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

Is your youth enrolled in a weeklong TechShop STEAM camp?

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 5-day STEAM 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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 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, 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 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 8–17 and runs 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 when they are members at TechShop.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    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, 7/10/17 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
9 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
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $500.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM201: Summer Camp: Advanced Inventor Sessions

TechShop’s popular, hands-on STEAM Summer Camps are back and better than ever. Students are immersed in a creative environment where they explore science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. And across every subject, they learn how to approach life as problem solvers.

In these project-based STEAM sessions, students take the foundational knowledge they learned in our foundational STEAM classes and put it to the test. There is one project for each STEAM discipline, giving students 5 unique portfolio pieces.

Projects covered in this 30-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

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 farthest?

This program meets for 6-hour sessions, Monday through Friday. Please show up 10 minutes early on your first day so you can complete registration.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Summer Camp: Advanced Inventor Sessions Monday, 7/10/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $650.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM202: Summer Camp: Advanced Creator Sessions

TechShop’s popular, hands-on STEAM Summer Camps are back. Students are immersed in a creative environment where they explore science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. And across every subject, they learn how to approach life as problem solvers.

In these project-based STEAM sessions, students take the foundational knowledge they learned in our foundational STEAM classes and put it to the test. There is one project for each STEAM discipline, giving students 5 unique portfolio pieces.

Here are the projects covered in this 30-hour course:

SCIENCE: PAPER-CUT SHADOW LIGHTBOX

The science of light and the art of diffusion come together in this fun, creative project. Use shop tools to build your box frame, add LEDs, then use design software to create your shadow art, and cut it out on the laser cutter. Assemble and proudly display the art of science.

TECHNOLOGY: LIGHT-UP TOTE BAG

Did you know that circuits can be sewn? Learn about soft, electronic-textile circuits as you design and sew your own tote bag that lights up when you open it. Once you’ve learned the basics of soft circuits, a world of project possibilities awaits you.

ENGINEERING: ORNITHOPTER

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?

ART: LIFECASTING

Dive into the world of mold making by casting a mold of your hand using plaster and alginate, then craft a mount for your hand mold, and make your own custom wall hanging.

MATH: BUILDING SCALE MODELS

Ever wonder how we make miniatures look believable? It’s all about the scale. How do we figure out the scale? Math! In this course, you’ll choose something to miniaturize and work through the math to make it in small scale.

This program will meet for 6 hours Monday through Friday. Please show up 10 minutes early on your first day so you can complete registration.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Summer Camp: Advanced Creator Sessions Monday, 6/12/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $650.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer Camp: Advanced Creator Sessions Monday, 6/26/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $650.00, No Materials Fee