New class! Dive into the world of optical sciences as we make 3D glasses, pinhole cameras, and even attempt to hide from an IR camera. Discover the fascinating optical properties of everyday items and learn how engineers are using light to create epic technologies.
Learn the mechanics of how virtual reality (VR) works and develop your very own VR games! Code using a block-based coding language and create everything from digital zoos to obstacle courses then enter your games and 3D spaces using our VR headsets!
Master the art of graphic design using vector software to create custom t-shirts and stickers. Learn color balance, visual composition, and typography. Transform your designs into vinyl stickers and heat-pressed t-shirt prints, combining creativity and technology for artistic fun!
Learn all about 3D printing, how it works, and learn the software skills you’ll need to create your own unique designs! Take home several mini-prints and watch your final project print on our eight classroom 3D printers! Nerds love to repeat this class! Returning Nerds welcome!
Join Hognerds School of SCIENCE & Wizardry! Explore science through magical experiments like glowing slime, levitating spheres & more. Dress in wizard robes, craft your wand, and learn chemistry & physics in a fun, fantastical world. Perfect for magic-loving nerds!
Dive into robotics with Sphero, a powerful rolling robot! Learn coding fundamentals, program Sphero for maze competitions and challenges, build robo-boats, and explore the history of robotics. Perfect for code-loving, robot-enthusiast nerds!
New for 2023 with new flexible track for creating loops and stunt tracks! Design and build your own racers and show off your skills in speed, distance, and style in a friendly, sup- portive, and energetic environment! Test and tweak variables to optimize your design, and discover the science behind your cars & tracks.
Learn the shocking secrets of electronic circuits and make inventions of your own using wire, copper tape, LEDs, motors, and batteries! Also use a fun tool called a Makey Makey to build fruit pianos, gummy game controllers, and wacky keyboards!
“Unlock” the secrets to ancient civilizations and lost cities and use that knowledge to crack codes, solve puzzles, and find keys! Inspired by the “Escape Room” concept, but no one gets locked in a room. Instead, we use our clues to break into our crazy lock boxes!