Melrose Kids Camp: Mad Scientist (9-12)
Event Type: Technology Classes
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Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Library: Melrose Center
Location: FabLab
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!

Balance science and fun with interactive, hands-on electromagnetism and solar power projects.

Day 1: Exploring Electromagnets: Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Explore the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. Build an electromagnetic motor to take home!

Day 2: Squishy Circuits: Create circuits and explore electronics using conductive dough. Make your Squishy Animal come to life with lights! Learn to make the dough from safe non-toxic household items.

Day 3: 3D Design and JitterBots: Use 3D design software and a 3D printer to customize a simple robot. Build a complete JitterBot with motors, batteries and LED lights.

Day 4: Exploring Solar Power: Use Snap Circuits to explore the power of the sun while you build solar powered alarms, radios, and experiment with light levels. Explore the basic science of solar power and how they impact our everyday lives. Build a BugBot powered by the sun.

Day 5: Exploring Radio Electronics: Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of radio electronics while you build AM transmitters, AM radios and FM radios. Explore the basic science and radio waves and how they impact our everyday lives. With simple components, Create your own AM radio to take with you anywhere!

Day 6: BattleBots: Battle to the finish with your JitterBots 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.

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

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Other: 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.