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TechKrew 2012

TechKrew Classes

Are you techie or do you wanna be? Join the Krew in a fun environment where you can unleash your creative genius. Build your own apps and video games, mix music, design graphics, record, edit and add special effects to movies, build 3D models, explore electronics and much more! For more teen activities be sure to visit Informed Teens.

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. Payment must be received to secure a seat, and seats are limited, so register today!

TechKrew Classes

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TechKrew: Film and Edit a Movie (13-17)

Friday, June 24, 2016 at West Oaks Branch

Use film-making techniques to create and edit your own movie. Add transitions, special effects and titles to put the finishing touches on your work. #techkrew #SRPteens

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Melrose Camp: Arduino Electronic Engineering for Teens (14-17)

Friday, June 24, 2016 at Melrose Center

Using a combination of electronics and software engineering, learn how to design, assemble and program with an Arduino™ micro-controller. Discover how to use controllers to operate sensors, lights, motors and more in this 5-day camp. An optional materials fee of $25 is available to students wishing to take home their Arduino kit to continue their learning. The camp runs from 2:00 pm to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Age requirements: 14-17 Capacity: 6 Required Skills: Basic computer and math Materials Fee: $25 (Optional Materials) Out of District Fee: $50 Class Fee, $25 (Optional Materials) #fabtic #tic #melrosecamps #SRPteens #techkrew

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Melrose Camp: Audio Post-Production for Tweens and Teens (11-17) ($)

Friday, June 24, 2016 at Melrose Center

Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film using Adobe Audition. Use sound design techniques to craft original sounds for your film in this 5-day camp. The camp runs 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Age requirements: 11-17. Capacity: 8. Required Skills: Basic computer.

Materials Fee: $25 Out of District Fee: $75 (includes classes and materials fee) Day 1: Spot sound effects and dialogue cues. Day 2: Record sound effects and dialogue. Day 3: Sound effects and sound design. Day 4: Import music and sound effects. Day 5: Finalize and mix. #techkrew #SRPteens #tween

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TechKrew: Basic Computer Programming (13-17)

Friday, June 24, 2016 at Edgewater Branch

Explore an easy-to-use programming language that is designed to make programming fun for beginners. #SRPteens #techkrew

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TechKrew: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits (11-17)

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Orlando Public Library

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 electromagnets a snap. #SRPteens #techkrew #tween

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TechKrew: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits (11-17)

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Melrose Center

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 electromagnets a snap. #SRPteens #techkrew #tween

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Melrose Camp: Future Engineers for Tweens and Teens (12-14) ($)

Monday, June 27, 2016 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 1 and a 1/2 hour camp-style sessions, Monday through Friday. Engage in engineering activities to build machines, electronics and 3D objects. Cost for out-of-county residents: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials). The camp runs from 10:00 am to 11:30 am Monday through Friday. Age requirements: 12-14 Capacity: 6 Required Skills: None Materials Fee: $25 Out-of-District Fee: $75 (includes classes and materials fee) Day 1: 3D Design and Printing JitterBots Day 2: Lego Mindstorm Solar Power Experiments Day 3: Wearable LED Lighting Project Day 4: Building the Electronics for the JitterBots Day 5: Soldering Electronics #fabtic #tic #melrosecamps #SRPteens #tween #techkrew

2:00
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Melrose Camp: Arduino Electronic Engineering for Teens (14-17)

Monday, June 27, 2016 at Melrose Center

Using a combination of electronics and software engineering, learn how to design, assemble and program with an Arduino™ micro-controller. Discover how to use controllers to operate sensors, lights, motors and more in this 5-day camp. An optional materials fee of $25 is available to students wishing to take home their Arduino kit to continue their learning. The camp runs from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. Age requirements: 14-17 Capacity: 6 Required Skills: Basic computer and math Materials Fee: $25 (Optional Materials) Out of District Fee: $50 Class Fee, $25 (Optional Materials) #fabtic #tic #melrosecamps #SRPteens #teens #techkrew

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Melrose Camp: Video Production for Tweens and Teens (11-17) ($)

Monday, June 27, 2016 at Melrose Center

Create your own movie with hands-on training from professional instructors. Write, produce, shoot and edit like the pros in your first video clip in our state-of-the-art video production studio. The camp runs 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM on Monday through Friday. Age requirements: 11-17. Capacity: 8. Required Skills: None.

Materials Fee: $25 Out of District Fee: $75 (includes classes and materials fee) Day 1: Lights, Camera, Action: Learn the basic operations and settings of the video studio cameras, as well as general care & use of a camera. Learn about film set positions and be assigned one of these roles. Day 2: Storyboard Development and Documentation: Work in small teams to develop a script and storyboard for short segments to be filmed. Shoot behind-the-scenes footage of development process. Day 3: Production Day 1: Begin filming scripted and storyboarded segments using studio cameras and equipment. Continue shooting behind-the-scenes footage. Day 4: Production continue. Day 5: Finish up and backup data. #melrosecamps #melrosecamps #SRPteens #techkrew #tween #tic #videotic

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TechKrew: Audio Post-Production Camp (11-17)

Monday, June 27, 2016 at Alafaya Branch

Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film using Adobe Audition. Use sound design techniques to craft original sounds for your film in this 3-day series. The camp runs 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on 6/27/16 through 6/29/16. Age requirements:11-17. Capacity: 8. Required Skills: Basic computer. Materials Fee: None Out of District Fee: $30 (includes classes and materials fee) Day 1: Record and add dialogue. Day 2: Insert sound effects and music. Day 3: Mix and showcase finished projects. #techkrew #SRPteens #tweens

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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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