Looking for STEM-based Summer Programs? We Offer FUN, Half-Day, Week-Long Programs To Suit All Ages!

All programs are half-day (unless otherwise noted), running from 9am-12pm, and 1pm-4pm. Please pack a nut-free snack!

 

All of our summer programs are subject to our week-long holiday or vacation camps (occasional care) policies which can be read on our policies page (under the about section).

2019 Schedule

Week Starting June 17th:

9AM – EDISON ROBOTICS – Ages 7-9

9AM – MINECRAFT SURVIVAL – Ages 8+

1PM – 3D DESIGN & 3D PRINTING – Ages 10+

1PM – LEGO® STOP MOTION ANIMATION – Ages 10-13

 

Week Starting June 24th:

9AM – LEGO® ENGINEERING ADVENTURES (NORFOLK REC) – Ages 5-7

9AM – LEGO® STOP MOTION ANIMATION – Ages 6-9

1PM – MINECRAFT MINIGAMES – Ages 8+

1PM – EDISON ROBOTICS – Ages 5-6

 

Week Starting July 8th:

9AM – LEGO® ROBOTICS- Ages 7-10

9AM – MINECRAFT BUILD CLUB – Ages 7-10

1PM – JAVASCRIPT CODING: DRAWING & ANIMATION – Ages 10+

1PM – DESIGN ENGINEERING – Ages 11+

Week Starting July 15th:

9AM – 3D DESIGN & 3D PRINTING – Ages 10+

1PM – EDISON ROBOTICS – Ages 7-9

1PM – MINECRAFT SURVIVAL – Ages 8+

 

Week Starting July 22nd:

9AM – ENGINEERING CHALLENGE (MEDWAY REC) – Ages 8-10

9AM – LEGO® STOP MOTION ANIMATION – Ages 10-13

12:30PM – EDISON ROBOTICS (MEDWAY REC) – Ages 8-11

1PM – LEGO® STOP MOTION ANIMATION – Ages 6-9

Week Starting July 29th:

9AM – LEGO® ENGINEERING ADVENTURES (NORFOLK REC) – Ages 5-7

9AM – MINECRAFT MINIGAMES – Ages 8+

1PM – JAVASCRIPT CODING: DRAWING & ANIMATION – Ages 10+

1PM – LEGO® ROBOTICS – Ages 7-10

 

Week Starting August 5th:

9-11AM – WEBSITE DESIGN (NORFOLK REC) – Ages 10+

9AM – DESIGN ENGINEERING – Ages 11+

1-3PM – WEBSITE DESIGN (NORFOLK REC) – Ages 10+

1PM – EDISON ROBOTICS – Ages 5-6

Week Starting August 12th:

9AM – 3D PRINTING WITH MINECRAFT – Ages 7-12

recommended for ages 5 and up

LEGO® ENGINEERING ADVENTURES  – NORFOLK RECREATION

(Entering grades K-1)

Come and have fun building, creating, and engineering with LEGO®! Each week there will be a new theme and a new challenge, like bridges, catapults, cities, and more. Kids will bring their bricks to life while being encouraged to use their imagination and play in new ways, creating amazing LEGO® models!

*** Location: Freeman-Kennedy School Door #1 ***

WHEN

Entering Grades K-1 

MONDAY-FRIDAY at 9:00am-Noon

WEEK 1: June 24-28

WEEK 2: July 29-August 2

$0

Materials

$149

Instructor Fee

EDISON ROBOTICS

Ages 5-6

Edison Robotics is our most accessible entry into robotics! Participants will create fun environments for their robots so they can perform a variety of activities like obstacle avoiding, line following, light following and more! Participants will learn about how the robot’s sensors and code work, and even get a an opportunity to do some coding of their own, using Edison’s block-based programming language!

WHEN

EDISON ROBOTICS is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

WEEK 1: June 24th – 28th: 1PM – 4PM
WEEK 2: Aug 5th – 9th: 1PM – 4PM

$0

Materials

$199

Instructor Fee

BEGINNER ROBOTICS SUMMER PROGRAM
August 05, 2019,1:00 PM
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recommended for ages 6 and up

EDISON ROBOTICS

Ages 7-9

This version of Edison Robotics is very coding-centric! Participants will work in teams to come up with their own codes to complete a series of FUN robotic challenges like obstacle avoiding, sumo wrestling, line following, maze solving and more! Participants will learn all about the robot’s sensors and components, and coding fundamentals along the way! No prior experience needed!

WHEN

EDISON ROBOTICS is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

June 17th – 21st: 9AM – 12PM
July 15th – 19th: 1PM – 4PM

$0

Materials

$199

Instructor Fee

INTERMEDIATE ROBOTICS SUMMER PROGRAM
July 15, 2019,1:00 PM
Instructor Fee (EDISON ROBOTICS (ages 7-9)) ($199.00)
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LEGO® STOP MOTION ANIMATION

Ages 6-9

Bring your LEGO® creations to life with stop motion animation! Participants will plan out their own LEGO® adventure to build and film. Topics of photography, video editing will be covered and participants will leave with their very own 40-60 second film!

WHEN

STOP MOTION ANIMATION is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

June 24th – 28th: 9AM – 12PM
July 22nd – 26th: 1PM – 4PM

$0

Materials

$225

Instructor Fee

STOP MOTION ANIMATION
July 22, 2019,1:00 PM
Instructor Fee (STOP MOTION AGES 6-9) ($225.00)
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recommended for ages 7 and up

Build Club

Learning with Minecraft (ages 7-10)

Build Club meets for three hours each day to learn about science, physics, and engineering concepts through design and building challenges in Minecraft. Participants will learn how build on a massive scale to create skyscrapers, castles, redstone circuits, mob traps, and learn about city planning concepts.

WHEN

MINECRAFT BUILD CLUB is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

July 8th – 12th: 9AM – 12PM

$0

Materials

$225

Instructor Fee

Learning, Building, and Gaming with Minecraft SUMMER PROGRAM
July 08, 2019,9:00 AM
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3D PRINTING WITH MINECRAFT

(ages 7-12)

3D Printing with Minecraft meets for 3 hours each day to create designs in Minecraft, to be printed out on our 3D printer! Participants will be given an overview of the Minecraft controls, and then they can unleash their creativity to design and build up to five prints!

***  Each print takes approximately 1.5 hours, most prints will need to be picked up the following week! ***

WHEN

3D PRINTING WITH MINECRAFT is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

Aug 12th – 16th: 9AM – 12PM

$15

Materials

$225

Instructor Fee

3D Printing with Minecraft - SUMMER PROGRAM
August 12, 2019,9:00 AM
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LEGO® ROBOTICS

With WeDo 2.0 (ages 7-10)

LEGO® WeDo 2.0 is a great entry point into robotics that focuses on both building and coding. These robots use a motor and sensors to perform a variety of fun activities! Participants will build up to TEN different robots, and program their behavior using LEGO’s easy to use block-based programming language, all while learning about engineering concepts along the way!

WHEN

LEGO® ROBOTICS is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

July 8th – 12th: 9AM – 12PM

$0

Materials

$219

Instructor Fee

LEGO WEDO 2.0 SUMMER PROGRAM
July 08, 2019,9:00 AM
Lego Instructor Fee (LEGO ROBOTICS) ($219.00)
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STEM ENGINEERING CHALLENGE

Medway Community Education (Entering Grades 2-4)

In this immersive and exciting program, students will learn how to think scientifically, critically, and creatively while performing STEM challenges and having fun! Each week, participants will take on a different challenge that will test their problem solving skills, teamwork, inventiveness! Physics, the scientific method and engineering principles will be used throughout the program during activities such as bridge building, boat building, projectile launching, structure building challenges​ ​and​ ​many​ ​more!

WHEN

STEM ENGINEERING CHALLENGE is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day (add Edison Robotics to make it a full day!) on:

July 22nd – 26th: 9AM – 12PM

$20

Materials

$265

Instructor Fee

recommended ages 8+

SURVIVAL

MINECRAFT CHALLENGE (ages 8+)

SURVIVAL Minecraft Challenge is a competitive series of survival challenges within the Minecraft environment. Participants will have the chance to work both in teams and individually, using problem-solving skills, strategy, and building techniques to mine, craft, and survive a series of seriously fun challenges!

WHEN

SURVIVAL MINECRAFT CHALLENGE is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

June 17th – June 21st: 9AM – 12PM
July 15th – July 19th: 1PM – 4PM

$0

Materials

$225

Instructor Fee

MINECRAFT SURVIVAL CHALLENGE - SUMMER PROGRAM
July 15, 2019,1:00 PM
Instructor Fee - MINECRAFT SURVIVAL CHALLENGE ($225.00)
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MINI-GAMES

MINECRAFT CHALLENGE (ages 8+)

Mini-Game Minecraft Challenge is a competitive series of Mini-Games within the Minecraft environment. Participants will use problem-solving skills, strategy, and building techniques to participate in challenges such as capture the flag, paintball, Spleef, hide and seek, and many more!

**Participants should be comfortable with mouse/keyboard controls before signing up.**

WHEN

MINI-GAMES MINECRAFT CHALLENGE is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

June 24th – 28th: 1PM – 4PM
July 29th – 2nd: 9AM – 12PM

$0

Materials

$225

Instructor Fee

recommended ages 10+

LEGO® STOP MOTION ANIMATION

Ages 10-13

Bring your LEGO® creations to life with stop motion animation! Participants will plan out their own LEGO® adventure to build and film. Topics of photography, video editing will be covered and participants will leave with their very own 45-60 second film!

WHEN

STOP MOTION ANIMATION is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

June 17th – 21st: 1PM – 4PM
July 22nd – 26th: 9AM – 12PM

$0

Materials

$225

Instructor Fee

More Dates Coming Soon

WEB DESIGN – NORFOLK RECREATION

Entering Grades 4 & up

This is a fun entry-level course to learn how to design and build a simple website using HTML and CSS coding. Participants will be provided with laptops and will learn about HTML/CSS coding, shown how to host their website, and register their very own .com domain name! There will be a small break halfway through the class, and participants are welcome to bring a nut-free snack. There are no take-home materials for this program (except for the web domain).

 

*** THIS IS A JOINT OFFERING WITH THE NORFOLK REC DEPARTMENT BUT THE LOCATION IS FUNGINEERS! ***

WHEN

WEB DESIGN is a four day program (Mon-Thu) that meets for 2 hours each day on these dates/times:

August 5th – 8th: 9AM – 11AM
August 5th – 8th: 1PM – 3PM

$10

Materials

$129

Instructor Fee

3D Design & 3D Printing

with Autodesk Fusion 360 (ages 10+)

Using Autodesk Fusion 360 and our very own 3D printer, participants will get an introduction to 3D design and 3D printing, design their very own toys, figurines, and more and 3D print it! Parametric modeling (sketching and dimensioning), and sculpting (free-form modeling) will both be introduced and utilized while creating designs, and is the focus of the course. An overview and demo of the 3D printer functions and features will be covered, but fungineers will be performing all actual printing. Fusion 360 is a powerful 3D design tool that is free for students, so the learning can continue at home! There will be a small break halfway through the class, and participants are welcome to bring a nut-free snack. There are take-home materials for this program.

WHEN

3D DESIGN & 3D PRINTING is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

June 17th – 21st: 1PM – 4PM
July 15th – 19th: 9AM – 12PM

$20

Materials

$220

Instructor Fee

3D Design and 3D Printing SUMMER PROGRAM
July 15, 2019,9:00 AM
Instructor Fee (3D DESIGN & 3D PRINTING) ($240.00)
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CODING WITH JAVASCRIPT:

DRAWING & ANIMATION (ages 10+)

This five-day program meets 3 hours a day to gain an intro to coding with JavaScript! Javascript is an easy to learn language that is very powerful for creating drawings and animations which can be used on a website, or as a standalone application or game. Participants will learn about the language, getting hands on right away while creating a slew of drawing and animation projects using the p5js web editor. Participants will also be able to access and interact with all of their creations online upon completion!

WHEN

JAVASCRIPT CODING is a five-day program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

July 8th – 12th: 1PM – 4PM
July 29th – Aug 2nd: 1PM – 4PM

$0

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$225

Instructor Fee

JAVASCRIPT CODING: DRAWINGS AND ANIMATION
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recommended for ages 11+

DESIGN ENGINEERING

with Autodesk Fusion 360 (ages 11+)

Want to learn about what real engineers do? This is a week-long course to learn about the concepts, tools, and techniques for design engineering. Participants will learn how to use 3D design software to design products, by both parametric and sculpting modeling methods. They will also spend time learning about the best practices for product design, prototyping methods using 3D printing, virtual strength simulations, finally culminating in validation testing of some of the 3D printed parts they will design! Though no experience is necessary, this is a challenging, and very instructional class!

WHEN

DESIGN ENGINEERING is a week-long program that meets for 3 hours each day on these dates/times:

July 8th – 12th: 1PM – 4PM
August 5th – 9th: 9AM – 12PM

$15

Materials

$235

Instructor Fee

Design Engineering - SUMMER PROGRAM
Instructor Fee (DESIGN ENGINEERING) ($250.00)
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