NEW Rutgers Maker Camps for Kids and Teachers

Rutgers Middle and High School Maker Camp @ Rutgers Makerspace

Problem-solving * Design-thinking * CAD * Fabrication* Assembly * Laser Cutter * 3D printer
 

Who: Middle School and High School Students
Date: August 7-11
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Rutgers Makerspace

Cost: $500

Description:  Participants will choose from a variety of problems to solve, with the goal of developing an innovative product or process.  Students, working in collaborative teams, will analyze key features and fully define their chosen problem and brainstorm and shape a solution.  This solution will first be paper prototyped and then designed in a CAD package, and finally fully realized and fabricated using key makerspace tools, such as 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC machines.  Participants will share and demo final solutions and working prototypes.

Register: http://cmsce.rutgers.edu/offering/rutgers-middle-school-and-high-school-maker-camp-rutgers-makerspace
For more information or questions, please contact Dawna Schultz, Director of In-district Initiatives @ dawnas@docs.rutgers.edu or 848-445-3025.

 

Rutgers Elementary Maker Camp (Grades 2-5)

Maker mindset * Design-thinking * Virtual to Physical
 
Who: Grades 2-5  School Students
Date: July 24 - July 28
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: CMSCE on Busch Campus
Cost: $250
 

Description:  Student will experience design thinking and grow their maker mindset through experiencing a new maker project each day.  Projects include: Paper Engineering, Little Bits, Makey Makey, Scratch, LEGO WeDo and a Robotics competition

Register: http://cmsce.rutgers.edu/offering/rutgers-elementary-maker-camp-grades-2-5
For more information or questions, please contact Dawna Schultz, Director of In-district Initiatives @ dawnas@docs.rutgers.edu or 848-445-3025.

 

Rutgers K-12 Teacher Maker Camp @ Rutgers Makerspace

Problem-solving * Design-thinking * CAD * Fabrication* Assembly * Laser Cutter * 3D printer
 

Who: K-12 Educators
Date: August 14-18
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Rutgers Makerspace
Cost: $350

Description:  Educators will become the students @ the RU makerspace and will experience design thinking, problem-solving and maker education.  They will choose from a variety of problems to solve,with the goal of developing an innovative product or process.  Working in collaborative teams, educators will analyze key features and fully define their chosen problem and brainstorm and shape a solution.  This solution will first be paper prototyped and then designed in a CAD package, and finally fully realized and fabricated using key makerspace tools, such as 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC machines.  Participants will share and demo final solutions and working prototypes.  In addition, educators will document their process and use that data for the development of their own maker unit or lesson.

Register: http://cmsce.rutgers.edu/offering/rutgers-k-12-teacher-maker-camp-ru-makerspace
For more information or questions, please contact Dawna Schultz, Director of In-district Initiatives @ dawnas@docs.rutgers.edu or 848-445-3025.

 

Rutgers K-12 Teachers Summer Maker Series
 

Who: K-12 Educators
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: CMSCE on Busch Campus
Cost: $75
Register: http://cmsce.rutgers.edu/workshops
  • July 11: Tinker CAD
  • July 13: Scratch
  • July 18: Paper Engineering
  • July 19: Automata
  • July 20: Lego WeDo
     

For more information or questions, please contact Dawna Schultz, Director of In-district Initiatives @ dawnas@docs.rutgers.edu or 848-445-3025.