Virtual Summer Camps at Pacific Science Center | Kids Out and About Boston

Virtual Summer Camps at Pacific Science Center


*The event has already taken place on this date: Fri, 08/27/2021
Camps for Curious Minds’ Tech Camps are going virtual! Get ready for hands-on experiences this summer from the comfort of your home. Each day features different activities to help your camper gain tech and programming skills, as well as ways to connect with other campers in this digital format. Group sizes are kept small and led virtually by two educators so that these at-home experiences are interactive and engaging. Virtual Tech Camps also include an at-home supply kit to ensure your camper has all the materials they need!

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2021 Virtual Tech Camps

Browse offerings for 2021 Virtual Tech Camps in the drop downs below. 

2021 Virtual Tech Camps for Grades 2–3

Virtual Tech Camp grade ranges are based on the grade your child will be entering in Fall 2021.

 

Itsy Bitsy Adventures

When: Week 2 (1 – 4 p.m.) | Week 5 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | Week 7 (1 – 4 p.m.)
Do you ever wonder what adventures a bat mixed with a llama would get into? Combine your creativity with basic programming to bring your own animal creation to life using Bitsy programming language. 

 

Storytelling from Scratch

When: Week 4 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | Week 6 (1 – 4 p.m.) | Week 9 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Bring your art to life! Using puppetry and Scratch animation, tell a story through coding and create characters to build a narrative from beginning to end.

 

Download the 2021 Summer Camp Schedule

2021 Virtual Tech Camps for Grades 4–5

Virtual Tech Camp grade ranges are based on the grade your child will be entering in Fall 2021.

 

Bit by Bit

When: Week 1 (1 – 4 p.m.) | Week 3 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | Week 6 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Explore the basics of logic and programming in the world of Minecraft! Learn how to program a robot helper, work together to solve challenges, and build a town using Minecraft Education Edition.

 

Storyboard Animatics

When: Week 2 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | Week 4 – Girls Only (1 – 4 p.m.) | Week 8 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | Week 10 (1 – 4 p.m.)
Campers will explore programming activities that will help them advance their animation and storytelling skills. Using Scratch, they will create and animate detailed storyboards! 

 

Download the 2021 Summer Camp Schedule

2021 Virtual Tech Camps for Grades 6–8

Virtual Tech Camp grade ranges are based on the grade your child will be entering in Fall 2021.

 

Art and Animation 

When: Week 1 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | Week 3 (1 – 4 p.m.) | Week 7 – Girls Only (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | Week 9 (1 – 4 p.m.)
Create and animate a story using different artistic media and styles. Campers will explore physical media to create their art and then choose from a variety of animation styles to translate it into a digital animation.

 

Code Crafting

When: Week 5 (1 – 4 p.m.) | Week 8 (1 – 4 p.m.) | Week 10 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Explore Minecraft Code Builder while learning core programming concepts! Navigate challenging adventures and quickly automate builds with the help of block-based coding and a robotic assistant.

 

 

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2021 Girls Only Virtual Tech Camps

Virtual Tech Camp grade ranges are based on the grade your child will be entering in Fall 2021.

 

 

Grades 4-5 | Storyboard Animatics

When: Week 4 – Girls Only (1 – 4 p.m.)
Campers will explore programming activities that will help them advance their animation and storytelling skills. Using Scratch, they will create and animate detailed storyboards! 

 

 

Grades 6-8 | Art and Animation 

When: Week 7 – Girls Only (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) 
Create and animate a story using different artistic media and styles. Campers will explore physical media to create their art and then choose from a variety of animation styles to translate it into a digital animation.

 

Download the 2021 Summer Camp Schedule


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08/27/2021
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