Kindergarten – 2nd grade classes

Moving Sculptures – Dr. Lee Stanton – Make a thing! Students will learn about three-dimensional art, movement, recycling and repurposing common household items as they build kinetic sculpture. Students will create kinetic sculptures that move via wind, integrate an understanding of recycling and repurposing found objects into art making and explore balance, scale & proportion.

  • Instructor – Dr. Lee Stanton – Columbia College Professor
  • Duration – Single Session (8am – 11am)
  • Dates Offered -July 9th
  • Suggested Grade Level – K – 2nd graders
  • Location – 101 North 7th St
  • Cost – $25
  • Reserve a seat for Moving Sculptures

Bubble Blowing Math & Art – Dr. Ann Schlemper Instructor Who doesn’t love to blow bubbles? We will be blowing bubbles to make some fantastic art and create some amazing geometric shapes.   Students will identify and define 2D and 3D shapes that are formed when creating bubble structures, learn to create art using bubbles and learn about primary, secondary and tertiary colors.

  • Instructor – Dr. Ann Schlemper – Columbia College Professor
  • Duration – Single Session (8am – 11am)
  • Dates Offered -July 7th
  • Suggested Grade Level – K – 2nd graders
  • Location – 101 North 7th St
  • Cost – $25
  • Reserve a seat for Bubble Blowing Math & Art

Recycling by Upcycling – Dr. Heather McCullar Instructor – We often throw away so much in our houses. Recycling is one way that we can help reduce the amount of trash we put in a landfill. In this courses, we will learn about recycling and how we can sometimes use recycled items to create something new through upcycling.


Engineering Solutions – “Water Filtration” – Dr. Heather McCullar Instructor – The water that we have on Earth is the only water we will ever have and it is vital to our survival. We will learn about water filtration and how this is important to help us have clean water. Participants will get to design and take home their own water filter.


Engineering our World – Dr. Heather McCullar Instructor – This course is designed to introduce students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade to the field of engineering. We will explore a variety of engineering fields through hands-on learning opportunities. Students will get to engage in a variety of design challenges and take home some of the products they design.

  • Instructor – Dr. Heather McCullar
  • Duration – Single Session (1pm – 4pm)
  • Dates Offered -June 18th
  • Suggested Grade Level – K-2nd graders
  • Location – 101 North 7th Street
  • Cost – $25
  • Reserve a seat for Engineering our World

The BBC microbit

FULL – Programming with Microbits – Craig Adams Instructor – The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces you to how software and hardware work together. It has an LED light display, buttons, sensors and many input/output features that, when programmed, let it interact with you and your world. We will spend our time learning how to program the microbit to say our name, play music, and basically have a fun time playing and learning! Students will KEEP their microbit!

  • Instructor – Craig Adams
  • Duration – 2 Sessions (1pm – 4pm)
  • Dates Offered -June 28th and 30th
  • Suggested Grade Level – K-2nd graders
  • Location – 101 North 7th Street
  • Cost – $50 (this includes the cost of the microbit)
  • This course is FULL!