Summer Camp at ExplorOcean, Newport Beach | @ExplorOcean1

It’s time to start thinking about summer camp for the kiddos.  Check out the following summer programs offered by ExplorOcean this summer:

 

Lego Robotics Engineering Camp

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ExplorOcean and Mathobotix  have teamed up to offer robotics camps that spark the minds of young children and teenagers through STEM education. Camp focuses on team problem-solving and creative thinking. Kids have fun while learning basic static structures used in robotics by applying the fundamentals of math and science concepts. They build their robots and program them using Lego© NXT software. They enjoy playing drag race and Sumo with fellow team members. The robot cadets compete in mini team competitions demonstrating their projects in a Show & Tell to the audience.

Dates: July 7 – 11, July 21 –  25, August 11 – 15, August 18 – 22, and August 25 – 29, 2014
9am – 4pm
Ages: 6 and older
Extended hours: 8am – 9am or 4pm – 6pm. $15 per hour. Can opt-in on a day-by day basis.
Lunch option: $5 per day
Cost: Member $259.00 or Non-Member $299.00
ExplorOcean and Mathobotix  have teamed up to offer robotics camps that spark the minds of young children and teenagers through STEM education. Camp focuses on team problem-solving and creative thinking. Kids have fun while learning basic static structures used in robotics by applying the fundamentals of math and science concepts. They build their robots and program them using Lego© NXT software. They enjoy playing drag race and Sumo with fellow team members. The robot cadets compete in mini team competitions demonstrating their projects in a Show & Tell to the audience.

July 7-11 Registration

July 21-25 Registration

August 11-15 Registration

August 18-22 Registration

August 25-29 Registration

Please call (949)675-8915 or email [email protected] if you have any questions.

Note: A minimum of 5 participants is required.  Must register the Thursday before camp begins. No Refunds will be given.

Robotics

Underwater Robotics

Over the course of the week, students will build a submersible ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) and simultaneously develop an understanding of the science principles in play. Campers will explore and investigate sub design, waterproofing, buoyancy, displacement, motor movement, propulsion, soldering, how ROVs are used for research purposes, and more! At the end of the week, campers will showcase their ROV and describe the problem solving, critical thinking, and innovations that contributed to their final product. Campers will keep their customized ROV!

Dates: July 21 – 25, August 11 – 15 and August 18 – 22*, 2014
9am – 12pm or 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Ages: 9 and older
Extended hours: 8am – 9am, 12pm – 1:30pm or 4:30pm – 6pm :$15 per hour. Can opt-in on a day-by day basis
Lunch option: $5 per day
Registration is through the City of Newport Beach/ Newport Navigator.  Click here to register
For questions, please call (949) 675-8915.
Cost : $199.00
Materials fee: $80 Students build their own ROV and will keep it at the end of the camp (Please visit seaperch.org to preview the kit).
Additional needs: Participants must bring their own snacks and lunch if they are not purchasing.
 
Note: Limit 20 participants per session. A minimum of 5 participants is required.  Must register the Thursday before camp begins. No refunds will be given.

*Underwater Robotics Camp for the week of August 18 (no afternoon session): To register please email [email protected], call (949)675-8915 or click here.

 

Makers Camp

Makers Camp

The ExplorOcean Makers Camp is exploration at its finest. Campers will participate in guided projects using LittleBits, Makey Makey tools, and more. They will also create self-designed inventions using their base kit (included in the materials feel) and all of the tinker tools they can get their hands on in our innovation lab! From mini-motors to laser cutters, alligator clamps to pipe cleaners, conductive paint to play dough….the ExplorOcean Innovation Lab surrounds campers with all of the tools to explore, imagine, and create. This is the dreamer’s dream camp!

July 14 – 18, August 4 – 8, and August 25 – 29, 2014
9am – 12pm or 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Ages: 4th grade and up
Extended hours: 8am – 9am, 12pm – 1:30pm  or 4:30pm – 6pm. $15 per hour. Can opt-in on a day-by day basis
Lunch option: $5 per day
Registration is through the City of Newport Beach/ Newport Navigator.  Click here to register
For questions, please call (949) 675-8915.
Cost: $199.00
Materials fee: $80 (All students will receive their own Littlebits base kit and will keep the entire kit and their creations. Students who attend the Makers Camp multiple times do not need to re-purchase the kit, but can purchase specific parts as desired).
Additional needs: Participants must bring their own snacks and lunch if they are not purchasing.

 

Note: Limit 15 participants per session.  A minimum of 5 participants is required.  Must register the Thursday before camp begins. No Refunds will be given.

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