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TechStars is a series of innovative classes that are designed to engage young children uging the STEM approach to enhance and foster learning thru Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  More importantly, these classes provide the children a fun and educational experience outside of school.

BUILDING, CODE, LEARN - FUN! This is the ultimate Lego experience! Lego building project such as construction crane, dump truck, elevator are brought to life thru basic coding using computer software. 

MINECRAFT SPACE ADVENTURE.  A fun and engaging camp where kids learn to problem solve in a role play MOD. We learn to manage resources and build our own space station to survive in deep space. And in a STAR WARS inspired story, we suit up as Jedi to rescue hostages off a planet, disable the Empire's mother ship on route to meet up with the Resistance!

VIDEO ANIMATION GAMING DESIGN. Students will be using the software program "Scratch" developed by MIT Media Institute to create animation, music videos, Pacman like video games and more. Creations from this class along with a copy of this software will be sent home so students can continue to have fun!

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING IN MINECRAFT: This class is more than just "mining" and "crafting" in Minecraft. Students will conceptualize, design and learn how to create MODs and modify the game using JAVA. For students who have good listening skills and interested in computer programming, this is a fun introduction to object oriented computer programming.


Registration
Place programs in cart and follow instructions all the way thru. You can either pay online or create a registration form and pay by check. If paying by check you must include your driver’s license number or your registration will be returned. Once we receive your check, we apply it to your online registration form. No one is registered until payment is received and applied to your online registration form. If you do not create an online registration form and come to our office for us to create one for you, an additional $10 fee will be assessed.

Cancellations
Requests must be submitted in writing. They will be prorated and $10 processing fee is withheld from each program withdrawal. The balance will be applied to your household account to use for a future program. If the refund is due to medical reasons, a full refund will be issued as long as your request is accompanied by a doctor’s note. If the Parks and Recreation Department cancels a program a full refund will be issued.

The Monroe Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to change schedules/locations as necessary and cancel programs due to insufficient registration or lack of instructor(s).


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TechStars Minecraft Build, Code, Learn 
7 - 10  N/A  MTuWTh  06/25/2018 - 06/28/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jockey Hollow Middle School
$179.00 R, $197.00 NR
5 seat(s) available
 
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TechStars Minecraft Space Adventure 
7 - 12  N/A  MTuWTh  07/16/2018 - 07/19/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jockey Hollow Middle School
$179.00 R, $197.00 NR
6 seat(s) available
 
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TechStars Video Animation Gaming Design 
7 - 12  N/A  MTuWTh  07/23/2018 - 07/26/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jockey Hollow Middle School
$179.00 R, $197.00 NR
8 seat(s) available
 
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TechStars Computer Coding in Minecraft 
8 - 12  N/A  MTuWTh  08/06/2018 - 08/09/2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jockey Hollow Middle School
$179.00 R, $197.00 NR
7 seat(s) available
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