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Lego EV3 Space Challenge

The Renaissance Child - Universalist Unitarian Church - Arlington

Monday, August 1, 2016 - Friday, August 5, 2016
Universalist Unitarian Church - Arlington 4444 Arlington Blvd ArlingtonVA  22204
Monday, August 1, 2016 - Friday, August 5, 2016
Universalist Unitarian Church - Arlington 4444 Arlington Blvd ArlingtonVA  22204

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What's Included

Lego EV3 Space Challenge (Ages 8 through 12) Blast into instant success with science, technology, engineering, and math with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 and the new EV3 Space Challenge! Designed as an engaging and easy way to introduce students to robotics, campers will work with a very current and real-world theme – traveling to and living on Mars! Campers work as scientists and engineers as they progress through missions and projects that put their creative problem solving skills to the test. They even complete three missions co-developed with space experts that address fundamental challenges engineers and scientists are working to solve today. Your mission this week will be to set up the first base on Mars with Crew quarters, a greenhouse, and energy source. After mastering the basics of Lego EV3 building and programming, students will be immersed in a series of challenging “Mars missions”: launch the satellite, collect rocks, activate communications, save the robot, secure the power supply, and return to base safely. Students will be encouraged to build and test several designs and programs while collaborating and communicating with each other to successfully complete these tasks.

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Renaissance offers an 8-week summer camp program, which typically begins in the middle of June, for children ages four and a half to eleven years old.  The camp curriculum has been developed to encompass a wide variety of activities suited to each age group’s maturity and interestsCampers can participate from one to eight weeks as long as space is available. We offer half and full day camps in most locations.

RENAISSANCE SUMMER CAMPS 2017

Lego Robotics/Scratch Programming/Technology/American Girl

Combine 2 Camps in One Week/Custom Design Your Own Camp

Dynamic camps mixed with detailed instruction and inventive building strikes a fun balance between creativity and structure. Let your child experience the new Robotics program designed by Lego Education (not available in stores).  Summers inspire your child’s creative thinking and curiosity with fun and STEM educational science and engineering projects that help to develop critical thinking and problem-solving using an award-winning computer based program and Lego models. We add sun and fun in the park or playground as well as the best-trained Lego coaches to help make the full day complete! Spaces are limited!

Half and Full Day Camps

The Camps Your Child Will Never Forget!

Lego Jrs. ages 41/2 and 5

Lego Robotics ages 5 to 10

Lego/Scratch 2nd-6th grade

American Girl K-6th grade

Camps Offered in Summer 2015:

 

 

  1. Lego Action Jrs. – for the younger group of builders who are starting to build and can complete simple projects either by following instructions or by constructing their own creations using their own creativity.

  2. Lego Robotics- for campers who want to take their love of Lego’s to the next level. Campers build as many as 20 models or more and then program their models on a laptop to move and make noises. Campers can move on to learn to construct robots of their own design and program them. Campers have a choice of building from hundreds of sets too, playing Lego Games or free building and construction.

  3.  Lego Robotics/Scratch- for campers that love to build with Lego’s and would love to use a fun programming environment called Scratch to make animations and games. No prior experience is necessary. Campers also experienced with Scratch are included in this camp since both Lego’s and Scratch are both very open-ended projects. Our staff works with every camper to take him/her to the next level no matter what his/ her beginning point may be.

  4. American Girl – for the girl that loves American Girl books and dolls. Campers bring their dolls. However, we do much more than play with dolls. Sewing, art, jewelry making, fashion design and singing, dance and writing are just some of the activities.

    DISCOUNTS
    • Session Sibling Discount: 05% sibling discount when more than one family member is enrolled in the same session.
    • Multiple session discounts: $25
    for each session after the 1st session attended. (First session is at full price)All discounts apply to the full payment, NOT to the registration deposit.

    Early Bird Discount: All Camps are offered for a $25 discount until February 28th.

    BEFORE CARE & AFTER CARE are available for an extra charge.

    Before care 8:30 to 9:00 $30 per week            After care 4:00 to 5:30 $60 per week

    DEPOSITS
    Registration deposits are not refundable. Your deposit of $100 per camper per session is deducted from the tuition. Tuition includes all supplies. Extra cost activity options must be paid at registration along with the deposit. All tuition fees must be paid in full by the date that is specified in your email confirmation.

     


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