LEARNING FUN 101 CAMP DESCRIPTIONS: (Robotics, Drones, Maker) – Ages Rising K thru 9th
Robotics : Our robotics camps will challenge your student with authentic, hands-on explorations and then provide support as they engage in Questioning • Exploring • Imagining • Designing • Constructing • Inventing • Testing • Observing • Learning • Failing (and trying again).
Our lessons incorporate technology concepts, engineering principles, programming and imagination. Student will build robots, simple machines, LEGO® Brick creations and learn about science concepts all while having fun, and include a variety of themes including: Battle Bots, Smart Moves, Amusement Park Fun & Games, Space, and more)
Take your child’s creativity to the next level with LEGO® technology!
Drones: – Our extreme Drone camps are specifically designed to introduce 21st century STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills in and out of the classroom! All student will build, code and fly in this exciting new camp.
All of our programs have been designed to encourage and build: fun, teamwork, curiosity, critical thinking, courage, and creativity. Summer is the perfect opportunity for students learn about the many facets of drones, robotics, and the future of this budding industry. Come explore with us and get inspired by energetic instructors committed to the development and preparation of the entire student. It’s time to take off and build STEM skills that will build the foundation for many years to come – join us! No prior experience necessary. All skill levels are welcome.
Maker: – Student participants will experience several exciting activities over the course of the week-long sessions. Every skill level, ranging from beginner to super geek, will need to fire up their brains and prepare to work in cooperative engineering teams. The Maker camp includes the following: Coding Challenges, Battle Bots, Amazing Machines, LEGO Master Builders, Simple Machines, Architecture, LEGO Story Builder, LEGO Ev3, NXT and WeDo Robotics systems, LEGO Drones, and MORE! Returning students can continue to build upon there creation or start something new!
4REELZ SCHOOL OF FILM CAMP DESCRIPTIONS: (Movie Making, Music, Performing Arts & more)- Ages 6 thru 17
Lego Movie Making / Stop Motion: kids work in pairs to create a short story, draw it out, and build it with LEGOS, and then they bring it to life on film. Each session students will choose from THEMED LEGO KITS from MINECRAFT to SUPERHEROS (and more) and using those kits, create their very own movie, complete with sound effects & even music. A copy of all projects will be provided via a screening link from the 4Reelz YouTube page for screening purposes.
U-Tubers Untie: – (Video Production) Short Form Content Creation is where it is at!! Students will spend the week creating short form content; game play commentary, lifestyle shows, product reviews, current events, etc…. Once the footage has been captured, students will work together to edit and deliver the footage in an exciting show format that excites and captivates their audience. Any up and coming You-Tuber will love this crash course in content creation! Final projects will be available for screening via the 4Reelz School of Film YouTube Channel.
Teen Filmmaking: – In this 2 Week Camp Series Students will learn the art of film making. The class will work together to take a short script, break it down, cast, schedule and film it. Students will work with Industry professionals and be assigned specific roles/departments. Upon completion, the footage will be handed off to the Editing Class and once completed thru post production; Final projects will be available for screening via the 4Reelz School of Film YouTube Channel.
The Actors Summer Intensive – This class focuses on the fundamentals of what we do as actors – play make-believe! Through exercises, improve, and scene/monologue work the student will learn to focus their imaginations to create a “second reality”. The emphasis will be on suspending the critical mind, paying attention in the moment and willingness to be authentically affected by others. Students will be able to perform a monologue or scene at the completion of the course.
Music Makers –In this class Students explore multiple instruments and the basics of making music, including technique, song structure, artistic expression, and basic music theory. The class will explore & learn chords, strum & rhythm patterns, explore the difference between lead & rhythm, and learn to play along with others. Group Learning is fun for all ages, and Music makes us Happy! All Instruments & Materials are provided.
The Art of Story / Creative Writings: The Art of Story is for Students who wish to learn to write!!! Poems, Short Stories, Screenplays, Blogs…..if you can imagine it, we will help you hone your ability to put it in to words. Students will begin with a new writing assignment OR may bring a current work in progress. Students will participate through writing, reading, and class feedback, including reading and commenting on each other’s work in a positive and constructive manner .A combination of lecture, writing work, and workshop will be used in order to learn course Key Elements.
Comic Book Creation: Join our talented team of Graphic Artists, Card Game Enthusiast, & Comic Book Gurus to create your very own Heroes of Legend! This class will explore the history and lore of traditional comic books and card games. The students will create and develop a Comic Book or Card Game Hero and tell their unique story. Each student will learn how to draw and illustrate their characters to share with the world.
Makeup & Costume Design: – From Fairies, Beast, to Zombies, these Camps have it all! In these 1 week THEMED hands-on classes, Students will create or re-create their favorite Character from that session’s theme. They will design a costume and makeup, and then use pieces from their own wardrobe, combined with our Costume Closet and Beauty Box to bring their vision to life. Our instructors will lead them through the alteration and design process. Once their creation is complete, Students will have a photo shoot dressed as their character.
Props to Master Builders :Master Builders are the Best of the Best, and this course will encourage our Students to explore, create, and discover the Master Builder within! Students will design and construct props and pieces from their favorite Movie, TV Show, or their own imaginations. This hands-on tinkering class will encourage Students to reuse and re-purpose everyday items around them to help bring the design concept to life. When it is complete, each Student or Team will have their very own unique creation to take home and show off to Friends & Family.
3D Printing & Board Game Design : We combine Art, Games & Technology and our students LOVE IT! This class will challenge and inspire your child to see the world in different ways, primarily 3 dimensional! Thru out the week, Students work together to design a complete Board Game, complete with rules of engagement and 3D Printed playing pieces. Each student will take home a token from the final game package.