Hands-On Tech Summer Camps

TeachersWhoTech is offering three different full-day  summer camps for students ages 10-14 in the greater Seattle area.


Camp 1: Adventures in Robotics, Engineering & Coding

Imagine it, engineer it, and bring it to life!  In this week-long camp, students will explore the exciting world of robotics, engineering and coding.  They will be engaging in coding while experiencing the versatility of materials.  This camp will have your student working in teams, making friends, and creating from day one.  


Camp 2: Making Musical Instruments

Want to invent the next level of musical instruments? In this week-long camp, students will appreciate the complexities of music-making machines and design and build their own instruments. They will be engaging in coding while experiencing a diverse range of materials.  This camp will have your student working in teams, making friends, and creating music from day one


Camp 3: Wearable Tech & Fashion Design

Bring fashion and technology together. In this week-long camp, students will discover how to combine hands-on clothing construction techniques with circuits, electronics and AdaFruit Flora and Arduino™ mircocontroller programming to create personalized e-textiles or unique accessories using their new skills in design and engineering. They will be engaging in coding through a versatile range of materials.  This camp will have your student working in teams, making friends, and creating from day one. 


Our curriculum challenges students to tinker, make mistakes, problem-solve, and succeed in their creative endeavors.

DESCRIPTION OF OUR SUMMER CAMPS

  • Camp 1: Adventures in Robotics, Engineering & Coding      
    More Info and Registration!          
    Ages: 10-14
    Dates: July 10th - July 14th                    
    Full day: 9am - 4pm
    Extended care available 1 hour before/after (8am dropoff, 5pm pickup)

    Location: Teachers Who Tech Shop
                   Interbay Work Lofts (next to Whole Foods Plaza)
                   1631 15th Ave. W. Suite 315
                   Seattle, WA 98119

    Sample Schedule:
    9:00 - Start of day, Learning concepts and group design collaboration
    10:30 - Morning snack (10 minutes)
    10:40 - Mini-project
    12:00 - Lunch
    12:30 - Big project
    2:00 -  Afternoon snack (10 minutes)
    2:10 -  Finish big project, share with group, and reflect
    4:00 -  End of day, Parent pickup
     

  • What is This Camp About?

    Imagine it, engineer it, and bring it to life!  In this week-long camp, students will explore the exciting world of robotics, engineering and coding.  They will be engaging in coding while experiencing the versatility of materials.  This camp will have your student working in teams, making friends, and creating from day one.

  • Mini-Schedule:
    Day 1: Starting with the basics - manipulating simple materials
    Day 2: Prototyping and Engineering Foundations
    Day 3: Robotics: Using Hydraulics
    Day 4: Robotics: Using Motors
    Day 5: Coding Microcontrollers

  • STEAM and Project-Based Learning Skills Development:
    - Problem-solving
    - Creativity and innovation
    - Collaborative teamwork
    - Adapting to new challenges and being resourceful

  • What Will Students Take Home?

    Students in this camp will take home a USB with the documentation of the week’s learning and discovery process through their projects.  Projects in this class include : prototype robotic hands, hydraulic machines and robotic cars. All projects can be taken home after the camp for continued improvement and tinkering!

  • Who is a good fit for this camp?
    Do you like to figure out how and why things work?  
    Are you interested in knowing more about robots?
    Are you a “hands-on” learner?

    This summer camp is ideal for students who enjoy problem-solving and want to develop interpersonal skills through working in a collaborative team setting. As students have fun designing and building different machines and robots, this camp helps lay a strong foundation for future study in math, computer engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering and other STEM subjects.

 


  • Camp 2: Making Musical Instruments
    More Info and Registration!        
    Ages: 10-14 (Middle Schoolers)
    Dates: July 17th - July 21st             
    Full day: 9am - 4pm
    Extended care available 1 hour before/after (8am dropoff, 5pm pickup)

    Location: Teachers Who Tech Shop
                   Interbay Work Lofts (next to Whole Foods Plaza)
                   1631 15th Ave. W. Suite 315
                   Seattle, WA 98119
  • Sample Schedule:
    9:00 - Start of day, Learning concepts and group design collaboration
    10:30 - Morning snack break (10 minutes)
    10:40 - Mini-project
    12:00 - Lunch
    12:30 - Big project
    2:00 - Afternoon snack break (10 minutes)
    2:10 - Finish big project, share with group, and reflect
    4:00 - End of day, Parent pickup

  • What is This Camp About?

    Want to invent the next level of musical instruments? In this week-long camp, students will appreciate the complexities of music-making machines and design and build their own instruments. They will be engaging in coding while experiencing a diverse range of materials.  This camp will have your student working in teams, making friends, and creating music from day one.

  • Mini-Schedule:
    Day 1: Wind instruments: Harmonicas + Vegetable Ocarinas
    Day 2: Prototyping and Engineering Your Own Unique Instruments
    Day 3: String Instruments: Acoustic Guitars + Harps
    Day 4: String Instruments: Electric Guitars
    Day 5: Electric Guitar - Coding Microcontrollers

  • STEAM and Project-Based Learning Skills Development:
    Problem-solving
    Creativity and innovation
    Collaborative teamwork
    Adapting to new challenges and being resourceful

  • What Will Students Take Home?    

    Students in this camp will take home a USB with the documentations of the week’s learning and discovery process through their projects.  Projects in this class include : vegetable ocarinas, harmonicas, harps, acoustic guitars and micro-electric guitars with microcontrollers that students code themselves using Arduino IDE and S4A software. All projects can be taken home after the camp for continued improvement and tinkering!

  • Who is a good fit for this camp?

    Are you interested in knowing more about music and instruments? 
    Do you like to figure out how and why things work?  
    Are you a “hands-on” learner?

    This summer camp is ideal for students who enjoy problem-solving and want to develop interpersonal skills through working in a collaborative team setting. As students have fun designing and building different instruments and electronic sound, this camp helps lay a strong foundation for future study in math, computer engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering and other STEM subjects.


  • Camp 3: Wearable Tech & Fashion Design           
    More Info and Registration!
    Ages: 10-14 (Middle Schoolers)
    Dates: July 24th - July 28th       
    Full day: 9am - 4pm
    Extended care available 1 hour before/after (8am dropoff, 5pm pickup)

    Location: Teachers Who Tech Shop
                   Interbay Work Lofts (next to Whole Foods Plaza)
                   1631 15th Ave. W. Suite 315
                   Seattle, WA 98119
     
  • Sample Schedule:
    9:00 - Start of day, Learning concepts and group design collaboration
    10:30 - Morning snack break (10 minutes)
    10:40 - Mini-project
    12:00 - Lunch
    12:30 - Big project
    2:00 -  Afternoon snack break (10 minutes)
    2:10 -   Finish big project, share with group, and reflect
    4:00 -  End of day, Parent pickup
  • What is This Camp About? 
        Bring fashion and technology together. In this week-long camp, students will discover how to combine hands-on clothing construction techniques with circuits, electronics and AdaFruit Flora and Arduino™ mircocontroller programming to create personalized e-textiles or unique accessories using their new skills in design and engineering. They will be engaging in coding through a versatile range of materials.  This camp will have your student working in teams, making friends, and creating from day one. 

  • Mini-Schedule:
            Day 1: Fashion and Tech Foundations: Sewing basics and simple LED circuits
            Day 2: Coding: Flora Microcontrollers
            Day 3: Fashion Design: Shoes
            Day 4: Fashion Design: Clothing
            Day 5: Create and Code Unique Fashion Item

  • STEAM and Project-Based Learning Skills Development:
    Problem-solving
    Creativity and innovation
    Collaborative teamwork
    Adapting to new challenges and being resourceful

  • What Will Students Take Home?    
    Students in this Camp will take home a USB with the documentations of the week’s learning and discovery process through their projects.  Projects in this class include : LED bracelets, shoe prototyping, clothing article with coded microcontroller LEDs. All projects can be taken home after the camp for continued improvement and tinkering

  • Who is a good fit for this camp?
    Do you enjoy fashion design?   
        Would you like to know how to take your fashion ideas to the next level?  
    Are you a “hands-on” learner?

    This summer camp is ideal for students who enjoy problem-solving and want to develop interpersonal skills through working in a collaborative team setting. As students have fun designing and building different fashion articles with integrated tech, this camp helps lay a strong foundation for future study in math, computer engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering and other STEM subjects.