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   Explorer Camps

 

A Great Place for Students new to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) to start.

Available to ages 9-17

 

 

Below are the dates and times of all the sessions.  Classes will be in-person.  You can register using the  Sign Up  link here or go to the menu and select Register. 

 

 Here is the schedule summary.  Details are below for each class.  Registration ends May 27.

 

Summer

Parent and Student Orientation Options - April 1,2022 (6pm) or May 2, 2022 (6pm)

 

Explorer - STEM Fundamentals (ages 9 & up)  - 6/6/22 - 6/10/22

Explorer - Simple Machines (ages 9 & up) - 6/13/22 - 6/17/22

Explorer - Intro to Robotics (ages 9 & up) - 6/20/22 - 6/24/22

Explorer - Computer Automation (ages 9 & up) - 7/5/22 - 7/8/22

Explorer - Python Coding (ages 9 & up)  - 7/11/22 - 7/15/22

Explorer - STEM Fundamentals (ages 9 & up)  - 7/18/22 - 7/22/22

Explorer - Multimedia (ages 9 & up)  - 7/25/22 - 7/29/22

 

End of Summer Hackathon - week of July 7/25/22

(a competition amongst peers - no cost and the length is to be determined)

 

Graduation July 30, 2022

 

The Signup Form is at the Bottom of this Page Below the Class Descriptions

 

 

 

STEM FUNDAMENTALS

Students will learn about several facets of technology and will get hands on experiences.  It includes:

 - basics on computer technology

 - basics of simple machines and robotics

 - basics of computer math

 - basics of coding

 - basics of data science

 - computer vocabulary

 - computer disciplines

 

 

Students will get an overall picture of the world of computers.

Ages 9-17                                                        

  • Computer Technology - the components of a computer
  • Simple Machines  - understand motors and gears and how they apply to robotics
  • Computer Math - binary
  • Coding - scratch and intro to python
  • Data Science - how data is compiled and analyzed
  • Vocabulary - common terms used in computer technology
  • Disciplines - technology careers - similarities and differences

 

 Cost: $275.  Qualify for a 20% discount by registering for 2 or more sessions or referring another student.

Scholarships may be available. 

Dates and Times:  2 options

Explorer 1-Simple Machines - June 6 - June 10, 2022

Explorer 1-Simple Machines - July 18 - July 22, 2022


Monday - Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

The Sign Up Form is at the Bottom of this Page Below the Class Descriptions

Simple Machines a Precursor to Robotics - Online

 

Students will learn about motors and gears and creating baisc machines.  It includes basics on computer technology.

Students will get an understanding of the world of computers.

Ages 9-17                                                        

  • Simple Machines  - understand motors and gears and how they apply to robotics
  • Make Different Simple Machines
  • Learn the Basics of Robotics (prepares for the robotics in the 3rd session) 

 Cost: $275.  Qualify for a 20% discount by registering for 2 or more sessions or referring another student.

Scholarships may be available. 

Dates and Times:

Explorer 1-Simple Machines - June 13 - June 17, 2022
Monday - Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

The Sign Up Form is at the Bottom of this Page Below the Class Descriptions

 

Intro to Robotics

This session focuses on circuits and robots.  Students will put circuits together and see them work. They will work on DIY robotics.  They will leave with an appreciation of basic robots, circuitry and computing.

Students will get an understanding of the world of computers.

Ages 9-17                                                         

  • Basic Robotics
  • Exposure to Computers Past, Present and Future Trends

 Cost: $275.  Qualify for a 20% discount by registering for 2 or more sessions or referring another student.

Scholarships may be available. 

Dates and Times:

Explorer 1-Robotics and Automation - June 20 - June 24, 2022
Monday - Friday - 9am to 5pm

 

The Sign Up Form is at the Bottom of this Page Below the Class Descriptions

 

Automation and Computing

 

 

This session focuses on computer automation using a Raspberry Pi and how computers work.

Students will learn how to use a Raspberry Pi computer to create code and set up automation projects with sensors and other devices.  Students will gain insights into the hardware inside and the flow of data. 

Students will leave with new knowledge of computing technology and experiences creating devices that will ignite more curiosity.

Ages 9-17                                                         

  • Understand the Raspberry Pi
  • Computer Automation Projects with the Raspberry Pi
  • Understand the Components Inside a Computer
  • Understand Data Flows Within the Computer
  • Scratch and Python Coding
  • Exposure to Computers Past, Present and Future Trends                          

Cost: $275.  Qualify for a 20% discount by registering for 2 or more sessions or referring another student.

Scholarships may be available. 

Dates and Times:

Explorer 1-Computing and Automation - July 5 - July 8, 2022
Monday - Friday - 9am to 5pm

 

The Sign Up Form is at the Bottom of this Page Below the Class Descriptions

Multimedia (Graphics, Web, Animation and 3D Design)

This session focuses on a variety of application topics.  Students will be exposed to several technologies:  graphics, web design, animation and 3D design and printing. Students will experience a taste allowing them to decide if they want more.  Some topics require coding, other topics use other methods. Students will get hands on doing projects in these areas.

Ages 9-17

  • Web Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Animation
  • 3D Design and Printing

Cost: $275.  Qualify for a 20% discount by registering for 2 or more sessions or referring another student. 

Dates and Times:

Explorer 2-Multimedia - July 25 - July 29, 2022
Monday - Friday - 9am to 5pm

The Sign Up Form Is Below

BYOC Application - Summer

Complete the top section with your contact information and intormation about the student. Select the sessions you are Interested In. We will contact you to discuss the sessions in more detail.

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