Engineering for Kids Camp Weeks 2013

We absolutely loved our Engineering for Kids Meetup! They’re offering camps all summer long, check them out for your kiddos! Register online or call 540-288-1335! 


Week of June 17-21
Date of
activity: June 17-21
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Electronic Game Design (Platform Games)
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video
game. A platform game is a side-scrolling, Mario-type game where students
program characters and a two-dimensional obstacle course. They attempt to avoid
or overcome enemies and reach an end goal on multiple levels. Students take
home a copy of the game they create.
Date of
activity: June 17-21
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Heroes Week
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: It’s a bird,
it’s a plane, it’s…Heroes Week! Students will join other engineers their age as
they seek ways to protect the world and save mankind in the process. They will
join a league of heroes and will compete against other leagues by performing
engineering-related challenges, such as saving an ecosystem from a potentially
lethal oil spill. Only one group will end the week as the ultimate league of
super heroes!
Week of June 24-28
Date of
activity: June 24-28
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: How Amusing
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Ah, the thrill of an amusement park…zipping around on racecars,
zooming through the loops of a rollercoaster and enjoying a cold, refreshing
ice cream treat at the end of a hot, sticky day. Can’t get better than that!
Students will divide into competitive theme park teams. They will challenge
other teams in specific engineering-related contests with the goal of creating
the most fantastic and thrilling theme park experience!
Date of
activity: June 24-28
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® Robotics Ocean Missions
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® Robotics Ocean Missions camp, students design and
program robots to protect the ocean and ocean life by releasing a dolphin into
the ocean, fixing a broken pipeline, and maintaining an oil platform.
Date of
activity: June 24-28
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® Robotic Olympics
Fee: $159
Ages: 5-7
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center (Manassas) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® Robotics Olympics camp, students design and program
robots to compete in simulated Olympic events such as a sprinting in a race,
throwing a basketball, and shooting a puck into a hockey goal.
Date of
activity: June 24-28
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® Robotic Olympics
Fee: $159
Ages: 8-12
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center (Manassas) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® Robotics Olympics camp, students design and
program robots to compete in simulated Olympic events such as a sprinting in a
race, throwing a basketball, and shooting a puck into a hockey goal.
Date of
activity: June 24-28
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Heroes Week
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Veterans Memorial Park (Woodbridge) location
Brief
description: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…Heroes Week! Students will join
other engineers their age as they seek ways to protect the world and save
mankind in the process. They will join a league of heroes and will compete
against other leagues by performing engineering-related challenges, such as
saving an ecosystem from a potentially lethal oil spill. Only one group will
end the week as the ultimate league of super heroes!
Date of
activity: June 24-28
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Electronic Game Design (Platform Games)
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Veterans Memorial Park (Woodbridge) location
Brief
description: Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video
game. A platform game is a side-scrolling, Mario-type game where students
program characters and a two-dimensional obstacle course. They attempt to avoid
or overcome enemies and reach an end goal on multiple levels. Students take
home a copy of the game they create.
Date of
activity: June 24-28
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Survivor: Engineer’s Cove
Fee: $165
Ages: 6-12
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Dorothy Hart Center (Fredericksburg) location
Brief
description: Stranded on an abandoned island – surrounded by darkness, cold
temperatures, wild animals, and other dangers. Students in this camp will join
tribes and compete in various engineering-related challenges against other
tribes to survive and eventually escape the harsh island conditions. Join us in
the first ever Engineering for Kids® Survivor challenge!
Date of
activity: June 24-28
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® Rescue Robots
Fee: $165
Ages: 6-12
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Dorothy Hart Center (Fredericksburg) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® Rescue Robots camp, students design and program
robots to respond to simulated disaster situations such as moving rubble and
retrieving targets.
Week of July 1-3
Date of
activity: July 1-3
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Junior Aerospace Engineering
Fee: $75
Ages: 4-6
Times: 9:30
a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: The Junior Aerospace Engineering classes introduce our youngest
engineers to fundamental concepts of aircraft and spacecraft design. Through
open and focused exploration, students explore and construct airplanes,
rockets, hot air balloons, and more.
Week of July 8-12
Date of
activity: July 8-12
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Girls Only Heroes Week
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location; girls only.
Brief
description: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…Heroes Week! Students will join
other engineers their age as they seek ways to protect the world and save
mankind in the process. They will join a league of heroes and will compete
against other leagues by performing engineering-related challenges, such as
saving an ecosystem from a potentially lethal oil spill. Only one group will
end the week as the ultimate league of super heroes!
Date of
activity: July 8-12
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Girls Only LEGO® Robot Surgeons
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location; girls only.
Brief
description: During the LEGO® Robot Surgeons camp, students design and program
robots to function as medical robots by accomplishing a task that would cure a
disease or address an issue within a human organ.
Date of
activity: July 8-12
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® Robotics Ocean Missions
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Southlake Recreation Center (Dumfries) location
Brief
description: During the
LEGO® Robotics Ocean Missions camp, students design and program robots to
protect the ocean and ocean life by releasing a dolphin into the ocean, fixing
a broken pipeline, and maintaining an oil platform.
Date of
activity: July 8-12
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: How Amusing
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Southlake Recreation Center (Dumfries) location
Brief
description: Ah, the thrill of an amusement park…zipping around on racecars,
zooming through the loops of a rollercoaster and enjoying a cold, refreshing
ice cream treat at the end of a hot, sticky day. Can’t get better than that!
Students will divide into competitive theme park teams. They will challenge
other teams in specific engineering-related contests with the goal of creating
the most fantastic and thrilling theme park experience!
Week of July 15-19
Date of
activity: July 15-19
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Math Week
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Engineering for Kids® Math Week is a camp dedicated to showing
young engineers how to apply mathematical concepts to the Engineering Design
Process.  During this week, students also
learn how to perfect their designs through the use of mathematical concepts and
formulas.  By the end of the course
students will not see math as merely numbers, but as the building blocks of all
engineering.
Date of
activity: July 15-19
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Math Week
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Engineering for Kids® Math Week is a camp dedicated to showing
young engineers how to apply mathematical concepts to the Engineering Design
Process.  During this week, students also
learn how to perfect their designs through the use of mathematical concepts and
formulas.  By the end of the course
students will not see math as merely numbers, but as the building blocks of all
engineering.
Date of
activity: July 15-19
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Heroes Week
Fee: $159
Ages: 5-7
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center (Manassas) location
Brief
description: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…Heroes Week! Students will join
other engineers their age as they seek ways to protect the world and save
mankind in the process. They will join a league of heroes and will compete
against other leagues by performing engineering-related challenges, such as
saving an ecosystem from a potentially lethal oil spill. Only one group will end
the week as the ultimate league of super heroes!
Date of
activity: July 15-19
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Heroes Week
Fee: $159
Ages: 8-12
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center (Manassas) location
Brief
description: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…Heroes Week! Students will join
other engineers their age as they seek ways to protect the world and save
mankind in the process. They will join a league of heroes and will compete
against other leagues by performing engineering-related challenges, such as
saving an ecosystem from a potentially lethal oil spill. Only one group will
end the week as the ultimate league of super heroes!
Week of July 22-26
Date of
activity: July 22-26
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Out of This World
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Is mankind ready to inhabit the moon? With a little help from
Engineering for Kids® students, humans will be prepared to take up residence by
the end of the week. Students will collaborate with their Space State teams to
create the safest and most effective community on the moon. Which team will
earn enough Astro-Points to be declared the winner?
Date of
activity: July 22-26
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Electronic Game Design (Invader Defense)
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video
game. Whether students wish to fire marshmallows or missiles, they build a
complete video game from start to finish. They program characters to survive a
wave of enemy attacks in order to reach the next level. Students take home a
copy of the game they create.
Date of
activity: July 22-25
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Junior Mechanical Engineering
Fee: $75
Ages: 5-7
Times: 10:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Victory Lakes (Bristow) location
Brief
description: The Junior Mechanical Engineering classes introduce our youngest
engineers to fundamental concepts of energy, materials, and movement. Through
open and focused exploration, students explore and construct their own roller
coasters, catapults, cars, and more
Date of
activity: July 22-26
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: How Amusing
Fee: $125
Ages: 8-12
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday), 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Friday)
Restrictions:
Victory Lakes (Bristow) location
Brief
description: Ah, the thrill of an amusement park…zipping around on racecars,
zooming through the loops of a rollercoaster and enjoying a cold, refreshing
ice cream treat at the end of a hot, sticky day. Can’t get better than that!
Students will divide into competitive theme park teams. They will challenge
other teams in specific engineering-related contests with the goal of creating
the most fantastic and thrilling theme park experience!
Week of July 29-August 2
Date of
activity: July 29-August 2
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Survivor: Engineer’s Cove
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Stranded on an abandoned island – surrounded by darkness, cold
temperatures, wild animals, and other dangers. Students in this camp will join
tribes and compete in various engineering-related challenges against other
tribes to survive and eventually escape the harsh island conditions. Join us in
the first ever Engineering For Kids® Survivor challenge!
Date of
activity: July 29-August 2
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® Rescue Robots
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
 Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® Rescue Robots camp, students design and program
robots to respond to simulated disaster situations such as moving rubble and
retrieving targets.
Date of
activity: July 29-August 2
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Momentum Madness
Fee: $159
Ages: 5-7
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness
Center (Manassas) location
Brief
description: Zero to sixty in two seconds?! How fast can an object go without
compromising safety? Students in this camp will work with their Pit Crew to
design and build vehicles, such as dragsters and hovering levitrons, which
should able to withstand astonishing speeds. Fasten your seat belt, the race
has begun!
Date of
activity: July 29-August 2
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Electronic Game Design (Racing Games)
Fee: $159
Ages: 8-12
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness
Center (Manassas) location
Brief
description: Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video
game. Students design a racetrack, race cars and an environment in which their
cars compete. Students take home a copy of the game they create.
Date of
activity: July 29-August 1
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Junior Aerospace Engineering
Fee: $75
Ages: 5-7
Times: 10:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Victory Lakes (Bristow) location
Brief
description: The Junior Aerospace Engineering classes introduce our youngest
engineers to fundamental concepts of aircraft and spacecraft design. Through
open and focused exploration, students explore and construct airplanes,
rockets, hot air balloons, and more.
Date of
activity: July 29-August 2
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® RoboBattles
Fee: $125
Ages: 8-12
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday), 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Friday)
Restrictions:
Victory Lakes (Bristow) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® RoboBattles camp students create, program, and
control robots designed to perform challenges such as the SumoBots Challenge,
Joisting Challenge, and the Catapult Challenge.
Week of August 5-9
Date of
activity: August 5-9
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® Robotic Olympics
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® Robotics Olympics camp, students design and
program robots to compete in simulated Olympic events such as a sprinting in a
race, throwing a basketball, and shooting a puck into a hockey goal.
Date of
activity: August 5-9
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Engineering Olympiad
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Who has the strength to be a world-class athlete? In this camp,
students will separate into counties and will compete against opposing counties
in various tests of mental and creative strength. The students will earn
“medals” throughout the week and will endeavor to become the next great team of
Olympians.
Date of
activity: August 5-9
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Electronic Game Design (Racing Games)
Fee: $165
Ages: 6-12
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Dorothy Hart Center (Fredericksburg) location
Brief
description: Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video
game. Students design a racetrack, race cars and an environment in which their
cars compete. Students take home a copy of the game they create.
Date of
activity: August 5-9
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Momentum Madness
Fee: $165
Ages: 6-12
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Dorothy Hart Center (Fredericksburg) location
Brief
description: Zero to sixty in two seconds?! How fast can an object go without
compromising safety? Students in this camp will work with their Pit Crew to
design and build vehicles, such as dragsters and hovering levitrons, which
should able to withstand astonishing speeds. Fasten your seat belt, the race
has begun!
Week of August 12-16
Date of
activity: August 12-16
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Momentum Madness
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Zero to sixty in two seconds?! How fast can an object go without
compromising safety? Students in this camp will work with their Pit Crew to
design and build vehicles, such as dragsters and hovering levitrons, which
should able to withstand astonishing speeds. Fasten your seat belt, the race
has begun!
Date of
activity: August 12-16
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Electronic Game Design (Racing Games)
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video
game. Students design a racetrack, race cars and an environment in which their
cars compete. Students take home a copy of the game they create.
Date of
activity: August 12-16
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® RoboBattles
Fee: $159
Ages: 5-7
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center (Manassas) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® RoboBattles camp students create, program, and
control robots designed to perform challenges such as the SumoBots Challenge,
Joisting Challenge, and the Catapult Challenge.
Date of
activity: August 12-16
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® RoboBattles
Fee: $159
Ages: 8-12
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center (Manassas) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® RoboBattles camp students create, program, and
control robots designed to perform challenges such as the SumoBots Challenge,
Joisting Challenge, and the Catapult Challenge.
Week of August 19-23
Date of
activity: August 19-23
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Wreck-it Week
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: Smash! Crash! BOOM! Students in this camp will join Wrecking
Companies for the week and will attempt to work their way up the ranks of their
company from Intern to President. They will compete against other wrecking
companies in various engineering-related challenges, such as building a bridge
from balsawood and constructing safety mechanisms to protect a raw egg from
impact. Put on your hard hats and safety goggles and join the fun!
Date of
activity: August 19-23
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® RoboBattles
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® RoboBattles camp students create, program, and
control robots designed to perform challenges such as the SumoBots Challenge,
Joisting Challenge, and the Catapult Challenge.
Date of
activity: August 19-23
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Momentum Madness
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Veterans Memorial Park (Woodbridge) location
Brief
description: Zero to sixty in two seconds?! How fast can an object go without
compromising safety? Students in this camp will work with their Pit Crew to
design and build vehicles, such as dragsters and hovering levitrons, which
should able to withstand astonishing speeds. Fasten your seat belt, the race
has begun!
Date of
activity: August 19-23
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Electronic Game Design (Racing Games)
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Veterans Memorial Park (Woodbridge) location
Brief
description: Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video
game. Students design a racetrack, race cars and an environment in which their
cars compete. Students take home a copy of the game they create
Week of August 26-30
Date of activity:
August 26-30
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: Heroes Week
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 9:00
a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…Heroes Week! Students will join
other engineers their age as they seek ways to protect the world and save
mankind in the process. They will join a league of heroes and will compete
against other leagues by performing engineering-related challenges, such as
saving an ecosystem from a potentially lethal oil spill. Only one group will
end the week as the ultimate league of super heroes!
Date of activity:
August 26-30
Name of Camp:
Engineering For Kids: LEGO® Robot Surgeons
Fee: $165
Ages: 7-14
Times: 1:00
p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Restrictions:
Aquia Park (Stafford) location
Brief
description: During the LEGO® Robot Surgeons camp, students design and program
robots to function as medical robots by accomplishing a task that would cure a
disease or address an issue within a human organ.