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  • Elementary Chess at Meadowbrook

    Chess is the classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared for all levels of chess players. Beginners learn basic game rules and opening tactic moves. Intermediate and advanced players learn sophisticated combinations, strategies, and advanced opening moves.Now is your chance to bring your game to the next level. The best part of all - CHESS IS FUN! Who knows, maybe your son or daughter is the next Bobby Fischer!
  • 3D Printing & CAD

    This 3D printing camp takes students through the 3D printing process from start to finish. Students will design 3D objects using TinkerCAD (online web app), and use the 3D slicing program Cura to bring their creations to life. This course serves as an excellent introduction to 3D printing and is ideal for students who like to draw, design, imagine and see their creations come to life. Students will be designing 1-2 objects, and the 3D print will be mailed home. No experience is necessary, but familiarity with doing common tasks such as using a computer and keyboarding are required. Home Technical Requirements: - Computer - Broadband Internet - Webcam -Microphone and Speakers - Google Meet
  • Minecraft Mod Development

    Learn to make Java mods for Minecraft Java Editions using MCreator. Customize your gaming experience! MCreator is a great tool to learn Minecraft modding and to learn concepts ofsoftware programming. Students should be comfortable with keyboarding, and, of course, playing Minecraft! At the end of class, take home your Mods to share with family and friends. Home Technical Requirements: - Computer - Broadband Internet - Webcam -Microphone and speakers - Google Meet Additional Tech Requirement: - Minecraft Java Edition - PC only. Will not work. on Apple, Mac, Chromebook, tablets, or phones. - MCreator (free downloadable software)
  • Sunday Chess School

    Twin Cities Chess Club invites you to Fall Sunday Chess School. Develop your creativity, concentration, memory, and critical and analytical thinking skills. Chess classes with Igor are a fun way for students to learn chess and improve their chess level. During the chess club, students can play chess with each other, learn more about chess, and win awards. It will be taught by Igor Rybakov, the US CF-rated tournament chess player who was named the best Chess Coach of Minnesota and other TCCC coaches.
  • Elementary Chess Club at Eisenhower

    Chess is the classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared for all levels of chess players. Beginners learn basic game rules and opening tactic moves. Intermediate and advanced players learn sophisticated combinations and strategies and advanced opening moves.Now is your chance to bring your game to the next level. The best part of all - CHESS IS FUN! Who knows, maybe your son or daughter is the next Bobby Fischer!
  • Elementary Chess Club at Tanglen

    Chess is the classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies, and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared for all levels of chess players. Beginners learn basic game rules and opening tactic moves. Intermediate and advanced players learn sophisticated combinations, strategies, and advanced opening moves. Now is your chance to bring your game to the next level. The best part of all - CHESS IS FUN! Who knows, maybe your son or daughter is the next Bobby Fischer!
  • Myth Busting 101

    Mind-blowing myths or scientific facts? Join Science Explorers as we confirm or bust strange myths and wacky urban legends. We will ask the crazy questions, develop hypotheses, then we may smash it, crash it, or launch it to determine if the myth is confirmed, plausible, or busted. Note: M&M's (non-peanut variety) and Pop Rocks may be consumed.
  • Code Championship Tournament Series | Virtual Computer Coding Competition

    Build a computer bot to play head-to-head against other coders! Whether this is your first Code Championship event, or if you've been competing for years, this is the perfect way to explore the competitive coding world of Code Championship. No previous coding experience necessary. The Fall 2021 Code Championship Series is a series of six tournaments in six weeks (it's ok to miss one or two). These tournaments will be hosted online using Google Meet and the Code Championship website. If you have a modern browser like Chrome or Firefox, no additional download is required. Please come knowing how to navigate the internet (basic typing and mouse control). The link to the Google Meet event will be emailed two days before the tournament.
  • Multiplayer Minecraft: City Builder

    Collaborate with fellow students to construct a city! Students will leave with their completed world files at the end of class. Beginners and experienced Minecrafters alike will love this action-packed camp! Home Tech Requirements: - Computer - Internet - Webcam - Microphone and Speakers - Google Meet Additional Tech Requirements: - Minecraft Java Edition - PC only
  • Video Production for YouTube

    Learn how to create YouTube content! Shoot videos, edit sound, and create an online presence with YouTube. YouTube is the top destination for online videos. Learn tricks that pro filmmakers use for better shots, lighting, and sounds. Edit your video, add transitions, insert a soundtrack, then share your finished video with the world! Home Tech Requirements: - Computer - Internet - Webcam - Microphone and speakers - Google Meet Additional Tech Requirements: - Cellphone video camera or external webcam - iMovie (Mac) or Filmdora (Windows trial version) software)
  • Advanced Minecraft: Command Block

    Get ready to wire up your Minecraft worlds with command blocks and Redstone! Even if you're a seasoned Minecraft pro, there's plenty for you to learn. From basic traps to powered machines, Redstone offers Minecraft players a whole new range of opportunities to create amazing things. Minecraft's command block is a pseudo-programming language that consists of logic and execution written in text. We'll learn to spawn creatures, teleport all over your world, and make multiplayer games. Home Tech Requirements: - Computer - Internet - Webcam, Microphone, and Speakers - Google Meet Additional Tech Requirements: - Minecraft Java Edition - PC only. No Mac, Chromebooks, or tablets.
  • Extreme Robotics: Virtual Battlebots

    Smash into virtual walls to tear down castles or navigate labyrinths maze. In this class, we will code virtual robots, using Vexcode VR. VEXcode VR lets you code a virtual robot using a block-based coding environment powered by Scratch Blocks. VEXcode VR is based on VEXcode. Create robotic mayhem in a virtual playground while igniting a lifelong love of problem-solving. Home Tech Requirements: - Computer - Internet - Webcam, Microphone, and Speakers - Google Meet Additional Tech Requirements: - PC required. Will not work on Mac, Chromebook, or tablet.
  • Hopkins Open Chess Tournament

    A fun way for students of all ages to learn and improve their chess level! Chess tournament are the next arena where young chess players can test their skills. Chess tournaments are not only competitions, but social events as well. Children will meet peers with a similar love for the game. - Players grouped by rating/age/experience level - Pizza and beverages will be provided! - Every participant will receive a chess award
  • Multiplayer Minecraft: World Builder

    Unleash your creativity as you work collaboratively! Create a world with others in multiple unique, themed lands. Build different biomes, or base a section on your favorite movie or video game! Meld your quadrants together with bridges, and separate them with moats of water, lava, or even the void! Students will get a copy of their world to continue development at a later date. Home Tech Requirements: - Computer - Internet - Webcam, Microphone, and Speakers - Google Meet Additional Tech Requirements: - Minecraft Java Edition - PC only. Will not work on Mac, Chromebook, Tablets, etc.
  • Minecraft: Battle the Ender Dragon

    Get ready to face the biggest challenge in Minecraft, defeating the Ender Dragon. Work collaboratively with students to brainstorm and develop strategies to defeat this enemy. Learn techniques to create tools, prep equipment, gather resources, brew potions, use enchantments, and craft armor to use in battle. Home Tech Requirements: - Computer - Internet - Webcam, Microphone, and Speakers - Google Meet Additional Tech Requirements: - Minecraft Java Edition - PC only. Mac, Chromebooks, or tablets do NOT work
  • Video Production for YouTube

    Learn how to create YouTube content! Shoot videos, edit sounds, and create an online presence with YouTube. YouTube is the top destination for online videos. Learn tricks that pro filmmakers use for better shots, lighting, and sounds. Edit your video, add transitions, insert a soundtrack, then share your finished video with the world! Home Tech Requirements: - Computer -Internet - Webcam, Microphone, and Speakers - Google Meet Additional Tech Requirements: - Cellphone video camera or external webcam - iMovie (Mac) or Filmdora (Windows trial version) software