Saturday, December 5, 2020

Join Us For Youth Summer Programs in Southlake

There are so many fun and new programs, for both girls and boys, available in Southlake this summer. From designing and making your own make-up to building your own video games! Don’t miss out and sign up fast before the classes fill up.

Adventures in Art Camp (Ages 6-13): Finally an art camp that teaches fine art and creative thinking, not simple crafts. Your artist will create 8 masterpieces using oil, watercolor and acrylics while learning, fine art principles and color theory. Subjects include land and seascapes, still lifes, florals and animals. All supplies furnished. Wear an old t-shirt and bring paper towels and a snack.

Glamour Girls (Ages 6-12): Spend a week creating your own beauty products! You will learn to make your own lip balm, nail polish, fancy soap, bath bombs and more. Students will create their own specialized shades and scents, even adding glitter. Students will also learn three creative nail polish techniques

Pre-Engineering: Minecraft, Build Using Lego (Ages 5-7): Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as a motorized Creeper, a portal to the Nether, and a moving Minecraft! Create your favorite Minecraft objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. Whether you are new to Miinecraft and LEGO or a seasoned veteran, you’ll be hooked on the endless creative possibilities.

Engineering Funamentals: Minecraft, Build Using Lego (Ages 8-12):  Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO! Build a motorized walking Creeper, a terrifying Ghast, and a motorized Minecraft! This project-based camp, designed by Play-Well instructors, combines the basic format of our core engineering-themed programs based on the world of Minecraft. Students will explore real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO.

Jedi Engineering With Lego (Ages 5-7): Young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining LEGO® X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets.

Jedi Master Engineering With Lego (Ages 8-12): The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build LEGO XWings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.

Stop and Go Animation (Ages 7-14): Focused around the popular LEGO piece sets and characters, students are shown the proper way to capture their still images and how to maintain organization to make the film editing easy and straightforward. At the end of the course, students will have a master edit uploaded to our Youtube channel to share with friends and family.

Minecraft Architects (Ages 8-14): Minecraft Architects presents students with different construction challenges and students must plan, design, and construct buildings meeting specific guidelines. Through experimenting and working together, students will develop skills in creative thinking, math, geometry and team building.

Animation (Ages 10-17): In this class students will learn the basics of animation and digital design. Students who enjoy going to various sites to see fun interactive animations will love this course. This class will utilize Adobe’s award winning animation software in Adobe Flash. Students will create fun interactive animations that they can share with the world.

Video Game Design (Ages 10-17): This course provides students with a fun, interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students enrolled in this camp will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family.

iVideo Game Design (Ages 6-10):Want to create video games? This is an introductory course for younger students who want to learn to build simple video games. This course combines the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. Amaze your friends and family with your fun interactive games.

Beginner Guitar Lessons (Ages 7+): Learn to play the guitar from a professional guitar instructor at your own pace. This class will teach you the basic chords hand positions, picking, and much more. Students will be given an opportunity to perform at the quarterly local concert events. Participants must bring their own guitar.

If you are interested in signing your child up for any of these programs, you can register online or at the Parks and Recreation office located at 1400 Main St, Suite 210.

For more information please contact (817) 748-8019 or visit www.SouthlakeParksandRec.com.