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3D Printing

3D Printing


3D Printing  Grades 2-3  3D printers are changing the game! It’s now easier and faster than ever to bring ideas to 3 dimensional life. Nerds will design 3D models in a kid friendly CAD (Computer Aided Design) program, learn the printing process, watch their creation...
Robotics with Ozobots

Robotics with Ozobots


Robotics with Ozobots  Grades 2-3  Ozobot Bit can be simple or complex. It is a miniature smart robot that can follow lines or roam around freely, detect colors, and can also be programmed using paper and markers or the kid friendly block coder OzoBlockly. Your nerds...
STEM Challenge

STEM Challenge


STEM Challenge  Grades 2-3  New STEM challenges each day! Build, experiment, tinker and explore! Build the strongest bridges, fastest balloon cars, strongest catapults, and do all kinds of hands on experiments. This class is about creative solutions to problems,...
Wizard Science

Wizard Science


Wizard Science  Grades 4-7  Welcome to Hognerds School of SCIENCE and Wizardry! It’s not magic… IT’S SCIENCE! Experiment with chemical reactions in Transfiguration, states of matter in Charms, and acids and bases in Potions. Defense Against the Dark Arts (AKA...
Use the Force

Use the Force


Use The Force  Grades 2-3  How can we move objects? By using the FORCE! Learn all about forces (friction, gravity, push/pull), motion (speed, velocity, acceleration, momentum), and magnetism in this physics class while making model fidget spinners and gyroscopes,...
Space Tech & Engineering

Space Tech & Engineering


Space Tech & Engineering  Grades 4-7  Space is basically the coolest, and there is so much new development happening right now in both NASA and SpaceX missions! In this class we will learn all about our solar system, including important history and current...
Space Explorers

Space Explorers


Space Explorers  Grades 2-3  Seriously, what’s cooler than space exploration? That’s right. Nothing. In this class we will learn all about our solar system, including important history and recent discoveries! We will experiment with the forces that shape...
Sewing

Sewing


Sewing  Grades 4-7  For grades 4 and up, sewing is for girls AND boys! (Seriously. There were multiple boys in every class last summer!) We will learn beginning and intermediate sewing techniques while completing several projects. We will focus on safety, sewing...
Secrets of Slime

Secrets of Slime


Secrets of Slime  Grades 2-3  We know. Slime is all the rage. But do you know how it works? Learn all about states of matter, polymers and linking molecule chains while making different types of Slime, Gak, Dough, and Kinetic Sand. Experiment with your slime by...
Robotics and Programming

Robotics and Programming


Robotics & Programming  Grades 4-7  *Redesigned Curriculum* In this new twist on our robotics class, we will explore and program several robotics systems including Ozobot, Sphero, VEX, and solar robots. We will also study the history of robotics and current...
Maker Lab: Rube Goldberg

Maker Lab: Rube Goldberg


Maker Lab: Rube Goldberg  Grades 4-7  If you love to MAKE using cardboard, foam, PVC pipe, and junk, these are the classes for you! Learn all about the Engineering Design Process as you Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve your projects. Study simple machines and...
Maker Lab: Mini Golf

Maker Lab: Mini Golf


Maker Lab: Mini Golf  Grades 4-7  If you love to MAKE using cardboard, foam, PVC pipe, and junk, these are the classes for you! Learn all about the Engineering Design Process as you Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve your projects. Study simple machines and put...
Maker Lab: CARdboard Derby

Maker Lab: CARdboard Derby


Maker Lab: CARdboard Derby  Grades 4-7  If you love to MAKE using cardboard, foam, PVC pipe, and junk, these are the classes for you! Learn all about the Engineering Design Process as you Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve your projects. Study simple machines and...
Maker Lab: Arcade

Maker Lab: Arcade


Maker Lab: Arcade  Grades 4-7  If you love to MAKE using cardboard, foam, PVC pipe, and junk, these are the classes for you! Learn all about the Engineering Design Process as you Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve your projects. Study simple machines and put them...
Inventing with Makey Makey

Inventing with Makey Makey


Inventing with Makey Makey  Grades 4-7  Using the Makey Makey, we will turn everyday objects into tools to interface with our computers. Turn any conductive material into a keyboard key to build pianos out of bananas, game controllers from gummy worms, or turn your...
Intro to Code

Intro to Code


Intro to Code  Grades 2-3  Coding is becoming a fundamental literacy, and even our littles can learn to code! Using interactive movement games, students will learn the fundamentals of programming. They will even code games in a the very simple but powerful Scratch Jr...
Graphic Design

Graphic Design


Graphic Design  Grades 4-7  Learn principles of design and how to use 2D design software to create your own vector images. Send the images to our Vinyl Cutter and Plotter to cut out custom stickers and vinyl t-shirt designs. Use the heat press to apply your design to...
Good Vibes: Sound and Music

Good Vibes: Sound and Music


Good Vibes: Sound and Music  Grades 2-3  This camp introduces kids to the field of acoustical engineering as they design and improve acoustic devices. After experimenting with shapes and materials that reflect and absorb sound, kids use a decimeter to measure changes...
Filmmaking

Filmmaking


Filmmaking  Grades 4-7  Learn to use iMovie to make short films! We will study film clips, storyboard, plan shots, and use iMovie to edit video and create movie trailers and short films. We will also explore other video making techniques such as stop motion, green...
STEM Escape Room

STEM Escape Room


STEM Escape Room  Grades 4-7  Are you a detective? Learn about code breaking and ciphers! Solve puzzles, crack the codes, find the keys, and engage your spy mind to tackle a new set of challenges each day! Better hurry before time runs out… Jump to: Register for...
Rawr! Dinosaurs & Paleontology

Rawr! Dinosaurs & Paleontology


Rawr! Dinosaurs & Paleontology  Grades K-1  This class is for Mini Nerds entering Kindergarten or 1st grade. Your kiddo must turn 5 by 12/31/18 and be able to handle a school classroom environment. Are you a mini Paleontologist? Study the past through fossils!...
Coding

Coding


Coding  Grades 4-7  Coding skills are a necessity in our increasingly digital world, and learning to do it makes your nerd a technology creator instead of just a technology consumer. We will use kid friendly block coding software to learn coding concepts such as...
Bubble Engineers

Bubble Engineers


Bubble Engineers  Grades 2-3  Everybody loves BUBBLES! We will explore how bubbles behave and investigate the properties of different materials as we engineer all kinds of bubble wands. We will learn about surface tension and the Engineering Design Process, all while...
3D Printing

3D Printing


3D Printing  Grades 4-7  3D printers are changing the game! It’s now easier and faster than ever to bring ideas to 3 dimensional life. Nerds will design 3D models in a kid friendly CAD (Computer Aided Design) program, learn the printing process, watch their creation...
Drones: Aeronautical Engineering

Drones: Aeronautical Engineering


Drones: Aeronautical Engineering  Grades 4-7  *Redesigned Curriculum for 2018* Learn all about drones and flying technologies! We will fly small but robust (and SAFE!) drones with attached cameras and transmitters, as well as learn and model flight concepts by making...