Courses

Amaze your friends and impress your opponents! Increase your IQ while having fun playing chess and competing for prizes. Learn from Twin Cities Chess Club instructors who have years of teaching experience.


March 7, 2020 to April 25, 2020, HC Rm 113 Door 5
Learn how to build a computer and prepare for a lifetime of building technology! Build, program and play using the Raspberry Pi edition of Minecraft.


July 6-9, 2020, HC Rm 212 Door 5
Have you ever wanted to grow your own crystals? Or wondered what makes them magical reflectors of light? Discover the science and fun of crystals!


July 13-16, 2020, RE Media Door 1
Engineering is everywhere! Your student will experience how engineering affects their everyday life in a new hands-on lesson each week, while also learning problem solving and critical thinking skills, and peer collaboration.


April 20, 2020 to May 11, 2020, OE Media Door 4
April 22, 2020 to May 13, 2020, RE Media Door 1
April 23, 2020 to May 14, 2020, HE Media Door 1
April 24, 2020 to May 15, 2020, PV Media Door 1
The Ministry of Magic invites all aspiring wizards to this extraordinary camp! Earn points for your house by completing engineering challenges such as creating the farthest-reaching Golden Snitch Launcher or the fastest Gringott Cart to reach the vaults.


August 10-13, 2020, HC Rm 212 Door 5
Faster! Higher! Stronger! Work with your team to build extreme robots and use programs to experiment with and overcome Olympic-style challenges!


June 22-24, 2020, HE Media Door 1
Electrify your summer with light bulbs, wires, LEDs and so much more! Explore circuits and the power of electricity as you create super-cool electrical toys to take home, including a radio-controlled car!


July 6-9, 2020, PV Media Door 1
Discover how to use Unity, a powerful programming suite used by professionals and independent game developers to make and modify micro-video games! We'll make a speed booster pad, custom triggers, track twists, animations and more!


July 27-29, 2020, RE Media Door 1
Learn to code in this all-girls class! Discover fundamental coding concepts while working together and supporting each other. Create a game with unique backgrounds and characters using principles of game design and interactive storytelling.


June 8-10, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
The 9-week GRASP summer program helps keep your student's reading/math skills sharp during the summer months.


June 8, 2020 to August 5, 2020
The 9-week GRASP program helps keep your student's reading/math skills sharp during the summer months.


June 8, 2020 to August 5, 2020
Create YOUR OWN VIDEO GAME! Choose your own storyline with your favorite superheroes as the stars, add challenges and levels of difficulty, then share by email or post on the web to challenge your family and friends.


Thursday, April 9, 2020, HE Art Rm Door 1
Smash! Crash! Boom! We are going to build stuff and break stuff! Put on your hard hat and safety goggles and let's wreck it!


August 3-6, 2020, HE Media Door 1
MinecraftEDU is designed for students who have never used Minecraft or who are beginners to the game. Working in teams, they scout out an area to build their own shelters and gather the necessary resources to engineer new structures that will withstand an imminent catastrophe on Earth.


July 6-9, 2020, HC Rm 212 Door 5
Make it MOVE! Use LEGO bricks to construct a soccer goalie, boat, airplane and other cool things that are meant to move. Discover how using basic STEM engineering concepts and drag-and-drop icon-based software will cause your awesome creations to block shots, weather a fierce storm, spin their propellers and more!


April 1-22, 2020, ME Media Door 7
April 2-30, 2020, PE Music Rm Door 3
April 3, 2020 to May 1, 2020, ZE Music Rm Door 6C
April 6, 2020 to May 4, 2020, TL Music Rm Door 3
April 7-28, 2020, RE Music Rm Door 3
April 29, 2020 to May 20, 2020, HE Art Rm Door 1
Discover the fascinating world of robotics using LEGOŽ bricks! Create a walking giant, ferocious lion, terrible pterodactyl, and other interesting creatures! Use drag-and-drop icon-based software to program your creations to walk, roar, flap their wings and more!


February 26, 2020 to March 18, 2020, HE Art Rm Door 1
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? In this super-awesome camp, your guides will challenge you and your team to create amazing survival contraptions. Engineer a cool periscope, harness the power of the sun to cook yummy marshmallows, devise a device for drinkable water, design a shelter and so much more!


June 15-18, 2020, HC Rm 212 Door 5
Become the architect of three mini-game battle arenas! Build your own spleef arena, Capture the Flag base, and King of the Hill stadium, then challenge your friends!


June 22-24, 2020, HE Media Door 1
It's battle time! Spend the week learning about simple machines, engineering, programming and more using the LEGO WeDo Robotics unique system.


July 27-29, 2020, RE Media Door 1
Yes, we CAN learn about Robotics! With the LEGO WeDo Robotics System, your student can build and program their own robotic creations. Young imaginations soar!


June 8-10, 2020, HC Rm 209 Door 5
Explore the science behind slime! Investigate why slime is delightfully bouncy, stretchy, sticky and moldable. This class is more than hands-on...it's hands IN! Come prepared to have fun and get messy.


Thursday, February 27, 2020, OE Art Rm Door 4
Thursday, March 12, 2020, RE Art Rm Door 3
Take a closer look at the science of the human body when you join our Biomedical Engineering camp! Through learning-by-doing experiences, you'll begin to unravel the mysteries of the human body by measuring your heart rate, approximating energy expenditure, and discovering the importance of refueling with proper nutrition.


August 3-6, 2020, HE Media Door 1
Are you ready to answer the call for heroes and to see what it takes to be super? Investigate superhero skill sets to uncover the science behind super powers. Fly alongside Superman, sling webs with Spider-Man and recognize the real-life heroes of our world.


July 20-23, 2020, OE Media Door 4
What would you do if you found yourself stranded on an abandoned island filled with perilous obstacles? Band together with other "survivors" to compete against opposing tribes using engineering-related projects.


July 20-23, 2020, OE Media Door 4
Take to the skies with mini drones! Using a thrilling hands-on aerial robotics platform, this camp is the perfect introduction to the world of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).


August 10-13, 2020, HC Rm 212 Door 5