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June 28-July 2; 1-4pm (Online registration closes June 24. Call 303-492-7188 to register after this date.)
July 12-16; 1-4pm (Online registration closes July 8. Call 303-492-7188 to register after this date.)
$385 (includes $25 materials fee)
Drop-Off Location: Fleming Building

This Academy will bring hands on engineering, science, and technology to you. Building skills and completing challenges, you will learn the fundamentals of programming, 3D Design, circuitry, material properties, and the engineering design process. You will learn to create designs in TInkerCad while considering the capabilities of the 3D printer used to bring them into the physical world, and get a look at professional and college level 3D Design tools like Fusion 360 and A-Frame. Working with a breakout board called micro:bit, you’ll program using drag-and-drop programming that runs using Java. Enjoy the autonomy to freely design, build, test, and interact with your bridges, hydraulics, circuits, and all your own creations. In addition to gaining the skills to make a culminating project, you will peek under the hood and see the process of engineering and making for yourself.

Masks are required to be worn for all in-person programs. All participants will receive a short health screening and a thermal temperature check upon arrival to the check-in area for each class gathering. 

What to Bring: Because this is an in-person class, participants are required to bring the following to each class: 

  • Backpack for carrying their personal items and any class materials they will be taking home. Note: In order to limit individual interactions, all participants will be required to keep their items together.
  • A mask appropriately sized to cover the child's nose and mouth and any additional Personal Protective Equipment the child will be utilizing. Note: Wearing of masks will be required for all participants. 
  • Filled water bottle.
  • 1-2 snacks, depending on the child's needs. 
  • All programs spend a portion of each day outside. Please send your child with clothing appropriate for the weather (jacket, sweatshirt and/or rain jacket.).

Grade Policy: Careful consideration is used to determine grade levels for all camps and classes. To provide the highest quality experience for all students, it is necessary to adhere to the specified grade range for this program.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy: Cancellations made more than 15 business days prior to the start of the program will incur a $35 administrative fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within 15 business days of the start of the program. In the event that a program is cancelled by Science Discovery, registrants will receive a full refund. Transfer requests made up to 15 days prior to the start of the program will incur a $15 administrative fee. Transfer requests made within 15 business days will incur a $35 administrative fee.