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Please note: Regular camp hours vary by location and stat unless otherwise noted. Extended care is not available. Please note that campers must bring their own lunch (daily snack and water provided).

Registration for Summer STEM Maker Labs and Tynker CodeMaker Camps is now open. Locations and dates are added weekly.

Summer June 2019

Tynker CodeMaker camp locations added weekly. Please click the site(s) below for more information. 

Technology Education Center (Murfreesboro, Tennesee) 

Starter Studio (Orlando, Florida) 

University Area Community Center (Tampa, Florida)

 

Technology Education Center 

306 Minerva Dr, Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Minecraft Modding

Date(s): June 3rd-7th, 2019

Grades: 6-8

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Register for Minecraft Modding camp HERE

Create your own Minecraft server modifications and minigames while learning fundamental coding concepts. Discover what you can do with code! Minecraft is called the perfect platform for aspiring student game designers to learn problem-solving, critical thinking, and implement games level design strategies. No prior programming experience required.

Instructor: Tynker Blue Ribbon Educator David Lockett

STEM Maker Lab

Campers will learn 3D modeling and design skills with COSpaces, Merge VR, Kano Computing, Piper, and more! Campers will use LEGO We Do 2.0 products to make alligators that chomp and monkeys that move! While also engaging in hands-on learning experiences with Little Bits, Ozobots, Sphero programming, kitchen chemistry, solar and 3D projects, engineering design process challenges. Activities focus on problem-solving, project-based learning, and scientific inquiry.
Date(s): June 3rd-7th, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grades: K-6
Instructors: Shaunta Rischer, Bryant Herbert, Damario Warfield 

Game Design

Date(s): June 10th-14th, 2019

Grades: 3-8

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Register for Game Design camp HERE

Learn to plan and design a variety of game types. Over the course of a week, you will design and build 2D platformers, top-down games, side scrollers, and physics-based games. Campers will build a foundation of programming basics and apply them as they build a different class of game each day. Work on a collaborative project with friends. At the end of the week, show off your original games and play them with friends and family. No prior programming experience required.

Instructor: Tynker Blue Ribbon Educator David Lockett

STEM Maker Lab

Young artists, engineers, designers and inventors will learn how to design and build computer controls using Makey-Makey invention kits, animate with Bloxels builder, and perform eye-opening experiments with Google ScienceJournal. Students will control classic games like Pacman and Mario using life-size controllers they design. Obstacle courses? Musical instruments? The sky’s the limit with STEM Maker Lab! Enthusiasm and creativity is the name of the game with this hands-on invention week!

Date(s): June 10-14th, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grades: K-6
Instructors: Shaunta Rischer, Bryant Herbert, Damario Warfield 

Creative Coding

Date(s): June 17th-21st, 2019

Grades: 3-8

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Register for Creative Coding camp HERE

Discover programming through art, animation, music and math. Collaborate with other campers as you bring amazing projects to life using visual programming. Create interactive greetings, experiment with sounds and musical notes, make your own comics, design characters and animate them, generate math art and build level-based games. No prior programming experience required.

Instructor: Tynker Blue Ribbon Educator David Lockett

STEM Maker Lab

Young artists, engineers, designers and inventors will learn how to design and build computer controls using Makey-Makey invention kits, animate with Bloxels builder, and perform eye-opening experiments with Google ScienceJournal. Students will control classic games like Pacman and Mario using life-size controllers they design. Obstacle courses? Musical instruments? The sky’s the limit with STEM Maker Lab! Enthusiasm and creativity is the name of the game with this hands-on invention week!

Date(s): June 17th-21st, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grades: K-6
Instructors: Shaunta Rischer, Bryant Herbert, Damario Warfield 

Game Design

Date(s): June 24th-28th, 2019

Grades: 3-8

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Register for Game Design camp HERE

Learn to plan and design a variety of game types. Over the course of a week, you will design and build 2D platformers, top-down games, side scrollers, and physics-based games. Campers will build a foundation of programming basics and apply them as they build a different class of game each day. Work on a collaborative project with friends. At the end of the week, show off your original games and play them with friends and family. No prior programming experience required.

Instructor: Tynker Blue Ribbon Educator David Lockett

STEM Maker Lab

Campers will learn 3D modeling and design skills with COSpaces, Merge VR, Kano Computing, Piper, and more! Campers will use LEGO We Do 2.0 products to make alligators that chomp and monkeys that move! While also engaging in hands-on learning experiences with Little Bits, Ozobots, Sphero programming, kitchen chemistry, solar and 3D projects, engineering design process challenges. Activities focus on problem-solving, project-based learning, and scientific inquiry.
Date(s): June 24th-28th, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grades: K-6
Instructors: Shaunta Rischer, Bryant Herbert, Damario Warfield 

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