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Team Dad  (for dads & kids grades 2-8)       Saturday, June 18
a day of coding, engineering and robotics


Why should kids have all the fun?  Celebrate Father’s Day eve with The Great Adventure Lab!

Dads and kids can team up to create a special Father’s Day video game program using MIT’s Scratch programming language; or design and program a dueling Lego Mindstorms robot.

Saturday, June 18th

Workshop 1: 10:30-noon
Video Game Programming (for Dads with children grades 2-5)

Workshop 2: 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Mindstorms (for Dads with children grades 4-8)

Argyle Park Activity Building, 1030 Forest Glen Rd. Silver Spring, MD (near Holy Cross Hospital)

Video Game Programming Workshop:
$35 per father-child pair ($15 for each additional child or parent)

Lego Mindstorms Workshop:
$35 per father-child pair ($15 for each additional child or parent)

Prices include a T-shirt for each registered child. The Great Adventure Lab provides all equipment needed for activities; just bring yourselves!

Register online now, space is limited.


Lego TRAIN Party for grades K-1

Tuesday, June 21*

*last day of school for MCPS is June 20


Summer Camp registration is open! Details here.

Train Party for grades K-1,           10am to noon, Tuesday June 21
A morning of coding, building and train-riding!

What could be a better way to spend the true start of summer than spending the day on all things train?  We will start our day designing our own train game using Scratch Jr. MIT’s latest and greatest video game programming software designed for the youngest programmers.

Next, we’ll read The Caboose Who Got Loose before building our very own world of trains with Lego Duplos!  We’ll cap off our celebration of the world of locomotives with a ride on Wheaton Park’s miniature train.

Who: All train enthusiasts, K-1st grade

Where: Wheaton Regional Park, 2002 Shorefield Road, Wheaton, Md  (By the Miniature Train Station!)

Time: 10:00-12:15. We will be indoors from 10 to noon and will ride the train from 12 to 12:15pm.

Price: $35 includes all activities and one ticket to ride the train! The Great Adventure Lab provides all equipment necessary; just bring your children, ready to play and learn!

                Register online now!


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