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 YOUTH STEAM PROGRAMS (STEAM)
 
   
STEAM1502: Class - 3D Printing

Learn the basics of setup, printing and finishing using TechShop's multiple 3D printers. Three-dimensional printing allows you to quickly and easily create a physical object from a computer model, literally printing thin layers of the part one at a time.This is an easy way to prototype plastic parts and make your 3D designs come to life!

In this class, students will gain a better understanding of 3D printing concepts, terminology and methods.

This class will feature a new project every session, so students can participate multiple times.

This class is for kids ages 8–16.

Parents are not required to stay following student check-in.

Project: 3D print a file

Equipment Access: STEAM room's Printrbots

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Class - 3D Printing Saturday, 1/13/18 9:30 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    Class - 3D Printing Thursday, 1/25/18 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM1700: Class - Sculpting 1

The art of sculpture is a multi-step process consisting of modeling, molding, casting, and finishing.

In this class, students will begin with basic skills and tips with clay to start them on their way into the world of sculpting.

This class is for kids ages 8–17.

Parents are not required to stay after checking their student(s) into class.

Project: Create a clay sculpture

Prerequisites: None

Equipment access: Sculpting tools

1 session currently scheduled:
    Class - Sculpting 1 Saturday, 1/20/18 9:30 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM1701: Class - Sculpting 2

Building on skills learned in Sculpting 1, participants in this next step-class will work with the instructor and other students to create clay creations that will push them into new territory.

This class is for kids ages 8–17.

Parents are not required to stay after checking their student(s) into class.

Project: Accessful completion of Sculpting 1

1 session currently scheduled:
    Class - Sculpting 2 Saturday, 1/27/18 9:30 AM 5.0 Hours 7 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $85.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM1851: Workshop - Build a Gift: Clock

Spend some time making a gift you can give to someone you really like this Christmas. Nothing says Happy Holidays like a handmade gift from one of our STEAM Build a Gift workshops.

Participants will be provided all the materials needed; all you need to bring is your individual creativity.

Each person who signs up for this Build a Gift class will leave with a custom-made acrylic clock after learning CorelDRAW and the laser cutters.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Workshop - Build a Gift: Clock Saturday, 12/16/17 9:30 AM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $70.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM1853: Workshop - Soldering: Blinky Kit

Learn how to use solder and a soldering iron to make a blinky kit project as well as learn how to solder electronic "through-hole" components for electronic printed circuit board assembly (PCBs).

Participants will learn basic solder and flux types, safe soldering practices, and soldering iron maintenance. They will learn to de-solder using various techniques, including a "solder sucker" tool or solder braid.

Age: Kids ages 8–16

Project: This fun kit is perfect for getting hands-on experience creating electronics projects. PCB and all electronics parts are included in the kit.

Prerequisites: None

Equipment Access: Soldering irons

Parents are not required to stay after checking their student(s) into class.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Workshop - Soldering: Blinky Kit Thursday, 12/28/17 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    Workshop - Soldering: Blinky Kit Thursday, 1/18/18 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $25.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
   
STEAM1856: Workshop - Build a Gift: 3D Printed Ornaments

Spend some time making a gift you can give to someone you reall like this Christmas. Nothing says Happy Holidays like a handmade gift from one of our STEAM Build a Gift workshops.

You will be provided all the materials needed; all you need to bring is your creativity.

Each person who signs up for this Build a Gift class will leave with a custom 2D designed, 3D printed ornament after learning Tinkercad and the 3D printers.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Workshop - Build a Gift: 3D Printed Ornaments Thursday, 12/21/17 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Workshop - Build a Gift: 3D Printed Ornaments Saturday, 12/23/17 9:30 AM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $45.00, 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 your very 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 through Friday at 3:30PM.

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

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    CAMP - Arduino Robotics Monday, 12/18/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $450.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Arduino Robotics Monday, 1/8/18 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $450.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM2003: CAMP - Design and Build

This 5-day Design and Build camp will introduce you to software and to 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 8–12 and 13-17 and runs Monday through Friday, 9:30AM–3:30PM. Click on camp days to see the age ranges available

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 12/18/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $325.00, No Materials Fee
    CAMP - Design and Build Monday, 1/8/18 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $325.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM2101: 1-Day Camp - Arduino Circuits and Basic Programming

In this day camp, campers will start their Arduino journey by learning the basics of circuitry through breadboards, jumper wires and LEDs, taking their projects all the way up to controlling the LEDs through the Arduino.

Lunch will NOT be provided; please send your camper with a lunch!

1 session currently scheduled:
    1-Day Camp - Arduino Circuits and Basic Programming Wednesday, 1/3/18 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $85.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM2102: 1-Day Camp - Arduino Motors and Movements

In this camp, campers will learn how to operate servo motors using the Arduino as well as use the servo to make objects move.

Project: Prototype moving objects with servos

Everyone must wear closed-toe shoes.

Lunch will NOT be provided; please send your camper with a lunch!

1 session currently scheduled:
    1-Day Camp - Arduino Motors and Movements Thursday, 1/4/18 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $85.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM2103: 1-Day Camp - Arduino Lights and Music

In this camp, campers will learn how to make blink lights to music as well as write music in code. Just like playing a note on a guitar, participants will learn how to play a note using Arduino. Learn to translate sheet music into code and watch as lights blink to the music.

Project: Create a lighted music player

Everyone must wear closed-toe shoes.

Lunch will NOT be provided; please send your camper with a lunch!

1 session currently scheduled:
    1-Day Camp - Arduino Lights and Music Friday, 1/5/18 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $85.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM2115: 3-Day Camp - Design and Build Laser Cutter Challenge

In this 3-day camp, participants will be challenged daily on a variety of design and build principles using TechShop's software and Laser Cutters. Every day a new theme and challenge will be presented, giving campers a unique view of innovation in this project based camp.

This camp runs from 9:30AM until 3:30PM.

Everyone must wear closed-toe shoes.



1 session currently scheduled:
    3-Day Camp - Design and Build Laser Cutter Challenge Wednesday, 12/27/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $250.00, No Materials Fee