Wicked Cool For Kids - Steam Programs
April Vacation Camp – Wacky Lab Week
Tuesday through Friday
Cost - $150
Spend a wild wacky week at the Wicked Cool Lab.
Grow colorful polymer cubes and formulate your own recipe for sticky paste. Solve the secrets of H20 and make all kinds of slime. Find hidden colors, experiment with bubbling brews and go out with a bang as you create with chemical reactions.
Each participant will receive their own kit for this program. Kits will be available for pick up at the Rec Dept. the week before the camp starts.
Summer STEAM Camps:
NEW! Create animated cartoons just like the pros. Learn the basics of animation as you draw your own characters and bring them to life with code. Use visual programming to control the speed and type of animation as you add animals, dragons, monsters, and avatars into your coding projects. Create a portfolio of fun projects including original animated games, cartoon strips, music videos, and interactive worlds to share with friends and family. No prior programming experience required.
What LEGO challenges do kids love? Our LEGO Engineering program includes STEM-based challenges and free-building. We will build mechanisms that incorporate gears, flywheels, and cams to build amazing contraptions. We will crank up the fun using creativity to build with LEGOs in problem solving challenges. Kids can design a spinning eggbeater or create a car to carry LEGO bricks. Make it a full day! Merge LEGOs with machine power to create a power car, dragster, and dog bot!
Minecraft Mania is a blend of virtual learning and companion, hands-on activities that explore science and engineering using the Minecraft game. Use an interactive avatar to investigate a game-based educational environment. Engage in both computer and real-world activities covering geology, engineering, physics, and biology. Learn about the properties of rocks and minerals and take home your own rock collection. Use your skills to build skyscrapers and simple machines and plant your own crops in fun experiential trials. FULL DAY ONLY.
Build and launch Wicked Cool’s - favorite solid fuel rocket, the customizable E2X: perfect for the young aerospace engineer. Keep a Commander’s Log as you investigate the solar system, design a satellite, and build a space base for an astronaut. Blast off with a solid fuel, high-flying, rocket launch at the end of the week (weather permitting).
Make it a full day! Continue your outer space journey and make galactic slime, map distant constellations, undergo astronaut training, saving a parachuting “eggstronaut” and grow alien cells in a test tube.
(For children entering grades 1-5)
Half Day (9am-noon) and Full day (9am-4pm) available
The camp is offered in collaboration with Wicked Cool for Kids. Wicked Cool for Kids is an education company that specializes in customized enrichment programs in science, art, and technology for kids through 6th grade.
9:00-9:30 Get in the Groove: games and crafts promoting social interaction
10:30-11:00 Snack, outside play
11:00-12:00 Lesson (Morning sessions ends)
2:00-2:30 Snack, Outside, Free play
3:30-4:00 Finish projects, clean-up, free play