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Young Engineers Summer Holiday Camps

 

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A Young Engineers Holiday Camp provides children with a fun and exciting way to explore science and engineering during their holidays.

Our Bricks Challenge sessions mix building of  complex machines using LEGO with time outside and playing games all with the aim of  learning about scientific and engineering principles.
Our Big Builders sessions for younger children use a variety of different materials depending on our theme for the day. We mix KNEX, Blox, Gears and LEGO..

In 2019 we are running camps for children aged 3 to 5 and a second group for ages 6 to 9

 

Bricks Challenge Camps for Ages 6 to 9 

Bricks Challenge camps will run for 6 weeks over the summer.

Bricks Challenge Camps are for children who have completed P1 through to those at the end of P4.  Our daily themes involve lots of LEGO building while learning about a range of STEM concepts such as probability, energy and structures. The themes for this year will be:

  • Monday: Flying Through The Storm – investigating the theory of flight and weather
  • Tuesday:  Robin Hood & The Castle Adventure – investigating energy and structures
  • Wednesday:  The Funhouse – understanding probability through games, puzzles and riddles
  • Thursday: Astronaut Adventure – The science of space travel, what happens to us in space, what do astronauts need to know?
  • Friday: Around the World In 80 days – Explore worldwide geography, famous landmarks and historical events

Our detailed Bricks Challenge summer brochure is coming soon!

 

Venues & Times : 9.30am to 3pm daily.

Our dates and venues for 2019 are as follows:

  • July 8th to 12th – Cramond Kirk Halls
  • July 15th to 19th – Edinburgh Academy
  • July 22nd to 26th –  Meggetland
  • July 29th to August 2nd – Dalgety Bay
  • August 5th to 9th –  Edinburgh Academy

Pricing

Full week £175pp, Daily £40pp

 

Big Builders Camps for Ages 3 to 5 

We are offering 3 weeks of Big Builders Camps in 2019.

These camps are for children aged 3 to 5. Sessions are relaxed. We start each day with a story that introduces our theme and provides plenty of opportunities for children to talk about their understanding of the topic and share their experiences. We then move on to experiments and investigations. Children will work in small groups of 4 or 5 with a staff member supporting them. Experiments are practical and help children explore the STEM topic through play. Each day includes a building session using a variety of materials from K’NEX, LEGO Blocks, Gears and so on. Finally we include an art project that allows the children to take home a souvenir

The themes for this year will be:

  • Monday: Castles & Forts – Learn about shapes and stable structures
  • Tuesday: Under the sea – We will be divers investigating the oceans
  • Wednesday: The World – All about maps and travelling
  • Thursday: Our bodies – Learn about our bones & muscles, heart & lungs
  • Friday: Dinosaurs – Learn about the life of dinosaurs and why they disappeared

Our detailed Big Builders summer program brochure is coming soon!

**Please note Big Builders is not a LEGO camp. We use a range of materials for building. We do not use motorised LEGO at any time in this camp***

Venues & Times : 9.30am to 12pm daily.

Our dates and venues for 2019 are as follows:

  • July 15th to 19th – Edinburgh Academy
  • July 29th to August 2nd – Meggetland
  • August 5th to 9th –  Cramond Kirk Halls

Pricing

Full week £85pp, Daily £20pd

 

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