June 17th - June 21st:
Toy Makers Factory (Ages 6-11)
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.
June 24th - June 28th:
Drones and Aviation (Ages 8-13)
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)
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)
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.
Artificial Intelligence (Ages 6-13)
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.