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July 21 - 25, 2014

Pricing Options:
Early Bird Junior Price: $139.00
(Sign up by May 1, 2014)

Early Bird Senior Price: $139.00
(Sign up by May 1, 2014)

Junior Combo: $298.00
(Both courses)

Senior Combo: $298.00
(Both courses)

Regular Price: $149 per registrant after May 1, 2014

Note: Limited Seating (24 students per session maximum)

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Summer Camp: Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO® Program

 

Juniors: Kindergarten through 4th grade
Courses I and II

Course I: Bricks 4 Kidz: Space Adventures

Course II: Bricks 4 Kidz: Jr. Robotics

Seniors: 5th through 8th grade
Courses III and IV

Course III: Bricks 4 Kidz: Mindstorms

Course IV: Bricks 4 Kidz: Moviemaking

See below for name explanation.

Regent University Campus
July 21 - 25, 2014
See below for times

Limited Seating (24 students per session maximum)

Early Bird Price: $139 per registrant before May 1, 2014
Regular Price: $149 per registrant after May 1, 2014

Certificate of Attendance is given to those attending all five sessions of the camp.

Certificate of Participation is given to those attending some of the sessions of the camp.

Bricks 4 Kidz: Space Adventures - Kindergarten through 4th grade

July 21 - 25, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Inspired by NASA and Star Wars™, the Space Adventures Camp is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off! Each day, campers will learn about real-life space exploration and build models related to the NASA space program. In addition, the day includes LEGO® Star Wars™ themed models, video games, group games, challenges, and more. Bricks 4 Kidz® Space Adventure camp provides the spark for imagination and creativity to take off on an adventure that's out of this world!

NOTE: All campers take home a custom-made mini-figure.

Bricks 4 Kidz: Jr. Robotics - Kindergarten through 4th grade

July 21 - 25, 2014
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? The Bricks 4 Kidz® new Junior Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® bricks, PLUS the challenge of computer programming! Using drag-and-drop icon-based software, WeDo software provides an introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology based marketplace. This fun, action packed week combines real life skills with real-kid fun.

Bricks 4 Kidz: Mindstorms - 5th grade through 8th grade

July 21 - 25, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Kids, travel to the edge of the universe in a robotic Mindstorm NXT Camp. Campers are tasked with learning the basics in space training on the Space Shuttle Entropy. Next, campers visit a series of moons, where they hone their terraform "life" skills. The adventure culminates on the planet Pantheon. Students help transform Pantheon into an ecosystem in which humans can live and thrive. Guided navigation leads students forward-along this imaginative mission into space.

Bricks 4 Kidz: Moviemaking - 5th grade through 8th grade

July 21 - 25, 2014
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Lights, cameras, LEGO® action! Use LEGO® bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects, and all your favorite LEGO® mini-figure characters! In this unique and creative camp, students will plan, script, stage, shoot and produce their own mini-movie using Stop Motion Animation. Working as a team, students will use LEGO® components to build the set and props, then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use moviemaking software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. When the movie is complete, campers will impress friends and family with a screening party on the last day of camp. Dont miss your chance to be a movie producer! All campers take home a custom-made mini-figure, stop animation certificate, and a flash drive with their movie.

Concepts Learned:

Bricks 4 Kidz: Space Adventures

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Express a broadened knowledge of space exploration
  2. Exercise newly developed teamwork skills
  3. Build toy models of NASA-style spaceships

Bricks 4 Kidz: Jr. Robotics

After participating in this course, students will be able to:

  1. Build LEGO® robots
  2. Demonstrate a strengthened ability to problem solve
  3. Exhibit technological proficiency through the use of computer programming

Bricks 4 Kidz: Deep Space Terraformer

After participating in this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a strengthened ability to problem solve
  2. Exhibit creative thinking and imaginative play
  3. Build space-based LEGO® designs

Bricks 4 Kidz: Moviemaking 101

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the key steps behind the movie making process
  2. Utilize stop animation techniques to create their own short movies
  3. Exhibit a strengthened ability to problem solve

Price for Certificate:

Certificate of Attendance is given to those attending all five sessions of the camp.
Certificate of Participation is given to those attending some of the sessions of the camp.

Pricing Options:

  • Early Bird Junior Price: $139.00
    (sign up by May 1, 2014)
  • Early Bird Senior Price: $139.00
    (sign up by May 1, 2014)
  • Junior Combo: $298.00
    (both courses)
  • Senior Combo: $298.00
    (both courses)
Regular Price: $149 per registrant after May 1, 2014

Note: Limited Seating (24 students per session maximum)

Regent Difference:

Instructors:

Jessica Filosa

Jessica Filosa is the Virginia Beach Director of Bricks 4 Kidz. For the past eight years, Jessica has taught elementary school classes in the Norfolk and Chesapeake Public School Districts. During this time, Jessica also earned her Master’s Degree in teaching from Old Dominion University. Here, she researched the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education for children and was subsequently inspired to start Bricks 4 Kidz.

Robin Frazier

Robin Frazier is the managing director of Konneckt Science Mobile Technologies LLC. Robin earned her Master’s in Education, a minor in Special Education and a General Science degree from Regent University. She also received a Master’s Level Instructional Design Certificate from Wisconsin-Stout University. Over the years, Robin has taught math and science in both public and private schools along with several adult education courses. She has further served as a G.E.D. test administrator and a baccalaureate instructor for a technology course.

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