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 STEAM CAMPS (STEAM)
 
   
STEAM105: Spring Break 2017 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 conductive ink 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: DIY Flappy Bird
Study the principles of winged flight by constructing a classic balsa monoplane whose design is based on the motion of birds flapping their wings. Then put your engineering chops to the test in a flight competition. Whose ornithopter will fly the farthest? Whose will have the smoothest flight?

Spring break runs M–F, 10AM–2PM. 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.

Receive a $30 discount for signing up for all five days! Please register for this special deal through the first signup that reads "20 hours."

6 sessions currently scheduled:
    Spring Break 2017 Camp
(Spring Break Camp)
Monday, 4/10/17 9:59 AM 20.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $345.00, No Materials Fee
    Spring Break 2017 Camp
(Spring Break Camp)
Monday, 4/10/17 10:00 AM 4.0 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Spring Break 2017 Camp
(Spring Break Camp)
Tuesday, 4/11/17 10:00 AM 4.0 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Spring Break 2017 Camp
(Spring Break Camp)
Wednesday, 4/12/17 10:00 AM 4.0 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Spring Break 2017 Camp
(Spring Break Camp)
Thursday, 4/13/17 10:00 AM 4.0 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Spring Break 2017 Camp
(Spring Break Camp)
Friday, 4/14/17 10:00 AM 4.0 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM222: Home School Sessions

The advanced projects in TechShop’s home school course will teach each of the key concepts of STEAM–science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. This five-week course provides an engaging framework with ample room for students to self-direct and add their personal styles to the projects. Each participant will complete one hands-on STEAM project per session.

WEEK 01: Lifecasting
Learn about different materials and processes as you dive into the world of mold making. Cast a mold of your hand and craft a mount to make your own custom wall hanging.

WEEK 02: Vibrating Bristle Bot
Turn the head of a toothbrush into a robot! These baby bots are an easy and fun introduction to basic electronics. Race these little bugs on your counter or through a homemade obstacle course.

WEEK 03: Egg Drop
Learn about biomimicry and explore material properties by designing and building a protective carrier to prevent an egg from cracking when dropped from various heights.

WEEK 04: Stop-Motion Animation
Be the set designer, prop builder, and director of your own stop motion animation short movie. Use 3D printing and laser cutting to create the scenery and characters.

WEEK 05: Building Catapults
Use math and design to laser cut your own catapult. Then test your design in an ultimate catapult contest!

We will meet for 2.5-hour sessions, 1 day a week, for 5 weeks. Please show up 10 minutes early on your first day so you can complete registration.

Minimum of 5 students per group and maximum of 15.

Price per session is $55 OR save $25 by signing up for all five sessions. Please register for this special deal through the first signup that reads "12.5 hours."


6 sessions currently scheduled:
    Home School Sessions
(Home School Sessions)
Thursday, 4/20/17 9:59 AM 12.5 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
14 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $250.00, No Materials Fee
    Home School Sessions
(Home School Sessions)
Thursday, 4/20/17 10:00 AM 2.5 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
13 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Home School Sessions
(Home School Sessions)
Thursday, 4/27/17 10:00 AM 2.5 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
14 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Home School Sessions
(Home School Sessions)
Thursday, 5/4/17 10:00 AM 2.5 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
14 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Home School Sessions
(Home School Sessions)
Thursday, 5/11/17 10:00 AM 2.5 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
14 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Home School Sessions
(Home School Sessions)
Thursday, 5/18/17 10:00 AM 2.5 Hours 15 SEATS TOTAL
14 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee