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Summer S.T.E.A.M. Maker Camp 2019

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Moonlighter Makerspace

2041 Northwest 1st Place

Miami, FL 33127

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Summer STEAM Maker Camp at Moonlighter Makerspace returns for its 4th year!

Get hands-on with a 3D printer! Turn your drawings into laser etched masterpieces. Use littleBits circuits to make things light up and move! Each week we'll have a new theme and design challenge for you to create! Unleash your creativity in the ultimate workshop stocked with the latest digital tools and technologies.

  • Ideal for Children Ages 7-12
  • All Materials Included.
  • Snacks + Water/Juice Provided.
  • Optional Subway Lunch Packages Available
  • Optional After Camp Activities Available 3:00pm - 6:00pm for $50/Week or $10/Day

For families registering two or more children, Use Promo Code: MAKERFAMILY

*Orders using this code for only one child registration will be canceled and refunded.


Sponsored by The Knight Foundation and Microsoft


Week 1 | June 10-14

Little Architects

Designing spaces for pets, Imagining cities of the future, Learning to draw in 3D, Building models with a laser cutter and 3D printers. Your little architects will learn the basic skills to make their ideas come to life!

Week 2 | June 17-21

Eco-Materials Lab

Breathe new life into used objects and materials. Experiment with organic, recycled, and eco-friendly materials to create new objects. Your little eco-maker will be an example for the future of sustainability!

Week 3 | June 24-28

Gizmos & Gadgets

Art bots, DIY Synthesizers, Bubble Makers & More! Use littleBits Circuit Kits to create things that move, sense, make noise, and light up! Your little electronics engineer will have fun tinkering all sorts of wacky gadgets.

Week 4 | July 1-5

Design Thinking

Using a 5-Step system for solving design challenges, your little one will create ideas for a character client of their choice. From ideas to sketches to prototypes, they will learn how to make a concept come to life!

Week 5 | July 8-12

Movie Makers

Lights, Camera, Action! Exploring the world of digital video - from creating a script to making the props and special effects to tell a story. They'll design and build all of the components to create their short film.

Week 6 | July 15-19

Game Makers

Create your own board game and code your own arcade. Your little makers will be creating the characters, rules, and prizes in their games- not just playing them!

Week 7 | July 22-26

Makers to Mars

Envisioning how we'll travel to, explore, and live on Mars - from growing food to building structures! Your little ones can imagine and create their own futures on the red planet!

Week 8 | July 29-Aug 2

Little Innovators

Not your typical lemonade stand - your little entrepreneurs will learn how to create custom products, and build a mini business plan for their venture! A startup incubator for kids that teaches them about branding, creating, and selling their next big idea!

Week 9 | Aug 5-9

Makers are Superheros

Using science & technology, your little ones will invent their own superpowers, and create their own costume too!

Week 10 | Aug 12-16

Science Meets Art

Harness the natural beauty of chemical reactions, magnets, and concoctions to create one of a kind works of art.


FAQs


What is Moonlighter Makerspace?

Moonlighter is a membership-based digital fabrication lab, creative co-working space, and STEAM learning center in the Wynwood Arts District. It features a range of digital fabrication equipment like 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC routers, sewing machines, circuits and more to help people of all ages build (almost anything) they can imagine. Moonlighter has won multiple awards for its unique approach to innovation and education. Their programs have reached over 3,500 students, over 15 schools, and has partnered with wonderful local institutions like the Frost Science Museum, The Bass Museum, The Wolfsonian Museum, ArtCenter South Florida, The Bakehouse Art Complex, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami Dade College, Mano Americas, The Downtown Development Authority, and more. They have been featured on NBC6, The Miami Herald, Metropolis Magazine, The New Tropic, The New Times, and Telemundo, and had been invited to the White House for the initial Nation of Makers Conference in 2016, organizing maker spaces from across the country to help their communities learn and build the innovations that drive our future. Our programs are highly rated and you can learn more about our previous camps here.

What are the camp hours?

The camps run Monday through Friday (Excluding Independence Day Holiday) 9am-3pm. Earliest drop off time is 8:30 am. An optional late pickup fee of $50 per week (or $10/day) can be added for activities from 3pm-6pm.

What ages are allowed to participate in the camp?

Kids from 7-12 are all welcome to join, certain exceptions can be made if contacted in advance.

Who will be leading the camp?

Tom Pupo and Daisy Nodal are the Co-Founders of Moonlighter Makerspace. After earning their Masters of Architecture from Florida International University, they taught at the SOA Design Studio for two years before opening Moonlighter. They now create one-of-a-kind STEAM educational experiences via workshops, camps, field trips and events, where they introduce all ages to the latest technologies available. Other successful educational programs they produce include Miami Dade College Continuing Education Summer Program and Maker Camp at Doral Conservatory of the Arts and Spring Camp STEAM Sessions at the BASS Museum. As strong advocates of the Maker Movement, they believe that hands-on learning is not only the most effective but the most inspiring in the development of a child. The making of a thing is the evidence of the lesson learned. Jon Cruz and Victoria Gonzalez will be Assistant Instructors, along with our robust team of interns.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, simply email any changes to info@moonlighter.co

Do students need prior experience?

No, students will be introduced to all the basic concepts in the camp(s).

Is lunch provided?

No, students must bring their own lunches, or parents can leave money for the child to order food. $50/week or $10 per day.

Does my child have to bring anything?

All materials are provided and they get to keep their creations at the end of the camp. If they have a tablet or a laptop, they are encouraged to bring it so they can work on their designs on their own device.

Are camps refundable/transferable?

If you change your mind no later than one week before the camp start date, you will receive a full refund. Alternatively, you can transfer your registration to another child by emailing the contact information to info@moonlighter.co.

Is there a dress code?

Closed toe shoes are a requirement. Pants are recommended. We suggest that you don't have them wear clothes that can't get dirty (even though most materials used are washable and aprons are provided.)

What are the safety procedures?

Your children will be introduced to the safe methods of using all tools. They will be provided with protective eyewear, gloves, aprons, and ear protection if/when necessary. There are 3 first aid kits and 3 fire extinguishers on premises. All parents must sign a safety waiver. There is a sign in/out sheet that must be signed by an authorized parent/guardian each day.

Can I contact you with any more questions?

Yes, you can reach us directly at 305.699.2041 or email info@moonlighter.co

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2041 Northwest 1st Place

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