armadillo adventures 2019

 

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Asheboro Week 1 – 6/24-6/28
Asheboro Week 2 – 7/15-7/19
Asheboro Week 3 – 7/22-7/26
Asheboro Week 4 – 7/29-8/2
Archdale Armadillo Technology Academy

 

 Asheboro Week 1 – 6/24-6/28

 

Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game

NEW! Battle Royale: Make Your First
Fortnite® Style Video Game — $159

Fans of Fortnite: we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (AE 117)

[69288] – 1pm-4pm


kids scientist with beakers

Cool Science! — $80

Cool Science will offer opportunities for students to create cool take-home projects, understand chemical reactions, learn how simple machines work, build and launch their own bottle rocket, and explore science with all their senses! Campers will be amazed at how fun science can be and how it influences the world around us! (VT 211)

[69270] – 9am-12pm
[69274] – 1pm-4pm


Pottery: Where the Wild Things Are

NEW! Pottery: Where the Wild Things Are — $80

This camp will explore the playful “beasties” that are within us, through fun clay projects. Students will learn basic hand-building & sculpting techniques and be introduced to the potter's wheel, with a hands-on demonstration. Projects include creating a monster out of a pinch pot, designing an animal spirit mask, and making a creature pot. (Pottery Center)

[69286] – 9am-12pm


ottery: Let’s Make Some Noise!

NEW! Pottery: Let’s Make Some Noise! — $80

Explore the sounds clay can make by creating musical instruments out of clay. In this series, campers will learn traditional hand building techniques to make musical items, and spend some time on the pottery wheel. Projects include clay whistles, bells, rattles, and wind chimes. (Pottery Center)

[69276] – 1pm-4pm


advanced robotics - human and robot hand

Robotics — $159

During this class, your team will learn to program a robot to overcome daily class challenges using visual and text based programming. You will see first-hand how your program translates into action as you attempt to control your robot sensors and maneuver around obstacles. With your teammate, you will apply different coding concepts while using the scientific method to formulate, observe, experiment, test, and modify your robot. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (AE 117)

[69247] – 9am-12pm

 

 Asheboro Week 2 – 7/15-7/19

 

App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!

NEW! App.IO: (think the Slither.io game) Make Your First Multiplayer App! — $159

The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If your child likes to play Agar.io or Slither.io, they will love this class! Become the creator of the next viral web app! In this class, explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience and learn how to code your own app. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Store is not included. Students do not need to own a smartphone to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous weeks. (AE 117)

[69240] – 1pm-4pm


hairstyling

Basic Hairstyling and Nail Art — $80

Have you ever seen a really spectacular hairstyle or nail art design on a beauty blog or Pinterest board and thought, "I could never do that"?  Guess what? You can! In this class, you will learn how to style hair according to the latest trends using your own manikin. You will learn about hair science and the proper products, ingredients, tools and know-all to design your own hair. Additionally, you will learn how to create brilliant nail designs which covers the basic techniques you'll need for creating your own masterpieces.  You will learn the little tricks and techniques to create cool nail art designs. There's no need to have experience to take this course. We will teach you everything you need to know to be a hit with your family and friends! This workshop is spectacular and fun! (VT 104)

[69244] – 9am-12pm
[69272] – 1pm-4pm


cartooning

Cartooning and Comics — $80

Do you love to draw? Have you ever wished you could learn to draw cartoons or comics like the pros? Well, this is your chance! Come and learn from an award-winning artist with more than 25 years in the creative field. This course introduces the basic fundamentals of drawing and creating cartoons and comic figures. Students will discover drawing materials, elements of design, basic forms, naturalistic drawing, simple cartoon forms/characters, the basics of superheroes and villains, and sequential art. (AE 104)

[69245] – 9am-12pm
[69246] – 1pm-4pm


The Flying Armadillos

NEW! Drone Adventures: The Flying Armadillos — $159

Our fan-favorite Drones are BACK into action! Let the battles begin. In this hands-on, interactive class you will learn how to fly and drive drone robots. Working in teams, you will be able to code your drone to compete in missions that will prepare you for the ultimate team challenge at the end of the week. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (AE 117)

[69252] – 9am-12pm

 

 Asheboro Week 3 – 7/22-7/26

 

The Ulti-Maker: 3D Printing!

NEW! The Ulti-Maker: 3D Printing! — $80

Have you ever wanted to create your own action figure or doll? Would you like to learn how to design a new Mine-craft Weapon or American Girl Accessory? This new and exciting 3D printing class can show you how to do this! In this class we will learn how to take a computer 3d image and turn it into an object you can actually use or play with. This is a new, exciting technology that is being used in all kinds of industries. Students will learn about the 3d printing process, basic design, and how this new technology is being used in the world today. They will even be able to take home their own 3d printed design!

[69325] – 9am-12pm
[69326] – 1pm-4pm


Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game

NEW! Battle Royale: Make Your First
Fortnite® Style Video Game — $159

Fans of Fortnite: we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite®. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (AE 117)

[69324] – 9am-12pm


advanced robotics - human and robot hand

Robotics – $159

During this class, your team will learn to program a robot to overcome daily class challenges using visual and text based programming. You will see first-hand how your program translates into action as you attempt to control your robot sensors and maneuver around obstacles. With your teammate, you will apply different coding concepts while using the scientific method to formulate, observe, experiment, test, and modify your robot. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (AE 117)

[69249] – 1pm-4pm


Scene Play: Armadillo Acts!

NEW! Scene Play: Armadillo Acts! – $80

This course will introduce students into the exciting, and often unpredictable, world of live theatre! Students will learn to explore their artistic impulses and how to effectively apply actions and objectives (with texts) to create their own spirited and animated characters. Students will actualize the theatrical process, understanding how each performance is unique! Students will also learn to fit together the puzzles pieces of a scene: ultimately, learning about the work, their characters, and themselves! (AE 122)

[69327] – 9am-12pm
[69290] – 1pm-4pm

 

 Asheboro Week 4 – 7/29-8/2

 

App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!

NEW! App.IO: (think the Slither.io game) Make Your First Multiplayer App! – $159

The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If your child likes to play Agar.io or Slither.io, they will love this class! Become the creator of the next viral web app! In this class, explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience and learn how to code your own app. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Store is not included. Students do not need to own a smartphone to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous weeks. (AE 117)

[69243] – 9am-12pm


paint brushes and palette

Aspire to be a Painter! – $80

Have a great time drawing and mixing color while learning to paint! A fun and creative approach will provide the starting point for young people wanting to learn the basic concepts of painting the landscape. Students will learn line, value, color, and edges - the basic building blocks in creating a fine painting. Participates will apply these and other hands-on skills in a studio and plein air (outdoor) setting. Students will need to dream, be prepared to be inspired by their peers, and just pick up that brush and have some summer fun. (BTC 102)

[69328] – 9am-12pm
[69329] – 1pm-4pm


The Flying Armadillos

NEW! Drone Adventures: The Flying Armadillos – $159

Our fan-favorite Drones are BACK into action! Let the battles begin. In this hands-on, interactive class you will learn how to fly and drive drone robots. Working in teams, you will be able to code your drone to compete in missions that will prepare you for the ultimate team challenge at the end of the week. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (AE 117)

[69254] – 1pm-4pm


Summer Camp Snap Shot

NEW! Summer Camp Snap Shot – $80

Snap up your summer with pics you’ll be chatting about for the rest of the year! In this hands-on and activity based class, students will learn about the different types of cameras, lenses, visual aesthetics, framing, and a bit of history to boot. Students will be challenged to create and explore the many realms and applications of photography! (AE 122)

[69330] – 9am-12pm
[69331] – 1pm-4pm

 

 Archdale Armadillo Technology Academy

 

App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!

NEW! App.IO: (think the Slither.io game) Make Your First Multiplayer App! – $159

The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If your child likes to play Agar.io or Slither.io, they will love this class! Become the creator of the next viral web app! In this class, explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience and learn how to code your own app. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Store is not included. Students do not need to own a smartphone to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous weeks. (Lab 321B)

[69255] – 6/24-6/28, 1pm-4pm
[69242] – 7/22-7/26, 9am-12pm


Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite® Style Video Game

NEW! Battle Royale: Make Your First
Fortnite® Style Video Game – $159

Fans of Fortnite: we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular battle royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (Lab 321B)

[69314] – 7/15-7/19, 1pm-4pm
[69340] – 7/29-8/2, 9am-12pm


The Flying Armadillos

NEW! Drone Adventures: The Flying Armadillos – $159

Our fan-favorite Drones are BACK into action! Let the battles begin. In this hands-on, interactive class you will learn how to fly and drive drone robots. Working in teams, you will be able to code your drone to compete in missions that will prepare you for the ultimate team challenge at the end of the week. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (Lab 321B)

[69251] – 6/24-6/28, 9am-12pm
[69253] – 7/22-7/26, 1pm-4pm


advanced robotics - human and robot hand

Robotics – $159

During this class, your team will learn to program a robot to overcome daily class challenges using visual and text based programming. You will see first-hand how your program translates into action as you attempt to control your robot sensors and maneuver around obstacles. With your teammate, you will apply different coding concepts while using the scientific method to formulate, observe, experiment, test, and modify your robot. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. (Lab 321B)

[69248] – 7/15-7/19, 9am-12pm
[69250] – 7/29-8/2, 1pm-4pm


Camp Creekside - Archdale Parks and Rec

Camp Creekside - Archdale Parks and Rec – $50

Camp Creekside, the adventure begins here! If you are attending Armadillo Adventure classes in Archdale, you can attend Camp Creekside the other half of your day for only $50 per week! Before care and after care are also available for this phenomenal price! Kids will have fun exploring our 103-acre park, playing on our new playgrounds, and engaging in team building activities.  Campers will be provided interactive educational opportunities and weekly visits to the Archdale Library.  A daily snack will be provided, but campers must bring their own lunch, an (1) additional snack, water bottle, and sunscreen.