Make, Break, Tinker and Code at Tarpon’s New Summer Camp

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SPC’s Tarpon Springs Campus is pleased to announce a new one-week summer camp for kids – Make, Break, Tinker and Code.

Camp participants will work with SPC faculty to do physical computing, design devices, and learn coding using MicroBit and Arduino. The camp was founded with the support of Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, The Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.

Who’s running this summer camp?

Professor Michael Davis, the Natural Science Academic Department Chair at the Tarpon Springs Campus, will be running the summer camp. With more than 15 years of service in the classroom and at least 20 years experience holding science outreach presentations, his passion for science has reached more than 100,000 children and parents.

Michael Davis, Professor at Tarpon Springs Campus
Michael Davis performs in a panel at the Seminole Gulf Bay Makers Con 2018
Summer camp details

Cost: $75
Dates: June 18 – 22, 2018
Ages: 10 – 12 years old
Start Time: 9 a.m. (Campers may be here no earlier than 8:30 a.m.)
End Time: 3 p.m. (Campers must be picked up no later than 3:30 p.m.)
Location: Tarpon Springs Campus – 600 E. Klosterman Rd Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Campers will need to provide their own food/snacks during the camp.

If interested, please fill out this form. When enrollment opens, a link to sign up will be sent out. Sign-up is expected to begin in the next few weeks.

Please note that filling out the form is not a reservation and does not guarantee enrollment in the camp. At this time, organizers are trying to determine how to get information to those who are interested.

Interested in a career in science?

SPC is home to multiple science degrees, from an A.S in Environmental Science to a B.A in Biology. Flexible by design, our bachelor’s programs allow electives in zoology, ecology, immunology, biotechnology, cellular biology, marine biology, plant biology, molecular biology, and undergraduate research.  Check out more information here!

3 thoughts on “Make, Break, Tinker and Code at Tarpon’s New Summer Camp

  1. Hi my son is turning 13 in July and going into 8th grade next year. Is there a similar camp in mid-county for kids in his age group?

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