Camp Savvy 2014

Become Technology Savvy @ the Library

Are you up to the challenge? Learn about new and exciting computer programs this summer and become the savviest of them all! Have fun while becoming Technology Savvy and be eligible to WIN COOL PRIZES! Camp Savvy is a program designed for children ages 6-12. Classes for Kids include Computer Explorer, Easy Typing, The Virtual Painter, Animated Talking Books, Exploring Electronics, Building 3D Models and many more fun and exciting programs.

Family Focus Classes

Look for Family Focus versions of the Camp Savvy classes for fun and learning the whole family can enjoy together.

Melrose Camps

The Orlando Public Library is featuring week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, for kids and teens! Get hands-on in filming, audio production, graphic design and photography. Join in the fun at the Fab Lab with fun and exciting projecting in combining science and technology. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today!

Most classes are free to Orange County district resident cardholders, Fee cardholders, and Orange County Property Owner cardholders. Some classes include a fee to cover the cost of used materials. Users who reside outside the Library's service area may attend by paying a non-refundable fee at time of registration prior to class time. Please check event details for applicable fees. Where they apply, registration fees must be paid prior to class time. To pay for your class please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person. A $5 late cancellation fee will be assessed if cancellation is not made the day prior. Registration is required.

For more details call 407.835.7323 or visit our online calendar to see class offerings, descriptions, locations, dates and times. Please note that the minimum required age varies by class.

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Melrose Kids Camp: Crafty Capers (9-12) »

Monday, July 28, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! Craft simple and easy projects using LED lights, a Silhouette cutter and a 3D printer. Day 1: Exploring Circuitry with LED Lights: Create a personalized greeting card with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. Learn basic electronics concepts like polarity, switches, conductivity and LEDs. Day 2: Personalized Stickers with Silhouette Studio: Create a customized vinyl sticker using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text. Day 3: Custom Cookie Cutters & 3D Printing: Use a simple online tool to design your own custom cookie cutter. See your design come to life as it is created on one of our 3D printers. Day 4: Photo Booth and Button Maker: Create buttons using photos and a button press. Customize the look of your buttons with graphic design and photo editing software. Day 5: Build a LED Night Light: Create a customized night light using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Create a basic circuit while learning simple circuitry and electronics. Day 6: Showcase: The spotlight is on you! On the last day of the camp, you'll have a chance to present your awesome projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp's Showcase event. Share what you have learned about Electronic Engineering! Space is limited. Being on the Payment Waiting list does not guarantee a seat. To secure a seat today, please call 407.835.7323 or visit your local branch to make a payment. Cost for out-of-county kids: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials) #campsavvy #SRPkids

10:30
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Camp Savvy: Edit a Movie Using Movie Maker for Kids (9-12) »

Monday, July 28, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Direct, produce and edit your own movie using Microsoft Windows Movie Maker. Create a movie with video clips and photos. Spruce up your movie by adding cool transitions, effects and titles. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

10:30
AM

Camp Savvy: Create Basic Spreadsheets for Kids (9-12) »

Monday, July 28, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Crunch numbers in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a basic spreadsheet. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

11:45
AM

Camp Savvy: Make 3D Animated Movies Level 1 for Kids (9-12) »

Monday, July 28, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Tell your stories and adventures on the screen with Kids Pix! Set the scene with dozens of cool 3D backgrounds and add animated characters and objects, each with its own unique story to tell. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

3:15
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Camp Savvy: Simple Computer Programming Level 1 for Kids (9-12) »

Monday, July 28, 2014 at Southwest Branch

There's only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

12:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Intro to Radio Electronics Using Snap Circuits »

Monday, July 28, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Explore the basics of radio electronics while you build AM transmitters, AM radios and FM radios. Learn the basic science of radio waves and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

1:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Create a Cartoon Character for Kids (6-8) »

Monday, July 28, 2014 at South Creek Branch

Use the Internet to create a cool 3D-animated cartoon avatar. #campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus

3:00
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Camp Savvy: Tell a Story with Comic Strips for Kids (6-8) »

Monday, July 28, 2014 at South Creek Branch

Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive! #campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus

2:00
PM

Melrose Kids Camp: Crafty Capers (9-12) »

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! Craft simple and easy projects using LED lights, a Silhouette cutter and a 3D printer. Day 1: Exploring Circuitry with LED Lights: Create a personalized greeting card with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. Learn basic electronics concepts like polarity, switches, conductivity and LEDs. Day 2: Personalized Stickers with Silhouette Studio: Create a customized vinyl sticker using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text. Day 3: Custom Cookie Cutters & 3D for Kids: Use a simple online tool to design your own custom cookie cutter. See your design come to life as it is created on one of our 3D printers. Day 4: Photo Booth and Button Maker: Create your own buttons using photos and a button press. Customize the look of your buttons with graphic design and photo editing software. Day 5: Build a LED Night Light: Create a customized night light using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Create a basic circuit while learning simple circuitry and electronics. Day 6: Showcase: The spotlight is on you! On the last day of the camp, you'll have a chance to present your awesome projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp's Showcase event. Share what you have learned about Electronic Engineering! Cost for out-of-county kids: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials) #campsavvy #SRPkids

1:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Edit a Movie Using Movie Maker for Kids (9-12) »

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at North Orange Branch

Direct, produce and edit your own movie using Microsoft Windows Movie Maker. Create a movie with video clips and photos. Spruce up your movie by adding cool transitions, effects and titles. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

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