AT&T Classroom Summer Technology Camps

The AT&T Classroom Summer Technology Camps offer chances for young campers to learn about 3D printing, LEGO WeDo  systems, drones coding, robotics, and much more. 

Registration: To register for any of the technology summer camps in the listing below, please note the two-step registration process. Registration is not final until both steps have been completed. Please ensure that registration is completed with the name of the child participating in the camp(s) instead of the parent or guardian's name.

Note: When registering, please use your child's enrolling grade for 2019-2020.

 

Location: All summer technology camps are held in the AT&T Classroom (Room 034) in Moulton Hall on the Kent Campus. If you are using GPS, the address for Moulton Hall is 800 Hilltop Drive, Kent, OH 44242. Please note that the Hilltop Drive address should be used for drop-off and pick-up only. If you'd like to park your car and come into the building, please park in the R16 lot. Find additional help with Kent State maps

For questions about the technology camps, please contact Annette Kratcoski at 330-672-3371 or akratcos@kent.edu.

For assistance with registration payment, please contact Judi Cash at 330-672-8670 or jcash11@kent.edu

List of Technology Camps (in date order)
Golden Flashes Jr Robotics Team (Grades 2+)

Campers will learn to program and code toy robots Edisons, Ozobot Bits, and Sphero SPRK+. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, June 10-13, 2019
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m. 

FLASHanthropy & STEAM: Hands of Gratitude Maker Camp (Grades 5+)

Hands of Gratitude is a nonprofit that provides 3D printed prosthetic hands to those in need. Campers will have the opportunity to assemble a 3D prosthetic hand to be donated while also engaging in team-building activities focused on leadership and empathy. Registration fee reflects 3D kit materials. 

Date: Monday, June 17, 2019
Time: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (1 session)

Golden Flashes STEM Team (Grades 5+)

Campers will engage with KSU STEM staff and faculty for robotics, coding and designing activities while building important STEM skills (science, technology, engineering and math). Camp runs Monday-Thursday mornings with optional bonus session Friday, June 21 from 9-11:30 a.m.hosted at KSU Airport. (Transportation not provided). 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, June 17-20, 2019
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. 

Explorations in Augmented Reality with MERGE Cube (Grades 4+)

Campers will explore several AR apps and use CoSpaces with the MERGE Cube to create their own original augmented reality projects. Registration fee includes a MERGE Cube for the camper to use at camp and take home afterward. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, June 24-27, 2019
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. 

Creative Computing with Scratch 3.0 (Grades 2+)

Campers will use Scratch 3.0 to design and code games, animations and interactive stories. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, June 24-27, 2019
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m. 

Design Thinking with 3D Modeling & Printing (Grades 5+)

Campers will work with 3D modeling and design software to create computer-generated 3D projects to be printed and taken home. 

Date: Tuesday thru Friday, July 16-19, 2019
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. 

Adventures with Robots & Drones (Grades 4+)

Campers will program Edison & Sphero robots and Parrot drones to perform different task and fly on command. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, July 22-25, 2019
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. 

Girls 4STEAM: Chic to be Geek! (Grades 4+)

Did you know the very first computer programmer was a woman? Or that a famous movie actress holds a patent that led to Bluetooth Technology? Girls will learn about these and other role models while they design and program a robot to solve a real world challenge. Discover that it is Chic to be Geek! 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, July 22-25, 2019
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m.

STEM Innovation with LEGO WeDo Robotics (Grades 3+)

Campers will build and program robotic models using the LEGO WeDo 2.0 system. Families may opt to include with registration the purchase of a LEGO WeDo 2.0 kit for their child to use at camp and take home after completing the camp.

Date: Monday thru Thursday, July 29-August 1, 2019
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. 

Game Design with RPG Maker MV (Grades 5+)

Create your own worlds, characters and adventures. If you can dream it, you can make it. Campers will use RPG Maker MV to design and program their own role playing game. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, August 5-8, 2019
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. 
Please note: This camp is currently at capacity. Please call 330-672-3100 to be added to a waitlist.

Step 1: Registration Fee Payment

Please submit payment for your registration fee via credit card

The registration fee depends on the technology camp you select.

Please ensure accounts are created with the name of the child participating in the camp(s) instead of the parent or guardian's name.


After you have submitted payment, please complete the registration form

 

Payment can also be submitted via check.

Please note: Registration fees are refundable for cancellations made 5 business days prior to camp start. 

For assistance with registration payment, please contact Judi Cash at 330-672-8670 or jcash11@kent.edu

Step 2: Registration Form

Register for AT&T 2019 Camps Here

Additional Notes:

  • Complete one registration form per student per camp. 
  • When registering, please use your child's enrolling grade for 2019-2020. 
  • Refundable registration fees for cancellations made five business days prior to camp start. 

Please ensure that registration is completed with the name of the child participating in the camp(s) instead of the parent or guardian's name.

If you have not yet submitted  your registration fee via credit card, please select your fee from the list of technology camps. Payment can also be submitted via check.

For assistance with registration payment, please contact Judi Cash at 330-672-8670 or jcash11@kent.edu

About the AT&T Classroom

Housed within Kent State University's Research Center for Educational Technology, the AT&T Classroom provides a unique setting to study the potential of educational technologies. The Summer Technology Camps offer chances for young campers to learn about 3D printing, LEGO WeDo  systems, drones coding, robotics, and much more. 

The classroom was founded in 1998 through the generous support of the AT&T Foundation, the Ohio Board of Regents and the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation and has since hosted over 220 classes from 45 schools across the Northeast Ohio region. As a PreK-16 classroom, the AT&T classroom is able to provide students 1:1 access to multiple devices and platforms including touchscreen convertible laptops, iPads, iPod touches, Android tablets, Google Cardboard VR viewers, and several Boogie Board e-writer devices including the Jot 8.5, the Jot 4.5 Clearview, the Play n’ Trace, the Scribble n’ Play and the Sync. Students are able to use these devices to access web-based tools as well as iOS and Android apps. The classroom also has available the LEGO WeDo 2.0 Robotics system, a 3D printer, a SMART Board 6065i interactive flat panel, a wall-mounted Boogie Board LCD e-writer, a digital presentation system, a document camera, a 50-inch flat panel plasma screen TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Squirrels Reflector 2, scanners, printers, digital still and video cameras, and high-definition video recording equipment.

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