Potterpalooza, Summer Performing Arts Workshop, and Bricks 4 Kidz Camps

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SPAW (Summer Performing Arts Workshop)

Gotta Sing…Gotta Dance…

SPAW (Summer Performing Arts Camp) is a program for students ages 7-18 interested in the performing arts.

This is a two week program that will commence in the recently renovated Mercyhurst Prep Performing Arts Center, (PAC). If you’ve gotta sing and gotta dance…then grab your dancing shoes and favorite music and join us on the MPS Performing Arts stage for two weeks of musical theatre fun!!! Students will be grouped accord­ing to age. Every day each group will experience classes in dance, music, and theatre. Grab a friend or two and don’t miss this opportunity! On Friday, June 22, our talented students will perform a showcase for family and friends in the Performing Arts Center.

WHERE: MPS
WHEN: June 11 – 22 Monday through Friday (9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
AGES: Ages 7 – 18
COST: $150
CONTACT: Email twyman@mpslakers.com for more information.
REGISTER: Register Online

POTTERPALOOZA

A Week of Magic…Wizardry…Fun…Adventure…

During the Week of Magic, students will be sorted into houses and will attend various Harry Potter themed classes such as herbolo­gy, PLR (Professor Lockhart’s Reenactments), potions, astronomy and so much more.

Young witches and wizards will gather at the Mercyhurst Prep campus of HOGWARTS and will take excursions to the “castle” at Mercyhurst University. Students should dress for a variety of indoor/outdoor games and activities, and are welcome to dress in costume. Bring a bagged lunch; snacks and beverages will be provided.

WHERE: MPS
WHEN:
July 16 – 20 and/or July 23 – 27 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Can do either week or BOTH!
AGES: 5 – 14
COST: $150 ($140 each for siblings) and includes a camp tee shirt
CONTACT: Email twyman@mpslakers.com for more information.
REGISTER: Register Online

Bricks 4 Kidz Camp

WHERE: MPS
COST: $100 for one morning or afternoon session, $195 for both the morning and afternoon session.
CONTACT: Email twyman@mpslakers.com for more information.
REGISTER: Register Online

Please see below for details on each camp. 

Students can register for only the morning or afternoon or the full day with both camps.

JUNE 18 – 22

Intro to Coding
DATES:
June 18 – 22 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
AGES: ages 9 and up
COST: $100
The ability to code is a key component of technology education today. Our coding program will teach students important strategies to enhance their logic and problem-solving skills, as well as help them work toward becoming technological innovators of tomorrow. Our program offers a skill level progression of coding concepts. Students will be introduced to basic coding with a fun, user-friendly coding software.

Stop Motion Animation
bricks4kidzDATES: June 18 – 22 (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
AGES: ages 9 and up
COST: $100
Light, cameras, LEGO® action!  Use LEGO® bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects and all your favorite LEGO® mini-figure characters!  In this unique and creative camp, students will plan, script, stage, shoot, and produce their own mini-movie using Stop Motion Animation.  Working as a team, students will use LEGO® components to build the set and props, then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more.  When the movie is complete, campers will impress friends and family with a screening party on the last day of camp. Don’t miss your chance to be a movie producer!
LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

JULY 9 – 13

Stop Motion Animation
DATES: July 9 – 13 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
AGES: ages 9 and up
COST: $100
Light, cameras, LEGO® action!  Use LEGO® bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects and all your favorite LEGO® mini-figure characters!  In this unique and creative camp, students will plan, script, stage, shoot, and produce their own mini-movie using Stop Motion Animation.  Working as a team, students will use LEGO® components to build the set and props, then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more.  When the movie is complete, campers will impress friends and family with a screening party on the last day of camp. Don’t miss your chance to be a movie producer!
LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

EV3 Robotics Camp
DATES:
July 9 – 13 (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
AGES: ages 9 and up
COST: $100
Experience the cutting edge of technology with the introduction of LEGO® MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics. Students will be captivated as they incorporate the newest generation of motors, sensors and software by programming their commands directly into the intelligent brick. Test their capabilities by moving an object with a robotic claw, building a robot that draws, or a creating a mouse trap.  Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best!
LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

JULY 30 – AUGUST 3

Video Game Design
DATES: July 30 – August 3 (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
AGES: 
ages 9 and up
COST:
$100
Students will develop a range of coding and problem-solving skills as they create fun video games. Game designers will think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively to create various video games. Each Game Design unit includes a themed mini-model built with LEGO® Bricks that will be the main character of all of the games. Each game progressively teaches more advanced capabilities within the video game design software. Students will be proud and excited to actually play their very own completed video games.
LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

Coding with EV3
DATES: July 30 – August 3 (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
AGES:
 ages 9 and up
COST:
$100
Bring LEGO® Bricks to life with coding! The ability to code is a key component of technology education today. Our coding programs will teach students important strategies to enhance their logic and problem-solving skills, as well as help them work toward becoming technological innovators of tomorrow. Our programs offer skill level progression of coding concepts as students advance through multiple levels from beginner through advanced. Students will build models with LEGO® Education’s WeDo or EV3 elements, then control their models with the codes they write.
LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.

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