2020 Summer Camps

   

Camps are Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:00pm - $399

After Care 3-5pm Daily - $129

Highlights of Techie Factory Summer Camps

- Full day camp experience allows campers to experiment, learn through trial and error until the achieve success in completing their projects

- Multiple, distinct themed classes each week provides variety

- Balanced creative learning and play time

- Fully trained Tech teachers

- Convenient location (Lovers Lane and Tollway) 
     

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    STEAM Party/Little Engineers - June 1-5

    Get experience with all things STEAM including electronics, coding, maker projects, robotics, graphic design, engineering and more. And the fun doesn't stop there, because with our variety of challenging science projects and activities camp members will have a blast! Best for kids ages 5-10 years old. Shortened weeks will be pro-rated. 

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    YouTube Creators Camp - June 8-12, 22-26, July 20-24

    Become a YouTube sensation by learning how to write, produce, film, and edit your very own videos! You will get experience in all production roles and make short-length movies from pre-production to post. Lessons include sound effects, video editing and effects, and creating a private YouTube channel to show your parents and friends. Best for kids ages 6-12.

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    Video Game Creators Camp - June 15-19

    Why play video games all day when your child can learn so much by making one! This camp integrates fundamentals of coding, graphic design, math, STEAM, and design into a student-centered project that combines imagination, creativity, teamwork and problem solving skills as they design their own video game. Kids will program using GameMaker software. Best for kids ages 8-13

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    Animation Creators Camp - June 29-July 3

    For all of you aspiring artists and animators out there, this is the class for you! In this class, our techie students will learn the basics of digital drawing and design, as well as be introduced to tools and software that modern day animators, artists, and designers use to create unique and inspiring creations. Best for kids ages 8-13

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    Coding in Minecraft or Roblox - July 6-10

    Whether your kiddo prefers Minecraft or Roblox, this is the camp for them. They will be able to choose their favorite of the 2 to use for the week. The Minecraft Techies will be learning Java. They'll be able to modify the Minecraft world using drag and drop code or for the more advanced, actual Java script. They will be able to invite their friends to join them in their newly created world. The Roblox Techies will be learning Lua either via drag and drop or actual Lua. By the end of the week they will be able to publish their games for the world to enjoy. Prior to the camp you will need to set up your own Minecraft or Roblox account. Best for ages 8-14

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    LEGO BattleBots Robotics Camp - July 13-17

    In this Robotics camp, we will be growing our engineering skills to build and bring robots to life using the latest Lego Robotics Technologies - Mindstorms EV3s. Students will be challenged with intricate robotic construction, calibrating sensors, and then programming their robots through unique obstacles to complete challenges. There will be competitions to test our skills, and in the end, we will all become robotics masters. Best for ages 8-14 years old. Click here to see more about Mindstorms Robotics  

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    Girl Scout/Girls That Create Camp- July 20-24 

    Girls are fantastic problem solvers, team players, and designers. Yet fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are women. Well, girls at Techie Factory are here to change that! During the week, the girls will work on a variety of STEAM activities including robotics, coding, DJ, animation, and more. Scouts will have an opportunity to earn several badges throughout the week. Best for girls 7-12

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    DJ/Music Theory Camp - August 3-7

    Campers will have a blast learning how to DJ through the use of DJ hardware and software programs such as Serato and Pioneer’s Rekordbox. Campers will also explore different genres of music such as house, top 40, and instrumentals to illustrate different concepts. By the end of this camp students will have a foundational base to perform in the comfort of their bedroom or rock it live in front of a crowd!  Best for kids age 8-12

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    Junior LEGO Engineering & Robotics - August 10-14

    Tiny techies will learn the basics of engineering. We will start with concrete objects in active, hands-on lessons using things like Lego's, Kinetic Sand, and Snap Circuits. Working with a partner, in groups and individually, your Junior Techie will develop critical thinking skills and basic coding. Best for kids age 4-8

      

    Offsite Options Info

      ESD/TF Camps

    https://www.esdallas.org/student-life/summer-camp

    -Video Game Creators: 6/22-6/26 9am-2pm
    -DJ Skool 7/20-7/24 9am-2pm

     

    Parish/TF Camps

    https://www.parishsummer.org/

    -Little Engineers: 6/15-6/19 12:30pm-3:30pm
    -Video Game Makers: 7/29-8/2 9am-12pm
    -2D Animation: 8/3-8/7 12:30pm-3:30pm
    -STEAM Party: 8/17-8/21 9am-12pm

    Good Shepard/TF Camps

    https://www.gsesdallas.org/
    -Youtube Creators: (6/15 8am-12pm), (6/29-7/2 8am-3pm)
    -Fortnite Camp: 6/15-6/19 12pm-4pm