out the WAIVER after registering for camp. Participants who do not have this form completed will not be allowed to attend.

Feel free to write to Necia Disse at STEAM.dca@techshop.com with any questions!

1 session currently scheduled:
    School's Out! Winter Break Camp
(School's Out! Winter Break Camp)
Tuesday, 12/26/17 9:30 AM 24.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
    Member and non-member Sign Up $520.00, No Materials Fee
STEAM205: School's Out! Spring Break Camp

Spend spring break at TechShop!

Join us for a different activity every day in our spring break STEAM classes for youth.

DAY 01: Laser Cutting
Learn how to use a laser cutter to cut, etch and engrave designs in a variety of materials. Using the graphics software Adobe Illustrator, cut intricate designs and engrave highly detailed images into a laser-cut box at the touch of a button.

DAY 02: 3D Modeling and Printing
Jump into the 21st century and learn 3D modeling! Then use the 3D printer to bring your digital creation to life.

DAY 03: Basic Electronics
Learn basic electronics and soldering by building your own mini battery-powered vibro-bot. Then explore simple circuitry by creating custom light-up cards.

DAY 04: Chocolate Molds
Make your own chocolates using the laser cutter and vacuum former. You will pour delicious molten chocolate into your shape and walk away with candy and a personalized mold to use again at home.

DAY 05: Tetrahedral Fractal Kite
Celebrate the spring breeze by creating a tetrahedral fractal kite. You will learn about the basic principles of flight as you build this kite that was designed by Alexander Graham Bell. It is light enough to fly in 10mph gusts and is collapsible for easy transportation.

Spring break runs M–F, 9:30AM–3:30PM. Lunch will be from 12:30pm-1:00pm. Please bring a lunch or money for your child to get lunch from one of the restaurants nearby.

Must be between the ages of 8 and 17 to attend | Materials will be provided | Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes | Please show up 10 minutes early on your first day to complete registration.

1 session currently scheduled:
    School's Out! Spring Break Camp
(School's Out! Spring Break Camp)
Monday, 3/26/18 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
    * Member Sign Up $600.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $650.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.