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Melrose Tween & Teen Camp: Young Makers

Event Type: Technology Classes
Date: No Dates Found!
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today!

Go from idea to invention with hands-on training in electronics, basic engineering and robotics.

Day 1: 3D Printing: Create a Race Car: With easy-to-use 3D modeling software, design and create a model race car using custom shape and object tools. Learn how to give your 3D objects a realistic look and texture.

Day 2: Exploring Circuitry: Create a personalized model house with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. Learn basic electronics concepts like polarity, switches, conductivity and LEDs.

Day 3: Introduction to Electronic Engineering: Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. Learn to identify and calculate properties of resistors and capacitors while using a multimeter on your completed circuit.

Day 4: Protoyping with Arduino: Use the Arduino to control custom circuits you construct. Learn the steps to make LEDs blink and a speaker to play music. Experience the potential of this inexpensive and accessible tool.

Day 5: Soldering Basics: Decision Kit: Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

Day 6: Showcase: Get creative with decorating your race car. Race your cars to the finish line to find out which design is the fastest! You will have a chance to present your race car and projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the campís Showcase event.

Space is limited. Being on the Payment Waiting list does not guarantee a seat. To secure a seat today, please call 407.835.7323 or visit your local branch to make a payment.

Cost for out-of-county teens: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials)

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Library: Melrose Center
Location: FabLab
Other Information:
 Most classes are free to Orange County district resident cardholders, Fee cardholders, and Orange County Property Owner cardholders. Some classes include a fee to cover the cost of materials. Registration is required. To register, you can do so online, call 407.835.7323 or stop by any of our locations.

Out of district residents will be charged a non-refundable fee to register for a class. Please check event details for applicable fees. Where they apply, registration fees must be paid prior to class time.To pay for your class please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

A $5 late cancellation fee will be charged unless reservations are cancelled by 11:59 pm the day before the event is scheduled. For more information visit www.ocls.info/cancelfee or call 407.835.7323. In order for us to get accurate statistics of our attendance, please do not cancel your event if the date and time of the event has passed.

Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in a class or program due to a disability may arrange for reasonable accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

Presenter: Ade O. & Harold S. & Frank M.
Status: We're sorry. This event is currently full.
Please Note
  • Attendee must be between the ages of 11 Years and 18 Years old.
  • A $5 late cancellation fee will be charged unless reservations are cancelled by 11:59 pm the day before the class is scheduled. For more information visit www.ocls.info/cancelfee or call 407.835.7323.
  • Requires Payment: You are not officially signed up until payment is received.

We're sorry. This event is currently full.