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All sessions meet at the same time M-F even though the website only allows us to list Monday. Your child’s schedule will be the same each day. Please select one session for each time period (unless you sign-up for a double-blocked session).

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Grades 7-12 [clear filter]
Monday, June 25
 

8:30am

Amazing Alcohol Ink Art
Limited Capacity full

Alcohol Ink is an acid free permanent ink that can be used to color surfaces such as metal, plastic and glass. We will create magnets, jewelry and a moving art sculpture for students to keep or gift. All projects are eligible to enter in the Clarke Co Fair!

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
B120

8:30am

Minecraft With Python
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will use the Python programming language to edit how Minecraft works.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
D125

8:30am

Rockets: Design One - Fly One
In this activity, students will explore a variety of rockets and different ways to make them. They will be challenged to design and create their own rocket and rocket launcher. Prior to creating their rocket, students will participate in several mini-science experiments on how a rocket works. They will also explore space via an interactive website.

Monday June 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am
A111

9:50am

3D Game Design
Limited Capacity seats available

This course will introduce the students to 3D game design using a block-based programming language. This language utilizes Java on the back end and students will be able to see how their code works as well as the block-based format.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
D125

9:50am

Bird House/Feeder Designing
In this activity students will explore a variety of birds native to Virginia and the best bird house/feeder to attract them. They will participate in bird watching activities and then be challenged to design and create their own bird house/feeder to attract their favorite VA bird.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A111

9:50am

Drones, Swamp Boats & Hovercraft!
Limited Capacity full

Design, program and build a drone, hovercraft or swamp boat & compete in races!  Students will participate in teams to develop their mechanical know-how, practice programming & prototype new, inventive vehicles.

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
D120

9:50am

Science Fiction Writing
Limited Capacity seats available

Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, said, "Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it's the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself. ...Science fiction is central to everything we've ever done..." Many people believe the goal to science fiction writing is to predict the future. However, writing science fiction stories could actually guide technological development. This science fiction writing class will focus on the story elements, with science elements entwined. The main character will take off on his/her hero's journey to worlds beyond our galaxies!

Monday June 25, 2018 9:50am - 11:05am
A106

11:35am

Drones, Swamp Boats & Hovercraft!
Limited Capacity full

Design, program and build a drone, hovercraft or swamp boat & compete in races!  Students will participate in teams to develop their mechanical know-how, practice programming & prototype new, inventive vehicles.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
D120

11:35am

Egg-Benedict's Mission to Trappist-1f
In this activity, students will gain knowledge about different levels of safety restraint devices used in all types of vehicles. They will take part in a group/individual engineering mission to design a spaceship with a restraint device that will get Egg-Benedict to Trappist-1f safely.   Students will also participate in research on new space missions and the discovery of the new planets made by NASA.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
A111

11:35am

Floral Design
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will learn the basics of arranging flowers and will create their own floral design to take home.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
D132B

11:35am

Minecraft With Python
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will use the Python programming language to edit how Minecraft works.

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
D125

11:35am

Wild Watercolors for Beginners
Limited Capacity filling up

Watercolor art can be fun and easy when you know the basics! Students will learn about supplies, techniques and different ways to use this art form. They will play with positive and negative space, pouring, masking and splattering. You will be surprised with watercolor art!

Monday June 25, 2018 11:35am - 12:50pm
B120

12:55pm

3D Game Design
Limited Capacity seats available

This course will introduce students to 3D game design using a block-based programming language. This language utilizes Java on the back end and students will be able to see how their code works in Java as well as the block-based format.

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
D125

12:55pm

Creating Metal Designs Using a Plasmacutter
Limited Capacity full

Students will learn how to use the Lincoln Torchmate software to design custom-made metal signs. Instruction will include the basics of how to use the software, how to create lettering, and how to upload images (if time allows). Students will be able to cut and keep one metal piece of their choice using the Torchmate Plasmacutter.

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
D132B

12:55pm

DIY, etc!
Limited Capacity seats available

Tired of paying  crazy prices for your pamper items? Learn to make your own bath bombs, lip balm and more. Make a cool mobile for your bedroom or anywhere special. This class is all about DIY!

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
B120

12:55pm

Retro Video Games With Scratch
Limited Capacity seats available

Design and build an exciting old-school video game. Impress your parents! Build an old-school game, from an 8-bit soundtrack to an animated sprite and the first level. Take your idea to the next level! 

Monday June 25, 2018 12:55pm - 2:10pm
D120