The Independent Day School
IDS Plus/Summer Camp

Technology Camps 2019

(Instructed by Play-Well TEKnologies)
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NEW!
STEM Exploration with LEGO Materials + Harry Potter Master Engineering
June 10 – June 14
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Grades 3 - 5
Fee: $335
Registration Deadline: June 3
Boost your engineering skills with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Gear Cars, Gondolas, Merry-Go-Rounds, and Scissor Lifts. Master the magic of Harry Potter using LEGO®! Build Diagon Alley in preparation for your trip to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Hop on your Broomstick and play Quidditch, duel the evil Lord Voldemort, and hone your magical skills while learning about advanced Muggle (STEM) concepts. Click HERE to register!
 
NEW!
Batman Master Mechanics + Bash ’em Bots with LEGO Materials
June 17 – June 21
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Grades 4 - 6
Fee: $335
Registration Deadline: June 10
Defeat Gotham’s villains by designing and building Batman’s most advanced crime-fighting machines! Infiltrate Arkham Asylum, build a Bat Cycle, and fly your Batcopter. Design projects to thwart The Joker’s plans to take over the city. With The Joker defeated, focus on building a massive, motorized LEGO® machine. Campers will learn to re-engineer standard LEGO® vehicles into mechanized machines that can traverse challenging obstacles and battle against fellow bots.
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NEW!
Mine, Craft, Build Master Engineering + Mine, Craft, Build Survival Game
July 1 – July 5 (NO class July 4) Only 4 spots remaining!!
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Grades 3 - 5
Fee: $268
Registration Deadline: June 24
Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® parts! Build a motorized walking Creeper, a terrifying Ghast, and a motorized Minecart! Then tap into your resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation to tackle a unique building adventure game. Roll the dice to mine for resources and craft tools, and watch out for Creepers! This is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors using LEGO® materials, game play elements, and characters inspired by the popular Minecraft video game.
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NEW!
Junkyard Challenge + Robotics using LEGO EV3 System
July 22 – July 26
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Grades 5 - 8
Fee: $335
Registration Deadline: July 15
Are you ready for the Junkyard Challenge? Design and build within constraints, and compete in this advanced course for our strongest builders. Design innovative answers for challenges such as Follow the Hose, Thread the Needle, and the Tunnel Challenge using Play-Well’s “junkyard,” a massive collection of thousands of LEGO® parts. Then build and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 system! Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving, and teamwork skills.
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NEW!
Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO Materials + Jedi Craft Survival Game
August 5 – August 9
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Grades 3 - 5
Fee: $335
Registration Deadline: July 29
Gear up for a full-day LEGO® camp packed with hands-on and minds-on STEM fun! The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Build projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT Walkers, and Pod Racers. Mine, craft, and build the Star Wars universe using LEGO® bricks! Roll the dice to gather Jedi resources. Build a Starship, craft Lightsabers, and use the Force to survive Empire attacks. This advanced Play-Well game is inspired by the Minecraft tablet game and the Star Wars fantasy setting.
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NEW!
Engineering Challenge + Jedi Robotics using the LEGO EV3 System
August 12 – August 16
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Grades 5 - 8
Fee: $335
Registration Deadline: August 5
Are you ready for the Engineering Challenge? Learn to build mechanical devices such as a scissor lift, air compressor, or drawbridge in this advanced course for our strongest LEGO® builders. Work in teams to accomplish a large-scale mission such as a mini-figure rescue or a Rube Goldberg machine! Build and program robots inspired by a galaxy far, far away. Navigate a minefield, target shield generators, and even respond to the Force. Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving, and teamwork. Work in small groups to solve problems in this open-ended Jedi-themed environment.
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