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  • 3D Printing and CAD (Virtual)

    This 3D printing camp takes students through the 3D printing process from start to finish. Students will design 3D objects using TinkerCAD (an online web app), and use the 3D slicing program Cura to bring their creations to life. This course serves as an excellent introduction to 3D printing and is ideal for students who like to draw, design, imagine and see their creations come to life. Students will be designing 1-2 objects, and the 3D print will be mailed home. No experience is necessary, but familiarity with doing common tasks using a computer and keyboarding is required. Fee for class includes printing for one project. Home Technical Requirements: Cura (free download) Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet
  • Astonishing Machines- Young Engineers Robotics and STEM

    Learn about STEM and Programming concepts while being challenged to build up to four different motorized Robotic and Engineering models using patented building and programming kits. Your child will learn about the science of vibration, pulleys and transmission mechanisms, and Newton’s laws of motions. During the class, your child will build working motorized models of ground compactor, robotic soccer ball launcher, robotic candy packaging machine and others. Materials are reused so students do not take finished projects home.
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  • Birthday Parties at the ECFC and Pool

    Bring your child and up to fourteen of his/her friends to celebrate their birthday at the Pony Activity Center (PAC), Early Childhood Family Center (ECFC) or Oak-Land Middle School for a pool party. Birthday groups will have access to one gym for 1.5 hours with 30 minute reserved space for cake and refreshments. Pool birthday parties will have use of the pool for 1.25 hours with 45 minute reserved space for cake and refreshments. There will be staff on site to assist with set up/cleanup of equipment and answer any questions you may have during the party. Appropriate supervision of children (at least 2 adults) is required and must be present for the duration of the party. All food and refreshments are provided by the hosting birthday party group. Tables and chairs will be provided for food and refreshments. Latex balloons are not allowed for birthday parties due to allergies. Registration must be completed 14 days prior to party date. Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the party to receive a refund minus the $5 cancellation fee. All children attending the birthday party will need a signed waiver turned in before the birthday party begins. PAC Birthday Parties are intended for children ages 4-12 years of age. Gym games and activities may include: basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, whiffle ball, football and more. The staff will provide the necessary equipment; the host will organize and direct the party games. Parties available on select Saturdays and Sundays. Cost is $100 per party at the PAC. Please contact Sarah Carlton to set up a reservation or discuss available dates - 651-351-8037 or carltons@stillwaterschools.org. ECFC Birthday Parties are intended for children ages 2-6 years of age. We will provide hula hoops, scooters, trikes, play balls, small basketball hoops, gymnastics mats for tumbling, and access to our move and learn climbing town. Parties available on select Saturdays. Time of birthday party is dependent on building schedule. Cost: $155.00 at ECFC / 14 children max / 2 adults must be present for duration of party supervising the group of children. Pool Birthday Parties are intended for children ages 5-12 years of age. One Lifeguard will be provided and 2 adults must be present for the duration of the party. Only Coast Guard approved life jackets are allowed. No rafts, tubes or super-soakers. The Lifeguard will provide life jackets if needed; the host will organize and direct the party games. Parties available on select Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Cost is $225 per party at Oak-Land Middle School. Please contact Facilities to set up a reservation or discuss available dates for ECFC and Pool Parties - 651-351-8454 or heldstabp@stillwaterschools.org.
  • Birthday Parties at the PAC

    Bring your child and up to fourteen of his/her friends to celebrate their birthday at the Pony Activity Center (PAC). Birthday groups will have access to one gym for 1.5 hours with 30 minute reserved space for cake and refreshments. There will be staff on site to assist with set up/cleanup of equipment and answer any questions you may have during the party. Appropriate supervision of children (at least 2 adults) is required and must be present for the duration of the party. All food and refreshments are provided by the hosting birthday party group. Tables and chairs will be provided for food and refreshments. Latex balloons are not allowed for birthday parties due to allergies. Registration must be completed 14 days prior to party date. Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the party to receive a refund minus the $5 cancellation fee. All children attending the birthday party will need a signed waiver turned in before the birthday party begins. PAC Birthday Parties are intended for children ages 4-12 years of age. Gym games and activities may include: basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, dodgeball, whiffle ball, football and more. The staff will provide the necessary equipment; the host will organize and direct the party games. Parties available on select Saturdays and Sundays. Cost is $115 per party at the PAC. Please contact Sarah Carlton to set up a reservation or discuss available dates - 651-351-8037 or carltons@stillwaterschools.org.
  • Entertaining Machines - Young Engineers Robotics and STEM

    Learn about STEM and Programming concepts while being challenged to build up to four different motorized Robotic and Engineering models using patented building and programming kits. Your child will learn about Centrifugal force, asymmetric motion, kinetic, potential, and elastic energy. During this class your child will build working motorized models of hurricane ride, pendulum ride, robotic frisbee launcher, robotic drummer and other. Materials are reused so students do not take finished projects home.
  • Escape the Ender Dragon: Escape Room

    IUnleash your creativity as you work collaboratively! Create a world with others in multiple unique, themed Escape Room Adventure Map. Our mission to race through the end and escape the Ender Dragon. Students will get a copy of the world to continue development at home. Home Technical Requirements: Minecraft Java Edition Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM. Will NOT work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet
  • Fencing 3.0

    Get pumped and primed for the year end in-class fencing tournament. Students will learn new skills each class, practice those skills in kid-friendly fencing games, and then use those skills in fencing bouts (matches). We supply safety swords, protective masks, chest plates and jackets. Safety is our first priority.
  • Game Coding: Mario Kart (virtual)

    In this class, we introduce computer programming concepts using Scratch. Scratch is a drag-and-drop creative coding platform developed by MIT. Students will learn how to make a Mario Kart-style game, picking their own characters and a track to customize their game. Basic computer skills needed (basic keyboarding and using a mouse). Home Technical Requirements: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM. Will NOT work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet
  • Grandmasters of Chess 1.2

    Learn strategy, tactics and valuable problem solving skills with the game of chess! Discover different advanced beginner and intermediate chess concepts and moves, practice positions, solve complex chess puzzles and test your skills against other students. Coaches often feature in-class tournaments throughout the session. Each session ends with students playing 20-30 minutes of chess. Chess fee includes: Chesskid.com membership for the chess sessions, prizes and puzzle sheets. New and returning students are welcome.
  • Minecraft Coding: Automations (Virtual)

    Learn to use Redstone and command blocks to make automated machines in Minecraft Java Edition. Basic computer skills needed (basic keyboarding and using a mouse). Home Technical Requirements: Minecraft Java Edition Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM. Will NOT work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones. Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet
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  • Minecraft ModPack Development (Virtual)

    Learn to make Java mods for Minecraft Java Edition Minecraft using MCreator. Customize your gaming experience! MCreator is a great tool to learn Minecraft modding and to learn concepts of software programming. We will make a custom ModPack. Students should be comfortable with keyboarding, and of course, playing Minecraft! At the end of the class, take home your Mods to share with family and friends. Basic computer skills needed (basic keyboarding and using a mouse). Home Technical Requirements: MCreator - free downloadable software Minecraft Java Edition Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM. Will NOT work on Apple, Mac, Chromebook, Tablets, or phones. Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet
  • Newton's Machines- Young Engineers Robotics and STEM

    Learn about STEM and Programming concepts while being challenged to build up to four different motorized Robotic and Engineering models using patented building and programming kits. Your child will learn about Newton’s Law and law of motions and gravity, Cantilever Principle, hand-eye synchronization and other principles. During the class, they will independently build working motorized models of drill machine, robotic carousel, robotic pedestal fan, snail robot and others. Materials are reused so students do not take finished projects home.
  • Web Design (Virtual)

    Learn to create web pages! Students will learn how to create an HTML web page, learn various HTML tags, and experiment with design, JavaScript, and CSS. No experience is necessary, but familiarity with common tasks using a computer operating system (text-editing and understanding directory structures) and good keyboarding skills is required. Home Technical Requirements: Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM. Will NOT work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones Internet: Broadband internet Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet