Toy Hacking, Flying Machines & More

We are having a great time at our first February Vacation Camp, Feb. 20-24, 2017! 

Enjoy some of these photos and videos of what students have been making this week. 

STEAM Challenges: DIY Tech Fashion



Half Day Session — $70

Full Day Session — $120

All Week Half Day — $300

All Week Full Day — $550


AM session: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (students should bring a snack, lunch optional)

PM session: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. (students should bring a snack, lunch optional)

Full day: 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. (students should bring 2 snacks and a lunch)

Registration:  Registration is now closed.

Mix & Match Programs — pick any day, any time frame:


STEAM Challenges (ages 7-15)

Monday through Friday. Morning, afternoon or full day options

Every day of vacation week, students will tackle a new project in our SEEDS Studiolab. Monday: DIY fashion. Tuesday: Making and improving microscopes. Wednesday: Interactive stories. Thursday: Hacked toys. Friday: Reusables. Students can sign up for single days or the entire week, half days or full days. Based on sign-ups, skill levels and previous exposure, we will work in smaller teams, keeping sessions both engaging and challenging for all. Lead instructor: Acera Design Learning and STEM teacher Alisha Panjwani.


Physics of Projectiles (ages 9-15)

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, AM option (8:30 am to 12:30 pm)

What does it take to throw an object into the air? Investigate and build (safe!) projectile shooters and start launching balls to study the principles of power, and the role gravity plays in how projectiles move. Students can sign up for single days or all 3 days. Instructor: Adam Rosell, Acera Creativity Morning construction teacher.

Flying Machines (ages 9 -15)

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, PM option (12:30 to 4:30 pm)

Build a helicopter and a glider, explore how energy transfers into motion, and learn what a man named Bernoulli has to do with how airplanes fly. Students can sign up for single days or all 3 days. Instructor: Adam Rosell, Acera Creativity Morning construction teacher

What the day will look like:

8:30 to 8:45 a.m. — Arrival, Games

8:45 to 10:30 a.m. — Morning Session

10:30 to 11 a.m. — Snack Break

11 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Morning Session Continues

12 to 1 p.m. — Lunch and Recess

12:30 pm: Morning students depart, Afternoon students arrive

1 to 2:30 p.m. — Afternoon Session

2:30 to 3 p.m. — Snack Break

3 to 4:15 p.m. — Afternoon Session continued

4:15 to 4:30 p.m. — Recess Time, Pick up