Parks & Rec - Summer Play-Well Programs

We offer programs for ages 6-8 and 9-12 for the June program and  ages  5-6 and 7-11 for the August program. See below for all the fun details of Summer 2017.

First Summer Session, June 27 - June 30, 2017

Robotics Using LEGO® WeDo

For: Ages 6 - 8

     


Time: 9:00a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: TBA
Fee: $152 residents (non-residents add $10)
 Instructor: Play-Well Staff
Build and program robots in this introductory Robotics class using the LEGO® WeDo system. Learn basic programming skills, simple engineering concepts, and the names of robot components. Work in small groups to complete several projects using tilt and motion sensors. This is a great way to prepare young Robotics enthusiasts for our more advanced Robotics programs.


Robotics Using LEGO® NXT


For: Ages 9 - 12

 


Time: 1:00p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: TBA
Fee: $152 residents (non-residents add $10)
Instructor: Play-Well Staff
Build and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms NXT system! Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving, and teamwork skills. Work in small groups, program and build your robot, and rise to the challenge. Control the robot to avoid obstacles, pick up and carry objects, and play sounds. Projects are structured so that students work in an open-ended, investigative environment while having fun.

Second Summer Session, Dates August 7 - August 11, 2017

Intro to STEM with LEGO® 

For: Ages 5 - 6

    


Time: 9:00a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: TBA
Fee: $150 residents (non-residents add $10)
Instructor: Play-Well Staff

Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults, and Merry-Go-Rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO®
 building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well Instructor.

STEM Challenge with LEGO®


For: Ages 7 - 11

 


Time: 1:00p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: TBA
Fee: $150 residents (non-residents add $10)
 Instructor: Play-Well Staff

Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®
! Apply real world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.

If you want to see more about the Play-Well programs, check out their website at www.play-well.org.

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