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  • Mini Camp: Brick Builders - Varsity Builders

    Entering Grade 1-5. Have you ever dreamed of launching a rocket into the sky? Learn how to build a real rocket with common materials that can be found in a recycling bin! Experiment with multiple design, building, and recovery techniques. A rocket launch time is part of the program and equipment is provided. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Mini Camp: Build Your Own Folding Campfire Chair

    Entering grades 4-5. Using hand tools and a variety of materials, build and decorate your very own folding Campfire Chair! An instructor from Urban Boatbuilders will guide you through the construction of this compact and portable chair, introducing you to woodworking, construction, tool use and design. Once you have built your Campfire Chair, use provided paints and finishes to customize it using design principles that you have learned. Whether you take it out to sit by a campfire or carry it around the house so you always have a seat, the folding Campfire Chair can go with you anywhere and always impress! All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Mini Camp: Chess N' Motion

    Entering Grades 1-5. Challenge your mind and body this summer. Make your brain sweat learning and playing chess, then move your body with fun and active group games. Chess skills cover the beginner to intermediate players and group games are tailored to the interests and abilities of our group. Keep your heads and hearts active! All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Mini Camp: Coding

    Entering Grades 1-5. Coding is the future. Code is in so many aspects of our lives that it is becoming more important for all young learners to have some exposure to code. YEL Coding classes leverage the excellent platform of Scratch® for beginning to intermediate grade school coders and Micro:Bit® for upper grade school and middle school coders. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
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  • Mini Camp: Rocket Builder Design

    Entering Grade 1-5. Have you ever dreamed of launching a rocket into the sky? What about with materials you can find in your own home? Then this this is the class for you. Come learn how to build a real rocket with common materials that can be found in a recycling bin! Build it and see what happens (within the rules of model rocketry). Learn to build and launch your own rockets from common materials left over in the recycling bin where you live. We will experiment with multiple design, building, and recovery techniques. These rockets are cheap to make so it removes the anxiety of “doing it wrong”! A rocket launch time is part of the program. Launch equipment is provided. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.
  • Preschool: Extreme Engineers

    Ages 4-5. Build a car with a launcher, a boat, a spinning top using gears, a doggie and much more. We’ll build projects using LEGO® Duplo blocks and regular LEGO® bricks to build multiple projects. You’ll then use the projects to investigate the basic engineering concepts of gears, wheels and axles, pulleys and levers. Use your creative thinking, teamwork and fun having skills all at once! All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program.