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Highlander Summer Camps Directory

Orlando Summer Camps that Prepare Students for Success

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3D Design: Virtual Reality and 3D Printing (Grades 4-8)
In this camp, the adventurous and courageous will explore 3D worlds and dive into amazing and immersive experiences. This camp focuses on 3D design and provides introductory lessons with 3D art software. After creating their 3D art the campers are given the opportunity to see their work come to life with Virtual Reality and through printing samples of their work on a 3D Printer. In this program, campers will also learn how to use Virtual Reality tools and games, build a 3D art project within VR,...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 4: June 29-July 2, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
3D Game Design with Unity (Grades 4-8)
How are modern 3D games created? What does it take to get an idea for a game from your brain and onto a computer screen? In this introduction to game design camp, we will answer these questions by teaching you how to make games with Unity. Unity is a cutting edge game engine used by professional game makers to create "Triple A" games for consoles and PCs. With Unity, campers will learn the basics of 3D game design and make their own video game levels. While the concepts in this camp pr...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 1: June 8-12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Digital Movie Making & Rube Goldberg Devices (Grades 2-4)
This camp day is divided into two exciting STEAM topics: Movie Making and Awesome Machines. 1/2 the day, you will work on digital movie making and you'll learn the basics of filming, acting in and editing videos that you can share with your family. Working in teams, campers will create short movies with a tablet device. The camp will focus on teaching basic acting skills, and show campers how to direct and edit video scenes. The other 1/2 of the day, you'll learn how to build simple mach...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 2: June 15-19, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Digital Video 1: An Introduction to Movie Making: Becoming a YouTuber (Grades 4-8)
This introductory level program is designed for budding film makers and YouTubers who want to learn the ins-and-outs of producing video content. Campers will write scripts, film, act in and edit short movies or videos such as Let's Play, package openings or video game reviews. At camp you will work in small teams to create story boards, shoot and capture video, and edit your work. Campers will use GoPros and be provided step-by-step instruction on the best practices for using the camera, com...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 5: July 6-10, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Digital Video 2: Making and Editing Movies for YouTube and Twitch *Intermediate* (Grades 4-8)
Have you ever wanted to up your game and learn what it takes to be a YouTuber or Twitch video producer? This intermediate level Digital Video program is designed for campers who have some prior experience making and editing videos. During this camp program you will direct, act in, edit and produce videos which would be appropriate for display on YouTube, Mixer, Vimeo and Twitch video streaming platforms. Campers will work in small teams to produce videos with GoPros and will be provided hands on...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 6: July 13-17, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Full STEAM Ahead (Grades 4-8)
STEAM Academy will explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Technology. Designed for grades 4th-8th, this academy will engage students with hands-on science experiments & project-based learning. Students will think like a scientist by utilizing technology, build like an engineer, design like an artist, calculate like a mathematician, & most importantly have fun! We will also swim in the LHP pool each day. Week 6: July 13 - July 17 ($555)Week 7: July 20 - July 24 ($555)9:...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 6: July 13-17, Week 7: July 20-24, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Game Design and Roller Coaster Science (Grades 2-4)
The camp day is divided into two topics: Game Design & Roller Coaster Science. In the Game Design potion of camp, campers learn the basics of video game development and design games by hand with Bloxels and tablets. In the Roller Coaster Science session, campers work with instructors to learn the basic engineering behind roller coasters and use K'Nex to build models that demonstrate how roller coasters work. We will also swim in the LHP pool each day.  Week 4: June 29 - July 29...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 4: June 29-July 2, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
iMedia Production (Grades 4-6)
Create elements of video, art, design and computing in digital media, interaction and communication. Students work in collaborative teams on media projects of digital storytelling, cameras, editing, animation, green screen, studio and remote productions. Teams create and design Vlogs and programming to capture a digital era audience. Learn exciting and fun interactive media, critical thinking and creative design solutions. We will also visit the LHP pool on designated days.  Week 3: Ju...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 3: June 22-26, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Junior Robotics (Grades 2-4)
Turn camp into a engineering & coding laboratory and explore the exciting world of Robotics! Learn how to design and build a robot using LEGO® WeDo 2.0. Make your robot come to life, as you learn how to program it to perform project-oriented tasks and challenges. This camp is designed for campers who have a keen interest in robots. No prior experience with LEGO® WeDo necessary. All skill levels welcome. We will also swim in the LHP pool each day. Week 1: June 8 - June 12 ($...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 1: June 8-12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Week 5: July 6-10
Learn to Code (Grades 3-4) *AM Only*
Students learn the basics of computer science programming through interactive puzzles and games designed to keep them engaged. They will have fun interacting with Angry Birds, Ice Age, Plants vs Zombies, and Frozen, while developing collaboration techniques, investigation and critical thinking skills, and persistence in the face of difficulty. Students will develop their understanding of algorithms, loops, conditionals, and events. This course is crafted to build a strong foundation of basic con...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Grade 3, Grade 4, Week 1: June 8-12
Come and learn how innovation has changed the way we live. Students gain a historical perspective and develop a forward- looking mindset. Classes analyze recent cool innovations, launch rocket lockets, create energy circuits, and learn simple chemical reactions. Driving topics of study include: Creative destruction and disruption Self-driving cars Technology focus: Artificial intelligence (AI) Innovative industries and companies Top 10 innovations What will the future bring? Your turn to innovat...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Week 1: June 8-12
Are you up for an adventure? In this multi-player environment, Minecraft will be the vehicle to help develop your leadership and social skills, as you accomplish unique missions with a team of campers. Use your imagination and collaborate with your team to design and build a large-scale Minecraft Missions project. In 2020 expect the most exciting missions yet. Creativity, critical thinking and communication will be your keys to success! We will also swim in the LHP pool each day.  Week...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 6: July 13-17, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
Primary Science (Grades K-1)
Calling all Junior Scientists! Have you ever wondered why volcanoes erupt or some things float while other things sink? Discover the answers to these questions and many more during a week of hands-on and collaborative science investigations designed especially for you - a junior scientist. We will visit the Computer Lab and swim in the LHP pool every day.   **Each week will be different, so students can attend both weeks and not repeat the same experiments.**Week 1: June 8 - June ...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 1: June 8-12, Grade K, Grade 1, Week 2: June 15-19, Specialty Camps
Robotics 101 (Grades 4-8)
Explore the exciting world of Robotics! Working in small teams, learn how to design and build a robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS®. Program your robot to perform project-oriented tasks and challenges. For novices, start with the basics of construction and programming. For the more experienced, develop sophisticated programming and engineering skills. No prior experience with LEGO® Mindstorms necessary. All skill levels welcome. We will also swim in the LHP pool each day. Week 2: June...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 2: June 15-19, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Amusement Parks are filled with lots of heart pounding fun, as well as multiple opportunities to learn about science and engineering. In this exciting camp, learn about the physics of roller coasters while exploring kinetic and potential energy, and centripetal force. At camp you’ll build and test, physical and “virtual” roller coaster models. Using various computer programs, including Minecraft, you will create virtual roller coasters, build scale models with K’NEX and e...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 3: June 22-26, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Take your passion for LEGOs and your imagination to the next level, as you work with a team to build Star Wars Droids using the all new LEGO Boost learning platform. Imagine the possibilities when you and fellow “padawans” learn how to build and program three different Star Wars Droids: the lovable R2-D2, the Gonk Droid, and the Empire's Mouse Droid. In addition to building amazing Droids and learning to code, you will have tons of additional Star Wars themed engineering missions...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Week 3: June 22-26, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4
STEM in Everything (Grades 4-6)
"Passion Project”...Flex your creative “maker” muscle in a workshop built for inventors! Team collaboration and problem-based learning are the standards to explore and learn through hands-on experiences. We will work with Lego© robotics, NASA/SpaceX, Drones, VR, Simulation, circuits, electronics, 3D design and printing just to name a few.  Daily challenges and design thinking are designed to inspire future leaders and inventors. Students will reflect on...
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| Categories: STEM & Technology Camps, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Week 4: June 29-July 2, Week 5: July 6-10
Art is about discovering and creating ingenious ways of exploring and presenting information.The "A" in STEAM encourages the use of creative-thinking in approaching science. By includingthe elements of art with STEM based STEM, students can use all of their brain. We will engagein projects that use chemistry, biology, and physics to create beauty and fun. We will also swim in the LHP pool each day. Week 4: June 29 - July 29:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.$460Taught by Heather Walker. 
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| Categories: Week 4: June 29-July 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Specialty Camps, STEM & Technology Camps
Zoology Zone (Grades 5-6)
Zoology is the study of the animal kingdom.  We will explore this interesting kingdom of organisms as we investigate major phyla of invertebrates, classes of vertebrates and comparative anatomy of several vertebrates.  Representative animals will be studied using preserved specimens, technology applications, a field trip and dissections of the earthworm, clam, fish, and frog.  We will take several on-campus nature walks to find and identify local species of animals and students wi...
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| Categories: Specialty Camps, STEM & Technology Camps, Grade 5, Grade 6, Week 1: June 8-12

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