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 YOUTH STEAM PROGRAMS (STEAM)
 
   
STEAM2000: CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions)

Is your youth enrolled in one of our summer camps?

This add-on gives your young maker the chance to hang out at TechShop starting as early as 8:30AM and ending as late as 6:00PM!

Please note: This package must be purchased with an enrollment in one of our Summer of Creation camps.

A Maker Sessions package must be purchased for each youth enrolled in extended care.

8 sessions currently scheduled:
    CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions) Monday, 6/12/17 8:30 AM 3.5 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions) Monday, 6/26/17 8:30 AM 3.5 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions) Monday, 7/10/17 8:30 AM 3.5 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions) Monday, 7/24/17 8:30 AM 3.5 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions) Monday, 7/31/17 8:30 AM 3.5 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions) Monday, 8/7/17 8:30 AM 3.5 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions) Monday, 8/14/17 8:30 AM 3.5 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Extended Care (Maker Sessions) Monday, 8/21/17 8:30 AM 3.5 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM2001: CAMP - Arduino Robotics

Are you ready to start programming your own robot and take control of your robotic world? In this five-day TechShop Arduino camp, you will learn how to design, build, and program your own microcontroller.

This introduction to the all-powerful Arduino board includes a week's worth of training on inputs, outputs, and programming. You will use your Arduino boards to make a multitude of different projects throughout the week, culminating in yourvery own bot that you get to take home with you at the end of camp.

This class is for kids ages 8–17.

This is a 5-day camp beginning on Monday at 9:30AM and continuing on through Friday at 3:30PM.

Every camper will receive an Aruino bot at the end of camp.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    CAMP - Arduino Robotics Monday, 6/26/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $600.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Arduino Robotics Monday, 7/24/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $600.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Arduino Robotics Monday, 8/7/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $600.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM2003: CAMP - Design and Build

This five-day Design and Build camp will introduce you to software, and rapid prototyping equipment, and it will provide you a chance to bring your creation to life using TechShop's laser cutters and 3D printers.

You will begin by learning and refining your CAD (computer aided design) skills in Autodesk and CorelDRAW before building your project on our Epilog laser cutters, Mojo 3D printer, and the Form +1 3D printer.

This five-day camp is for kids ages 8–17 and runs from Monday through Friday, 9:30AM–3:30PM.

Campers who take and successfully pass this course will be certified to use the laser cutters, Form +1, and Mojo 3D printers at TechShop.

8 sessions currently scheduled:
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 4/3/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $600.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 4/3/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $600.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 4/10/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $600.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 4/10/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $600.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 6/5/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 6/12/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 7/10/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 7/31/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM101: After School: Design & Build Foundations (Mon & Wed)

TechShop’s hands-on STEAM programming is now available after school. Students are immersed in a creative environment that covers science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Across every subject, they learn how to approach life as problem solvers.

Learn the basics of how to operate a full array of tools in this elemental course that spans 8 weeks of after-school sessions. After learning how to use digital design software to create your own custom personal logo, you'll bring it to life in a variety of materials using laser cutters, 3D printers, vinyl cutters, and standard shop tools. At the end of the session, you will have a solid understanding of how to go from idea to design to creation, plus you will be certified to use all the aforementioned tools at TechShop.

Design & Build is a foundational course that will give young innovators safety clearance for the tools we use in our STEAM program and prepare them for the next course. We will meet for 2-hour sessions, 2 days a week for 8 weeks. Please show up 10 minutes early on your first day so you can complete registration.

1 session currently scheduled:
    After School: Design & Build Foundations (Mon & Wed) Monday, 5/1/17 4:00 PM 32.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * 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.
   
STEAM201: Advanced Inventor Sessions (Tue & Thur)

TechShop’s beloved STEAM programming is now available after school. Our students are immersed in a creative environment like nothing else. Our programs cover science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics, but across every subject, we teach our students how to approach life as a problem solver.

Our project based STEAM course is where our students take their foundational knowledge they learned in our previous classes and put it to the test. The course has two major projects for each STEAM discipline giving the student 5 unique portfolio pieces. Our projects teach core concepts of STEAM, but with the customizing, hacking, do it yourself spirit TechShop is known for.

Here are the projects covered in this 32-hour course:

SCIENCE: LED-POWERING WIND TURBINE

Learn about the science of wind energy by making your own mini turbine. Build the circuit, then create and customize your turbine blades, and put it all together to see the power of wind in action as your turbine lights an LED.

TECHNOLOGY: SOLAR-POWERED VIBROBOT

Explore BEAM robotics and the technology behind solar power by building your own robotic critter using simple components and small solar cells. Though these creatures are small, they have a lot of character and room for customization. How will your critter scuttle across a table?

ENGINEERING: EGG-DROP CHALLENGE

Test your engineering chops and explore material properties by designing and building a protective carrier to prevent an egg from cracking when dropped from certain heights. Then put your design to the ultimate test. Will it work? There’s only one way to find out!

ART: STOP-MOTION ANIMATION

In this course, learn about film production by being the set designer, prop builder, and director of your very own stop-motion animation short film. Combine your 3D printing and laser-cutting skills to create the scenery and characters for your original flick and share it with the world.

MATH: BUILDING CATAPULTS

What factors determine how far a flung projectile flies? Put math concepts to work to design and build your own catapult. Then put your design to the test in the ultimate catapult contest. Whose catapult will fling the furthest?

This program will meet for 2-hour sessions, 2 days a week, for 8 weeks. Please show up 10 minutes early on your first day so you can complete our registration.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Advanced Inventor Sessions (Tue & Thur) Tuesday, 3/14/17 4:00 PM 32.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * 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.