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Photography in History

with Bruce McLaren

June 28th to July 2nd, 2021

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Have fun with photography while learning a little bit about local history at the historic Heritage Village in Corning! You’ll make a simple working pinhole camera, and do darkroom developing, and we’ll take cool photos that look like ancient history. We’ll also use digital cameras and experiment with modern photo editing. If you like photography, you will have a ball! No experience with photography is necessary!

(Grades listed: entering in Fall 2021.)

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Space and Rocketry

with Bruce McLaren

July 12th to 16th, 2021

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It’s everything space! Learn about the Apollo moon landing, build and paint rockets throughout the week, then launch them outside. You will make a 3-D model of a constellation, and a computer model of the Solar System where the planets orbit correctly. We’ll play Space Jeopardy, too...

(Grades listed: entering in Fall 2021.)

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Adventures in Art

with Cynthia Beecher

August 16th to 20th, 2021

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Create works of art while using science.  Learn how to draw in “perspective” (3D). Paint using different techniques and medias throughout the week. Make origami, friendship bracelets, clay sculptures, and more! 

(Grades listed: entering in Fall 2021.)

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Stop-Motion Animation

with Bruce McLaren

August 23rd to 27th, 2021

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Learn how to do “stop-motion animation” on a computer: objects and people will be moved frame-by-frame creating the illusion of movement. You will save all of the video clips that you make on a DVD to take home. In our movies, we’ll get creative with animating lots of different objects, including toys, pictures, and people!

(Grades listed: entering in Fall 2021.)

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Wings and Wheels

with Bruce McLaren

August 9th to 13th, 2021

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Build things that go - with wings or wheels! We will make gliders and cars that are powered by different kinds of energy. We will have a few races and you’ll get to keep everything you make!

(Grades listed: entering in Fall 2021.)