Lake Forest Parks & Recreation Brochures Camp Guide 2019 - Page 13

STEM Camps TECHSTARS MINI CAMPS (6-12Y) TechStars Programs are exciting, fun, team-based experiences where students become producers of technology through cutting-edge technology and hands- on projects that build 21st century skills and connect science, engineering, math (STEM), and the arts! TechStars programs are run by Computer Explorers. Location: Instructor: Contact: Notes: Studio 5, Lake Forest Recreation Center Computer Explorers John Eldridge, Program Manager, 847.810.3940 No class Aug 7. FUNGINEERING & ROBOTICS ADVENTURES: TWO Great Programs in One! Young engineers will build working models of simple machines such as a crane, rolling vehicle and a merry-go-round. They will learn about levers, gears, pulleys, wheels and axles using LEGO® Simple Machines kits. MINECRAFT NETWORK ADVENTURE & INTRO TO MODS: TWO Great Programs in One! TechStars grants you access to a PROPRIETARY Minecraft world you can’t get on your own! Learn fundamentals of computer networking through this unique Minecraft experience while also exploring the world of mods! CODING & GAME DESIGNING WITH ROBLOX: In this course, you’ll use Roblox’s built-in editor to create 3D worlds and then use Lua to code game mechanics. Publish, share, and play games with friends on any platform from console to mobile. 3D DESIGN AND PRINTING: Working with a partner and using Autodesk 123D Design and its easy-to-learn interface, learn how to design simple 3D objects, successfully prepare them for a 3D printer, and observe the 3D print process. Make something from scratch: if you can imagine it, you can create it. BEGINNING VIDEO GAME & PUZZLE DESIGN: Create your own interactive games, puzzles & quizzes in this cool class! Working with a partner, you’ll customize your game’s “designs,” add challenges and levels of difficulty, then share them with the class! ROBOTICS & VISUAL PROGRAMMING WITH EDISON BOTS: Meet Edison! Students will explore robotics as they work with Edison, the LEGO® compatible, programmable Bot! Students will use barcodes to program Edison to do everything from making music to ‘battling” in the Sumo ring! MINECRAFT POWER USERS - REDSTONE MODS: This class is for Intermediate and Advanced students with basic Minecraft knowledge. Working in pairs, students will discover how to expand their worlds’ abilities using popular game-enhancing mods. Learn to use, manipulate and evaluate mods that alter the appearance and game play. GAME MAKING & CODING WITH SPLODER: Students will have a ton of FUN using their creativity and strategy to develop a multi-level computer game with Sploder! They will work in pairs to create games like a Retro Arcade, Platformer, Physics Puzzle and 3D Space Adventure! SESSION AGE CODE DAYS DATES TIME R/NR Fungineering & Robotics Adventures 6-8Y 31049904-01 M-F Jul 29 - Aug 2 9:00 am - 10:30 am $162/$194 Minecraft Network Adventure & Intro to MODS 6-8Y 31049904-02 M-F Jul 29 - Aug 2 10:45 am - 12:15 pm $162/$194 Coding & Game Designing with Roblox 8-12Y 31049904-03 M-F Jul 29 - Aug 2 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm $162/$194 3D Design and Printing 8-12Y 31049904-04 M-F Jul 29 - Aug 2 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm $162/$194 Beginning Video Game & Puzzle Design 6-8Y 31049904-05 M-F Aug 5 - Aug 9 9:00 am - 10:30 am $130/$156 Robotics & Visual Programming with Edison Bots 6-8Y 31049904-06 M-F Aug 5 - Aug 9 10:45 am - 12:15 pm $130/$156 Minecraft Power Users - Redstone MODS 8-12Y 31049904-07 M-F Aug 5 - Aug 9 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm $130/$156 Game Making & Coding with Sploder 8-12Y 31049904-08 M-F Aug 5 - Aug 9 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm $130/$156 www. LF Par ks andRec .c om 13