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: Downtown Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017
Member Price: $112
Non-Member Price: $170

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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Blast Off! Camp

Offered at: Downtown Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017
Member Price: $112
Non-Member Price: $170

Campers will explore foundations of flight, propulsion, wind, and force. Campers will have a chance to build rockets and airplanes, test their creations, and solve team challenges. The Treasure Valley Family Y believes that every child is of promise. Therefore, no one is denied Y services due to

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Code Go! Camp

Offered at: Downtown Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017
Member Price: $112
Non-Member Price: $170

Using LEGO Engineering kits, campers will explore coding and engineering concepts as they build robots using motors, sensors, and communication devices. Campers will use computer software to code their robots to complete challenges and overcome obstacles. The Treasure Valley Family Y believes

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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 Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017
Member Price: $112
Non-Member Price: $170

Does your child like to experiment? In this camp, kids will do all sorts of fun experiments exploring topics like magnets, chemical reactions, and come up with their own scientific hypothesis. For more information, please contact: Caldwell Youth Director - (208) 459-2498 ext 654 The Treasure

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Mission: Earth! Camp

Offered at: Downtown Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017

Campers will explore natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, fires, and hurricanes. Concepts on recycling, carbon footprint, and engineering structures to withstand disasters will be explored. Campers will have opportunities to solve group challenges and invent plant-saving

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Robotics 101 Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017
Member Price: $112
Non-Member Price: $170

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: West Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017
Member Price: $112
Non-Member Price: $170

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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STEM Series

Offered at: West Y
Dates: 01/17/2017 - 05/30/2017
Member Price: $62
Non-Member Price: $95

These 5-week sessions will give children the opportunity to have fun exploring and discovering STEM through experiments and interactive activities. The Treasure Valley Family Y believes that every child is of promise. Therefore, no one is denied Y services due to the inability to pay. For more

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Structure Madness Camp

Offered at: West Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017
Member Price: $112
Non-Member Price: $170

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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