On-Site STEM+ Camps 

Roanoke Higher Education Center 

The CLS STEM+ lab on the 8th floor of the Roanoke Higher Education Center will be busy this summer!

Commonwealth Learning Systems is offering a series of week-long camps that combine physical activity with IT adventure.

  • Monday – Friday
  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • June 7 – August  6

 

 

 

 

 

CLS STEM+ Lab and the Roanoke Higher Education Center follow COVID-19 protocols.  Learn More

 

Gamification

Design, build and play games in the STEM+ Lab. Build your own to share with others and learn fundamentals of Scratch, block coding, microcontrollers, and Minecraft. Level: Beginner  Ages: 8+ 

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Virtual Reality

Introduction to virtual worlds through Mozilla Hubs. Learn the skills to build your own virtual world and avatars to share with others. At the end of camp, explore virtual reality technologies such Oculus and Hololens at the CLS STEM+ Lab. Ages: 13+

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Programming with Micro:bits

Use Micro:bits to learn about electronic circuits, sensors, and actuators to invent your own contraptions. Level: Beginner to Medium Ages: 10+

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Smart Tech – IoT

Everything is connected in the Internet of Things (IoT). See how these connections work with hands-on activities using Raspberry Pi. Ages: 10+

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Emerging Technologies

When does Science Fiction become Science Fact?  70% of future jobs do not yet exist. Learn about emerging technologies and the skills needed for jobs of the future. Ages:13+

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June 7- June 14

July 6 – July 9 *

Instructors:
Amanda Janis Murphy
Rowena Enatsky

 

June 14 – June 18

July 26 – July 30

Aug 9 – Aug 13

Instructors:
Amanda Janis Murphy
Sam Williams
Rowena Enatsky
Holly Gillcash

 

June 21 – June 25

July 19 – July 23

Instructors:
Amanda Janis Murphy
Rowena Enatsky

 

June 28 – July 2

July 12 – July 16

Instructors:
Dr. Denis Gracanin
Amanda Janis Murphy
Sam Williams

 

Aug 2 – Aug 6

Instructors:
Amanda Janis Murphy
Dean McIntyre