Arcade Electronics & Game-atorium (Ages 5-7) - Register Online

9:00am-12:00pm // $185 (includes materials) // SLO-RM 4403 // Steamworks for Kids

Do you like to play board and video games? How about working with electronics to create and play your own games? Then this workshop is for you! Work together with electronics kits to build fun arcade games. Learn to program the circuit board to test your memory, play the card game "21", and make different funky sounds. Play with a disco ball, sirens, or even a light show! Play group games, card games, board games, and even make up your own to play. Come join the Game-atorium for some arcade fun!

Volcano Tour (Ages 5-7) - Register Online

12:30-3:30pm // $185 (includes materials) // SLO-RM 4403 // Steamworks for Kids

Enjoy an explosively fun exploration of geology, physics and chemistry as you become a Junior Volcanologist! Build your own working volcano to keep, see examples of huge volcanic eruptions, learn about, sort, and keep minerals and fossils and recreate the forces and chemistry at work in the fascinating world of volcanos.

Code & Control Robo Dozer (Ages 8-9) - Register Online

9:00am-12:00pm // $185 (includes materials) // SLO-RM 4405 // Minds in Motion

Build and take home your very own powerful robotic bulldozer and sleek handheld wireless controller!  With your own colored manual and the aid of your instructor, you will each assemble your Robo Dozer that consists of over 40 different robotic parts that includes a speaker, circuit board, motors, LED lights, and much more.  Learn the advantages and disadvantages of tracked vehicles as well as examples of robots with continuous tracks.  Use the controller to command your robot to move around in all directions, play sounds, and light up its cab roof lights!  The special Code and Control wireless unit enables you to either directly control your Robo Dozer in real time, or write and save sequences of commands for the robot to perform at the push of a button.  Once completed, you can try a few experiments with your new Code and Control Robo Dozer and compete with your fellow classmates!

Future Engineers with Minds in Motion (Ages 7-9) - Register Online

12:30-3:30pm // $185 (includes materials) // SLO-RM 4405 // Minds in Motion

If you like to create and build things, this program is for you!  Take home your very own engineering kit!  You will build up to 8 working models including a material lift, stationary bike, crane bridge, construction crane, and a windmill!  With the aid of your instructor and the easy-to-follow manual, you will learn different scientific principles involving pulleys and mechanics.  You will also learn about basic circuits as you construct a Maze Challenge, Flying Disc, Turbo Air, and Alarm System with our STEM Lab kit!  As future engineers, the STEM lab will teach you how to comprehend a schematic diagram and interpret the flow of electricity.  Design your own diagrams and watch your confidence soar as you transform wires, springs, and plastic parts into fully functioning circuits.  Come obtain the necessary skills and experience to take on the technological challenges of the future!