Science, Technology, Engineers, and mathematics. Whether your child is passionate about science or not, our Engineering & Robotics programs are sure to spark their creative curiosities. The programs are broken up into two sections, Big & Little Engineers, so that no matter what the age range, your child will get a fun experience geared toward their experience level! The programs cover chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering but will also help engineer new friendships and leadership skills!

Battle Bots Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y Downtown Y West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

This is an Engineering and Robotics program for older engineers. Kids will build robots, motorized cars, hydraulic lifts, and more, all with mini motors and battery packs. They will make friends and share ideas, as they experiment with different types of Battlebots. For more information, please

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Little Engineers – Structures & Simple Machines

Offered at: Downtown Y
Member Price: $60
Non-Member Price: $90

Kids will get hands-on experience learning about wheels, gears, and axles in simple machines and balance, building, and design. With both structures and simple machines combined, kids get an opportunity to explore engineering in a variety of ways. For more information, please contact: Downtown

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Mad Science & Wacky Engineering Camp

Offered at: Downtown Y West Y
Dates: 03/21/2016 - 03/25/2016
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Become the next Einstein, Newton, Edison, or Tesla! Spend the week learning about chemical reactions, bonds, experimenting with solids and liquids, and creating slime or blubber. Campers are asked to bring a snack and if staying the full day, please bring a lunch. For more information, please

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Robotics 101 Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Using LEGO Mindstorm, kids will visualize, build, and program their own robot! With the use of laptops, they will program their robot to do a variety of different actions with the help of ultrasonic sound, light, and touch sensors. For more information, please contact: Caldwell Youth Director -

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Simple Machines – Big Engineers

Offered at: Caldwell Y Downtown Y West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Simple Machines are the building blocks for developing any young person into a master builder. In this class, kids will learn about structural engineering by building levers, pulleys, gears, wheels, and axles with LEGOs. For more information, please contact: West Youth Coordinator - (208)

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Structure Madness Camp

Offered at: West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

In this program your child will learn about city planning, architecture, and civil and structural engineering. With their peers, students will plan and build a city using DUPLO LEGOs. Students will also learn about structures and practice building bridges, towers, and more! For more information,

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