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    • 21 Jun 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 25 Jun 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
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    This camp is all about LEGO worlds

    • Amusement parks
    • Space exploration
    • Superhero cities

    Your child will become a master builder and learn basic mechanics with the Lego Boost & WeDo sets. A fun educational camp, will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    K-3 Camp

    • 21 Jun 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 25 Jun 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 2
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    In this camp, your child will design, build, and tinker their way through a number of challenges to help the environment.

    Kids will design the most efficient fan for a windmill, build solar powered cars, and design biospheres for inhospitable terrain.

    A great STEM camp for the budding scientist in your life. This camp also provides many literacy, math, and outdoor enrichment activities for your young maker.

    4-6 Camp

    • 21 Jun 2021
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • 25 Jun 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 3
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    This camp will help your teen develop the digital skills necessary to create graphics and doctor photographs.

    While learning to use:

    • The industry standard tools
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Photoshop

    Students will also discuss the design principles that make digital work both visually appealing and properly structured.

    Teen Camp

    • 28 Jun 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 2 Jul 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 1
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    SuGO
    ™ is the not-so-ancient art of building Sumo Wrestling Robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS. Using LEGO Technic pieces and the EV3 robot controller, students will spend their time honing their design and build skills to create the strongest, sneakiest SuGOBot they can. The bots then battle each other and the last bot still standing on the circular arena wins. This camp will focus on the engineering process and its cyclical nature. Will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    4-6 Camp

    • 28 Jun 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 2 Jul 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
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    In this camp, campers learn to use recycled materials to create clunking, clanging and banging toys, whizzbangs and contraptions. A fun educational camp, this day will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    K-3 Camp

    • 28 Jun 2021
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • 2 Jul 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 2
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    Learn to be an all-star maker!
    This course focuses on learning foundational maker skills:

    • Computer-aided design
    • Laser cutter
    • Retro computer gaming
    • 3D printing.

    Your teen will be the swiss-army knife of young makers.

    Teen Camp

    • 6 Jul 2021
    • 12:30 AM (EDT)
    • 9 Jul 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
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    Go from 80 to 220-grit in this bootcamp for budding makers. Teens will learn how to safely use woodworking & metalworking equipment to make beautiful, functional objects from cutting boards to furniture to art. Taught by experienced educator-makers, this is the premier camp for teens to learn wood and metalshop skills.

    Teen Camp

    • 6 Jul 2021
    • 12:30 AM (EDT)
    • 9 Jul 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 4
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    This specialized camp for the digital content creator will help you develop your digital skills in Adobe Illustrator, and After Effects. Whether you want to start a portfolio of animated graphics or learn to do graphic storytelling, this camp will get you started in the use of professional tools to create professional looking content.

    Teen Camp

    • 6 Jul 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 9 Jul 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 3
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    Micro:Bit is a pocket size computer specially created to introduce kids to the possibilities of digital technology. In this camp, students use Micro:Bits to design, build and program the behaviors of their own special friend. Micro:Bits include sensors and other components that respond to external stimuli. Will your student come home with a robot dog or a robot Kraken? Sign up to find out. A fun educational camp, this day will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    4-6 Camp

    • 6 Jul 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 9 Jul 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
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    This camp will focus on capturing the great outdoors on canvas and a variety of other art materials. A perfect fit for your favorite budding Bob Ross. Campers will be going on a variety of walking field trips, in search of inspiration and subjects. A fun educational camp, this day will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    K-3 Camp

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 16 Jul 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 0
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    This camp is perfect for the young sewists in your world - this week the students create their own stuff best friends.  Will your camper come home with a stuffed dog? Or video game character?  Or will it be a monster?  Find out by signing up for this week’s camp.   A fun educational camp, this day will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    K-3 Camp

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 16 Jul 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 5
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    SuGO™ is the not-so-ancient art of building Sumo Wrestling Robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS. Using LEGO Technic pieces and the EV3 robot controller, students will spend their time honing their design and build skills to create the strongest, sneakiest SuGOBot they can. The bots then battle each other and the last bot still standing on the circular arena wins. This camp will focus on the engineering process and its cyclical nature. A fun educational camp, this day will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    4-6 Camp

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • 16 Jul 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 4
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    In this class, young content creators learn the hows, whys and most importantly, how to stay safe while developing online content. In an increasingly digital world, this course will help your teen develop their filmmaking and narrative skills while also sharpening their critical thinking skills and awareness regarding the use of digital and social media.

    Teen Camp

    • 19 Jul 2021
    • 12:30 AM (EDT)
    • 23 Jul 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 6
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    Open to all experience levels, this class will cover the basic skills of pattern making, sewing, and construction fundamentals. Students will also learn to incorporate tools like the laser-cutter and Silhouette into their handiwork.

    Teen Camp

    • 19 Jul 2021
    • 12:30 AM (EDT)
    • 23 Jul 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 0
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    Learn to be an all-star maker! This course focuses on learning foundational maker skills: computer-aided design, laser cutter, retro computer gaming and 3D printing. Your teen will be the swiss-army knife of young makers.

    Teen Camp

    • 19 Jul 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 23 Jul 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 3
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    In this camp, students will write, illustrate and animate their own story. The camp will cover a vast range of creative areas, starting with literature and the writing of a short story, quickly moving to photography and illustration and ending with animation and the basic operation of a digital visual effects, and compositing application: Adobe After Effects. A fun educational camp, this day will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    4-6 Camp

    • 19 Jul 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 23 Jul 2021
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 0
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    As they design and make their flying creations, campers will learn about the underlying physical principles that make human flight possible. Nova Labs is home to a large and productive group of aero engineers and flight aficionados, special guests and their flying contraptions will be a feature of this camp. A fun educational camp, this day will also include literacy, math, outdoor and social activities for your child.

    K-3 Camp

    • 19 Jul 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 23 Jul 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Nova Labs, 1916 Issac Newton Sq West, Reston, VA
    • 6
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