Spring Break 2020 Williamsburg

Geek Forest


Can be purchased full break (4/9-4/17), full week (4/13-4/17) or individual days. Options available if you scroll down to green buttons.
(grades 4-8)
Thursday April 9

MAKER ELECTRONICS: 
LED Circuitry Lab (morning)
Technology and visual art are two fields we often bridge together at Geek Forest. In this particular lab,  we’ll be using circuitry to illuminate original paper crafts. This lab combines creative arts and circuit building to create vibrant crafts illuminated by custom LED bulb designs. 

MAKER GAMER: 
Dungeons & Dragons Campaign (afternoon) 
We will run a campaign of Dungeons & Dragons with customized characters. Dungeons & Dragons is a collaborative storytelling game that will enhance teamwork, problem solving, math, and reading skills through world building and imagination.

Friday April 10

MAKER ART/DESIGN: 
Camera Obscura Lab (morning)
Cameras are fascinating objects. The way they work though, is perhaps the most fascinating part. In this lab, students will get a look into the engineering that goes into building a camera, capturing light, and displaying the image it captures. Through building their own Camera Obscura, students will learn about engineering and photography to capture unique and memorable images. 

MAKER GAMER: 
Dungeons & Dragons Campaign (afternoon) 
We will run a campaign of Dungeons & Dragons with customized characters. Dungeons & Dragons is a collaborative storytelling game that will enhance teamwork, problem solving, math, and reading skills through world building and imagination.

Monday April 13

MAKER ART/DESIGN: 
Fantasy Map Design Lab (morning)
The intent of this lab is to guide students through the map-making process from concept to completion. We'll cover research, applying your fantasy world, symbol building and different approaches to map design. 

MAKER GAMER: 
Dungeons & Dragons Campaign (afternoon) 
We will run a campaign of Dungeons & Dragons with customized characters. Dungeons & Dragons is a collaborative storytelling game that will enhance teamwork, problem solving, math, and reading skills through world building and imagination.

Tuesday April 14

MAKER ART/DESIGN: 
Pop Manga Anime Design (morning)
From Pikachu to Goku, learn how shapes are used to create some of your favorite manga and anime characters. Utilize manga format as a means to expand your abilities to communicate with images and words to create their own world and characters. Kawaii! Learn ways to level up the cuteness of an existing character, or create your own!  

MAKER GAMER: 
Dungeons & Dragons Campaign (afternoon) 
We will run a campaign of Dungeons & Dragons with customized characters. Dungeons & Dragons is a collaborative storytelling game that will enhance teamwork, problem solving, math, and reading skills through world building and imagination.

Wednesday April 15

MAKER GAMER/CODER: 
Python Game Design (morning)
This lab teaches the fundamentals of computer programming and demonstrates how to code fun, creative projects using Python, a free, intuitive, open-source programming language that's one of the top five most popular worldwide. Students will understand the fundamental ideas of computer programming and the process of computational thinking using illustrations, flowcharts, and pseudocode, then shows how to apply those essentials to code exciting projects in Python. This course gives students the tools they need to create their own computer program!  

MAKER GAMER: 
Dungeons & Dragons Campaign (afternoon) 
We will run a campaign of Dungeons & Dragons with customized characters. Dungeons & Dragons is a collaborative storytelling game that will enhance teamwork, problem solving, math, and reading skills through world building and imagination.

Thursday April 16

MAKER CODER: 
Sonic Pi: Sounds in the Cloud (morning)
In this lab students will be exploring Sonic Pi, an open source programming environment designed for creating new sounds with code in a live coding environment. Using Raspberry Pi, we will be making sounds via typing text to Raspberry Pi, how to loop tunes, understanding MIDI and sound outputs, how to perform with Sonic Pi via live coding, sound effects, and much more. This class teaches Python and physical computing via the Raspberry Pi!  

MAKER GAMER: 
Dungeons & Dragons Campaign (afternoon) 
We will run a campaign of Dungeons & Dragons with customized characters. Dungeons & Dragons is a collaborative storytelling game that will enhance teamwork, problem solving, math, and reading skills through world building and imagination.

Friday April 17

MAKER ART/DESIGN: 
D&D Dungeon Architect (morning)
Dungeons are one of the staples of D&D. This class will be design their own playable dungeon with a series of rooms or chambers connected by halls or passages. Whether they choose decrepit crypts, moldering cellars, sinister prisons, decaying temples, ancient catacombs, castle ruins, their truly own adventure will begin!  

MAKER GAMER: 
Dungeons & Dragons Campaign (afternoon) 
We will run a campaign of Dungeons & Dragons with customized characters. Dungeons & Dragons is a collaborative storytelling game that will enhance teamwork, problem solving, math, and reading skills through world building and imagination


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