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2017 Summer Day Camp – Robotics and Makers – Middle School Students

June 12 @ 9:00 am - June 16 @ 4:00 pm

Middle School Summer Day Camp – Robotics and Makers
June 12th thru June 16th, 2017
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Daily

Students will focus on physical computing by bringing robotics projects to life through exploring, making, creating, crafting, hacking and tinkering using computer programming and art materials.  This camp will use the mBot with Arduino and Scratch programs.  The mBot robot is an all-in-one solution to enjoy the hands-on experience of programming, electronics, and robotics.

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Camp Focus:
STEAM & 21st Century Skills Development in:
•           Project Base Learning
•           Creativity
•           Problem Solving
•           Logic
•           Critical Thinking
•           Collaboration
Students will work individually and in a group setting to create a final project that will be presented on the last day of camp. No prior technical or programming experience necessary for any camp.
Camp Includes:
All materials, camp t-shirt, snacks and a last day pizza party.

No refunds 7 days prior to start of camp.

General Information for all Summer Camps

Drop Off: Please arrive no earlier than 8:45. For security purposes, we will require that you sign in your child every morning and sign them out every afternoon (with proper ID). To have your child dropped off or picked up by someone other than yourself, we will need his or her information in advance.

Pick Up:  Sessions will end each day at 12PM for half day camp and 4:00PM for full day camp.  We ask that you pick up your child no later than 15 minutes after the end of the session.  If you are unable to pick up your child by the designated time, you will need to let us know in advance.

Parking:  Parking is available in the Tower parking garage that attached to the IT-oLogy building and is only accessible through its entrance on Gervais Street heading west. All visitors are required to take a ticket when they enter the garage and must park in a non-reserved space on the 3rd floor or higher, however there will be no charge for parking when dropping off and picking up. Once parked please take the elevators to the third floor of the garage, which corresponds to the second floor of our building. IT-oLogy is located through the double doors at the end of the crosswalk.

What to Bring: Please pack a lunch for your child each day.  On the last day of camp, students will enjoy a pizza party.  We will have refrigerated space available and provide water and snacks during breaks. If your child has any food allergies, please also provide them with a snack.

Behavior Policy: Each student is to participate and be respectful in class. There will be no texting, accessing personal email, or accessing non-class websites during class sessions. Participants may use cell phones, iPods, iPads, etc. during designated break times. We reserve the right to dismiss any student in response to inappropriate or unsafe behavior. There will be no refund for unused camp time if this occurs.

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