Students (ages 8-12) will be able to apply for one or multiple weeks. The progression of themes and skills will build off of each other, but will also be able to standalone. Space is limited to 16 students. All meals, materials, equipment-use, and instructor fees are included in tuition. Day camps run Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:00pm. Each camp blends STEM education with outdoor activities, guest speakers, and craft projects at Bradford Public Library.
[Jul 10 – Jul 14] Digital Fabrication
Students will explore 3D modeling, 3D printing, 2D design, and laser cutting. Equipment used will include Prusa 3D printers and a Full Spectrum Muse laser cutter. Example software used will include Autodesk Tinkercad and RetinaEngrave.
[Jul 24 – Jul 28] Robotics & Microcomputers
Students will explore robotics, microcomputers, block coding, and CircuitPython. Equipment used will include Sphero BOLT, micro:bit, and Circuit Playground. Example software used will include Sphero Edu, Microsoft MakeCode, Code.org App Lab, and Codecademy.
[Aug 07 – Aug 11] Web Development
Students will explore the basics of web design and development including user personas and accessibility. Students will step through designing a website from creating paper wireframes to coding using HTML and CSS. Example software used will include Sublime Text, W3Schools Codecademy, freeCodeCamp.
[Aug 14 – Aug 18] Game Design
Students will explore the stages of both board and video game design and development including brainstorming, paper prototyping, storyboarding, playtesting, design, production, and publishing. Example software used will include Bloxels, Procreate, and PyGamer.