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

With courses ranging from Digital Arts to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), the Melrose Camps give students a chance to explore and learn in a fun and exciting environment with hands-on activities in the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a library card in good standing, in the registrant's name. To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person. Payment must be received to secure a seat, and seats are limited, so register today!

Camp Savvy Classes

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Game Design with Minecraft for Kids (8-12)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 1-hour camp-style sessions Monday through Thursday. There is no materials fee for this camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person. Go from player to designer with hands-on training in the basics of game design using Minecraft. Learn to create and modify your own Minecraft world, where you make all the rules! Cost for out-of-county patrons: $50 #melrosecamps #SRPkids #campsavvy #tween #tic #fabtic

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Camp Savvy: Intro to Radio Electronics Using Snap Circuits (9-12)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Winter Garden 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

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Game Design with Minecraft for Kids (8-12)

Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 1 to 3-hour camp-style sessions Monday through Thursday. There is no materials fee for this camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person. Go from player to designer with hands-on training in the basics of game design using Minecraft. Learn to create and modify your own Minecraft world, where you make all the rules! Cost for out-of-county patrons: $50 #melrosecamps #SRPkids #campsavvy #tween #tic #fabtic

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Game Design with Minecraft for Kids (8-12)

Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 1-hour camp-style sessions Monday through Thursday. There is no materials fee for this camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person. Go from player to designer with hands-on training in the basics of game design using Minecraft. Learn to create and modify your own Minecraft world, where you make all the rules! Cost for out-of-county patrons: $50 #melrosecamps #SRPkids #campsavvy #tween #tic #fabtic

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Camp Savvy: Squishy Circuits ($)

Friday, August 14, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Create circuits and explore electronics using conductive dough. Make your Squishy sculpture come to life with lights! Learn to make the dough from safe non-toxic household items. Ages 8-18. $5 materials fee applies. #campsavvy #SRPkids

2:30
PM

Camp Savvy: Typing Games (9-12)

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Edgewater Branch

Have fun playing games that can help you speed up your typing skills and learn how to position your hands on the keyboard like a pro! #campsavvy #SRPkids

2:30
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Camp Savvy: Custom Paper Airplanes for Kids with Microsoft Publisher

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Edgewater Branch

Custom design your own paper airplane with graphics and text. #campsavvy #SRPkids

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Learn the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #campsavvy #SRPkids

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Whiz Kids Family Focus: Intro to Solar Power Using Snap Circuits (9-12)

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at North Orange 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

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Camp Savvy: Create LED Greeting Cards ($)

Friday, August 21, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

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. Ages 8-18. Cost: $5 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 library to make payment. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. #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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