Winter Holiday Programs

Youth University

Winter Holiday Programs

What a great way to wrap up your child’s winter break! Kids in grades 4 to 8 are invited to join in the learning and fun with Youth University from January 2 – 4, 2013

Programs run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, and for the convenience of working parents, we offer complementary before and aftercare from 8:10 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 4:50 p.m.

Cost: $35 per camper per day
$32 per camper per day if you are registering multiple campers or for multiple days

Register online

Select from 2 junior camps or 1 senior camp daily.

Wednesday January 2, 2013

Thursday January 3, 2013

Friday January 4, 2013

Program Details:

Wednesday January 2, 2013
Jr. Robo Tech
Back by popular demand, this radical robot camp is an introduction to building and programming robots using LEGO Mindstorms Robotics. Learn how to build and operate intelligent robots that can sense and respond to their environment.

Jr. Jurassic Park: Paleontologists
Join us in an expedition into Jurassic Park! Discover how Paleontologists piece together evidence to recreate how dinosaurs lived 200 million years ago by participating in an archaeological dig for dinosaur bones, and searching the premises for fossils. There is a whole other world out there, come discover it!

Sr. Hollywood U-Movie
It takes a team to make a movie! In this camp you will learn to act, produce, direct, shoot and edit like the experts as you work in teams to make your own short movie while developing leadership, communication, project management, creative design and technical skills.

Thursday January 3, 2013
Jr. Robo Tech: Vehicle Challenge
Build it, and they will come! Your team will compete to design and build the fastest, strongest, smallest, largest, lightest, heaviest, most maneuverable, most durable, and coolest Lego Mindstorm robot vehicle to accomplish a variety of tasks.

Jr. Game Show Showdown
Ever wonder how game shows are produced? Or who thinks of those crazy “Minute to Win It” challenges? In this camp you will explore, research, create, play, host and produce your very game show! Use cool software and special equipment to make your show a hit!

Sr. Game Design Pro
Learn how to design and modify your own exciting video games. In this camp you’ll learn how to control characters, objects and outcomes in your own game, then increase the difficulty level and add more features. Graphic design and animation topics will also be covered.

Friday January 4, 2013
Jr. Robo Tech: Space Adventure
Ground control to Major YU…you and your team need to save the Earth from intergalactic emergencies. Design and program a Lego Mindstorm robot to salvage space junk, stabilize the atmosphere, and ensure that the galaxy is safe before the end of this adventurous day! This camp is out of this world!

Jr. Broadcasters
Do you dream of being on the radio, television, or the internet as a reporter or interviewer? Come learn the fundamentals of media broadcasting at YU as you create your own broadcast personality and conduct interviews with campers and staff.

Sr. Epic Engineers
Do you like to design and build things? Come solve towering design challenges and discover how the professionals solve engineering problems! Use special software to design bridges, cities and put your building skills to the test throughout the day! Are you up to the challenge?

Register online for enrichment programs here.


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