Melrose Kids Camp: Future Engineers (9-12)

Event Type: Technology Classes
Date: No Dates Found!
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
 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!

Engage in engineering activities to build machines, electronics and 3D objects.

Day 1: Soldering Basics: Maker Buttons: Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

Day 2: Flight Simulator: Introduction to Aeronautics: The tower has now cleared you to land! Learn to fly with Microsoft Simulator and learn to use realistic flight controls. Come in and land yourself into a pilotís seat at the Simulation Lab; immerse yourself in a world of virtual flight.

Day 3: Create a Custom Glider with the Silhouette Cutter: Create a customized Glider using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text.

Day 4: Exploring Machines, Motion and Engineering: Use K'NEX construction system to build machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket launchers, and more. Make learning about simple machines, motion and engineering fun with hands-on building. Design stabilizers and build a simple helicopter project.

Day 5: 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 6: Melrose Air Show: Your aeronautic designs steal the show! Compete with your planes, gliders and helicopters on the last day of the camp. Show off your designs 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 kids: $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 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. & Valerie D.
Status: Waiting List
Please Note
  • Attendee must be between the ages of 9 Years and 12 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 or call 407.835.7323.
  • Requires Payment: You are not officially signed up until payment is received.

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