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Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps

Bricks 4 Kidz offers fun, hands-on programs where kids ages 3-13+ can learn, build and play with LEGO® bricks. Your child will be engaged in problem-solving and critical thinking while expressing their creativity. Campers will compete in challenges, build models using LEGO® bricks, and make something to take home. Activities will promote summer learning through both structured learning time and fun, creative play.

Cost: $150/camp; Multi-camp discounts available if registering child for more than one camp.

July 10-14

Pirates and Dinos (9:00am-12:00pm)
Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? We’re combining favorites learning the Pirate Life and entering Jurassic Brick Land! Campers will build amazing Pirate Ships, a helm and anchor, and catapult to defend the ship. We’ll also construct a Jurassic world that comes to life with gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrible T.Rex, and more. Join us for this fun theme mix! Ages 5 and up.

Bat League: Heroes and Villians (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Enter the dark city where a dangerous jokester and other evil villains wreak havoc. The good guys will ride into action as campers build motorized models of the bat here’s speedy vehicle and bat girl’s sleek cycle. Campers will use their imaginations, building skills, and crime-fighting passion in this thrilling camp of bat heroes and villains! Ages 5 and up.

July 17-21

Brick City with Junior Robotics (9:00am-12:00pm)
City Construction, here we come! Your camper will construct famous buildings and motorized vehicles. Then, we’ll put those vehicles into action! The Junior Robotics portion of camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® bricks, PLUS the challenge of computer programming! Using drag-and-drop icon-based software, WeDo software provides an introduction into the world of computer-programming and robotics. This fun, action-packed week combines real-life skills with real-kid fun! Ages 5 and up.

Master Builders with EV3 Robotics (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Older builders, get ready for some challenging Technic Fun. We’ll spend time in camp building our most advanced models. We’ll also build and program LEGO® MINDSTORMS EV3 Robots. Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best! We have all new builds for this camp this summer, so experienced EV3 campers are welcome for new challenges! campers MUST have completed 3rd grade-6th grade

July 24-28

Character Craze Camp (9:00am-12:00pm)
Your favorite characters bring the fun this week — Star Wars™, Pokemon™, the Minions, Ninjago™ Ninjas, and your favorite Turtles. We’ll devote one day to each theme and will build, play games, and learn fun facts about each. Ages 5 and up.

Mining and Crafting (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Experience the world of Minecraft™ with LEGO® bricks in this fun summer camp! We’ll start by crafting their shelters and some of the characters, mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks. Campers will face new challenges each day, building models, crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft™ game, and testing the strength of their shelters. Ages 5 and up.

July 31-August 4

Amazing Animals (9:00am-12:00pm)
Four legged friends, creepy crawlies, and those who swim in the sea. Your builder will create both brick and motorized models of their favorite animal life, all while learning fun animal facts. Models will include a frog, snake, rabbit, dog, chameleon, spider, and many more! Your animal lover will have a blast at this camp! Ages 5 and up.

“Galaxy Far Far Away” Space Camp (1:00pm-4:00pm)
Join us on an adventurous journey through space! Build the Redstone Rocket to blast through the atmosphere into a realm that is truly out of this world. Travel back in time to build NASA's Gemini Capsule. Trust your astronaut's building skills to pilot a spacecraft that will bring you back to Earth safely. We'll build motorized models that represent spacecraft from your favorite popular space movie as well as your favorite movie characters. Come experience this stellar journey to a galaxy far away! Ages 5 and up.

LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

Website: www.ce.ulm.edu

Exploring Art

Students will explore a variety of art styles and mediums: oil pastels, glue, water-color, paper-mache, acrylic and more! They will learn the elements and principles of art while creating drawings, paintings, and even sculptures to reinforce learning. Students will be given guidelines, but encouraged to be creative and stretch their imaginations.

They will learn about a variety of artists, including Magritte, Kandinsky and Terrance Osborne, a Louisiana native. They will also learn about a few art movements including surrealism and pop-art!

Dates: June 26-30, 2017

Times: Two Sessions, 9:00 am -12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm

Cost: $100 plus supply fee of $20 due to the instructor

Ages: 7 and up



Young Scholars Camp

STEAM Discovery

This camp covers a different STEAM concept each day! Learn about forensic science, life science, technology and more! Grow crystals, make your own slime, extract DNA and more in this fun and educational discovery camp. Students will receive quality instruction in an environment that is friendly, fun, and supportive. 

Dates: June 19-June 23, 2017

Time: 9:00 am -12:00pm
Cost: $129
Ages: Grades 3-8


Art in Nature

Art and science collide in this fascinating camp! Explore the rainforest and other ecosystems while learning to draw and sketch animals, plants, reptiles, and other amazing creatures. Learn about their habitats, habits, and other interesting facts while creating works of art inspired by nature.

Dates: June 19-June 23, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm -4:00pm
Cost: $129
Ages: Grades 3-8


All supplies are included. Students that enroll in both Young Scholars camps may bring a sack lunch for supervised free time between 12pm-1pm at no additional cost.