Camp Savvy 2015

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.

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!

Camp Savvy Classes

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2:30
PM

Camp Savvy: littleBits: Space Exploration (9-12)

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Melrose Center

Build electronic models that recreate space technology with these simple to use kits of electronic components. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be combined to construct machines used in space exploration and research. (Ages 9-12) #campsavvy #SRPkids

3:30
PM

Camp Savvy: PHUN with Physics (9-12)

Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Have fun with physics! Learn how to use the PHUN computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator. #campsavvy #SRPkids

2:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Basic Electronics Using Snap Circuits (6-8)

Friday, July 17, 2015 at Melrose Center

Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell, and much, much more. Make learning electronics a snap! This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. #campsavvy #SRPkids

10:30
AM

Camp Savvy: Create Comic Strips (9-12)

Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Windermere 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

4:45
PM

Camp Savvy: Animated Talking Books (6-8)

Monday, July 20, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Read and interact with popular children's story books, such as Jack and the Beanstalk and The Paper Bag Princess. Play story-related games and puzzles. #campsavvy #SRPkids

6:00
PM

Camp Savvy: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K'NEX (9-12)

Monday, July 20, 2015 at Windermere Branch

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. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

2:30
PM

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

Monday, July 20, 2015 at Melrose Center

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

3:30
PM

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

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Windermere 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

4:45
PM

Camp Savvy: Intro to Solar Power Using Snap Circuits (9-12)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Explore the power of the sun while you build solar powered alarms, radios and experiment with light levels. Learn the basic science of solar power and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #campsavvy #SRPkids

2:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Simple Computer Programming Level 2 (9-12)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Melrose Center

Take your skills even further. Have fun programming cool controls for your game. #campsavvy #SRPkids

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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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