Summer Camps

We’re so glad you are considering participating in one of our camps. As a company, we strive to offer a positive, educational and fun experience for all of our campers. However, all class material, cirriculum, and guidelines are subject to change at any time.

Here’s some information about our policies:

Payment:
EventBrite link will close one hour before the camp begins. If a camp is full please email us at info@makersfactory.com to be added to the waiting list. The website may state that a camp has spots left, however, the EventBrite link to registration is the most recent and updated roster count.
Agenda:
Students will receive one 20 minute break to stretch, eat and move around during the 3 hour camp schedule. There is a cafe on site and the camps are welcome to bring money to purchase food and beverages.
Refunds:
When a camp or class is cancelled by MakersFactory, full refunds will be given. When a particpant withdraws from the class or camp, the options are as follows:
Up to 3 weeks before the first day of camp:
1. Transfer to another OPEN MakersFactory class or camp, less a $10 processing fee.
2. Withdraw and receive a credit for another MakersFactory class or camp, less a $10 processing fee.
3. Withdraw and receive a refund of the camp or class fee, less a $20 processing fee.
From 20 days prior to the start of camp. NO REFUNDS will be given. Credits and transfers will be considered on a per-participant basis.
Attendance:
If a student does not show up to the first day of camp their seat may be given to a student on the waiting list unless a note or phone call is provided.
Makeups
No make ups are allowed.
Files
Some classes offer students the chance to take their completed files home at the end of the camp. Please see the camp description for details and what you will receive.
Late Fees
Parents will be charged a dollar a minute fifteen minutes after the end of camp if their child is not picked up. We do not provide coverage in between camps and our teachers need to be able to eat lunch.

Questions?: Send email to info@makersfactory.com


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Minecraft Hacking CampWk 5 (July 14 - 18)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Video Game Design CampWk 5 (July 14 - 18)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Fab Lab CampWk 6 (July 21 - 25)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Hacking Camp SOLD OUT!Wk 6 (July 21 - 25)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Jr Minecraft CampWk 7 (July 28 - Aug 1)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Robotics CampWk 7 (July 28 - Aug 1)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Hacking CampWk 8 (Aug 4 - 8)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft CampWk 8 (Aug 4 - 8)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Hacking CampWk 9 (Aug 11 - 15)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Animation CampWk 9 (Aug 11 - 15)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Computer Programming CampWk 10 (Aug 18 - 22)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Video Game Design CampWk 10 (Aug 18 - 22)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 259:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 251:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 269:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 261:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 279:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 271:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 289:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 281:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 299:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp Half DayWk 11 Aug 291:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!

Fab Lab Camp: For kids aged 9-12 Not sure where your interests lie? Take the Fab Lab camp with MakersFactory and find out! Inthanksgivingcraft this five-day camp, we will lead students on a grand tour of MakersFactory offerings, covering five of our most successful and popular topics, including:

  • 2D laser-cutter design with Inkscape
  • 3D design for 3D-printing with Blender
  • LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robotics
  • Game Design with GameMaker
  • Electronics with Arduino (ATTiny85)

July 21-25 9a-12pm Click here to register! Price: $230

Minecraft Camp: For kids aged 9-12

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Take your minecrafting to the next level with MakersFactory Minecraft Camp! Plan and design massive constructions, build elaborate Redstone contraptions, work as a team and build a world all your own. The Minecraft camp is entirely student-led so each class will be completely different as students decide collaboratively how and what to create each time. Instructors will facilitate organization and operate as “GMs” to make sure each student’s ideas can be fully realized in the Minecraft world. Students will transform an ordinary Minecraft  landscape… but into what? Sign up and find out! PLEASE NOTE: All laptops and minecraft accounts will be provided.

Aug 4- 8 1-4pm Click Here to Register! Price: $230

Half Days are offered for the last week in August for $55.

Aug 25 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $55

August 25 1-4pm Click Here to Register! Price: $55

Aug 26 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $55

August 26 1-4pm Click Here to Register! Price: $55

Aug 27 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $55

August 27 1-4pm Click Here to Register! Price: $55

Aug 28 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $55

August 28 1-4pm Click Here to Register! Price: $55

Aug 29 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $55

August 29 1-4pm Click Here to Register! Price: $55

Jr Minecraft Camp: For kids aged 6-8IMG_1190

Take your minecrafting to the next level with MakersFactory Minecraft Camp! Plan and design massive constructions, build elaborate Redstone contraptions, work as a team and build a world all your own. The Minecraft camp is entirely student-led so each class will be completely different as students decide collaboratively how and what to create each time. Instructors will facilitate organization and operate as “GMs” to make sure each student’s ideas can be fully realized in the Minecraft world. Students will transform an ordinary Minecraft  landscape… but into what? Sign up and find out! PLEASE NOTE: All laptops and minecraft accounts will be provided.

July 28 – Aug 1 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

Video Game Design Camp: For kids aged 9-12DSC_0090web

Like movie making, game design involves a lot of complicated processes, from programming the environment and character abilities to inventing the levels and point systems. These parts of game design and more will be covered in this weeklong course, using the game design software GameMaker. Participants will have the chance to work in a small group setting to discover more about the fascinating world of gaming. Participants will receive with both an editable GameMaker file and an executable file of their game to send to their friends.

July 14-18 1-4p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

Aug 18-22 1-4p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

Robotics Camp: For kids aged 9-12 Summer is a great time to get your hands on some fun projects. As a team, use our LEGOmindstormweb Mindstorms kits to build and program a true robot to perform various tasks. Learn basic programming concepts with the drag-and-drop “kid friendly” Mindstorms software. Use mechanical engineering concepts to create accessories for the robot to use in completing its tasks. Don’t worry if you don’t have any experience with any of the elements — design, electronics or programming — because we’ll start at the most basic level and take you through the entire process in a supportive and fun environment.

July 28 – Aug 1 1p-4p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

Animation Camp: For kids aged 9-12imgres

There’s a lot of roles involved in making an animated short – story artist, set designer and character animator to name a few. Here’s your chance to learn what it takes to truly animate a movie. Working in a supportive team environment, you’ll create models, landscapes, rigging and animated movements using the open-source software Blender (www.blender.org).

Aug 11-15 1-4p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

Computer Programming Camp: For kids aged 9-12

Learn the basics of computer programming in this five day camp with MakersFactory! We will use a variety of programmingdark_theme languages, including Processing (http://www.processing.org), a Java-based language designed to produce interesting graphics and simple games, Arduino microcontrollers (http://arduino.cc/), and Python (http://python.org/), a powerful and modern industry standard. This class is designed for curious aspiring programmers and students need no prior experience in programming or in any of the mentioned programming languages although basic proficiency in computers is required.

Aug 18-22 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

 

*NEW*Minecraft Hacking Camp: For kids aged 10+ Ever wanted to create yourminecraft-mod-poster-3web own game items for Minecraft, like blocks, tools, armor, or creatures? At the Minecraft Hacking Camp, you’ll be able to invent all these things and more, coding your own customized version of Minecraft! Using Minecraft mods (short for “modification”) you can forge your own powerful, never-before-seen tools and armor; hatch your own virtual pets and monsters; cook up your own food creations; and even shape your own Minecraft biomes and dimensions! Minecraft mods are made through Java coding, but don’t worry, you don’t need to have any coding experience to take this camp.

Please note: Students we receive their complete .jar file by request at the end of the camp. They can upload this to their Minecraft game at home to use their custom items.

July 14 – 18 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

July 21-25 1p-4p Click Here to Register! Price: $230 SOLD OUT!

August 4-8 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $230 NEW!

August 11-15 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $230