Minecraft Master Engineering and Survival with LEGO« Materials
Ages: 7 to 12
Play-Well TEKnologies presents a Minecraft-inspired, LEGO«-centric STEM program that explores the world of engineering, design, physics and architecture. In this all day camp students will bring Minecraft to life with access to over 20,000 pieces of LEGO and create engineer-designed projects such motorized Creepers, moving Minecarts and terrifying Ghasts. Complete design challenges, performance tests, and modifications to individual and group-based projects. For the second half of the day, students will participate in Play-Well's Minecraft Survival Game where resourcefulness, creativity and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game. Roll the dice to mine for resources, craft tools to help on your adventures and watch out for Creepers! This LEGO experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors based on the popular game, Minecraft. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO.
July 23rd - July 27th, 2018
|Time||1:00pm - 4:00pm|
San Luis Obispo Parks and Rec. Department
|Location||Ludwick Community Center map|
864 Santa Rosa St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
|Website||Register thru San Luis Obispo Parks and Rec. Department|
|Note||Registration isn't currently available until late spring. To find our camps click the registration link and search for "LEGO" to find all of our activities.|
Play-Well Summer Camp FAQ
Summer Camp Goals
What are the goals of the summer camps?
- Develop and enhance students' problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Expose children to concepts and vocabulary of:
- Provide an opportunity to have a great time with a terrific and versatile building system
Our Pre-Engineering summer camps are primarily focused on BUILDING techniques.
SUMMER CAMP FORMAT
What is the format of a Play-Well TEKnologies Engineering summer camp?
Will the students take anything home with them at the conclusion of the summer camp?
What are some of the concepts covered in your summer camp?
|1st, 2nd, 3rd Class Levers||Motors, batteries, leads|
|Compound gear trains||Overlapping|
|Crown gears / bevel gears||Pneumatics and pumps|
|Beam bridges||Rack and pinion steering|
|Belt drive transmissions||Rack gears|
|Cams and clutch gears||Skid steering|
|Connected systems||Steering mechanisms|
|Gear drives, torque, speed||Timing Mechanisms|
|Load & stress testing||Worm gear drives|
|Moment of inertia||Friction and Gravity|
ADVANCED SUMMER CAMPS / "CHALLENGES"
SIGN IN / OUT
Do I need to sign my child in and out?
Can we get pictures of our child's final projects?
Can we purchase the LEGO® parts used in summer camps?
Should my child bring a snack to summer camp?
Do the kids go outside at all during summer camp?