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College for Kids & Teens

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  • 2015 Class Schedule & Descriptions

    DISCOUNT:This year College for Kids & Teens is offering a discount - register for 3 courses and the 4th is FREE. This applies to all courses taken by kids in a family. So, you have 2 children registered for 2 classes 1 course would be free. **Note: full-day courses count as 2 courses for the purposes of this discount**

  • Class Details

     

    Class Information

     
    Morning Courses

    June 8 - 11
    10:20 - 1:30 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 199.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Scuba Diving
    This course is designed to give a basic introduction to scuba diving. Students will receive a PADI Seal Team certification after completing several seal team missions in the pool. Fee includes video, book and certification paperwork. Bring suit and towel.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    6 - 9 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Super Science Sampler
    Animals, gravity, fossils, reactions… its science! Students will explore a few major areas of science, including chemistry, physics, biology and more - with hands-on experiments that they will love. This course will help students gain insight on how diverse science can be and more importantly, how you can have a blast doing it.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Crazy Kitchen Chemistry
    Ever wanted to put soap in the microwave but your mom wouldn't let you? In this class you will use a variety of products that you can find in your home to complete different activities and experiments. Come and learn all the fun things you can do that you can't usually try at home!
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    7 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Found and Recycled Sculpture
    A fun introduction to 3D art that will focus on using recyclable and found materials such as cardboard, wood, and a variety of found objects that students can pick up to make unique and fun sculptures. Students are encouraged to bring a wide variety of small objects they wish to incorporate into their projects, let your imagination soar!
    Register

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 -11:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    LEGO Robotics
    Build and program robots all while playing with LEGOs! Students will have the opportunity to work through multiple activities to improve their robotics skills. The activities will focus on hands-on building, programming, experimenting and problem-solving. They will also apply and adapt these skills by making their robots solve a variety of challenges.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    NASA Space Camp
    What does it takes to be an astronaut? Come explore a fun week of learning - from how an astronaut eats and sleeps to what they need to know about gravity before they leave Earth! The week will wrap up with the newest members of NASA launching their rockets into orbit. Come discover just how much NASA rocks!
    Register

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Adventures in Storytelling
    Have you ever wanted to write your own stories? In this class, we will learn what goes into writing a memorable story. With activities that will exercise your creative muscles, we will put together vivid worlds, create realistic characters both good and bad, and develop your stories.
    Register

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 15 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Finding Flora and Fauna
    A perfect match for any nature lover, this course, focusing on the importance biodiversity and conservation, will inform students about ecological principles. Students will take nature hikes and learn how to identify common plant and animal species. They will also learn how scientists conduct research and obtain data by engaging in field studies.
    Register

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    9 -16 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Using Torches to Make Glass Beads
    Making glass beads using a torch can be exciting and a challenge. You will learn to make a simple one color bead and build upon your skills making more complex beads. You will also make hemp bracelets and necklaces to display your beads. Finally, you will learn how to make a simple glass sculpture. Please bring your own sunglasses. 
    Register

    Afternoon Courses

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    6 - 9 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Crazy Kitchen Chemistry
    Ever wanted to put soap in the microwave but your mom wouldn't let you? In this class you will use a variety of products that you can find in your home to complete different activities and experiments. You will even be able to tye-dye a shirt by just using a sharpie. Come and learn all the fun things you can do that you can't usually try at home!
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    LEGO Robotics
    Build and program robots all while playing with LEGOs! Students will have the opportunity to work through multiple activities to improve their robotics skills. The activities will focus on hands-on building, programming, experimenting and problem-solving. They will also apply and adapt these skills by making their robots solve a variety of challenges.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Paint Like Picasso (& other famous artists)
    Want to fling paint at a canvas or paint lying on your back? In this class you will have the opportunity to not only learn about famous artists like Jackson Pollack, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo, Georges Seurat and more; you will also create your own art using the same techniques.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    9 - 15 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Stuffed!
    You will have 'sew' much fun in this class! Turn gloves, socks, sweaters, and loose buttons into your own lovable stuffed creatures. Create one-of-a-kind stuffed elephants, owls, monsters, robots, rocket ships, and more! No previous sewing experience necessary.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    9-15 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Science and Art of Making Soap
    Science and creativity merge in an exciting course. Students will learn a unique skillset. They will be guided through three different soap making processes, learning about the chemical reactions that result in the cleaning product. Students will have the opportunity to create their own soap recipes, decorate and package soap bars to keep.
    Register

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    9-17 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Drawing with Light (Photography)
    Ever wonder how a camera works? Find out how as we explore the magic of photography through the mystery of the camera obscura. Travel back in time to discover the elements needed in this hands-on workshop in camera building and walk away with your very own piece of the magic. No experience necessary, experimentation and adventure required!!
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    12 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Basic Woodworking
    This introductory woodworking course will provide students with basic knowledge and skills of creating with wood. We will kick off the class by discussing safety protocol in the workshop as well as types of hand tools and their uses. We will focus on a variety of fundamental skills and techniques with a final project chosen by the student.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    11 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    3D Printing and Programing
    Learn about the exciting world of 3D printing! Students will learn how 3D printers work, as well as the many applications of 3D printing. They will learn to use 3D CAD programs, process files for 3D printing, and actually 3D print their own designs.
    Register

    June 8 - 11
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    11 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    The Writing Writers
    The Writing Writers Write. We write a lot. Fiction, nonfiction, short stories, long stories, poetry, lyrics, romance, sci-fi, fantasy, genre, non-genre, anything you could ever want! If you are interested in writing and sharpening your pen's skill (get it?), this course is for you!
    Register

    All Day Courses

    June 8 - 11
    8:30 - 3:50 pm
    9 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 258.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Clay and Toy Animation (All day course)
    Learn about a variety of animation techniques used to turn everyday objects (e.g. toys and clay) into motion graphics. Will cover fundamentals, basic history and production process. Students will experiment and create their own stop motion animations with added voice over techniques! Technology needed will be provided during the course.
    CLASS IS FULL

    Special Time

    June 8 - 11
    11 am - 3 pm
    13 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 150.00

    Robotics
    Design, build and program an Arduino-based robot this summer. You will learn to solder, crimp, read circuit diagrams, draw circuits and program. This course is an introduction to analog electronics (resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes, transistors), sensors and Arduinos. Are you ready to create a robot? This course is designed for students with prior College for Kids & Teens experience (MotoTechs and LegoRobotics). For more information contact Prof. Steve Lindaas, lindaas@mnstate.edu. This course is funded, in part, by a NSF grant.
    Register

     

    Class Details

     

    Class Information

     
    Morning Courses

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    6 - 9 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Grossology
    Ewww! It may be crusty, or it may be slimy - it's definitely disgusting! Come and explore why your brother's feet are so stinky, if it is possible to fill a swimming pool with your mucus and what things are growing in your nose and armpits! You'll be exploring these and other fascinating facts and performing really "gross" experiments!
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    7 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Mobile Sculpture
    These sculptures take advantage of the principle of equilibrium. Based on color theory, we are going to make abstract and realistic objects, which are going to be attached to dowels by wire and strings, creating balanced parts capable of moving independently or as a whole when prompted by air movement or direct contact. They can be designed for any space or room!
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    NASA Space Camp
    What does it takes to be an astronaut? Come explore a fun week of learning everything from how an astronaut eats and sleeps to what they need to know about gravity before they leave Earth! The week will wrap up with the newest members of NASA launching their rockets into orbit. Come discover just how much NASA rocks!
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 -11:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    LEGO Robotics
    Build and program robots all while playing with LEGOs! Students will have the opportunity to work through multiple activities to improve their robotics skills. The activities will focus on hands-on building, programming, experimenting and problem-solving. They will also apply and adapt these skills by making their robots solve a variety of challenges.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 -11:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    MotoTechs I
    Charge up your brain! It's time to get hands on. Learn about electricity, motors and simple circuits by actually doing it - safely! During this course students will apply what they have learned by building their own motor. They will be 'shocked' at how much fun science can be!
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    9 - 15 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Super Science Sampler
    Animals, gravity, fossils, reactions… its science! Students will explore a few major areas of science, including chemistry, physics, biology and more - with hands-on experiments that they will love. This course will help students gain insight on how diverse science can be and more importantly, how you can have a blast doing it.
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    9 - 16 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Science and Art of Making Soap
    Science and creativity merge in an exciting new course. Students will learn a unique skillset. They will be guided through three different soap making processes, learning about the chemical reactions that result in the cleaning product. Students will have the opportunity to create their own soap recipes, decorate and package soap bars to keep.
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    9 - 16 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Creatively Crazy Handmade Crafts
    In this course, students will develop skills involved in creating artistic and crafty pieces by hand. There will be the ability to have access to and experiment with a variety of mediums included in the craft process. Some possible handmade crafts include: candle making, weaving, paper arts and much, much more!
    Register

    Afternoon Courses

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    6 - 9 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    How to Give a Sheet a Sunburn
    Explore the magic of light in this four-day workshop using a range of found objects, and your body, to make sun prints outside and photograms in the photographic darkroom. No experience necessary, experimentation and adventure required!
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    6 - 10 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Paint Like Picasso (& other famous artists)
    Want to fling paint at a canvas or paint laying on your back? In this class you will have the opportunity to not only learn about famous artists like Jackson Pollack, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo, Georges Seurat and more; you will also create your own art using the same techniques.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 12 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Basics of Rugby
    Rugby originated in England. The sport could be described as a combination of soccer and American football. In this course students will learn the basics of Rugby through drills, exercises, and tons of fun games! Students will also focus on the importance of teamwork and good sportsmanship. Course is taught by MSUM Nationally ranked Rugby players!!
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    LEGO Robotics
    Build and program robots all while playing with LEGOs! Students will have the opportunity to work through multiple activities to improve their robotics skills. The activities will focus on hands-on building, programming, experimenting and problem-solving. They will also apply and adapt these skills by making their robots solve a variety of challenges.
    CLASS IS FULL

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Cartooning and Comics
    Create and construct your own comic book! Students will learn the basic techniques of forming a comic book including, character design, narrative development, and cartoon illustration. Learn to tell a story through visual and written vocabulary and explore fun approaches to comic strips through graphite drawing, collage and sculpture.
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    This and That Jewelry
    Make several different pieces of jewelry and accessories using beads as well as found and unusual objects to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Students will be provided with earring basics and necklace chain to make a variety of things to create unique pieces of jewelry. Come and create your own bling!
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Grossology
    Ewww! It may be crusty, or it may be slimy - it's definitely disgusting! Come and explore why your brother's feet are so stinky, if it is possible to fill a swimming pool with your mucus and what things are growing in your nose and armpits! You'll be exploring these and other fascinating facts and performing really "gross" experiments!
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    9 - 16 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Finding Flora and Fauna
    A perfect match for any nature lover, this course, focusing on the importance biodiversity and conservation, will inform students about ecological principles. Students will take nature hikes and learn how to identify common plant and animal species. They will also learn how scientists conduct research and obtain data by engaging in field studies.
    Register

    June 15 - 18
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    12 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    3D Printing and Programing
    Learn about the exciting world of 3D printing! Students will learn how 3D printers work, as well as the many applications of 3D printing. They will learn to use 3D CAD programs, process files for 3D printing, and actually 3D print their own designs.
    CLASS IS FULL

    All Day Courses

    June 15 - 18
    8:30 - 3:50 pm
    10 - 15 year olds
    Class Fee $ 258.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Creating Video Games
    Have you ever wanted to design your own video game from scratch? Using powerful and easy to use programs, you will build your own top-down style 16-bit era role-playing games! This course will cover the basics of role playing game design, including heroes and villains, quests and rewards, and even some dungeons and dragons!
    CLASS IS FULL

     

    Class Details

     

    Class Information

     
    Morning Courses

    July 13 - 16
    10:20 - 1:30 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 199.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Scuba Diving
    This course is designed to give a basic introduction to scuba diving. Students will receive a PADI Seal Team certification after completing several seal team missions in the pool. Fee includes video, book and certification paperwork. Bring suit and towel.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    6 - 9 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Super Science Sampler
    Animals, gravity, fossils, reactions… its science! Students will explore a few major areas of science, including chemistry, physics, biology and more - with hands-on experiments that they will love. This course will help students gain insight on how diverse science can be and more importantly, how you can have a blast doing it.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    6 - 9 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Crazy Kitchen Chemistry
    Ever wanted to put soap in the microwave but your mom wouldn't let you? In this class you will use a variety of products that you can find in your home to complete different activities and experiments. You will even be able to tye-dye a shirt by just using a sharpie. Come and learn all the fun things you can do that you can't usually try at home!
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    7 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Found and Recycled Sculpture
    A fun introduction to 3D art that will focus on using recyclable and found materials such as cardboard, wood, and a variety of found objects that students can pick up to make unique and fun sculptures. Students are encouraged to bring a wide variety of small objects they wish to incorporate into their projects, let your imagination soar!
    Register

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    NASA Space Camp
    What does it takes to be an astronaut? Come explore a fun week of learning everything from how an astronaut eats and sleeps to what they need to know about gravity before they leave Earth! The week will wrap up with the newest members of NASA launching their rockets into orbit. Come discover just how much NASA rocks!
    Register

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 -11:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    LEGO Robotics
    Build and program robots all while playing with LEGOs! Students will have the opportunity to work through multiple activities to improve their robotics skills. The activities will focus on hands-on building, programming, experimenting and problem-solving. They will also apply and adapt these skills by making their robots solve a variety of challenges.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Science and Art of Making Soap
    Science and creativity merge in an exciting course. Students will learn a unique skillset. They will be guided through three different soap making processes, learning about the chemical reactions that result in the cleaning product. Students will have the opportunity to create their own soap recipes, decorate and package soap bars to keep.
    Register

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Kids and Clay
    Come join us to make a clay masterpiece. In this hand building class students will use clay and colorful decorating techniques to create an assortment of pieces, from figurines to personalized dinnerware. We recommend students wear old clothes. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up two weeks after the last day of class.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    9 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Using Torches to Make Glass Beads
    Making glass beads using a torch can be exciting and a challenge. You will learn to make a simple one color bead and build upon your skills making more complex beads. You will also make hemp bracelets and necklaces to display your beads. Finally, you will learn how to make a simple glass sculpture. Please bring your own sunglasses.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    9 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Graphic Design and Creative Animation
    Explore the world of technology in computer graphic design and animation. Students will create various graphic designs and computer works of art, including, but not limited to: logo design, t-shirt design and stop-motion video!
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    10 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Pottery on the Wheel
    You will be on your way to becoming a potter by experiencing the beginning techniques of throwing on the wheel. You will create and personalize ceramic pieces. Designed to accommodate a variety of skill levels. We recommend students wear old clothes. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up two weeks after the last day of class.
    CLASS IS FULL

    Afternoon Courses

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    6 - 9 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Finding Flora and Fauna
    A perfect match for any nature lover, this course, focusing on the importance biodiversity and conservation, will inform students about ecological principles. Students will take nature hikes and learn how to identify common plant and animal species. They will also learn how scientists conduct research and obtain data by engaging in field studies.
    Register

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    6 - 10 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Kids and Clay
    Come join us to make a clay masterpiece. In this hand building class students will use clay and colorful decorating techniques to create an assortment of pieces, from figurines to personalized dinnerware. We recommend students wear old clothes. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up two weeks after the last day of class.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Paint Like Picasso (& other famous artists)
    Want to fling paint at a canvas or paint laying on your back? In this class you will have the opportunity to not only learn about famous artists like Jackson Pollack, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo, Georges Seurat and more; you will also create your own art using the same techniques.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    LEGO Robotics
    Build and program robots all while playing with LEGOs! Students will have the opportunity to work through multiple activities to improve their robotics skills. The activities will focus on hands-on building, programming, experimenting and problem-solving. They will also apply and adapt these skills by making their robots solve a variety of challenges.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    9 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Crazy Kitchen Chemistry
    Ever wanted to put soap in the microwave but your mom wouldn't let you? In this class you will use a variety of products that you can find in your home to complete different activities and experiments. You will even be able to tye-dye a shirt by just using a sharpie. Come and learn all the fun things you can do that you can't usually try at home!
    Register

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    10 - 15 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Stuffed!
    You will have 'sew' much fun in this class! Turn gloves, socks, sweaters, and loose buttons into your own lovable stuffed creatures. Create one-of-a-kind stuffed elephants, owls, monsters, robots, rocket ships, and more! No previous sewing experience necessary.
    Register

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    10 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Pottery on the Wheel
    You will be on your way to becoming a potter by experiencing the beginning techniques of throwing on the wheel. You will create and personalize ceramic pieces. Designed to accommodate a variety of skill levels. We recommend students wear old clothes. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up two weeks after the last day of class.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    11 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    3D Printing and Programing
    Learn about the exciting world of 3D printing! Students will learn how 3D printers work, as well as the many applications of 3D printing. They will learn to use 3D CAD programs, process files for 3D printing, and actually 3D print their own designs.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    12 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Graphic Design and Creative Animation
    Explore the world of technology in computer graphic design and animation. Students will create various graphic designs and computer works of art, including, but not limited to: logo design, t-shirt design and stop-motion video!
    Register

    July 13 - 16
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    12 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Woodworking
    This introductory woodworking course will provide students with basic knowledge and skills of creating with wood. We will kick off the class by discussing safety protocol in the workshop as well as types of hand tools and their uses. We will focus on a variety of fundamental skills and techniques with a final project chosen by the student.
    Register

    All Day Courses

    July 13 - 16
    8:30am - 3:50 pm
    9 - 16 year olds
    Class Fee $ 258.00

    Clay and Toy Animation
    Learn about a variety of animation techniques used to turn everyday objects (e.g. toys and clay) into motion graphics. Will cover fundamentals, basic history and production process. Students will experiment and create their own stop motion animations with added voice over techniques! Technology needed will be provided during the course.
    Register

    July 13 - 16
    8:30 - 3:50 pm
    10 - 15 year olds
    Class Fee $ 258.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Creating Video Games
    Have you ever wanted to design your own video game from scratch? Using powerful and easy to use programs, you will build your own top-down style 16-bit era role-playing games! This course will cover the basics of role playing game design, including heroes and villains, quests and rewards, and even some dungeons and dragons!
    CLASS IS FULL

     

    Class Details

     

    Class Information

     
    Morning Courses

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    6 - 9 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Grossology
    Ewww! It may be crusty, or it may be slimy - it's definitely disgusting! Come and explore why your brother's feet are so stinky, if it is possible to fill a swimming pool with your mucus and what things are growing in your nose and armpits! You'll be exploring these and other fascinating facts and performing really "gross" experiments!
    Register

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    7 - 10 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Creatively Crazy Handmade Crafts
    In this course, students will develop skills involved in creating artistic and crafty pieces by hand. There will be the ability to have access to and experiment with a variety of mediums included in the craft process. Some possible handmade crafts include: candle making, weaving, paper arts and much, much more!
    Register

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 12 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Kids N' Action
    Students will get the opportunity to “try out” the latest trends in fitness, from Body Pump and Zumba to Yoga! They will explore the Rock Wall, help to develop an obstacle course, learn safe and effective workouts for the weight room and take in “What’s Cooking?” a quick and easy kids cooking workshop with our registered Dietitian.
    Register

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Kids and Clay
    Come join us to make a clay masterpiece. In this hand building class students will use clay and colorful decorating techniques to create an assortment of pieces, from figurines to personalized dinnerware. We recommend students wear old clothes. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up two weeks after the last day of class.
    Register

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    NASA Space Camp
    What does it takes to be an astronaut? Come explore a fun week of learning everything from how an astronaut eats and sleeps to what they need to know about gravity before they leave Earth! The week will wrap up with the newest members of NASA launching their rockets into orbit. Come discover just how much NASA rocks!
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 pm
    8- 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    LEGO Robotics
    Build and program robots all while playing with LEGOs! Students will have the opportunity to work through multiple activities to improve their robotics skills. The activities will focus on hands-on building, programming, experimenting and problem-solving. They will also apply and adapt these skills by making their robots solve a variety of challenges.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Magical Masterpieces
    In this class students will go on a virtual field trip to see the work of the greatest artists of all time and then create Magical Masterpieces with similar techniques. Painting "starry, starry nights" on real canvas like Vincent Van Gogh, and creating "Know the Artist" 2D/3D dioramas using images from your personal favorite artist will be just a few of the fun things planned!
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    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    10 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Pottery on the Wheel
    You will be on your way to becoming a potter by experiencing the beginning techniques of throwing on the wheel. You will create and personalize ceramic pieces. Designed to accommodate a variety of skill levels. We recommend students wear old clothes. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up two weeks after the last day of class.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    10 - 15 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Super Science Sampler
    Animals, gravity, fossils, reactions… its science! Students will explore a few major areas of science, including chemistry, physics, biology and more - with hands-on experiments that they will love. This course will help students gain insight on how diverse science can be and more importantly, how you can have a blast doing it.
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    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    11 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Graphic Design and Creative Animation
    Explore the world of technology in computer graphic design and animation. Students will create various graphic designs and computer works of art, including, but not limited to: logo design, t-shirt design and stop-motion video!
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    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 11:50 am
    9 - 16 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Science and Art of Making Soap
    Science and creativity merge in an exciting new course. Students will learn a unique skillset. They will be guided through three different soap making processes, learning about the chemical reactions that result in the cleaning product. Students will have the opportunity to create their own soap recipes, decorate and package soap bars to keep.
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    Afternoon Courses

    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    6 - 10 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Kids and Clay
    Come join us to make a clay masterpiece. In this hand building class students will use clay and colorful decorating techniques to create an assortment of pieces, from figurines to personalized dinnerware. We recommend students wear old clothes. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up two weeks after the last day of class.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    6 - 10 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Paint Like Picasso (& other famous artists)
    Want to fling paint at a canvas or paint laying on your back? In this class you will have the opportunity to not only learn about famous artists like Jackson Pollack, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo, Georges Seurat and more; you will also create your own art using the same techniques.
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    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Fantastic Fantasy Art
    Students will create magical castles, design dragons, paint whimsical fairies or gallant knights as well as Unicorns and other mythical creatures. You will sculpt and use multi-media art materials to create your awesome, fantastical artworks.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    LEGO Robotics
    Build and program robots all while playing with LEGOs! Students will have the opportunity to work through multiple activities to improve their robotics skills. The activities will focus on hands-on building, programming, experimenting and problem-solving. They will also apply and adapt these skills by making their robots solve a variety of challenges.
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Cartooning and Comics
    Create and construct your own comic book! Students will learn the basic techniques of forming a comic book including, character design, narrative development, and cartoon illustration. Learn to tell a story through visual and written vocabulary and explore fun approaches to comic strips through graphite drawing, collage and sculpture.
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    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    This and That Jewelry
    Make several different pieces of jewelry and accessories using beads as well as found and unusual objects to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Students will be provided with earring basics and necklace chain to make a variety of things to create unique pieces of jewelry. Come and create your own bling!
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    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    7 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Finding Flora and Fauna
    A perfect match for any nature lover, this course, focusing on the importance biodiversity and conservation, will inform students about ecological principles. Students will take nature hikes and learn how to identify common plant and animal species. They will also learn how scientists conduct research and obtain data by engaging in field studies.
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    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    8 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Grossology
    Ewww! It may be crusty, or it may be slimy - it's definitely disgusting! Come and explore why your brother's feet are so stinky, if it is possible to fill a swimming pool with your mucus and what things are growing in your nose and armpits! You'll be exploring these and other fascinating facts and performing really "gross" experiments!
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    9 - 14 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Graphic Design and Creative Animation
    Explore the world of technology in computer graphic design and animation. Students will create various graphic designs and computer works of art, including, but not limited to: logo design, t-shirt design and stop-motion video!
    CLASS IS FULL

    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    12 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    3D Printing and Programing
    Learn about the exciting world of 3D printing! Students will learn how 3D printers work, as well as the many applications of 3D printing. They will learn to use 3D CAD programs, process files for 3D printing, and actually 3D print their own designs.
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    July 20 -23
    12:30 - 3:50 pm
    12 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 129.00

    Advanced!! Pottery on the Wheel
    You will learn more advanced potting techniques of throwing on the wheel. You will create and personalize ceramic pieces. Designed to accommodate a variety of skill levels. We recommend students wear old clothes. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up two weeks after the last day of class. NO PREVIOUS wheel experience necessary.
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    All Day Courses

    July 20 -23
    8:30 - 3:50 pm
    12 - 18 year olds
    Class Fee $ 258.00
    CLASS IS FULL

    Creating Video Games
    Have you ever wanted to design your own video game from scratch? Using powerful and easy to use programs, you will build your own top-down style 16-bit era role-playing games! This course will cover the basics of role playing game design, including heroes and villains, quests and rewards, and even some dungeons and dragons!
    CLASS IS FULL