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  • First LEGO League Explore

    Lego League Explore Teams work together to discover how science and technology impact the world around them. Guided by adult coaches, teams work with LEGO elements to build a motorized model and create a Show Me poster related to their research of a yearly theme. FLL Explore captures the interest of our youngest learners. Participants may or may not participate in a Lego League Expo, depending on the team's progress and interest. The end date of the program will vary depending on the team's commitment and the volunteer coach's schedule.
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  • 3D Printing & CAD

    New Projects this semester! This 3D printing camp takes students through the 3D printing process from start to finish. Students will design 3D objects using TinkerCAD (an 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 using a computer and keyboarding is required. Fees listed include printing fee for one project. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet
  • Minecraft Mod Development: Amour

    Learn to make Java mods for Minecraft Java Edition Minecraft using MCreator. Customize your gaming experience! MCreator is a great tool to learn Minecraft modding and to learn concepts of software programming. Students should be comfortable with keyboarding, and, of course, playing Minecraft! At the end of the class, take home your Mods to share with family and friends. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet Minecraft Java Edition PC only will not work on Apple, Mac, Chromebook, tablets, or phones. Mcreator - free downloadable software This must be downloaded and installed before class.
  • The Mechanics of Gizmos and Gadgets

    How did toys work before batteries? They relied on physics. Put science to work as you explore the how and whys of energy, gravity and motion. Discover the action packed world of physics by building, experimenting and questioning science contraptions that really work. Community Education is excited to provide varying payment options for after school programming. Our hope is to provide affordable programming for Hopkins students. Families can pay for ½ the cost of a camp, the full cost of the camp or over the full cost of the camp to provide scholarship funds for other students.
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    Elementary Chess Club at Tanglen

    Chess is a classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared toward 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 wold chess champion like Bobby Fischer! Community Education is excited to provide varying payment options for after school programming. Our hope is to provide affordable programming for Hopkins students. Families can pay for ½ the cost of a camp, the full cost of the camp or over the full cost of the camp to provide scholarship funds for other students.
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    Elementary Chess Club at Alice Smith

    Chess is a classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared toward 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 wold chess champion like Bobby Fischer! Community Education is excited to provide varying payment options for after school programming. Our hope is to provide affordable programming for Hopkins students. Families can pay for ½ the cost of a camp, the full cost of the camp or over the full cost of the camp to provide scholarship funds for other students.
  • Sunday Chess School

    Chess is a classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared toward 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 world chess champion like Bobby Fischer!
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    Elementary Chess at Meadowbrook

    Chess is a classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared toward 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 wold chess champion like Bobby Fischer! Community Education is excited to provide varying payment options for after school programming. Our hope is to provide affordable programming for Hopkins students. Families can pay for ½ the cost of a camp, the full cost of the camp or over the full cost of the camp to provide scholarship funds for other students.
  • Multiplayer Minecraft: Mini-Game Builder

    Become the architect of mini-game battle arenas! Build your own spleef arena, capture the flag base, king of the hill stadium, or one of many more mini-games, then challenge your friends! Battle it out in spleef, plan your base in capture the flag, or have a snowball fight in king of the hill! Create tons of mini-games with all of your friends! Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet Minecraft Java Edition PC will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones
  • 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. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet Cellphone video camera or external webcam Imovie (Mac) or Filmdora (Windows trial version) software
  • Ivan Radic (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Elementary Chess Club at Eisenhower

    Chess is a classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared toward 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 wold chess champion like Bobby Fischer! Community Education is excited to provide varying payment options for after school programming. Our hope is to provide affordable programming for Hopkins students. Families can pay for ½ the cost of a camp, the full cost of the camp or over the full cost of the camp to provide scholarship funds for other students.
  • Ivan Radic (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Gatewood Chess Club

    Chess is a classic game that develops spatial thinking and strategies and builds focused concentration. Taught by a professional chess coach, the class is geared toward 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 wold chess champion like Bobby Fischer! Community Education is excited to provide varying payment options for after school programming. Our hope is to provide affordable programming for Hopkins students. Families can pay for ½ the cost of a camp, the full cost of the camp or over the full cost of the camp to provide scholarship funds for other students.
  • Robotics & STEAM! Cool Jungle Adventures

    The jungle is full of amazing animals and adventures. In small teams build a robotic monkey that drums to your command. Then design a super fast climbing monkey – for you to take home. Please bring a snack and beverage.
  • Minecraft Coding: Ride the Ender Dragon

    No prior coding experience necessary. Minecraft playing experience would be helpful. We will write code to summon the ender dragon, and learn to code using MinecraftEDU. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet Minecraft Education Edition downloaded and installed on iPad, MacBook, Windows PC or Chromebook (other tablets such as Android are not supported).
  • Build Your Own Art Bot

    Take your first steps into electrical engineering by designing and building your own Art-Bot. These fun and silly robots are popular with both children and adults. First, we will learn about simple electrical circuits using batteries, wires, lights and more. Then, you will build your own Art Bot to take home, using a cup, an electrical circuit and craft supplies.
  • Escape the Ender Dragon: Escape Room Adventure Map

    Unleash your creativity as you work collaboratively! Create a world with others in multiple unique, themed Escape Room Adventure Map. Our mission to race through the end and escape the Ender Dragon. Students will get a copy of the world to continue development at home. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet Minecraft Java Edition PC will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones.
  • 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. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet Minecraft Java Edition PC will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones.
  • 3D Printing & CAD

    New Projects this semester! This 3D printing camp takes students through the 3D printing process from start to finish. Students will design 3D objects using TinkerCAD (an 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 using a computer and keyboarding is required. Fees listed include printing fee for one project. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet
  • 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, and insert a soundtrack. Then share your finished video with the world. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet Cellphone video camera or external webcam Imovie (Mac) or Filmdora (Windows trial version) software
  • Web Design

    Learn to create web pages! Students will learn how to create an HTML web page, learn various HTML tags, and experiment with design, javascript, and CSS. Technical Requirement: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet PC needed, will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones