AT&T Classroom Summer Technology Camps | Office of Continuing and Distance Education | Kent State University

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.

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)
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: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. - Noon (1 session)
Registration Fee: $75 if registering by May 20; $100 after May 20

Golden Flashes Jr STEAM Team (Grades 1-3)

Young campers will have fun engaging with digital tools for robotics, coding, and design while building important skills for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, & mathematics). 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, June 11-14, 2018
Time: 12:30 - 3 p.m. 
Registration Fee: $100 if registering by May 20; $125 after May 20

LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 - Level 1 (Grades 2+)

Campers will build & program robotics 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 to take home after completing the camp.

Date: Monday thru Thursday, June 18-21, 2018
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration Fee (no LEGO kit): $100 if registering by May 20; $125 after May 20
Registration Fee (with purchase of LEGO kit): $290 if registering by May 20; $315 after May 20

The aMAZEing Adventures of Edison! (Grades 3-5)

Campers will meet Edison the robot and together unleash imagination and creativity. After learning how to program Edison, campers will put their ingenuity to the test as they help Edison navigate through a maze and solve some problems along the way. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, June 18-21, 2018
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $100 if registering by May 20; $125 after May 20

Tynkering with LEGO WeDo Robotics and Drones (Grades 3+)

Campers who have completed a previous LEGO WeDo camp will learn to use Tynker to program new LEGO WeDo models and Parrot Drones. Registration includes a Parrot Drone for the camper to use at home and keep. Families may also opt to include with registration the purchase of a LEGO WeDo 2.0 kit for their child to use at camp and to keep. 

Date: Monday thruThursday, June 25-28, 2018
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m. 
Registration Fee & Drone (no LEGO kit): $210 if registering by May 20; $235 after May 20
Registration Fee & Drone (with purchase of LEGO kit): $400 if registering by May 20; $425 after May 20

Immersive Design: Exploring Tools for 3D, Augmented & Virtual Reality (Grades 5+)

Campers will design and program with tools for 3D modeling and creating augmented/virtual reality media. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, July 16-19, 2018
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Registration Fee: $100 if registering by May 20; $125 after May 20

Girls 4STEAM: Chic to be Geek! (Grades 5+)

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 16-19, 2018
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $100 if registering by May 20; $125 after May 20

Physical Computing with the Raspberry Pi (Grades 3+)

Campers will learn physical computing with the Raspberry Pi by programming the Raspberry Pi to connect it to the physical world. Registration includes the campers own Raspberry Pi and materials to use during the camp and to keep. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, July 23-26, 2018
Time: 9-11:30 a.m.
Registration Fee: $175 if registering by May 20; $195 after May 20

Coding with Smart Toy Robots (Grades 3+)

Campers will design and code with a variety of programmable toy robots including Edisons, Ozobot Bits, and Sphero SPRK+.

Date: Monday thru Thursday, July 23-26, 2018
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $100 if registering by May 20; $125 after May 20

Game Design & Programming (Grades 6+)

Campers will use Sploder and RPG Maker to design and program digital games. 

Date: Monday thru Thursday, July 30 - August 2, 2018
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $100 if registering by May 20; $125 after May 20

Step 1: Registration Form

Please fill out the form below.

*Please note that you should complete one registration form per student per camp. 

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.

Once you've completed the form, please submit payment for your registration fee via credit card. Payment can also be submitted via check.

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

Step 2: Registration Fee Payment

Once you've completed the registration form, please submit payment for your registration fee via credit card.

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

The registration fee depends on the technology camp you select.

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

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 ewriter 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 eWriter, 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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