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BYOCC & 3D Shipping Cost

$80

with Tom Bickford

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 , runs for 3 weeks

Currently only available for weeks 3, 4, 5

If you are out of state or need to have the 3D printing or Build Your Own Computer Camp equipment shipped to you, you will need to purchase this for each such camp week.

NOTE: The BYOCC program will not ship the monitors, so if you need one, we suggest you look around for either a used or new one.

NOTE: You are not required to purchase this. It is only for those that cannot get the equipment at the Saturday pick ups in Bangor, Augusta, or Portland, Maine.

3D Printing and Design - Online - 3

$620

with Sam Goff

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Did you ever wonder how people made all those cool 3D objects? Whether board game pieces or parts of a machine, these parts start as an idea in your imagination, then turned into a 3D object on a computer, and finally are printed on a 3D printer.   At the 3D Design and Printing Camp you’ll do all of these things AND build and take home your own 3D printer! Learn the basics of 3D design using SketchUp or TinkerCAD; save your designs and then export them to the 3D printer.

Learn about calibrating the machines; starting and finishing the print; fixing errors; and all the details that make 3D printing both challenging and rewarding.  At the end of the week you get to take home your new printer, all the cool things you’ve created, even some 3D filament to use!

Open to ages 12 to 16.

2020 ALL CAMPS WILL BE ONLINE CAMPS THIS SUMMER

Click here to see the 2020 Online Camp FAQ

Click here to see the Camp and Privacy Policies

Click here to see the Shipping Options 

Full Course

Build Your Own Computer - Online - 3

$750

with Tom Bickford

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Have you ever wondered what all the parts of a desktop computer do? How a computer is put together, configured, and setup to run? This camp is for youth who want to build and test their own computer. We will be posting the specs of the computer by the end of May. We will be checking with prices this spring to maximize performance for your build (within our budget). ​ Each camper will use surplus and new parts that will be provided in order to build a fully functional personal computer.

Included in the computer will be: Case and power supply; motherboard and CPU; CPU fan; 8 GB of RAM; keyboard and mouse; WiFi adapter; monitor; hard disc; DVD player; and the Linux operating system and the Linux operating system or a functional, but unlicensed Windows 10. These are solid desktop or mini-tower computers. If you are looking for a great gaming computer, these probably aren't them... but you'll learn what you can do to upgrade these or build a new one to meet your needs. Remember a really good gaming computer can cost over $2,000, so don't expect to get one at our camp. BUT, it will play most games in a reasonable frame rate and at a reasonable resolution, so don't despair. This program is an excellent opportunity for the youth to learn about computer architecture and to understand how all the different parts of a computer fit together, both physically and electronically. Each camper will get to take the computer home when they are finished!

Open to ages 12 to 16.

2020 ALL CAMPS WILL BE ONLINE CAMPS THIS SUMMER

Click here to see the 2020 Online Camp FAQ

Click here to see the Camp and Privacy Policies

Click here to see the Shipping Options 

LEGO Robotics, Mixed - Online - week 3

$320

with Billy Wall

Calendar Jul 20, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This camp is for any level of LEGO Roboteer! So if you are a rookie or a veteran this camp can take you and help move your skills forward. We start off with some basics since even the veterans have often forgotten a lot since last year, and of course some beginners are more advanced. Our camp staff try as quickly as possible to figure out which you are. Usually one staff member will be working primarily with the beginners and one primarily with the advanced, with the third floating as needed.

Open to ages 9 to 13, no experience needed. 

2020 ALL CAMPS WILL BE ONLINE CAMPS THIS SUMMER

Click here to see the 2020 Online Camp FAQ

Click here to see the Camp and Privacy Policies

 

zLEGO Robotics, Mixed - OnlineP - 3
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zLEGO Robotics, Mixed - OnlineP - 3

$320

with Michelle Lane

This camp is for any level of LEGO Roboteer! So if you are a rookie or a veteran this camp can take you and help move your skills forward. We start off with some basics since even the veterans have often forgotten a lot since last year, and of course some beginners are more advanced. Our camp staff try as quickly as possible to figure out which you are. Usually one staff member will be working primarily with the beginners and one primarily with the advanced, with the third floating as needed.

Open to ages 9 to 13, no experience needed. 

2020 ALL CAMPS WILL BE ONLINE CAMPS THIS SUMMER

Click here to see the 2020 Online Camp FAQ

Click here to see the Camp and Privacy Policies

3D Printing and Design - Online - 4

$620

with Sam Goff

Calendar Jul 27, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Did you ever wonder how people made all those cool 3D objects? Whether board game pieces or parts of a machine, these parts start as an idea in your imagination, then turned into a 3D object on a computer, and finally are printed on a 3D printer.   At the 3D Design and Printing Camp you’ll do all of these things AND build and take home your own 3D printer! Learn the basics of 3D design using SketchUp or TinkerCAD; save your designs and then export them to the 3D printer.

Learn about calibrating the machines; starting and finishing the print; fixing errors; and all the details that make 3D printing both challenging and rewarding.  At the end of the week you get to take home your new printer, all the cool things you’ve created, even some 3D filament to use!

Open to ages 12 to 16.

2020 ALL CAMPS WILL BE ONLINE CAMPS THIS SUMMER

Click here to see the 2020 Online Camp FAQ

Click here to see the Camp and Privacy Policies

Click here to see the Shipping Options 

Payment plan available: $150 deposit plus 2 payments of $235.00, paid weekly.

Will run

Build Your Own Computer - Online - 4

$750

with Tom Bickford

Calendar Jul 27, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Have you ever wondered what all the parts of a desktop computer do? How a computer is put together, configured, and setup to run? This camp is for youth who want to build and test their own computer. We will be posting the specs of the computer by the end of May. We will be checking with prices this spring to maximize performance for your build (within our budget). ​ Each camper will use surplus and new parts that will be provided in order to build a fully functional personal computer.

Included in the computer will be: Case and power supply; motherboard and CPU; CPU fan; 8 GB of RAM; keyboard and mouse; WiFi adapter; monitor; hard disc; DVD player; and the Linux operating system and the Linux operating system or a functional, but unlicensed Windows 10. These are solid desktop or mini-tower computers. If you are looking for a great gaming computer, these probably aren't them... but you'll learn what you can do to upgrade these or build a new one to meet your needs. Remember a really good gaming computer can cost over $2,000, so don't expect to get one at our camp. BUT, it will play most games in a reasonable frame rate and at a reasonable resolution, so don't despair. This program is an excellent opportunity for the youth to learn about computer architecture and to understand how all the different parts of a computer fit together, both physically and electronically. Each camper will get to take the computer home when they are finished!

Open to ages 12 to 16.

2020 ALL CAMPS WILL BE ONLINE CAMPS THIS SUMMER

Click here to see the 2020 Online Camp FAQ

Click here to see the Camp and Privacy Policies

Click here to see the Shipping Options

Payment plan available: $150 deposit plus 2 payments of $300.00, paid weekly.

LEGO Robotics, Mixed - Online - week 4

$320

with Billy Wall

Calendar Jul 27, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This camp is for any level of LEGO Roboteer! So if you are a rookie or a veteran this camp can take you and help move your skills forward. We start off with some basics since even the veterans have often forgotten a lot since last year, and of course some beginners are more advanced. Our camp staff try as quickly as possible to figure out which you are. Usually one staff member will be working primarily with the beginners and one primarily with the advanced, with the third floating as needed.

Open to ages 9 to 13, no experience needed.

2020 ALL CAMPS WILL BE ONLINE CAMPS THIS SUMMER

Click here to see the 2020 Online Camp FAQ

Click here to see the Camp and Privacy Policies

Payment plan available: $100 deposit plus 2 payments of $110.00, paid weekly.




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