Calendar of Events at CMoA

Jul
1
Fri
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers
Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers

July 1, 2022
Doll-E 1.0 and T-Bone the Drone
Guest Reader: Shonda McClsoky, Author of Doll-E 1.0 and T-Bone the Drone 

Author and illustrator of Doll-E 1.0 and T-Bone the Drone Shonda McClosky will read her books and lead the activity this week. Problem-solving and technology go hand-in-hand as these protagonists save the day. This is Shanda’s second year reading at Tech Tales. She will teach youngsters how to draw her characters and then fly a drone. Participants will also fly mini indoor drones. 

Jul
8
Fri
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers

July 8, 2022
Computer Decoders 

This week we are learning about ‘Hidden Figure,’ Dorothy Vaughn, who loved all things numbers! Computer Decoders delves into the life of a fascinating woman who was a highly respected mathematician. This story describes how Dorothy had to overcome many challenges with grace and perseverance. After the story, Children will learn how to convert a special date into binary code.

Jul
11
Mon
Make & Take Home Your Own Desktop PC Summer Camp
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – Jul 15 @ 3:30 pm

Camp Name: Make & Take Home Your Own Desktop PC
Camp Week: July 11-15
Suggested Grades: 5 and up / Ages 10+
Duration: Full Day Camp (M-F) 9:00AM -3:30PM
Cost $800

Create your own computer from scratch and take it home with you! In this super fun camp, students learn to design and assemble a fully functioning computer with all the necessary electronic components including a monitor, CPU, keyboard, mouse, and cables. Campers will learn to program, install, and customize the computer in addition to learning how to care and maintain the machine in future.

Minimum Desktop Configuration provided in website description.

*All software, materials, and laptops provided for use during camp at no additional charge***

**Before and After extended care available for full day campers from 8:00AM- 5:00PM for an additional cost of $100/ week.

CMoA is proud to be working with partner, STREM HQ, for all 2022 summer camps.

Register for Make & Take Home Your Own Desktop PC.

Jul
15
Fri
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers

What Do You Do With a Problem?

Today’s book is What Do You Do With a Problem? This story is a heartwarming tale for anyone who has ever dealt with a problem. No one is too young to learn the importance of courage and persistence. Children will put on their engineering hats after the story and solve for how to grab something just out of reach.

Jul
18
Mon
Build & Code Self Driving Vehicles Summer Camp
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – Jul 22 @ 11:30 am

Camp Name: Build & Code Self Driving Vehicles
Camp Week: July 18-22
Suggested Grades: 5 and up / Ages 10+
Duration: Half Day Camp (M-F) 9AM-11:30AM
Cost $250

Keeping pace with a technology driven world, we’ve developed a hands-on blended learning experience that’s fun, rewarding, and challenging. Campers will learn to build smart self-driving vehicles and smart vehicles from start to finish! Learning design concepts, along with mechanical engineering, they will create unique vehicle designs including the addition of sensors, obstacle avoidance, line and light following and more. Campers will come to understand the concepts of physics such as momentum, acceleration, drag, etc.

*All software, materials, and laptops provided for use during camp at no additional charge***

**Before and After extended care available for full day campers registered for Build & Code Self Driving Vehicles and Python Programming & Game Design from 8:00AM- 5:00PM for an additional cost of $100/ week.

CMoA is proud to be working with partner, STREM HQ, for all 2022 summer camps.

Register for Build & Code Self Driving Vehicles.

Python Programming & Game Design Summer Camp
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 3:30 pm

Camp Name: Python Programming & Game Design
Camp Week: July 18-22
Suggested Grades: 5 and up / Ages 10+
Duration: Half Day Camp (M-F) 1PM-3:30PM
Cost $250

We’re not talking about a big snake! Python is a widely used high level, powerful, programming language that is used by professionals in the industry. Campers will create a multiplayer live coding strategy game during this week. They will learn Python while defeating trolls, ogres, and other enemies. Campers will learn to code their character, build game strategy, and how to input different settings to make their python game programming more challenging and fun! Students will learn concepts like programming logic, indentations, methods, expressions, control flow, and more with this project-based camp!

*All software, materials, and laptops provided for use during camp at no additional charge***

**Before and After extended care available for full day campers registered for Build & Code Self Driving Vehicles and Python Programming & Game Design from 8:00AM- 5:00PM for an additional cost of $100/ week.

CMoA is proud to be working with partner, STREM HQ, for all 2022 summer camps.

Register for Python Programming & Game Design.

Jul
22
Fri
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers

One Giant Leap

One Giant Leap is this week’s selection and we’ll be reading near the Lunar Module replica in the Tribute to Apollo exhibit on the moon floor. Children will learn more about the 1969 moon landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. After the story, participants will create their very own moon rover. 

Jul
25
Mon
3D coding – Learn to Design & Code 3D Characters! Summer Camp
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – Jul 29 @ 11:30 am

Camp Name: 3D coding – Learn to Design & Code 3D Characters!
Camp Week: July 25-29
Suggested Grades: 4 and up / Ages 8+
Duration: Half Day Camp (M-F) 9AM-11:30AM
Cost $250

This camp offers the perfect combination of art and technology. For those with creative mindsets, the possibilities are endless. Campers will discover 3D modeling with simple to use instructions and tools. Students can let their imaginations soar to new levels by learning to code while producing their own 3D models.

*All software, materials, and laptops provided for use during camp at no additional charge***

**Before and After extended care available for full day campers registered for 3D coding – Learn to Design & Code 3D Characters! and Robot Battles from 8:00AM- 5:00PM for an additional cost of $100/ week.

CMoA is proud to be working with partner, STREM HQ, for all 2022 summer camps.

Register for 3D coding – Learn to Design & Code 3D Characters!

Robot Battles Summer Camp
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 29 @ 3:30 pm

Camp Name: Robot Battles
Camp Week: July 25-29
Suggested Grades: 4 and up / Ages 8+
Duration: Half Day Camp (M-F) 1PM-3:30PM
Cost $250

Bursting with robot combat excitement, this camp is perfect for beginners. No prior robotics or programming knowledge is required. Your camper’s robot, which they build and program themselves, will engage in various battle challenges and exciting matches. Students create bigger, stronger, and faster robots designed to fight in the combat arena. Through these hands-on activities, campers learn the principles of building and programming to be successful in their missions.

*All software, materials, and laptops provided for use during camp at no additional charge***

**Before and After extended care available for full day campers registered for 3D coding – Learn to Design & Code 3D Characters! and Robot Battles from 8:00AM- 5:00PM for an additional cost of $100/ week.

CMoA is proud to be working with partner, STREM HQ, for all 2022 summer camps.

Register for Robot Battles.

Jul
29
Fri
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Tech Tales – Storytime for Young Explorers

Rosie Revere Engineer

We are wrapping up this summer series reading Rosie Revere Engineer. This story follows a young girl who has aspirations to one day become an engineer. Where some see rubbish, Rosie sees inspiration to create something great. After the story, children will become engineers for the day by building and then testing structures. Just how much weight can their creation bear?

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