Boys & Girls Club of Greater New Bedford

12 Week Tech, Art & Music Camp

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A 12-week spring program for students in grades 5-8 that integrates science, technology, the arts, and music.

The Boys and Girls Club of New Bedford is excited to offer a 12-week spring program for students in grades 5-8 that integrates science, technology, the arts, and music. The program runs from March 28-June 17 and meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Comparable programs cost upwards of $3,500. The program is free for members of the Boys and Girls Club. Club membership is $50. If you want to apply, please attend our informational session which will be held on Friday, March 18 from 4-5 at the Boys and Girls Club located at 166 Jenney Street in New Bedford. To optimize students’ learning experience, parent participation is required. Only 10 seats.

Create animated games and stories. Take your art and music skills to the next level. Create your own tickers and print your own 3-D models. Learn to program computers and the most powerful supercomputer of all – your brain.

GDevelop

GDevelop is a no-code game maker that allows you to create any kind of 2D game for iOS, Android, and more.

  • Develop 2D games
  • Explore game design principles
  • Use event logic to “code” your games

Inkscape

Take your art skills to the next level. Create 2D and 3D art with Inkscape. 

  • Create cartoons, graphic art, video game sprites, logos, stickers, and 3D prints 
  • Work with vector paths, draw shapes, add colors, patterns, and gradients to drawings
  • Transform objects by scaling, rotating, shearing, and duplicating

Scratch

Dive into programming logic with Scratch, the drag-and-drop creative learning environment developed by MIT Media Lab. You’ll use code blocks and characters to gain a foundation in computational thinking, creating animated stories and games.

  • Create variables and if-else statements
  • Program using arithmetic operators
  • Design and animate sprites
  • Experiment and explore to build creativity and confidence

Neuroscience

Discover the exciting world of your brain. 

  • Use sensors and technologies to peek inside the brain and body
  • Learn techniques to improve your focus and happiness

Garageband

Do you love music? Garageband is a digital audio workstation we’ll use to create music. 

  • Learn chords, timing, harmony and rhythm to make music
  • Learn to layer, sequence, quantize, edit, and mix multi-layered songs from start to finish.

Sonic Pi

Sonic Pi is a programming environment that lets you code music line by line. 

  • Go deeper into music theory and the science of sound
  • Learn to program and modify sound waves to produce music

Processing

Create Digital Art with Processing Processing is a programming language designed for the electronic arts. 

  • Learn the fundamentals and syntax of the language while creating amazing works of art. 

If you want to apply, please attend our informational session which will be held on Friday, March 18 from 4-5 at the Boys and Girls Club located at 166 Jenney Street in New Bedford. To optimize students’ learning experience, parent participation is required. Only 10 seats.

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