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June 6-10 (Online registration closes May 27. Call 303-492-7188 to register after this date.)
Location: Fleming Building 

At the intersection of technology, engineering and art, this class will get you "hands-on" with your tech. Learn the fundamentals of programming, circuitry, 3D design and 3D printing in a lively, project-driven environment. Team up and create something completely new, such as an electronic musical instrument, a kinetic art installation, a piece of interactive clothing or a computerized toy. Using TinkerCad, you’ll create masterpieces of your own designed for 3D printing. You’ll be led through a series of design challenges aimed at learning the limits of 3D technologies and be able to let your imagination run wild as you create your own designs. Enjoy the autonomy to freely design, build, test, and interact with your creations. Throughout this course, you’ll become familiar with SparkFun products while creating unique creations, limited only by your imagination. Building awesome stuff has never been more fun, or more approachable.

In accordance with updated guidance from the CDC around COVID-19 transmission prevention, CU Science Discovery encourages, but does not require student participants and staff to wear masks throughout all programs. While this is the current policy of CU Science Discovery, we will continue to monitor the situation and make the best possible decisions in the interest of safety for participants and staff. When considering policy changes around COVID-19 transmission prevention, CU Science Discovery will adhere to all campus, county and Public Health guidelines. (Updated 3/7/22)

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

  • 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.
  • Filled water bottle.
  • 1-2 snacks, depending on the child's needs. 
  • A sack lunch.
  • 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.).
  • Optional: A mask and any additional Personal Protective Equipment the child will be utilizing.

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.