Burlington Summer Day Camps 2018
521 North Service Rd., Burlington, ON
July 3rd to August 24th, 2018
Summer Camp themes available in Burlington this summer are listed below. When ready, click the register button to go to our registration system to book your camps.
LEGO JR. ROBOTicS CAMP
Calling all young lego robot designers! This is the best way to get started. Together, we’ll learn how to build cool robots and other machines. We’ll show you how to use gears, belts, motors, and computers to bring your robot to life by learning some programing. Student will engage in a mix of building activities including the lego robotic system WeDo 1.0 and 2.0, Lego Creator sets, crafts, board games and video games.
Parents: Designed specifically as an intro for younger kids, this camp covers all the basics of mechanics. They’ll be budding engineers by week’s end!
This camp is for ages 6 to 8. Note: Sorry students who are not yet 6 may not attend regardless of lego proficiency. Proof of age will be checked.
LEGO City Building camp
Love LEGO Trains and the LEGO City theme? Be an architect, train engineer, urban planner or vehicle designer, with our new LEGO City Building camp you can unleash your creativity on our massive collection of LEGO and trains. What is in your City?
This camp is for ages 6 to 9. Note: Sorry students who are not yet 6 may not attend regardless of lego proficiency. Proof of age will be checked.
POKÉMON DESIGNER CAMP
Pokémon camp will be a creative camp where students learn to draw Pokémon characters and will develop their own Pokémon cards with their own character art and stories. Our students will also develop digital painting skills with our computers and art tablets.
Our students will play a number of Pokémon inspired actives while developing their creative skills. Activities will be focus on accessible games and tools for younger fans of Pokemon
This camp is for ages 6 to 9.
Dream of working at Pixar? Join us in our digital studio where we will work on our own computer animated blockbuster films! Develop a story, write the script, and engage your audience. Storyboards and character design are the building blocks of your masterpiece. Direct your virtual actors, record your sound track, and add effects. Now you’re ready for your red-carpet moment to accept your Oscar.
Parents: This camp is a great way to introduce your kids to digital creative tools, exercise their imaginations, and bring story-telling to life. Basic computer knowledge is required before attending this camp.
This camp is for ages 8 to 13.
Video Game Designer
Do you live, breathe, and sleep gaming? Do you have the creativity and technical prowess to not just play the game but to design the game? Every pixel, every sound wave, every interaction at your control. Can you handle this much power? Join us for an introduction to game design where everyone will have the opportunity to learn the basics of game design, including image manipulation and basic interaction design as we work on video games in the classic platform gaming style.
Parents: This camp will introduce programming and digital multimedia skills that your child can continue to develop at home and apply in school, as a hobby, and in future careers.
This camp is for ages 9 to 13.
MINECRAFT COMPUTER CAMP
Love Minecraft? Then join us for a week in this great virtual sandbox where you can build anything! We’ll cover the basics and then move on to redstone Minecraft machine building and how to design new texture images so you can digitally paint the entire look of your worlds. We will also get to experiment with some Mods that add features and change the game.
Parents: While your child thinks they’re playing, we’re secretly using the game to teach technology, design, problem solving, and presentation skills (insert evil laugh here). If screen time is a concern of yours you will prefer the robotics or animation classes.
This camp is for ages 8 to 13. Note: Sorry students who are not yet 8 may not attend regardless of minecraft proficiency. Proof of age will be checked.
Arduino Programming option Part 1 or Part 2
Students interested in learning to program electronics can add this option to their week of camp. Spend up to an hour each day on this introduction or intermediate to Arduino module and get to take home your very own micro controller to continue to tinker on projects at home.
Available to students age 9 to 13 enrolled in any full week Brick Works Academy Camp at this location.
Combines hardware and software platforms for a hands-on learning environment. Children will work on different projects each week while learning to design and create their own programs! Students take the Arduino home with them at the end of the week.
“Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.”
― Albert Einstein