A Tynker CodeMaker Camp™ in Murfreesboro, Tn

Camp STEM (Technology Engagement Center)

Camp STEM offers week-long day camps where kids can code, create, and experiment in a fun and engaging environment.
by Camp STEM
Delivering excellence in S.T.E.M. education with fun and engaging opportunities.
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Week-long summer camps available

$199
3Jun - 7Jun

Minecraft Modding

Create your own Minecraft server modifications and minigames while learning fundamental coding concepts. Discover what you can do with code!
No prior programming experience required.

  • Schedule
  • Drop-off time: 9:00 AM
  • Pick-up time: 3:00 PM
  • Recommended level
  • Intermediate
  • Grades 6 - 8
$199
10Jun - 14Jun

Game Design

Learn to plan and design a variety of game types. Over the course of a week, you will design and build 2D platformers, top-down games, side scrollers, and physics-based games. Campers will build a foundation of programming basics and apply them as they build a different class of game each day. Work on a collaborative project with friends. At the end of the week, show off your original games and play them with friends and family. No prior programming experience required.

  • Schedule
  • Drop-off time: 9:00 AM
  • Pick-up time: 3:00 PM
  • Recommended level
  • Beginner
  • Grades 3 - 8
$199
17Jun - 21Jun

Creative Coding

Discover programming through art, animation, music and math. Collaborate with other campers as you bring amazing projects to life using visual programming. Create interactive greetings, experiment with sounds and musical notes, make your own comics, design characters and animate them, generate math art and build level-based games. No prior programming experience required.

  • Schedule
  • Drop-off time: 9:00 AM
  • Pick-up time: 3:00 PM
  • Recommended level
  • Beginner
  • Grades 3 - 8
$199
24Jun - 28Jun

Game Design

Learn to plan and design a variety of game types. Over the course of a week, you will design and build 2D platformers, top-down games, side scrollers, and physics-based games. Campers will build a foundation of programming basics and apply them as they build a different class of game each day. Work on a collaborative project with friends. At the end of the week, show off your original games and play them with friends and family. No prior programming experience required.

  • Schedule
  • Drop-off time: 9:00 AM
  • Pick-up time: 3:00 PM
  • Recommended level
  • Beginner
  • Grades 3 - 8
$199
22Jul - 26Jul

WeDo Coding Studio

Make coding come to life with the LEGO WeDo kit. Using Tynker's intuitive visual coding approach, and the WeDo kit, you'll will engage in both digital and physical creation. Incorporating the the touch sensor, the accelerometer, and the optical sensor allows for an array of inspiring STEM projects. By the end of the week, you'll build 10 fun real-world projects including a game controller, a rock band, and a car that is programmed to avoid obstacles.

How this course works: Students sign in to their Tynker accounts from a Chromebook or desktop computer and complete a Tynker lesson online. Then, they sign-in to their account from the Tynker app on a shared iPad device. The DIY projects will be available under the "My Projects" section in their app. They will be able to modify and run the programs on the iPad to control the accessory via Bluetooth. You can share one or two tablets between all students in a classroom and they can take turns controlling the accessary.

Recommended Accessories: This course requires a LEGO WeDo 2.0 Kit and a tablet (each sold separately).

  • At least one LEGO WeDo 2.0 kit
  • One iPad for each kit
  • The free Tynker app for iPads
  • Laptop, desktop, or Chromebook computers for students to work through the modules

No experience with coding or LEGO WeDo is necessary.

  • Schedule
  • Drop-off time: 9:00 AM
  • Pick-up time: 3:00 PM
  • Recommended level
  • Intermediate
  • Grades 3 - 5
$199
29Jul - 2Aug

AR Studio

Bring the real world into the virtual world in your AR games. Learn to add special effects to your camera feed and use hand gestures to interact with virtual game elements.

  • Schedule
  • Drop-off time: 9:00 AM
  • Pick-up time: 3:00 PM
  • Recommended level
  • Intermediate
  • Grades 3 - 8

Way-finding tips

Technology Engagement Center (TEC) Linebaugh Public Library Park in the main parking lot. Follow the signs to Camp STEM. Excited staff will greet you upon entry.

Rules for drop-off and pick-up

You must drop-off and pick-up at the TEC main entrance. Drop-off starts 15 minutes before camp starts at 9 a.m. Pick-up starts at 3 p.m. with pickup no later than 3:15 p.m. Please call if circumstances arise. All campers must be signed in and out daily.

Make coding come to life with the LEGO WeDo kit. Using Tynker's intuitive visual coding approach, and the WeDo kit, you'll will engage in both digital and physical creation.Bring the real world into the virtual world in your AR games. Learn to add special effects to your camera feed and use hand gestures to interact with virtual game elements. No prior coding and programming experience required. Campers will need to provide their own lunches each day. Scholarships available.
Camp STEM (Technology Engagement Center) 306 Minerva Dr, Murfreesboro, Tn, 37130

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