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

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Southwest Branch

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

12:15
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Camp Savvy: Edit a Movie Using Movie Maker for Kids (9-12) »

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Southwest Branch

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

2:00
PM

Melrose Kids Camp: Future Engineers (9-12) »

Wednesday, July 23, 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! Engage in engineering activities to build machines, electronics and 3D objects. Day 1: Soldering Basics: Maker Buttons: Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires. Day 2: Flight Simulator: Introduction to Aeronautics: The tower has now cleared you to land! Learn to fly with Microsoft Simulator and learn to use realistic flight controls. Come in and land yourself into a pilot's seat at the Simulation Lab; immerse yourself in a world of virtual flight. Day 3: Create a Custom Glider with the Silhouette Cutter: Create a customized Glider using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text. Day 4: Exploring Machines, Motion and Engineering: Use K'NEX construction system to build machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket launchers, and more. Make learning about simple machines, motion and engineering fun with hands-on building. Design stabilizers and build a simple helicopter project. Day 5: Introduction to Electronic Engineering: Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. Learn to identify and calculate properties of resistors and capacitors while using a multimeter on your completed circuit. Day 6: Melrose Air Show: Your aeronautic designs steal the show! Compete with your planes, gliders and helicopters on the last day of the camp. Show off your designs and projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp's Showcase event. 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

10:15
AM

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

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Eatonville 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

1:30
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Camp Savvy: Create a 2D Video Game Level 1 for Kids (9-12) »

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Eatonville Branch

Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2. It provides everything you need to create cool computer games. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

3:30
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Camp Savvy: Mix Music Using Audacity for Kids »

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Winter Garden Branch

Create your very own music mix using Audacity. Learn how to use sound tools to edit and mix audio files. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

2:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Animated Talking Books for Kids (6-8) »

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Read and interact with popular children's story books and play story-related games and puzzles. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

1:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Create a 2D Video Game Level 1 for Kids (9-12) »

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at North Orange Branch

Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2. It provides everything you need to create cool computer games. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

1:30
PM

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

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

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

4:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Animated Talking Books for Kids (6-8) »

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Read and interact with popular children's story books and play story-related games and puzzles. #campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus

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