Silicon STEM Academy - Denver CO
Unleash your inner geek!
Silicon STEM Academy | 4201 E. Yale Avenue - Suite 130, Denver, CO 80222
For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
or register for courses here
For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
or register for courses here

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  • Our counselors and teachers are the best!  They are excited to teach and have fun throughout this summer building projects and helping to create our next amazing technology leaders!

     

    James Oss

    James Oss - STEM Summer Camp Counselor Denver

    A junior in high school at Thomas Jefferson, James has been into robotics his whole life.  At school he is a third year robotics student and is taking software engineering next year. Outside of school James plays guitar with his band and love adventures.  Climbing, camping, fishing, and exploring are right up his alley.  He is overjoyed to be helping lead TECH Summer Camps in Denver at Silicon STEM Academy, and to be part of the SSA family.

     

     Christie Kendall

     Christie Kendall - STEM Summer Camp Counselor Denver

    My name is Christie and I’m a biomedical engineering major and mathematics minor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I’ve been programming for 6 years, since I was a freshman in high school.  I have experience with several different programming languages as well as circuits and arduino electronics.  It’s going to be a great summer and I’m excited to spend it in Denver teaching TECH Summer Camps for kids and teens at SSA!

     

    Megan Moore

    Megan Moore - STEM Summer Camp Counselor Denver

    Megan is an undergraduate student at New York University Abu Dhabi. She is majoring in Computer Science and specializing in Natural Science but still loves the occasional art or literature class. She enjoys traveling and anything that involves problem solving including coding, sewing, knitting, and cooking.

     

     

     

  • DPS on strike?  NO PROBLEM! Keep your kiddos busy, learning, and having fun all day long with our STEM Day Camps during the strike. Campers will enjoy 2 fun ‘classes’ per day (see daily details below), exploring a variety of beginner STEM subjects. Camps are open from 9am–4pm each day with optional 8am drop off. Recommended for ages 7-12.

    Every day of the week includes two fun and different STEM subjects!  See details below.
    Choose which days you want for only $80 per day!

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     FULL WEEK

    A Week of STEM Fun

    Register for the Full Week of STEM Fun and Save!
    Description:  Our full-week Spring Break campers will make new friends as they explore a variety of fun STEM subjects throughout the week. Each day will bring 2 new topics to explore.

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    MANIAC MONDAY - March 25

    Course ScratchProgramming STEMDayCampDenverGame Design and Animation with Scratch

    Description: Aspiring game designers will learn MIT’s dynamic interactive game creation & story telling platform called Scratch. This program offers an introduction to programming, as campers learn how to animate characters, build interactive games, and create fun stories in this drag-n-drop block coding environment.

     

    Spring Break Camp Simple MachinesSimple Machines with K’nex

    Description: This camp explores the incredible world of “simple machines” and mechanical devices that use physics concepts to multiply force and to change direction and magnitude. Students build their contraptions using levers, pulleys, axles, wedges and wheels.

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    TECHIE TUESDAY - March 26

    SummerCamp JuniorCodersMobile App Creator with Bitbox

    Description:  Campers will be introduced to the world of Mobile App Game Design with the fun “Robo Boogie” Bitsbox curriculum. Bitsbox teaches text-based coding basics, including variables, inputs and game animators. Campers can easily share their apps to any mobile device. (Parents…prepare to be amazed.) No prior experience is required.

     

    Edison RoboticsEdison Robotics

    Description: Campers will have the chance to program and operate the small-but-mighty Edison Robot. We’ll train our robots’ sensors to avoid obstacles, follow lines, react to lights & sound and even interact with other camper’s bots!

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     WACKY WEDNESDAY - March 27

    SummerCamp Physics Fun (Phun)Physics "Phun"

    Description:  In this hands-on camp, we’ll explore mechanical engineering principles to ‘invent’ objects can throw, float & fly. Students will build and compete with popsicle stick catapults, gumdrop bridges and spaghetti ‘houses’ using every-day objects.

     

    Course ScratchProgramming STEMDayCampDenverGame Design & Animation with Scratch

    Description: Aspiring game designers to learn MIT’s dynamic Scratch interactive game creation & story telling platform. This program offers an introduction to programming, as campers learn how to animate characters, build interactive games, and create fun stories in this drag-n-drop block coding environment.

    Register for STEM Course

     

     THRILLING THURSDAY - March 28

    SpringBreakCamp LEGOWeDoLEGO WeDo Robotics

    Description:  We’ll learn to build and program autonomous robots with the dynamic LEGO WeDo robotics system. Campers will explore sensors, sounds and video and learn to program them with flexible block coding.

     

    SummerCamp ExperimentsReactions (1)Wet, Wild Science

    Description: Campers will learn about scientific principals by making things that pop, foam, fizz and squish with ordinary household products. Prepare to get messy in this fun, hands-on camp!

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    FUN FRIDAY - March 29

    Course LittleBitesEngineeringCourse 01Little Bits Engineering

    Description: This camp is for the budding inventor. They’ll have a blast while creating blinking, buzzing creations with snap-together circuit pieces.

     

    SummerCamp MinecraftModdingArmorSkinsGaming Challenge

    Description: Campers will have the opportunity to enjoy some good ol’ gaming FUN in a safe environment! Minecraft, Roblox and MORE!

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