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 STEAM SUMMER CAMPS (STEAM)
 
   
STEAM123: Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 8-12)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

Design and Build Camp introduces young innovators to software and provides a chance to bring creations to life using TechShop’s laser cutters and 3D printers! Designers will start by learning and refining their CAD (computer aided design) skills in 2D and 3D design software before bringing projects to the laser cutters and 3D printers! Projects are defined by the imagination and can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, cardboard, acrylic, and plastic. Projects will be a combination of 2D and 3D and participants will complete a variety of small daily projects in addition to a larger final project.

Students who take and successfully pass this course will be certified to use the laser cutters, 3D printers, and the heat press and vinyl cutters at TechShop.

This week-long summer camp is for makers ages 8-12, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp and before camp extended hours are available to purchase for the week as well. This gives you extra time to make use of what you're learning during camp sessions. Information may be found here.

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 8-12) Monday, 6/12/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 8-12) Monday, 6/26/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 8-12) Monday, 7/17/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 8-12) Monday, 7/31/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM125: Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 13-17)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

Design and Build Camp introduces young innovators to software and provides a chance to bring creations to life using TechShop’s laser cutters and 3D printers! Designers will start by learning and refining their CAD (computer aided design) skills in 2D and 3D design software before bringing projects to the laser cutters and 3D printers! Projects are defined by the imagination and can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, cardboard, acrylic, and plastic. Projects will be a combination of 2D and 3D and participants will complete a variety of small daily projects in addition to a larger final project.

Students who take and successfully pass this course will be certified to use the laser cutters, 3D printers, and the heat press and vinyl cutters at TechShop.

This week-long summer camp is for makers ages 13-17, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp and before camp extended hours are available to purchase for the week as well. This gives you extra time to make use of what you're learning during camp sessions. Information may be found here.

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 13-17) Monday, 6/19/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 13-17) Monday, 7/10/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 13-17) Monday, 7/24/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Design and Build (ages 13-17) Monday, 8/7/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
11 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM126: Summer of Creation: Basic Electronics (ages 8-12)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

Dive into the blinking, beeping, programmable world of electronics in this elemental course that spans Monday to Friday of Spring Break weekend. After an introductory primer that lays the groundwork for electricity, circuits, soldering, and using multimeters via mini-project builds, students explore circuit design, learn about microcontrollers, and get started with the Arduino. Students will also learn to work with the laser cutters and desktop CNC mill. The large project build is a fun and flashy LED cube.

This Basic Electronics class is a foundational class that will give your young innovator the tools to excel in more advanced electronics courses.

This week-long summer camp is for makers ages 8-12, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp and before camp extended hours are available to purchase for the week as well. This gives you extra time to make use of what you're learning during camp sessions. Information may be found here.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Basic Electronics (ages 8-12) Monday, 6/12/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM200: Summer of Creation: Basic Electronics (ages 13-17)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

Dive into the blinking, beeping, programmable world of electronics in this elemental course that spans Monday to Friday of Spring Break weekend. After an introductory primer that lays the groundwork for electricity, circuits, soldering, and using multimeters via mini-project builds, students explore circuit design, learn about microcontrollers, and get started with the Arduino. Students will also learn to work with the laser cutters and desktop CNC mill. The large project build is a fun and flashy LED cube.

This Basic Electronics class is a foundational class that will give your young innovator the tools to excel in more advanced electronics courses.

This week-long summer camp is for makers ages 13-17, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp and before camp extended hours are available to purchase for the week as well. This gives you extra time to make use of what you're learning during camp sessions. Information may be found here.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Basic Electronics (ages 13-17) Monday, 7/17/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM250: Summer of Creation: Arduino Robotics (ages 13-17)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

Are you ready to start programming your own computer boards or robots and take control of your computerized world?

At TechShop Arduino Robotics camp, you will learn how to design, build and program your own micro controller! This five-day camp will introduce budding hackers to the all-powerful Arduino board, which will be used to make a multitude of different projects throughout the week, culminating in your very own robot. We will also cover the use of the laser cutter to assist in fabricating parts for this class.

This week-long summer camp is for makers ages 13-17, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp and before camp extended hours are available to purchase for the week as well. This gives you extra time to make use of what you're learning during camp sessions. Information may be found here.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Arduino Robotics (ages 13-17) Monday, 7/31/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $675.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM23423: Summer of Creation: Advanced Inventor Sessions (ages 8-12)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

This camp is only available to past TechShop Summer Camp Participants.

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.

This week-long summer camp is for makers ages 8-12, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp and before camp extended hours are available to purchase for the week as well. This gives you extra time to make use of what you're learning during camp sessions. Information may be found here.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Advanced Inventor Sessions (ages 8-12) Monday, 7/10/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM222: Summer of Creation: Advanced Inventor Sessions (ages 13-17)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

This camp is only available to past TechShop Summer Camp Participants.

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.

This week-long summer camp is for makers ages 13-17, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp and before camp extended hours are available to purchase for the week as well. This gives you extra time to make use of what you're learning during camp sessions. Information may be found here.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Advanced Inventor Sessions (ages 13-17) Monday, 7/24/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM34324: Summer Camp: Advanced Creator Sessions (ages 8-12)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

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.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Summer Camp: Advanced Creator Sessions (ages 8-12) Monday, 6/19/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM23423: Summer of Creation: Advanced Creator Sessions (ages 13-17)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

This camp is only available to past TechShop Summer Camp Participants.

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.

This week-long summer camp is for makers ages 13-17, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp and before camp extended hours are available to purchase for the week as well. This gives you extra time to make use of what you're learning during camp sessions. Information may be found here.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Advanced Creator Sessions (ages 13-17) Monday, 6/26/17 9:30 AM 30.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $585.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM234: Summer of Creation: Build a Bluetooth Speaker (Ages 12-17)

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

Start your summer off right by designing and building a custom bluetooth speaker. In this 3-day camp, participants have the opportunity to explore the entire creative process from invention to fabrication, from idea to finished product. Students will work directly with professionals in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) fields and have the amazing experience of spending the time working in a real-world maker setting.

This class is for beginners and utilizes the woodshop; planer, jointer, router; and laser cutters.



Participants who successfully pass this course are certified to use the Epilog Laser Cutters, woodshop tools, and joiner, planer and table router at TechShop.

This summer camp is for kids ages 12-17, Monday through Friday from 9:30AM-3:30PM.

After-camp extended hours will not be available for this camp.

Dates and Times:

1st series of classes:

06/10/2017: Saturday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 1
06/17/2017: Saturday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 2
06/24/2017: Saturday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 3

2nd series of classes:

07/05/2017: Wednesday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 1
07/06/2017: Thursday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 2
07/07/2017: Friday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 3

3nd series of classes:

07/16/2017: Sunday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 1
07/23/2017: Sunday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 2
07/30/2017: Sunday: 9:30AM-3:30PM -- session 3

Note: Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Build a Bluetooth Speaker (Ages 12-17) Saturday, 6/10/17 9:30 AM 24.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $450.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Build a Bluetooth Speaker (Ages 12-17) Thursday, 7/6/17 9:30 AM 24.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $450.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Build a Bluetooth Speaker (Ages 12-17) Sunday, 7/16/17 9:30 AM 24.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $450.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Build a Bluetooth Speaker (Ages 12-17) Monday, 8/7/17 9:30 AM 24.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $450.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM536: Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions

In appreciation for all of the go-getters hammering out their summer plans already, we're offering 10% off our camps for a limited time. The prices below already reflect that discount and are only available until the 5th of March. Save a couple of twenties and treat yourself for being ahead of the curve.

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 9:00 AM and ending as late as 6:00 PM! Participants have the option of continuing to work on the machines and with an instructor if they wish during this time.

This package must be purchased with an enrollment in one of our Summer of Creation camps and prior to the first day of camp.

A Maker Session must be purchased for each child participating.



8 sessions currently scheduled:
    Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions Monday, 6/12/17 8:30 AM 17.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions Monday, 6/19/17 8:30 AM 17.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions Monday, 6/26/17 8:30 AM 17.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions Monday, 7/10/17 8:30 AM 17.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
11 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions Monday, 7/17/17 8:30 AM 17.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions Monday, 7/24/17 8:30 AM 17.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions Monday, 7/31/17 8:30 AM 17.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee
    Summer of Creation: Maker Sessions Monday, 8/7/17 8:30 AM 17.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $150.00, No Materials Fee