Summer Maker Camps

Why spend your summer break on the couch when you could spend it at the museum making awesome things?
Check out these fun and exciting maker camps for ages 7-9 and 10-12 this summer!

2017 CAMP DATES INCLUDE:

June 6th-7th
Adventure Team LEGO®
10 AM – 3 PM  |  Ages 7-9
Members: $100  |  Nonmembers: $120

Unleash your inner engineer as you create robots, ziplines, and inventions that can send us on amazing adventures! Learn basic building skills, explore coding for robotics, and gain confidence in your skills as an inventor and engineer.

June 8th-9th
Adventure Team LEGO®
10 AM – 3 PM  |  Ages 10-12
Members: $100  |  Nonmembers: $120

Unleash your inner engineer as you create robots, ziplines, and inventions that can send us on amazing adventures! Learn basic building skills, explore coding for robotics, and gain confidence in your skills as an inventor and engineer.

June 20th
Toy Time!
10 AM – 3 PM  |  Ages 7-9
Members: $60  |  Nonmembers: $70

Do you wonder what’s inside your toys? Put on your safety goggles and make surprising discoveries as you take apart animatronic and electronic toys, use the parts to make new creations, and even make your own toy from scratch!

June 21st
Toy Time!
10 AM – 3 PM  |  Ages 10-12
Members: $60  |  Nonmembers: $70

Do you wonder what’s inside your toys? Put on your safety goggles and make surprising discoveries as you take apart animatronic and electronic toys, use the parts to make new creations, and even make your own toy from scratch!

July 18th
Inventor’s Toolbelt
10 AM – 3 PM  |  Ages 7-9
Members: $60  |  Nonmembers: $70

Every inventor needs the right tools to bring their creations to life. Come learn with us as we explore modern technologies and machines that can take your inventions to the next level. Cover the basics of circuitry and electricity, discover how to create motion with motors, and then finish out the day seeing how things are 3D printed!

July 19th
Inventor’s Toolbelt
10 AM – 3 PM  |  Ages 10-12
Members: $60  |  Nonmembers: $70

Every inventor needs the right tools to bring their creations to life. Come learn with us as we explore modern technologies and machines that can take your inventions to the next level. Cover the basics of circuitry and electricity, discover how to control motors and lights with microcontrollers and coding, and then finish out the day trying your hand at design and 3D printing!

August 1st-2nd
Fun & Games
10 AM – 3 PM  |  Ages 7-9
Members: $100  |  Nonmembers: $120

Learn the basics of animating using the program Scratch from MIT and see how you can bring your drawings to life! Create a character and bring its world to life in a fun game of your own creation you can take home and play.

August 8th -9th
Video Game Master
10 AM – 3 PM  |  Ages 10-12
Members: $100  |  Nonmembers: $120

Why spend the summer playing video games when you can learn how to create your own? Join us for camp where you’ll learn how to use open source software GameMaker to create your own point-and-click and maze games as you build your knowledge to go home and continue designing.

Registration Information:

--Class space is limited and first-come, first-served; advance registration is required.
--Full payment must be made at time of registration.
--Registration closes one week prior to the camp start date.
--If minimum enrollment is not met, that class may be cancelled and registration can be transferred or a full refund will be given.
--Class specific information/parking instructions will be emailed to registered campers one week prior to camp start date.
--NO exceptions on age limits will be made.
--All activity supplies are included in registration cost.
--Lunch is NOT provided.
--Campers must either bring a nut-free sack lunch or bring funds to purchase lunch in the Stars Cafe.

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Have questions or would like to pay by check or cash? Email make@fmwsh.org.

 


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