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2019 Summer Camps at PSA McKinney 

7205 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75070
(972) 208-5437

June 3rd - June 7th:

Animakers Factory (Ages 6-11)
8:30AM-11:30AM
Join our group of creators and inventors. Use motors, cables, batteries, buzzers, propellers and other materials to create your own toys. Apply principles of friction, speed, simple machines, gear assembly to invent things that you can play with the rest of the summer. If you are creative and like making things this camp if for you.

Animakers Factory is based on stories that will challenge you to create prototype solution models.







Fortnite Gliding (Ages 6-11) 
1PM-4PM 
Based on the apocalyptic survival game theme, the kids will use the scratch coding tool to recreate the floating bus, aerostatic balloon and glider effect. The kids will trace their own digital images, design the landing terrain and use coding to animate the flying and landing scenes. This camp will focus on creativity and programming logic. It will not include any destruction or violence. The kids are welcome to bring their own electronics to play during the break.




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June 10th - June 14th: 

DJ Academy (Ages 7-13)
8:30AM-11:30AM
If you like music and technology, this is the camp for you. Learn about beats, phrases, music genres and scratch techniques as you mix and create digital music. Brainopolis will enable a laptop and DJ controllers to work in pairs. Bring your own mouse and headphones. On the last 20 minutes on Friday you will be able to showcase your DJ skills to impress your family and/or friends.




Start an Animated YouTube Channel (Ages 7-13) 
1PM-4PM
Create your own YouTube animation channel. Define the channel’s concept and mission. Develop scripts. Use Flash to create storyboards. Learn the basics of sound recording using the Audacity tool. Then use Adobe Animate to create backdrops and object symbols. Combine digital elements with the use of our digital puppets to create animated shorts. Given the amount of time that is needed to animate, students will not create their own characters but use our cartoon characters to practice animation. BRAINopolis will enable laptops for the kids to work in class. Bring your own mouse and flash drive to class.







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June 17th - June 21st: 

Toy Makers (Ages 6-11)
8:30AM-11:30AM 
Create toy prototypes and learn about cost, price, vendors, customers, cash flow, profit and sales as you play with us to start your hypothetical business. You will be on the edge at all times as the business circumstances change constantly. The vendor changed materials, the competitors lowered their prices, the customer ordered more merchandise, the assembly line must include delivery, a company merge and downsizing will keep you busy as you analyze and make decisions to improve your business.







Roblox Game Design (Ages 7-13) 
1PM-4PM
Join our group of online game designers. This camp will allow you to create 3D tangible models of game scenes such as Natural Disasters. You will learn about the phases of game development and create your own games using the Roblox Studio online 3D platform.
Create levels, environments, and worlds adding narrative and mechanics to customize a fun experience for the players.







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June 24th - June 28th: 

Drones and Aviation (Ages 8-13) 
8:30AM-11:30 AM 
Sore the skies in this aviation adventure. You will participate in missions to fly drones, create take home models of flying objects such as a motorized helicopter, plane, parachute, UFO and spaceship. You will learn about FAA rules, drone flying safety, aerodynamics, self driven planes and other inventions that will impact the future of aviation. BRAINopolis will provide the safety equipment and materials. For the safety of the kids, unruly and unsafe behavior will not be tolerated.





Start an Animated YouTube Channel (Ages 7-13) 
1PM-4PM
Create your own YouTube animation channel. Define the channel’s concept and mission. Develop scripts. Use Flash to create storyboards. Learn the basics of sound recording using the Audacity tool. Then use Adobe Animate to create backdrops and object symbols. Combine digital elements with the use of our digital puppets to create animated shorts. Given the amount of time that is needed to animate, students will not create their own characters but use our cartoon characters to practice animation. BRAINopolis will enable laptops for the kids to work in class. Bring your own mouse and flash drive to class.


 

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July 1st - July 5th: 

Fortnite Gliding (Ages 6-11) 
Monday-Wednesday
8:30AM-11:30AM
Based on the apocalyptic survival game theme, the kids will use the scratch coding tool to recreate the floating bus, aerostatic balloon and glider effect. The kids will trace their own digital images, design the landing terrain and use coding to animate the flying and landing scenes. This camp will focus on creativity and programming logic. It will not include any destruction or violence. The kids are welcome to bring their own electronics to play during the break.





Animakers Factory (Ages 6-11) 
Monday-Wednesday
1PM-4PM 
Join our group of creators and inventors. Use motors, cables, batteries, buzzers, propellers and other materials to create your own toys. Apply principles of friction, speed, simple machines, gear assembly to invent things that you can play with the rest of the summer. If you are creative and like making things this camp if for you.

Animakers Factory is based on stories that will challenge you to create prototype solution models.





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July 8th - July 12th: 

Drones and Aviation (Ages 8-13)
8:30AM-11:30AM 
Sore the skies in this aviation adventure. You will participate in missions to fly drones, create take home models of flying objects such as a motorized helicopter, plane, parachute, UFO and spaceship. You will learn about FAA rules, drone flying safety, aerodynamics, self driven planes and other inventions that will impact the future of aviation. BRAINopolis will provide the safety equipment and materials. For the safety of the kids, unruly and unsafe behavior will not be tolerated.





Artificial Intelligence (Ages 6-13) 
1PM-4PM
Create a heart pace maker model, code a heart monitor simulator, program a digital car that memorizes where obstacles are and a digital robot that asks people questions and learns from the answers to communicate. We will learn about Watson and other AI tools and their connection with robotics. Brainopolis will enable laptops to work in class. Some activities will require students to share a laptop and work in pairs. Bring your own mouse and flash drive.




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July 15th - July 19th: 

Building Bolts for Nuts (Ages 7-13) 
8:30AM-11:30AM 
Join our construction challenge as we use nuts, bolts and tools to create structures and apply principles of mechanics to build mobile toys. This program enhances the use of critical thinking to decide how to optimize resources to complete projects, encourages creativity and the ability to apply divergent thinking while developing motor skills, eye-hand coordination and spatial skills.


 




Minecraft Entrepreneur (Ages 6-11) 
1PM-4PM 
Create your own hypothetical real estate business. Design and build digital properties using Minecraft. You will create your company name, logo, slogan, property catalog, and code an animated commercial to advertise you digital properties. This class will help you with teamwork, creativity, focus, and will give you the opportunity to present your project. BRAINopolis will enable laptops to work in class. Some activities will require students to share a laptop and work in pairs. Bring your own mouse and flash drive.





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July 22nd - July 26th: 

Roblox Game Design (Ages 7-13) 
Monday-Wednesday
8:30AM-11:30AM
Join our group of online game designers. This camp will allow you to create 3D tangible models of game scenes such as Natural Disasters. You will learn about the phases of game development and create your own games using the Roblox Studio online 3D platform.
Create levels, environments, and worlds adding narrative and mechanics to customize a fun experience for the players.





Toy Makers (Ages 6-11) 
Monday-Wednesday
1PM-4PM 
Create toy prototypes and learn about cost, price, vendors, customers, cash flow, profit and sales as you play with us to start your hypothetical business. You will be on the edge at all times as the business circumstances change constantly. The vendor changed materials, the competitors lowered their prices, the customer ordered more merchandise, the assembly line must include delivery, a company merge and downsizing will keep you busy as you analyze and make decisions to improve your business.




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July 29th - August 2nd: 

Drones and Aviation (Ages: 8-13)
8:30AM-11:30AM
Sore the skies in this aviation adventure. You will participate in missions to fly drones, create take home models of flying objects such as a motorized helicopter, plane, parachute, UFO and spaceship. You will learn about FAA rules, drone flying safety, aerodynamics, self driven planes and other inventions that will impact the future of aviation. BRAINopolis will provide the safety equipment and materials. For the safety of the kids, unruly and unsafe behavior will not be tolerated.





Fortnite Gliding (Ages 6-11) 
1PM-4PM 
Based on the apocalyptic survival game theme, the kids will use the scratch coding tool to recreate the floating bus, aerostatic balloon and glider effect. The kids will trace their own digital images, design the landing terrain and use coding to animate the flying and landing scenes. This camp will focus on creativity and programming logic. It will not include any destruction or violence. The kids are welcome to bring their own electronics to play during the break.







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August 5th - August 9th: 

Artificial Intelligence (Ages 6-13) 
8:30AM-11:30AM 
Create a heart pace maker model, code a heart monitor simulator, program a digital car that memorizes where obstacles are and a digital robot that asks people questions and learns from the answers to communicate. We will learn about Watson and other AI tools and their connection with robotics. Brainopolis will enable laptops to work in class. Some activities will require students to share a laptop and work in pairs. Bring your own mouse and flash drive.






Building Bolts for Nuts (Ages 7-13) 
1PM-4PM
Join our construction challenge as we use nuts, bolts and tools to create structures and apply principles of mechanics to build mobile toys. This program enhances the use of critical thinking to decide how to optimize resources to complete projects, encourages creativity and the ability to apply divergent thinking while developing motor skills, eye-hand coordination and spatial skills.


 




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Coming up: Our "SUMMER 2019 CALENDAR" will include all locations and camps per week. Stay tuned.


 


 Want to learn animation?     
     
This Summer learn audio, graphic design and
animation tools to create your own YouTube
channel.

Do you know a kid who likes to make things?

Join our club.

          

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