Activity Guide Spring/Summer 2018 - Page 66

Youth & Teen • Youth & Teen • Youth & Teen • Youth & Teen • Youth & Teen • Youth & Teen FOSTER A LOVE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Robotic Adventures Age: 6-8 Yes, we CAN learn about Robotics! With the LEGO™ WeDo Robotics System, young children can build and program their own robotic creations. Designed by the experts at MIT, this unique system teaches children about simple machines, engineering, programming and so much more. Young imaginations soar! Students will work together in teams of two. Instructor: Computer Explorers. Min/Max: 6/10. [JM] Held at Main Street Recreation Center DAY DATE CLS TIME R/NR FEE 111380 M 4/2-4/23 Four 4:30-6P $78/$117 Lights, Camera, Action: Making Your Own Star Wars™ Movie READY, SET, BREATHE Mindfulness for Kids, Tweens & Teens Age: 6-18 Mindfulness training provides a toolbox that helps your child build more self-awareness and cultivate inner resilience. Your child will learn: skills to regulate emotions and thoughts and boost self-esteem; strategies to cope with anxiety and stress; techniques to improve attention and concentration; ways to increase feelings of calm and self-acceptance; practices to cultivate compassion and communicate well with others. Instructor: Shantal Alonso. Min/Max: 3/10. No Class 7/21. [JM] Age: 8-12 Do you want to be the next George Lucas? We will create our own Star Wars™ movie using special digital movie making cameras and software. As directors and producers, we will work in teams to create our own story and script, build various Star Wars™ Lego® scenes and film our movie. We will use graphic editing techniques and stop motion animation, add background noise and music, and show our movie at a private screening on the last day of class. All students will get a copy of their movie after class is complete. Instructor: Computer Explorers. Min/Max: 6/10. [JM] Held at Main Street Recreation Center Held at Main Street Recreation Center CODE AGE DAY DATE CLS TIME R/NR FEE 111392 111393 111394 111395 6-11 6-11 12-14 14-18 Sa Sa Sa Sa 7/7-7/28 8/4-8/18 8/4-8/18 7/7-7/28 Three Three Three Three 9:15-10A 9:15-10A 10:1 0-10:50A 10:10-10:50A $57/$85 $57/$85 $57/$85 $57/$85 Mindfulness for the Whole Family Age: 5 & Up Using simple, playful practices, your family will learn ways to access its inner resources of calm when intense emotions and common frustrations arise. Find out how mindfulness helps with your overall well-being, relationships, communication, and concentration. Instructor: Shantal Alonso. Min/Max: 4/20. [JM] Held at Spring Avenue Recreation Center CODE DAY DATE TIME R/NR FEE 111397 111398 111399 Sa Sa Sa 5/5 6/23 7/21 9:15-11:15A 12-2P 9:15-11:15A $57/$85 $57/$85 $57/$85 66 CODE CODE DAY DATE CLS TIME R/NR FEE 111381 M 4/30-5/21 Four 4:30-6P $78/$117 [LEGO® STEM Workshop] City Engineering Adventures! Age: 5-9 So you want to be an engineer or architect? Well what are you waiting for? This is your chance! Join us as we put our engineering skills to the test to build bridges, buildings, vehicles and more! We’ll learn about different types of careers for you to explore. Do you like to design cities? You might become an urban architect one day! Do you want to build bridges? Then civil engineering might be the job for you! Want to design the next cool electric car? Then you may be destined to become an automotive or mechanical engineer! Come experience engineering adventures with us. Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz. Min/Max: 8/18. [JM] Held at Main Street Recreation Center CODE DAY DATE CLS TIME R/NR FEE 111386 W 5/2-5/23 Four 5-6P $61/$91