Builder Camps

8605_663330733681400_223228PRE BUILDING BLOCKS (ages 4-5 years)
Designed for the younger age child (not yet building sets with instructions), this camp will target everything developing minds and bodies need to thrive. Through the use of LEGO® bricks and other materials, children will engage in activities such as obstacle courses, construction centers, group games, circle time, and more! These diverse activities will help children become more able builders. Activities will increase spatial awareness, hand eye coordination and hand strength. The curriculum for this program was developed by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Your child is sure to have an exciting, creative, and fun-filled week! While it is recommended for ages and 4 and 5 years please call if you think an younger or slightly older child would most enjoy this instructional and play based environment.

YOUNG JEDI BRICK MASTER TRAINING CAMP
This summer the force is strong at Camp Brick. During this exciting week at camp your child will create their very own Jedi costume including cloak and light saber. As part of their training each day will include LEGO® building activities as well as Star Wars themed games. Your child will create their very own battle station, build a Jedi fighter, learn about and visit many different galaxies or simply enjoy building one of the hundreds of LEGO® Star Wars® sets in the Camp Brick library. On Friday a very special Jedi Knight graduation ceremony with certificate will be awarded to each child. May the force be with you.

ON YOUR MARK…GET SET…BUILD (ages 6-14 years)
This camp is designed for the child who is already building LEGO® sets with instructions independently. Campers will chose from hundreds of themed sets from which to build. Themes such as Star Wars, CITY, Ninjago, CHIMA, Atlantis, Agents and more. Campers will be seated by age group and will be encouraged to build independently as well as in small groups on larger projects such as the Death Star and The Taj Mahal. The Camp Brick staff will assist your child if needed and offer helpful building tips as your child builds and displays their creations. A few times during the week campers may enjoy some social games and contests for prizes. At the end of the day campers will display their creations for parents to view. Bring a camera!!

*NEW* ADVENTURES IN MINECRAFT (ages 7-14 years)
Welcome to the world of Mining and Crafting. At this exciting camp your child will craft and create on their own lap top computer. Throughout the week your child will be given exciting building challenges in BOTH the creative and survival mode….BEWARE OF CREEPERS!! Camp Brick has hired some mining experts to help your child learn secrets and short cuts that can be taken home for use on their own MINECRAFT® games. A secure server will be provided for their use during this camp. *This camp is limited to 20 campers so don’t delay.

FUN WITH ROBOTICS (ages 7-9 years old)
Get ready to explore the exciting world of robotics. During this camp your child will be introduced to programming and building simple models with LEGO® bricks in the WeDo family that move and make sound. This class combines education with fun and excitement. Basic knowledge of gears, motors, and pulleys will be introduced. This camp is limited to 12 campers so register now!

ADVANCED ROBOTICS (ages 10-14 years old)
Welcome to the exciting world of MINDSTORMS® NXT. Building and Programing is the main content of this camp. While working with a certified MINDSTORMS® Instructor, your child will build sophisticated moving robots that can preform different tasks, battle, and compete. This camp is limited to 12 campers so don’t delay…register now!

*NEW* MINECRAFT STOP MOTION MOVIE MAKING (ages 7-14 years old)
Lights ..Camera..Action! Welcome to the exciting world of Stop Motion Movies. This camp will focus on teaching the basics of Stop Motion Movie creation using the exciting worlds of Minecraft and its characters. Each child will learn to write a script, build a set, direct and edit their own Stop Motion movie. Individual as well as group projects will be encouraged.

Each child should bring their own IPod, IPad, or laptop with camera to class. A free editing software will also need to be downloaded for the week.

At the end of the week a special You Tube channel will be created so that the kids may share their creations with family and friends. This camp is limited to 20 kids so register now to reserve a space.