HOMESCHOOL HAPPENINGS

Thank you for your interest in the upcoming educational opportunities available for you and your child at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.  Take a look below at what we have planned this summer!

Get in touch with your DIY self! Learn how to create amazing robots, animate your own short films, design video games and more. Maker Camps are your chance to get hands-on and learn by doing this summer! Please note: these workshops are open to all museum guests.

LEGO® Robotics

June 9 and 10, 10 AM - 3 PM  Ages 7-9

$100 Members/$120 Non-members

Robots aren't just for sci-fi movies anymore; we now find them everyday in the world around us. Discover the awesome world of robotic engineering by building and experimenting with several different kinds of robots including LEGO® NXT robots that you can build and program into amazing creations!

 

 

 

LEGO® Robotics

June 11 and 12, 10 AM - 3 PM                            Ages 10-12

$100 Members/$120 Non-members

Robots aren't just for sci-fi movies anymore; we now find them everyday in the world around us. Discover the awesome world of robotic engineering by building and experimenting with several different kinds of robots including LEGO® NXT robots that you can build and program into amazing creations!

 

 

Animation Station

July 6 and 7, 10 AM - 3 PM                                   Ages 7-9

$100 Members/$120 Non-members

Become the next great filmmaker using the unique technique of Stop Motion Animation! Learn the basics of filmmaking such as storyboarding and character creation. Then, use free, open-source software and cameras to create an animated masterpiece. You'll even have the opportunity to green screen yourself into your animated short. How cool!

 

Animation Station

July 8 and 9, 10 AM - 3 PM                                   Ages 10-12

$100 Members/$120 Non-members

Become the next great filmmaker using the unique technique of Stop Motion Animation! Learn the basics of filmmaking such as storyboarding and character creation. Then use free, open-source animation software and cameras to create your movie masterpiece. Finally, learn how to record and edit audio for your film using open-source audio software.


Mini Maker Camps

Select Fridays & Saturdays in July
Ready to be challenged while learning something new? Here's your chance to spend an afternoon creating as part of a fun, exciting new project! Geared toward teens and adults, Mini Maker Camps are hands-on experiences allowing you to get involved in the DIY "Maker" Movement. Each camp features one specific activity designed to both challenge you and teach you exciting new skills in subjects such as robotics, circuitry, crafting, and coding.

 

Visit www.fwmsh.org/make in mid-June for more details.

 

Inventor's Workshop

August 3 and 4, 10 AM - 3 PM                           Ages 7-9

$100 Members/$120 Non-members

Get the tools you need to become a world class inventor! Learn the basics of circuitry, soldering, and power tool safety. Explore the design process and learn step-by-step how to create an idea and bring it to life. You'll even have the opportunity to share your ideas in the "Inventor's Showcase" and have your inventions on display for the month of August in Innovation Studios!

 

Inventor's Workshop

August 5 and 6, 10 AM - 3 PM                           Ages 10-12

$100 Members/$120 Non-members

Get the tools you need to become a world class inventor! Learn the basics of circuitry, soldering, and power tool safety. Explore the design process and learn step-by-step how to create an idea and bring it to life. You'll even have the opportunity to share your ideas in the "Inventor's Showcase" and have your inventions on display for the month of August in Innovation Studios!

 

Video Game Master

August 10-12, 10 AM - 3 PM                                Ages 10-12

$150 Members/$180 Non-members

Impress your friends and learn how to make your own video game! Using open source software, you will learn how to make graphics, record sounds effects, and create levels in your own unique video game. Because the software is free to download, you can take what you learn and keep creating at home!

 

Registration:

Class space is limited and first-come, first-served; advance registration is required.

 

Online: click here.  

E-mail: make@fwmsh.org 

Phone: 817.255.9309

Mail: Jacie Hood - make@fwmsh.org

1600 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

 

If registering by phone (817.255.9309), the registration form must be emailed or faxed (817.255.9595) prior to the camp date. Full payment must be made at time of registration and confirmation; policy information and parking instructions will be emailed after registration.  

 

Registration closes two days prior to the camp start date. 
No exceptions on age limits will be made.


Museum School® Classes for Homeschool Students

Now is the time to make plans to include Museum School in your children's summer schedule. Click here for a PDF copy of the Museum School Summer brochure with class schedules, descriptions and the registration form. Call 817-255-9335 to register by phone or fax a registration to 817-255-9519.

 

If you have any questions call 817-255-9335 or send an E-mail with your name and question to mgabbard@fwmsh.org. We hope to see you and your family soon!


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