Homewood Science Center, just south of Chicago in downtown Homewood,

is a non-profit organization with summer STEAM programs for kids ages 6 and up.

Register today for our summer camps, spaces fill up fast!

 

Homewood Science Center and Homewood Public Library...

are teaming up for a fun summer class of DIY making. Through a combination of crafting, sewing, and engineering, you’ll create accessories to accentuate your wardrobe, such as light up clothing and 3D printed jewelry.

 

Projects in this class...

will focus on open source 3D modeling software, 3D printing, and circuit building.  All project materials are covered by the registration fee.

ENGINEERING ACCESSORIES

$190

15 kids maximum

4:00pm-5:30pm

6 sessions | Wednesdays

Ages 10-14 years old 

@Homewood Science Center

Instructors:

Kate Purvis & Victoria Alt

 


July: 12 | 19 26
August: 2 | 9 | 16 

Requirements:

Students need to bring their own laptop. Homewood Science Center is not responsible for loss, damage, or theft. Students assume responsibility for their devices.  

If you do not have access to a laptop, please contact edobrez@homewoodsciencecenter.org

Light Up Ring

TinkerCad

3D Patch Making 

Light Up Tron Hoodie

Soldering

Coding & Programming

Circuits

 

Ariel Skelley | Blend Images | Getty Images

<Summer of Code> 

10 sessions

20 kids/course

Instructor: Maleesa Losnedahl

@Homewood Science Center


June: 13 | 15 | 20 | 22 | 27 | 29
July: 5 | 6 18 | 20

Requirements:

Students need to bring their own laptop or iPad, laptops are preferable. Homewood Science Center is not responsible for loss, damage, or theft. Students assume responsibility for their devices.  

If you do not have access to a laptop, please contact edobrez@homewoodsciencecenter.org

<Web Wizards> 

Ages: 6-8 years old

5pm-6pm

$180


June: 13 | 15 | 20 | 22 | 27 | 29
July: 5 | 6 18 | 20

Description:

For beginners and beyond! Students create computer programs with loops and events and write algorithms for everyday tasks. Through this they learn to collaborate with others meaningfully, investigate different problem-solving techniques, persist in the face of difficult tasks, and learn about Internet safety. By the end of this course, students create their very own custom game or story that they can share.

  • Sequences

  • Loops and events

  • Meaningful collaboration with others

  • Problem-solving and perseverance techniques

  • Internet safety

Courses include... 

online curriculum as well as hands-on activities relating to computer science topics. Courses are aligned with common core and 21st century standards.

Web Wizards: ages 6-8 years old

Cool Coders: ages 9-14 years old

Using the Code.org curriculum... 

students will learn the basics of computer programming using Blockly, a visual programming language.  

 

Blockly provides students with an engaging introduction into text based programming while using familiar contexts such as Angry Birds, Minecraft, Frozen, and Star Wars.

<Cool Coders> 

Ages: 9-14 years old

6:30pm-8:00pm

$225


June: 13 | 15 | 20 | 22 | 27 | 29
July: 5 | 6 18 | 20

Description:

For beginners and beyond! Students create programs with different kinds of loops, events, functions, and conditions and write algorithms for everyday tasks. Through this they will investigate different problem-solving techniques, discuss societal impacts of computing and the Internet, and learn about Internet transmission methods. By the end of this course, students create interactive stories and games they can share. 

  • Problem Decomposition

  • Functions

  • Nested loops and conditionals

  • Digital Citizenship

  • Internet transmission methods

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18022 Dixie Highway    Homewood, IL 60430    (708) 206-3369