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14520 MEMORIAL DRIVE SUITE# 50 HOUSTON TEXAS 77079 832.672.7932

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703 E. 17TH STREET HOUSTON, TEXAS 77008 832.943.3760

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CONTENTS TECHNOLOGY

ENGINEERING

ARTS

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SCIENCE


SUMMER CAMP offer great experiences whether it's during our weekly STEAM summer camps or during a school day off camp. Anytime school is out IDEA Lab is buzzing with activity. Our diverse curriculum offers camps from coding to cooking and everything in between. Idea Lab provides classes, camps and activities ranging from Augmented Reality, Robotics, 3D Art, Coding, Engineering, Language Immersion and much more. During our summer camp children learn through inquisitive hands-on-activities utilizing science, math, critical-thinking skills and a great deal of imagination!


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Medical Sciences: Future Doctors II One of the most popular camps each year with a fantastic turnout as young campers explore the beginning stages of becoming a doctor. This year Idea Lab Medical School has inspiring plans training future doctors. Starting with science exploration and experiments, as well as creative play, the campers enter the world of medicine. Don't have your doctor's bag with you? Don't worry you after completing this camp. Campers will proudly carry a doctor’s bag filled with all the necessary tools as a graduate of Idea Lab Medical School. Ages: Full day 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Science Locations Energy Corridor | June 26 - Jun 30 Heights | June 26 - Jun 30 Spring Branch | June 26 - Jun 30 Sugarland | June 26 - Jun 30 Galaxy X: Aliens Versus Astronauts Hey! We are up here! No, look even higher! We are all the way up in space exploring the differences between aliens and astronauts, as well as all things in outer space. In this STEM adventure, campers will play the role of both parts. At times creating alien slime and designing UFOs to launching water rockets and eating our food out of bags. Each day will prove to be an intergalactic journey while we stare off at the moon from our alien planets or space stations, wherever our imagination will take us. Ages: Full day ages 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Science + Graphic Arts + Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Heights | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Spring Branch | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Sugarland | Aug 21 - Aug 25

Fizz, Pop and Crackle: A Chemically FUN and Messy Journey What Fizzes and Crackles? Science of course. In this IDEA Lab camp we will explore the fun, the messy and the educational concepts behind Chemical Reations. Creating volcanoes to explore the science of reactions, get gooey and slimy to learn about polymers and have a great deal of Scientific fun in the process. Skills : Science Ages : Full Day 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 7 - Aug 11 | Heights | Aug 7 - Aug 11 | Sugarland | Aug 7 - Aug 11| Spring Branch | Aug 7 - Aug 11 | DNA, Genetics & Dissection Lab An IDEA Lab camp like no other where students are exposed to DNA extraction, learning about the inner workings of the heart by building working models, and several dissections including a Sheep’s heart. This is a great class for hands-on learning all about the anatomy. Take Home Component: Various working models of human organs and systems such as the beating heart, circulatory system that shows the actual circulation and others. Skills : Science Ages : Full day ages 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Heights | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Sugarland | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Spring Branch | Jun 19 - Jun 23 West U | July 31 - Aug 3


Girl Powered S.T.E.A.M. Science is not just for boys anymore, and you know what we can do it with alot more flair! Get your girl power on as we put the arts into Science Technology Engineering and Mathmatics. Ages: Half Day - Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Science + Technology + Engineering + Mathematics Energy Corridor | Jun 26 - Jun 30 | Heights | Jun 26 - Jun 30 | Spring Branch | Jul 17 - Jul 21 | Sugarland| Jul 17 - Jul 21 |

Solar Mechanics: Sun-Powered Gizmos and Gadgets Ah, yes. The sun. You are so huge and powerful. How do you do it? Well, the answer is clean. Campers join Idea Lab and its group of solar scientists as we explore the immense power of the sun. Green engineering, solar mechanics, and a bit of astronomy will be used to help us further comprehend the sun and all of its uses. Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Science + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Heights | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Spring Branch | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Sugarland | Jun 5 - Jun 9

Micro Detectives:Bacteria Lab . Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Science Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Heights | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Spring Branch | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Sugarland | Jul 31 - Aug 4

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Wizard Science Academy Luminary. Levitation. Smoldering snakes. What do all of these have in common? Well, they are all needed knowledge to pass the Idea Lab Wizarding Exam. Using science, technology, and our imagination we will test the boundaries of what is real and what is magic, what is science and what is sorcery. Campers keep your spell booked close as you never know when you might need a touch of magic! Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Science Locations Energy Corridor | May 28 - Jun 2 | Spring Branch | May 28 - Jun 2 | Sugarland | May 28 - Jun 2 |


Jr. Einstein: What in the World!

Science of Wizardology

Ages: Full day ages 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Science Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Heights | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Spring Branch | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Sugarland | Jul 17 - Jul 21

Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Science New Territory | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Spring Branch |Aug 7 - Aug 11 Sugarland | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Energy Corridor | Aug 14 - Aug 18

Jedi Training Institute

Jr. Investigators: Mysteries of the Amazon The Amazon has the richest biodiversity on the planet. Come explore the flora and fauna of this planet's most facinating biome and why it needs to be protected for future generations. naturalists and scientists are always learning something new and exiting from this area. Come and join us as we peel back the veil of mystery behind this enigmatic part of our world. Skills : Science Ages : Full day 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills : Science Locations None

Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Science + Technology + Engineering + Mathematics Energy Corridor | Jun 19 - Jun 23 New Territory | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Sugarland | Aug 14 - Aug 18 | Spring Branch | Aug 14 - Aug 18

Mission Pawssible: A Pet and a Vet Spy Mission Calling all Paw Patrol fans! This camp is for you! Join us on a STEM adventure as we follow our good Paw Patrol buddies and help them out with their Paw Patrol challenges. Help Rider and Chase train the fire dog and police dog. Help Sky fix and build her plane. Help Rocky save the world by making a project out of recycled goods. And help Rubble with all of his construction needs. After one week of training, campers will walk away with a true Paw Patrol badge and will officially become a member of the Paw Patrol. Ages : Full day 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills : Science + Graphic Arts Locations Energy Corridor |Aug 14 - Aug 18 Heights | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Spring Branch | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Sugarland | Aug 14 - Aug 18


Bio-Engineering: Mouse Tracking, Prosthetic Design Challenges and more Program a Raspberry Pi (single board computer) to monitor the secret lives of pets. Utilizing the Raspberry Pi's portable computing power and and a cmos camera sensor we will be monitoring, recording video and of course taking snapshots of our resident pet Labbers. We don't experiment on our mouse friends here at the Lab but we sure will be taking lots of pictures and learning simple programing and portable computing along the way. Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Heights | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Spring Branch | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Sugar Land | Jul 10 - Jul 14

Spy Academy: Building a Laser Maze and other Spy Gadgets Come join the ranks of an elite group of IDEA Lab spies preparing to take on top secret missions. Each day you and your team will take on challenges, learn to build your own gadgets and crack top secret codes. Each day's top secret briefing will put your spy skills to the test. You will even learn to build your very own laser maze complete with programmed controllers. Uncover the science behind the forensics of spying and so much more... Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Heights | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Spring Branch | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Sugar Land | Jul 17 - Jul 21 West U | Jul 17 - Jul 20

Movie Production with Augmented Reality Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Technology + Audio Video Arts Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Spring Branch | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Sugar Land | Jul 24 - Jul 28

Jr. LEGO Robotics: Crazy Critters

Minecraft Mod Design and Play

Jr. Drone Missions for Solving World Problems

Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | May 28 - Jun 2 Heights | May 28 - Jun 2 New Territory | May 28 - Jun 2 Spring Branch | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Sugar Land | Jun 5 - Jun 9

Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Heights | Jul 24 - Jul 28 New Territory | Jul 10 - July 14 Spring Branch | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Sugar Land | Jul 24 - Jul 28

Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Heights | Jun 12 - Jun 16 New Territory | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Spring Branch | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Sugar Land | Jul 17 - Jul 21

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TECHNOLOGY


Coding and Programming: Tynker

Minecraft Team Challenges and Mod Design

Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Heights | Aug 21 - Aug 25 New Territory | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Spring Branch | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Sugar Land | Aug 21 - Aug 25 West U | Jul 7 - Jul 10

Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | May 28 - Jun 2 Heights | May 28 - Jun 2 New Territory | May 28 - Jun 2 Spring Branch | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Sugar Land | Jun 5 - Jun 9

Pokemon Chasers with 3D Printing . Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology + Mathematics Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 12 - 16 Heights | Jun 12 - 16 New Territory | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Spring Branch | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Sugar Land | Jun 26 - Jun 30

Augmented Reality Expeditions Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology + Audio Video Arts Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 5 - Jun 9 New Territory | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Spring Branch | May 28 - Jun 2 Sugar Land | May 28 - Jun 2

Stop Motion Animation: Dinosaur Alive! . Ages: Half Day - Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology + Audio Video Arts Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Heights | Aug 14 - Aug 18 New Territory | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Spring Branch | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Sugar Land | Jul 17 - Jul 21


Jr. LEGO Robotics: Robotic Fury Idea Lab Robotics camps provide fun, hands-on projects to get your child’s creative juices flowing. Working with a Robotics coach, kids will learn how to build and program robots - all while making friends, developing new skills and having a great time with STEM. End of Camp Showcase: Mini Robotics Showcase Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Heights | Aug 21 - Aug 25 New Territory | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Spring Branch | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Sugar Land | Jul 31 - Aug 4 West | Jul 10 - Jul 13

Digital Music Lab: Rockstar Music Videos Using Audio Engineering tools, such as Garage Band, campers will work together to create a music video of their choosing. This video could contains scenes with actors, or could be a animation generated video. Who knows what these students will compose! No musical experience needed. Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology + Audio Video Arts Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Heights | Jul 31 - Aug 4 New Territory | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Spring Branch | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Sugar Land | Jun 19 - Jun 23

Game Design: Game Salad Have you ever wanted to design your own game, but didn't know where to start? With GameSalald your options are endless. This fun camp is for kids who are passionate about creating their own games. with the ease of drag and drop kids will be able to design their own games and bring them to life. By using GameSalad kids don't have to worry about writing any code. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 12 - Jun 16 New Territory | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Spring Branch | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Sugar Land | Jun 26 - Jun 30

3D Design & Printing : Jewerly Designs Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Heights | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Spring Branch | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Sugar Land | Jul 17 - Jul 21

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Jr. Coding Lab with Dash Robots Dash is a real robot, charged and ready to play out of the box. Responding to voice, navigating objects, dancing, and singing, Dash is the robot you always dreamed of having. In this camp kids will learn to control Dash and have Dash go through adventures and challenges in real life. Kids will use drag-and-drop visual programming tool that introduces children as young as 8 to fundamental programming concepts Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Heights | Aug 14 - Aug 18 New Territory | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Spring Branch | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Sugar Land | Jul 24 - Jul 28


READY, SET, TECH! Program, Design, Wear: Programming Electronic Wearables If it lights up or glows we will figure out how to wear it and wear it fashionably. Program arduino based wearables like a beating heart pendant! Ages: Specialty 10 -14 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 3 - Jul 7 Heights | Jul 3 - Jul 7 New Territory | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Spring Branch | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Sugar Land | Aug 14 - Aug 18

DIY Technology: Designing for Fun Ages: Specialty 10 -14 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Spring Branch | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Sugar Land | Jul 10 - Jul 14

How to be a YouTube Sensation: Video Editing - How YouTube algorithim works and how to create good content in a short amount of time. Have you ever wanted to start your own cooking channel on Youtube? How about a fashion show? Technology? A Youtube show on Pokemon? The possiblities are endless. We will be using our imagination and technical skills to write, shoot, and edit our programming so that we can post it for the world to see. Learning about how Youtube and trending content will help us gain more views! Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology + Audio Video Arts Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Heights | Aug 21 - Aug 25 New Territory | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Spring Branch | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Sugar Land | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Mindstorm Robotics In this Intro to Robotics camp, we will be using our engineering focus to guide us. Using the latest Lego Robotics Technologies, Mindstorm EV3s, students will be challenged with intricate builds via instructions, creative builds using their imagination, and program their robots all along the way. There will be competitions to test our skills, and in the end we will all become robotics masters. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Heights | Jul 24 - Jul 28 New Territory | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Spring Branch | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Sugar Land | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Coding and Programming: Python From game design to web development, Python is a powerful, expressive programming language that’s easy to learn and fun to use! In this introductory class, kids will be able to bring Python to life. Kids will be able to learn the basics of Python that will get them ready to explore endless opportunites by using this programming language. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 17 - Jul 21 New Territory | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Spring Branch | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Sugar Land | Jun 12 - Jun 16


EV3 Robotics: Programming, Coding and Challenges In this Intro to Robotics camp, we will be using our engineering focus to guide us. Using the latest Lego Robotics Technologies, Mindstorm EV3s, students will be challenged with intricate builds via instructions, creative builds using their imagination, and program their robots all along the way. There will be competitions to test our skills, and in the end we will all become robotics masters. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Heights | Jun 19 - Jun 23 New Territory | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Spring Branch | Jul 3 - Jul 7 Sugar Land | Jul 3 - Jul 7

Augmented Reality 3D Game Design Have you ever wondered what it's like to create a game like PokemonGo? If you want to bring a game to life then this class will teach you exactly how to do it. Augmented Reality is bringing 3D objects to life just like in PokemonGo. In this class, kids will be able to design a game and bring it to life . Augmented Reality changes the concept of video game by altering the physical world in a fun interctive way. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Heights | Jun 5 - Jun 9 New Territory | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Spring Branch | May 28 - Jun 2 Sugar Land | May 28 - Jun 2

Drone Building and Aviation Design IDEA Lab's Drone building and Aviation principles class include a full drone kit that teaches soldering, putting together and learning the engineering behind the drones. The students will learn how to: Conduct experiments in aerodynamics. Learn how to build and operate drones. Explore socio-cultural uses of drones to solve world problems. Students will solve situations and challenges to address some issues such as possibly delivering water to areas with drought. IDEA Lab will provide open-ended challenges, so the students will be able to come up with some innovative uses that result in groundbreaking discoveries Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Heights | Aug 21 - Aug 25 New Territory | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Spring Branch | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Sugar Land | Jul 24 - Jul 28 West U | Jun 5 - Jun 8

Minecraft Programming and Coding and Challenges Minecraft Modding is a great way to teach the introduction to computer programming and Java Coding. Using an intricate system, intertwined with Minecraft, students will modify their games in ways they could have never imagined. Star Wars skins and developing our own mini games will be just a portion of what we do! Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | jun 12 - jun 16 Heights | Jun 19 - -Jun 23 New Territory | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Spring Branch | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Sugar Land | Jun 12 - Jun 16

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Vex Robotics Why VEX Robotics? VEX IQ is a snap-together robotics system designed to offer young students a rich and exciting introduction to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The system encourages teamwork, problem solving, and leadership for students as young as second grade, expanding to challenge students through eighth grade! Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Heights | Aug 14 - Aug 18 New Territory | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Spring Branch | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Sugar Land | Aug 7 - Aug 11

OPEN YO WORLD POSSIBI

Augmented Reality in a Minecraft World Minecraft lets you explore your creativity and kids are able to create their own adventures at any level. The fun starts when the Minecraft creation is introduced into the real world. In this camp, kids will be able to bring their Minecraft creation to life. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 31 - Aug 4 New Territory | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Spring Branch | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Sugar Land | Jun 19 - Jun 23


Digital Animation for Augmented Reality Smart Device Games In this camp kids will learn to create their own objects and animations that will be used for creating their video game. Learn how developers use digital animation to make objects move in games. Incorporate creative ideas to make your objects move in operate in the way you would like. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology + Graphic Arts Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Heights | Aug 7 - Aug 11 New Territory | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Spring Branch | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Sugar Land | Aug 21 - Aug 25

Design, Print Play with 3D Printing Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology + Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 3 - Jul 7 Heights | Jul 3 - Jul 7 New Territory | Jul 3 - Aug 4 Spring Branch | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Sugar Land | Aug 14 - Aug 18

THINK

UR TO NEW LITIES

Design your own Video Games with Augmented Reality Imagine Pokemon Go meets a Game Design class. Augmented Reality is a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. As a result, the technology functions by enhancing one’s current perception of reality. In this IDEA Lab camp you will learn to code your own Video Game and then embed 3D animated objects within the game. Code will be provided so that you can continue to expand on your game once the camp ends. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Technology + Graphic Arts Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Heights | Jul 24 - Jul 28 New Territory | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Spring Branch | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Sugar Land | Aug 7 - Aug 11 West U | Jun 5 - Jun 8

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Jr. Architects: My Smart Home Idea Lab brings recent technological advances to the young campers by introducing them to computer anime design and 3-D print of their own design of a house. The campers will learn selected tools that an architect uses on a regular basis. Why do buildings stand up? Who designs skyscrapers? What is green architecture? Campers come test your skill with designing smart improvements to your future home, and discover how math is applied in a very creative field. Ages: Full day ages 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Engineering + Mathematics Locations Energy Corridor |Jun 19 - Jun 23 Heights | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Spring Branch | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Sugar Land | Jun 19 - Jun 23

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ENGINEERING

Tinker, Build and Explore Tinker, build, explore as camp students actively engage in engineering challenges. Utilizing their journal throughout the camp, they will document each activity they perform in order to fully absorb the creative process of engineering. The camp will be supported by learning techniques like kid teaching strategies, team building exercises, exploring ways to solve problems. Like playing with LEGOS, but tinkering with very different engineering innovations. Ages: Full day ages 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Engineering + Mathematics Locations Energy Corridor | May 28 - Jun 2 Heights | May 28 - Jun 2 Spring Branch | May 28 - Jun 2 Sugar Land | May 28 - Jun 2


How Stuff Works: Secrets of Flight Kids are curious and ask questions about how things actually work. We harness the same energy and learn all about the physics and science behind everything that flies in this fun and innovate camp. Experiment with unique airplane designs and see what works better. Create a hover-craft that floats and much more. Lot’s of fun and creativity for our curious campers. Have you ever wondered why planes fly so high? How can helicopters just hover as if they were a hummingbird? What are the future applications of flight? Young campers will ask these questions as Idea Lab explores the science of flights. They will even examine the use of flight by animals. Projects include different flying apparatus, stop-motion animation, and the exploration of all the things that fly. We hope your children are not afraid of heights either because our heads will definitely be up in the clouds during this camp. Ages: Full day ages 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Engineering + Mathematics + Science Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Heights | Jul 24 - Jul 28 New Territory | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Spring Branch | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Sugar Land | Aug 7 - Aug 11 West U | Aug 21 - Aug 24

Toy Factory: Engineering for FUN Oh, what a chance! Is going to the toy store one of your favorite things to do? Well, in that case, this camp is perfect for you. Join Idea Lab as we design, test and build our very own toy store. With projects ranging from easy to advanced, your children will try their hand at making toys. We will be exploring so much in this engineering workshop from model skateboards and marble spinners to pom-pom shooters and toys for beginners. Ages: Full day ages 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Heights | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Spring Branch | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Sugar Land | Jul 24 - Jul 28

Leonardo's Laboratory: Extreme Machines Leonardo da Vinci not only painted the Mona Lisa he tried his hands at many things as an inventor, an architect, and astronomer. In this Idea Lab camp, campers will explore the extreme machines of Leonardo da Vinci as well as his architectural designs that helped guide city planning. Campers will take a hands-on approach learning why he was an inventor before his time and his discoveries of humankind and astronomy. Ages: Full day ages 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Engineering + Mathematics Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Heights | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Spring Branch | Jun 26 Jun 30 Sugar Land | Jun 26 - Jun 30


Zap! Power of Electricity Exploring, electrical concepts and how everyday objects work. Learning concepts such as Ohm's law, Lenz's law and electricity's relationship to magnetism by creating fun devices. Each day we will create useful circuits or dismantle existing technology to discover how it works. Come join the fun and discover the power of electricity and how it is used in almost all aspects of day to day life. Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Heights | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Spring Branch | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Sugar Land | Aug 7 - Aug 11

MacGyver’s Tinker and Invention Club Macgyver had a swiss army knife, but your camper will have an entire toolbox of supplies to create from! Through trial and error and of course great tutelage from our knowledgeable instructors, students will learn engineering and physics principals. Each day we will have a new challenge to accomplish that will unleash the students creative spark and teach some valuable hands on engineering along the way. Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Spring Branch | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Sugar Land | Aug 14 - Aug 18

ssshh‌ Super Secret Spy School An elite group of recruits is lurking in the shadows preparing to take on top secret missions. No one really knows who they are, or for that matter, what they are really up to. Now its your turn to join their ranks. Day starts with top secret briefings to unfold the mission for the day. Learn about blood typing, fingerprint analysis and dental forensics to crack any case. Your training includes building lie detector machines and creating composite sketches. At the end of the week, use your training to secure a crime scene, gather clues and process evidence in the crime lab. A great camp full of hands-on activities for the budding detective! Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Engineering + Mathematics + Science Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Spring Branch | May 28 - Jun 2 Sugar Land | May 28 - Jun 2

How Stuff Works: Paper Circuits and Light-up Toys Kids are curious and ask questions about how things actually work. In this fun and innovate camp we harness the same energy while learning all about how circuits and electricity work. Experiment with different colors of LED and resistors, create light up paper robots, and have FUN with building some toy mock ups that actually light up. Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Heights | Jul 24 - Jul 28 New Territory | Jul 24 - Jul 28 Spring Branch | Aug 7 - Aug 11 Sugar Land | Aug 7 - Aug 11


Maze Engineering: Designing 3D Puzzles and Mazes with 3D Printers Exploring, electrical concepts and how everyday objects work. Learning concepts such as Ohm's law, Lenz's law and electricity's relationship to magnetism by creating fun devices. Each day we will create useful circuits or dismantle existing technology to discover how it works. Come join the fun and discover the power of electricity and how it is used in almost all aspects of day to day life. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Engineering + Technology + Mathematics Locations Energy Corridor | May 28 - Jun 2 Heights | May 28 - Jun 2 New Territory | May 28 - Jun 2 Spring Branch | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Sugar Land | Jun 5 - Jun 9

Basic Circuitry and Soldering 101 Create your very own circuits, and use a soldering iron (under carefull supervision) to cement those circuits into lasting usefull gadgets you can take home. Along the way we will learn all about the basics of common cicuits and what each componet does. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | Jul 31 - Aug 4 New Territory | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Spring Branch | Jun 19 - Jun 23 Sugar Land | Jun 19 - Jun 23

Gadget Hacking: Adding lights, sound or motion Explore LEDs, Piezo mini speakers, motors and servos, and how to controll them all in this exiting hands on class that where we have fun creating but also dissassembly of some houshold items to see how they tick. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Engineering Locations Energy Corridor | May 28 - Jun 2 Heights | May 28 - Jun 2 New Territory | May 28 - Jun 2 Spring Branch | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Sugar Land | Jun 5 - Jun 9

Project Change: Solve a global issue using Technology and Engineering Discuss and explore global issues like access to clean drinking water and food production in urban areas. Discover how technology is helping to solve some of these issues and develop our own techniques to solve them. Students will get hands on learning, assembling water filtration devices of their own design. explore other methods to make the world a better place to live for all. Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Engineering + Technology Locations Energy Corridor | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Heights | Jun 5 - Jun 9 New Territory | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Spring Branch | May 28 - Jun 2 Sugar Land | May 28 - Jun 2


ARTSCULINARY ARTS Chef Academy: Storybook Cooking This is in not a typical decorate your cupcake or make ice cream sundaes type cooking class. In this cooking class our budding chefs will learn about measurements, mixing techniques and great recipes. A recipe card follows each recipe so that our budding chefs can create their own recipe book. Each day follows a classic children's storybook and yummy recipes related to them. Take a journey with us on our cooking adventure! Campers will jump from story to story, fairy tale to fairy tale discovering ways to cook magical recipes. Short stories and videos will be used to help tell the story of the enchanted recipes the campers will be cooking. Be sure to come with an empty stomach, and a mind filled with curiosity. We’ll eat happily ever after. Ages: Full day 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Cooking + Measurements Locations Energy Corridor| Jun 5 - Jun 9 Heights | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Spring Branch | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Sugar Land | Jun 5 - Jun 9

Mini Chef: Cooking with Color IDEA Lab Mini Chef camp series introduces the basic principles of cooking and preparing recipes to our youngest chefs in an age-appropriate manner. The mini chefs will put on their aprons and chef hats and embark on a yummy recipe making journey as we explore salads, appetizers, mini entrees and desserts. This is a true 360 experience for our Mini chefs. Ages: 4 - 6 Skills: Culinary Arts Locations: West U | May 30 - June 2


Jr. Chef Academy: Kitchen FUNdamentals Ages: Full day ages 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Culinary Arts Locations: Energy Corridor| Jul 31 - Aug 4 Heights | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Spring Branch | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Sugar Land | Jul 31- Aug 4 West U | May 30 - Jun 2

Chef Academy: Food Truck Concepts Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Culinary Arts Locations: Energy Corridor| Jun 12 - Jun 16 Heights | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Spring Branch | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Sugar Land | Jun 12 - Jun 16

Princess and Frog Cooking Camp Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Culinary Arts Locations: Energy Corridor| Jun 19 - Jun 23 Spring Branch | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Sugar Land | Aug 14 - Aug 18

Sweets and Treats: Baking Workshop with 3D Printed decor Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Culinary Arts Locations: Energy Corridor| Jul 17 - Jul 21 Heights | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Spring Branch | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Sugar Land | Jun 12 - Jun 16

How the cookie crumbles: Science and Art of Baking Step into the world of Kitchen Science as we learn Why fruit turns brown? Why bread rises? A unique chemistry and culinary experience as we learn about the science in the kitchen and learn some yummy recipes as well. This is a combination class where some cooking and some science lab experiments take place daily. Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Culinary Arts Locations: Energy Corridor| Jun 19 - Jun 23 Spring Branch | Aug 14 - Aug 18 Sugar Land | Aug 14 - Aug 18

Photography and Website Design Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Graphic Arts + Technology Locations Energy Corridor| Jul 17 - Jul 21 New Territory | Jun5 - Jun 9 Spring Branch | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Sugar Land | Jun 12 - Jun 16


Storytelling with 3D Design and Printing The newest wave of technology allows our campers to design and manipulate 3D design models to create one of a kind designs. Work with actual 3D printers to bring your design to life and see them take shape in front of your own eyes. We provide the 3D printers - you provide the creative twist. Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Language Arts + Technology Locations: Energy Corridor| Jul 10 - Jul 14 Heights | Jul 10 - Jul 14 New Territory | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Spring Branch | Jul 10 - Jul 14 Sugar Land | Jul 10 - Jul 14

Jr. 3D Art Factory Who says Idea Lab campers don’t do art? Every week during the July 4th holiday, Idea Lab hosts its annual 3-D Art Factory Camp. Here young campers jump off of the 2-D page and explore the world of 3-D sculpture, 3-D illusions, and 3D creations. You will be amazed by what Idea Lab can inspire within your child. What better way to build art esteem with an Ideal Lab art camp? Ages: Full day 5yr ages 6yr - 7yr Skills: Graphic Arts Locations Energy Corridor| Jul 3 - Jul 7 Heights | Jul 3 - Jul 7 Spring Branch | Jul 3 - Jul 7 Sugar Land | Jul 3 - Jul 7

3D Art Factory

Photography and Website Design

Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 - 12 Skills: Graphic Arts + Mathematics Locations: Energy Corridor| Jul 3 - Jul 7 Heights | Jul 3 - Jul 7 Spring Branch | Jul 3 - Jul 7 Sugar Land | Ju; 3 - Jul 7

Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Graphic Arts + Technology Locations Energy Corridor| Jul 17 - Jul 21 New Territory | Jun5 - Jun 9 Spring Branch | Jun 12 - Jun 16 Sugar Land | Jun 12 - Jun 16


MATHEMATICS LEGO Robotics: 3.2.1 Blast Off! Working with a Robotics coach, kids will learn how to build and program robots - all while making friends, developing new skills and having a great time with STEM in this intergalactic journey. From Mars Rovers to more. Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Mathematics + Science Energy Corridor| May 28 - Jun 2 Heights | May 28 - Jun 2 New Territory | May 28 - Jun 2 Spring Branch | Jun 5 - Jun 9 Sugar Land | Jun 5 - Jun 9

Adventures of Pi Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Mathematics + Technology Energy Corridor| Aug 21 - Aug 25 New Territory | Jul 17 - Jul 21 Spring Branch | Jul 31 - Aug 4 Sugar Land | Jul 31 - Aug 4


ENTREPRENUERSHIP

My Very First Business: 3D Printed Rock Pets During the IDEA Lab Business Camps, students learn presentations skills, creative thinking, and problem solving skills when they take the road to Entrepreneurship. From learning about costs, budgeting, product design all the way to hosting their own small business showcase, these budding entrepreneurs will learn money management, problems solving and many more skills. Business product ideas are brought to life with the use of technology, allowing our campers to design and manipulate 3D design models in order to bring their ideas to life. End of Camp Showcase: Our very own IDEA small business showcase. Take Home Component: IDEA Business Journal | Products designed by student Ages: Specialty 6 - 9 Skills: Entrepreneurship Locations: Energy Corridor | Jun 12 - Jun 16 New Territory | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Spring Branch | Jun 26 - Jun 30 Sugar Land | Jun 26 - Jun 30

LaunchPad: A Shark Tank Design, Build and Sell Journey Ages: Full day 8 - 9 & 10 -12 Skills: Entrepreneurship Locations: Energy Corridor | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Heights |Aug 21 - Aug 25 Spring Branch | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Sugar Land | Aug 21 -Aug 25

Young Entrepreneur: Galactic CafĂŠ Ages: Specialty 10 - 14 Skills: Entrepreneurship Locations: Energy Corridor | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Heights |Aug 21 - Aug 25 Spring Branch | Aug 21 - Aug 25 Sugar Land | Aug 21 -Aug 25


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