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Zen Maker Lab Winter Break Camp – Week 1 - Science, Technology, Engineering...

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276 1st Street East

North Vancouver, BC V7L 1B3

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Zen Maker Lab Spring Break Camp - Week 2 Sampler

This Winter Break, Zen Maker Lab, will be hosting our unique maker camps where kids will learn about science, technology, engineering, art and math!

For the last three years, our camps have sold out and we anticipate the same this year so best not to wait until the last minute to register. You can see some pictures from the past camps here.

From art, 3D design and printing, to electronics and Python coding, and robotics to an engineering project, your kids will be introduced or expand their existing skills in this important area. No experience necessary! It's a great way for your child to have fun while learning some really useful skills, helping prepare them for the future.

Because the camp is being held at ZEN 247, an innovation centre that includes a maker lab, digital media centre, and hardware startup tech incubator, your child will have access to technology, equipment and a unique "real life" tech environment that you just won't find anywhere else! They can get a feel what it's like working in a tech space.

Whether it is building a full colour model in our industrial powder 3D printer or printing 3D designs in our 3D printer farm, or laser cutting parts for projects, or printing posters on large format printers, we get a lot of comments like "best camp ever" and "this is the coolest place there is!".

Kids can do hands-on projects that just aren't possible in other settings.

In this camp, participants will be making a very cool project, the Zen Maker Lab MP3+ player, a fully functional and programmable music player! Kids will learn about electronics, wood working, laser cutting, programming and more. This project is popular with both girls and boys.

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Participants can optionally take home the MP3+ player they build (extra $45 fee which is $20 off the retail price for the MP3+ player).

Our camps are taught by industry leaders that are active in their fields and that are passionate about introducing kids to cutting edge technology. You can see our instructors page for more details.

We also have a high instructor to student ratio with at least one instructor and one to two helpers for every eight kids. Kids will have fun while learning some valuable skills.

We are just a 15 minute sea bus ride from downtown and a short walk from the seabus station. We are also very accessible from Highway 1 and the Main Street exit.

Laptops

Laptops can be rented for $30 a week or children can bring their own laptop.

During breaks, kids will get good exercise in the nearby park and learn an innovative sport, floorball, in partnership with the BC Floorball Association and Floorball Plus.

Flexibility with Ages

Our camps are for children 8 to 10 and youth 11 to 13. We divide the kids into groups based on age and experience level and keep a close eye on the dynamics to make sure everyone is having fun and enjoying the projects, being challenged in an empowering and age appropriate way.

Boys and Girls

Our camps appeal to both boys and girls and we encourage everyone to try out the various areas of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. There is something for everyone, not just the more "technical" oriented kids.

Siblings

If you are registering more than one child from the same family in one of our camps, you can get a 15% discount off your registration. When registering, you can use the discount code "sibling" (without quotes) to get this discount for all of your children you are registering.

Friend Referrals

If your child refers a friend or friends, both you and your friend can use the code "friend" to get a 10% discount off your registrations. When using this discount code, please just send us an email at info@zenmakerlab.com to let us know which friend you were referred by or that you referred.

Additional Questions

If you have additional questions, you can reach us at 855-936-6253 or email us at info@zenmakerlab.com. Our website at zenmakerlab.com also includes information about other programs we offer such as monthly memberships to our maker space and after-school programs.

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