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Learn to Discover Camps

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Cabrillo Extension is excited to offer classes through a unique collaboration with Learn to Discover. These camps and classes will offer experiential learning classes that emphasizes creative design skills, problem-solving, and career connections. Students explore engaging technologies, giving opportunities to improve on each other’s ideas to achieve common goals. The lab-style classes are self-paced and lively, and give the students a sense of various technology fields, including: robotics, animation, computer programming, 3D printing, video game design, and more!

We emphasize small class sizes so space is limited. Register Early! Questions about classes or registration? Call (831) 479-6331


A Robotics Mission to Mars (ages 11-14)

 

Come join us to explore space and play the roles of astronaut and space explorer! We’ll complete fun and exciting missions on Mars with a robot. Students learn about the planet Mars and the Mars Curiosity rover, and build and program a robotic arm, a telescope and a programmable Mars rover. Prepare for launch!

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., June 19-23
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

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Science Sleuths (ages 7-14)

Students will learn about the mysteries of forensics and get an overview of forensic science and crime scene investigation techniques using problem solving, analytical skills and science lab skills. In addition, students will learn about fingerprinting, crime scene protection, trace evidence, fiber analysis, forensic anthropology, the FBI, and more.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Ages 7-10
Mon. – Fri., July 10-14
9:30 am – 12 Noon
Room: 2100B
Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus a $10 material fee at registration

register online

 

Ages 11-14
Mon. – Fri., July 10-14
1:00 – 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B
Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus a $10 material fee at registration

register online

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Dinosaur Discovery (ages 5-8)

 

Get ready for a wild week and imagine being a dinosaur! Students will learn about the fascinating field of paleontology by studying fossils and building a model of a dinosaur, explore the major groups of dinosaurs, geology, fossilization, the Jurassic period and much more. Students will have fun classifying and making their own rock, mold and cast fossils, and do a dinosaur dig.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., July 24-28
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $15 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

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Engineering Exploration! (ages 6-13)

 

 

Students will learn about the roles of engineers, while building and designing projects such as a robotic arm, different types of bridges, a roller coaster, and a flight vehicle to explore various engineering fields including mechanical, robotic, structural/civil and aerospace. Students will learn about science, math, design and engineering concepts through play, and learn how various careers incorporate these concepts.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Ages 6-9
Mon. - Fri., July 31 - August 4
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $15 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

Ages 10-13
Mon. - Fri., July 31 - August 4
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $15 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

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Girls Rock Robotics! (ages 7-14)

 

 

Students will explore the fascinating world of robotics and related careers, and learn the relevance of robotics in today’s world. Students will build and program a variety of robotic machines such as an animal robot, Segway, Modular Test Vehicle (MTV), robotic arm and more.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Ages 7-10
Mon. - Fri., July 17-21
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

Ages 11-14
Mon. - Fri., July 17-21
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

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LEGO® WeDo Robotics Adventures (ages 6-10)

 

This is an introductory robotics course using the innovative LEGO® WeDo™ robotics system. Students will experiment with design principles, aesthetics, organizational skills, team-playing, & programming, and gain an appreciation for the role of robots in society. Students will have fun building animal robots, transportation robots and other robots.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., July 17-21 (CAMP FULL)
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

Mon. - Fri., August 7-11 (NEW SESSION!)
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

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LEGO® Mindstorms Robot-Rumble! (ages 6-13)

 

 

Explore the fascinating world of robotics with LEGO® NXT™ and coding by building and programming a sumo wrestling robot. First, students will program a robot to push its opponent out of a sumo arena; then, they will program a robot to compete in a tug-of-war competition with another robot, all-the-while learning how to develop the best winning strategies. Students will practice creativity to add a pusher or robotic arm to increase their chances of winning.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Ages 6-9
Mon. - Fri., June 12-16
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

Ages 10-13
Mon. - Fri., June 12-16
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

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Video Game Makers (ages 7-14)

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Students will use a variety of software programs to design and program their own video game, by exploring the arts of planning the game, programming it, and play-testing each other’s games. In addition, students will learn some basic gaming and programming terminology, and practice problem solving and critical thinking skills.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Ages 7-10
Mon. - Fri., June 12-16
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

Ages 11-14
Mon. - Fri., June 12-16
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

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Zombie Minecraft™ (ages 6-13)

 

 

 

Have fun building a hut or castle, setting off volcanoes, or sailing and interacting with Vikings, but watch out for those Zombies!! Students will explore and learn a variety of advanced problem-solving skills while using MinecraftEdu and interacting with Zombies.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Ages 6-9 (CAMP FULL)
Mon. - Fri., June 26-30
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

Ages 6-9 (NEW SESSION!)
Mon. - Fri., August 7-11
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

 

Ages 10-13
Mon. - Fri., June 26-30
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

Ages 10-13
Mon. - Fri., July 24-28
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

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LEGO® City Designers (ages 5-10)

 

Using LEGO® bricks & specialty pieces, students will become urban planners and mayors by designing and building a city, incorporating as many elements of a real city as possible, including businesses, residences, emergency infrastructure, recreational sections, and more. Students will incorporate forms of transportation and safety, and think about and design the best way to power their city.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., June 19-23
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

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Minecraft Hacking & Turtle Programming (ages 7-10)

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Using MinecraftEdu, students will learn how to program “turtles” to build bridges and other objects, and explore Redstone programming.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., June 19-23 (CAMP FULL)
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

Mon. - Fri., August 7-11 (NEW SESSION!)
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

 

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Redstone Design in Minecraft (ages 11-14)

 

Redstone is the Minecraft equivalent of electricity. Using MinecraftEdu, students will create their very own inventions, and learn to build a mine track and ride a mine cart using switches and gears to add transportation to a Minecraft world.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., June 19-23
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225

register online

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Girls Rock Computer Programming! (ages 7-14)

 

 

This class is designed for those wanting to explore the fascinating world of computer programming. Students will learn how to program by using a variety of visual programming languages such as Kodu (designed by Microsoft) and Scratch (designed by MIT). Students will learn programming concepts and techniques while programming an interactive story, game or animation.

REGISTER EARLY! These camps are limited to only 10 students each session.

Ages 7-10
Mon. - Fri., June 26-30
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

Ages 11-14
Mon. - Fri., June 26-30
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

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Adventures in Computer Programming (ages 7-10)

 

Students will have fun learning how to program with Java, a popular language that is used in the real world by professional programmers. In This class is designed for those wanting to explore the fascinating world of computer programming. Students will learn how to program by using a variety of visual programming languages such as Kodu (designed by Microsoft) and Scratch (designed by MIT). Students will learn programming concepts and techniques while programming an interactive story, game or animation.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., July 10-14
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

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Computer Programming with Java (ages 11-16)

 

Students will have fun learning how to program with Java, a popular language that is used in the real world by professional programmers. In addition, students will learn programming concepts & terminology that are the basis of all programming.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., July 10-14 (CAMP FULL)
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

Mon. - Fri., August 7-11 (NEW SESSION!)
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

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Write Your First App with App Designer (ages 10-14)

 

This is an excellent introduction to computer programming. Students will create apps (miniature programs) for Android devices (phones, tablets, etc.) using MIT App Inventor, a blocks-based programming language. Students will work in teams to develop fun and engaging games and other apps.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., July 17-21
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $10 material fee payable at registration

register online

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3D Printing & Design (ages 10-13)

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Students will explore and learn about the world of 3D printing, including basic safety, the history of 3D printing, current applications of the technology, and skills for 2D vs. 3D design and modeling. Students will learn to use a variety of 2D & 3D modeling software programs, learn how to access a 3D object gallery, experiment with 3D pens, and print a 3D object.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., July 24-28
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $20 material fee payable at registration

register online

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Lights, Camera, FREEZE Stop-Motion! (ages 6-9)

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Students will combine storytelling, set design and videography to create a stop-motion movie using LEGOs, clay or other objects. Students will have fun taking on the role of a movie director to develop a storyboard to direct the production of their story, design and utilize background scenery and props, and gain experience using a USB camera to film their production, edit their movie, and add sound effects or music.

REGISTER EARLY! This camp is limited to only 10 students each session.

Mon. - Fri., July 24-28
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 2100B

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $15 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

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Digital Art and Fashion Design (ages 6-14)

 

 

Students will learn a variety of digital art programs similar to what a graphic artist would use. Students will paint with watercolors & oils, and draw with pencils, pastels and charcoal --- all on a computer. Students will also share their styles and designs with others, and learn how to design clothes, accessories and even their own clothing label.

REGISTER EARLY! These camps are limited to only 10 students each session.

Ages 6-10
Mon. - Fri., July 31-Aug. 4
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $25 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

Ages 11-14
Mon. - Fri., July 31-Aug. 4
9:30 am - 12:00 Noon
Room: 1603

Register by June 5: $210
Register after June 5: $225
Plus $25 material fee payable at registration

register online

 

 

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