Summer Camps

All class material, curriculum and guidelines are subject to change at any time. Some classes may require a laptop. Refunds can be made up to three weeks in advance. Refunds may be given at MFY’s discretion if a camp is not full.  The EventBrite link closes one hour before the camp begins.  You may also bring cash, check or credit the day of to our office if the camp is still open. The website may state that a camp has spots left, however, the eventbrite link to registration is the most recent and updated roster count.

Questions?: Send email to info@makersfactory.com


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Minecraft CampWk 1 (June 16 - 20)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Computer Programming CampWk 1 (June 16 - 20)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Robotics CampWk 2 (June 23 - 27)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Jr Minecraft CampWk 2 (June 23 - 27)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Camp (SC Parks & Rec)
Wk 3 (June 30 - July 3)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Fab Lab Camp (SC Parks & Rec)Wk 3 (June 30 - July 3)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft Hacking Camp ONLY 1 SPOT LEFT!Wk 4 (July 7 - 11)9:00am - 12:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft CampWk 4 (July 7 - 11)1:00pm - 4:00pmRegister here!
Minecraft 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 CampWk 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!
Tech Crafts 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!

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 9-12minecraftcampclubweb

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.

June 16 – 20 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

July 7-11 1-4p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

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

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

Half Days are offered for the last week in August for $77.00.

Aug 25 9a-12p Click Here to Register!

Aug 25 1-4p Click Here to Register!

Aug 26 9a-12p Click Here to Register!

Aug 26 1p-4p Click Here to Register!

Aug 27 9a-12p Click Here to Register!

Aug 27 1p-4p Click Here to Register!

Aug 28 9a-12p Click Here to Register!

Aug 28 1p-4p Click Here to Register!

Aug 29 9a-12p Click Here to Register!

Aug 29 1p-4p Click Here to Register!

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.

June 23-27 1p-4p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

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.

June 23-27 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $230

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

Tech Crafts Camp: For kids aged 9+Felt-Bracelet Connecting the physical world of textile crafts to the programmable world of electronics is becoming popular among fashion designers, industrial designers and curiosity seekers alike. Come find out yourself how you can dive into this limitless world of crafty circuitry. You’ll learn electronics basics and how to program a micro controller. Projects include parallel circuit wrist bands; embroidery scene; and plush doll using electronic components and lillypad arduino. Ability to sew is recommended.

Aug 4-8 9a-12p 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.

June 16-20 1-4p Click Here to Register!Price: $230

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.

July 7-11 9a-12p Click Here to Register! Price: $230 ONLY 1 spot left!

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

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