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Explore concepts in physics and engineering through creative expression in our brand new Technology Department!

Enter the 3rd Dimension

Ages 12-15 (Limit 10)

Learn the modeling and animation techniques used by Disney and Pixar! Create 3D elements and simple animations on the computer, and decide what you’re interested in working on within the world of 3D to show on Festival Day. Classes will be demo based, with plenty of time to work on projects, individually and collaboratively. (Period 1)

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Mega-Machines

Ages 8-15 (Limit 12)

Physics concepts and engineering come together to make things that roll, fling, and fly. Make your own fabulously designed mousetrap car, bottle rocket, catapult, trebuchet, rubber band powered airplane, and much, much more! (Period 1)

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Electronic Art

Ages 8-15 (Limit 10)

Make art that lights up, buzzes and whirs!  Explore basic circuitry, and the world of Arduino to create interactive, electronic art. LED’s, infrared sensors, flip switches, capacitors and resistors combine to create all sorts of exciting objects. Come ready to learn about soldering, coding, and all things electronic! (Period 2)

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Codemasters

Ages 11-15 (Limit 8)

Use HTML, CSS, Javascript and other coding tools to create pages visible on the Web that showcase original student work in the visual arts, sound, the written word and more. Creating your own art will be the primary source for page content as well as building collaborations with other campers and counselors to feature their content would be secondary. No prior coding experience necessary. (Period 3)

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Parade

Ages 8-15 (Limit 12)

Build floats, join a bicycle brigade, and be a featured attraction of the fabulous CRCAP Arts Festival Opening Ceremony. Parade blends arts, engineering, drama and collboration to create the amazing spectacle that kicks of Festival Day. Woodworking, paper mache, painting, and silliness come together in a weird world of activity. Join the Parade! (Period 3)

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3D Printing

Ages 10-15 (Limit 10)

Get an introduction to the emerging, exciting world of 3D Printing! Engineer strange insects, bizarre fruits, and anything that your mind conjures up! Students will sketch out their designs, learn to break them down into simple geometries, and then use their knowledge to create unique accessories and objects. (Period 5)

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Build An App

Ages 11-15 (Limit 12)

Love using apps on your phone? Have an idea for an awesome game, interactive art, or the next Flappy Bird? Come learn how to make your own iPhone app! We’ll go over the basics of programming and how apps are designed, and then you’ll imagine, design, and build your very own app. Both beginner and experienced coders welcome! (Period 5)

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