Tech Summer Camps


Learn About Spark Skill's 2017 Summer Camp Courses and Enroll Today. Code, Design Games, 3D Print, and More in Our Fun Summer Tech Camps for Kids in Las Vegas.

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Tech Summer Camps


Learn About Spark Skill's 2017 Summer Camp Courses and Enroll Today. Code, Design Games, 3D Print, and More in Our Fun Summer Tech Camps for Kids in Las Vegas.

Would you be interested in...
Coding an App,
Learning Cyber Security,
3D Printing,
or Making a Short Film?

Spark Skill provides top-notch technology summer enrichment programs for students entering grades four through twelve in Summerlin, Las Vegas. Enroll in any combination of our one-week-long summer day camp sessions to develop new skills for a new era. Scroll down to learn about Spark Skill, view course curricula and schedules, and to enroll online. 

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Location


Spark Skill Technology Summer Courses are Held in the Startup Incubator Maker Space at The Adelson Educational Campus in Summerlin, a Guard Gated Facility With On Campus Dining.

Location


Spark Skill Technology Summer Courses are Held in the Startup Incubator Maker Space at The Adelson Educational Campus in Summerlin, a Guard Gated Facility With On Campus Dining.

9700 Hillpointe Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89134

Startup Incubator at the Guard-Gated Adelson Educational Campus

  • Leading technology resources
  • On campus dining hall (lunch included in tuition)
 

Experience


View Spark Skill's 2017 Summer Day Camp Weekly Course Offerings. Student May Take 3D Printing, Movie Making, App Development, Coding, Cyber Security, or One of Many More Exciting Summer Tech Camps. Instructors are Background Checked.

Experience


View Spark Skill's 2017 Summer Day Camp Weekly Course Offerings. Student May Take 3D Printing, Movie Making, App Development, Coding, Cyber Security, or One of Many More Exciting Summer Tech Camps. Instructors are Background Checked.

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Daily Schedule

8:45AM-9:00AM: Drop Off . . .

  • Walk-in or car line
  • Printable pass provided for access at the guard gate

9:00AM-10:00AM: Class . . .

  • Morning class instruction through hands-on activities

10:00AM-10:20AM: Snack . . .

  • Snack provided by the campus dining team

10:20AM-11:30AM: Class . . .

  • Late morning class instruction through hands-on activities

11:30AM-12:00PM: Lunch . . .

  • Hot lunch in the dining hall provided by the campus dining team and included in Spark Skill tuition
  • Outside lunch is not permitted due to campus rules. Please contact us for a potential exception.

12:00PM-12:30PM: Active & Board Games . . .

  • Students take this time to rest their eyes, playing games in the gym and on the field, or playing fun board games.

12:30PM-1:20PM: Class . . .

  • Afternoon class instruction through hands-on activities

1:20PM-1:45PM: Break . . .

  • Students take a break from instruction and participate in guided activities

1:45PM-3:00PM: Class . . .

  • Late afternoon class instruction through hands-on activities

3:00PM-3:15PM: Pick Up . . .

  • Walk-in or car line
  • Printable pass provided for access at the guard gate afternoon class instruction through hands-on activities
Safety

Spark Skill takes the following precautions to ensure student safety:

  • Guard gated campus (name must be on our list to enter)
  • One access point to the building
  • Visitor IDs are checked against databases by guard
  • Spark Skill instructors are required to pass thorough background checks
  • Students are not released to unauthorized individuals 
  • Extensive insurance coverage is held
Awards

Spark Skill is proud to announce the Excellence in Technology Achievements, honoring students who demonstrate leadership, dedication, and ability in Spark Skill technology classes.

This distinction has three tiers: Bronze, Gold, and Platinum. Each tier entails progressively greater eligibility requirements, benefits, and honor. The student must meet all applicable requirements at any point prior to his/her freshman year of high school, and must submit a brief application between August 1st and September 1st of his/her freshman year of high school to be considered for an achievement. Regardless of the grade in which the student meets the requirements, this achievement will be presented to the student in April of his/her freshman year of high school.

Platinum: (Highest Honors)

  • Consistently demonstrate exceptional leadership, dedication, and ability in Spark Skill classes
  • Successfully complete four Spark Skill courses during any sessions prior to freshman year of high school 
    • One course must be in advanced programming (iMake Apps or Cyber Security)
    • One course must be in product design (3D Printing, Drone Development, or 2016's Design & Make)
  • Spark Skill teacher recommendation is required to be considered for this achievement
  • Student must submit a 45 to 60 second video about their experiences at Spark Skill, what they learned, and how their newly acquired knowledge in technology will benefit them. A Spark Skill representative will be available during daily summer program breaks to work on this project with students applying for the achievement. Please email IanMcCue@SparkSkill.com to arrange this prior to attendance.
  • Bonuses:
    • Spark Skill will work with the student to develop an online portfolio, hosted for free on our website, and tailored to serve as a supplemental college application material
    • Signed Certificate
    • Medal and Plaque during a student's freshman year of High School
      • With the family's approval, we will work with the school to honor them publicly
    • Qualifies student for leadership experiences and internships at Spark Skill during High School (subject to availability)

Gold: (High Honors)

  • Consistently demonstrate leadership, dedication, and ability in Spark Skill classes
  • Successfully complete three Spark Skill courses during any sessions prior to freshman year of high school 
    • One course must be in advanced programming (iMake Apps or Cyber Security)
  • Spark Skill teacher recommendation is required to be considered for this achievement
  • Bonuses:
    • Signed Certificate
    • Qualifies student for leadership experiences and internships at Spark Skill during High School (subject to availability)

Bronze: (Honors)

  • Consistently demonstrate leadership, dedication, and ability in Spark Skill classes
  • Successfully complete two Spark Skill courses during any sessions prior to freshman year of high school 
  • Spark Skill teacher recommendation is required to be considered for this achievement
  • Bonuses:
    • Signed Certificate
Pictures

2016 summer camp pictures (previous facility)

Testimonials
  • "My son was talking about this camp at home in the evening, which is the best feedback. He doesn't typically show that kind of enthusiasm for other camps. I appreciated the effort you put into communication, planning the camp's activities and answering questions throughout the enrollment process. It was really wonderful. I look forward to the next camp." -Alli A.
  • "I loved that my daughter came to Spark Skill and was able to develop new tech skills with the help of knowledgable instructors. She came home excited about what she learned, and wanted to go online to create more at home. I love that it sparks a curiosity which encourages her to discover more programs and skills in tech." -Christine P.
Expo

Every Friday from 2PM-3PM parents, family, and friends are invited to attend an expo showcasing student work.

FAQ

How are the programs developed? . . .

Spark Skill courses are thoroughly planned and developed by the administation team, Dr. Camille McCue, and our professional and collegiate instructors. They combine cutting-edge research and technology with the core foundations of the subjects.

What technology is used at Spark Skill? . . .

Our classes utilize Mac computers, Flash Forge and Gigabot 3D printers, laser cutters, a variety of hands-on tools, and professional grade software and hardware.

Do I have to enroll for all five weeks? . . .

Spark Skill courses are designed to be taken in one week increments, with the option to combine any courses that the student would like. They may be enrolled in any combination of weeks if they satisfy the prerequisites. We're happy to help you craft an enrollment plan! Just reach out to us at contact@sparkskill.com.

What is Spark Skill's age policy? . . .

Course enrollment eligibility is based on the grade that the student is entering in the coming school year. Please email us at contact@sparkskill.com for an exception of up to one grade lower or higher than the listed group.

 

Classes & Enroll


View Spark Skill Summer Technology Day Camp Courses for Kids and Enroll. Camp Offerings Include Coding, Game Design, Cyber Security, 3D Printing, Animation, Minecraft Modding, and Movie Making.

Classes & Enroll


View Spark Skill Summer Technology Day Camp Courses for Kids and Enroll. Camp Offerings Include Coding, Game Design, Cyber Security, 3D Printing, Animation, Minecraft Modding, and Movie Making.

100% Satisfaction guarantee

We are 100% confident that you will love your time at Spark Skill. 
Attend the first two days of class. If you do not enjoy your experience, we will issue a full refund.

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Class Tuition

INCLUDES:

  • Usage of materials and technology
  • Projects & files to take home
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Daily snack and hot lunch (no charge)
  • Break time on the fields & in the gym 
  • T-shirt & water bottle 
  • Excellent, trained instructors utilizing meticulously crafted curricula
  • 8:1 Student:Teacher Ratio
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

$699 / Class *

*Normally $849. Tuition Increases Closer to Start Date. Enroll Now to Secure Your Seats & Save.


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Classes, Curricula, Dates and Enroll

Low Capacity Warnings are NOT Displayed. Classes Typically Fill by Early-Mid June.

 

Grades 7 - 9

Minecraft Modding

Learn how to mod Minecraft using the Tynker Modding Engine! Create flying sheep, write new server commands, design stunning graphic packs, and so much more. The possibilities to be creative are truly endless in this educational sandbox environment! 

Grades 7-9: June 26-30

Think Code

Students will learn the basics of programming through hands-on activities and drag and drop Scratch coding. Projects include a variety of games, such as mazes and number guessers. This class is recommended for students with little to no experience in programming. 

Quantity:
Grades 7-9: July 10 - 14

Graphic Design

Utilize Adobe Illustrator to draw amazing digital graphics for use in your own games, apps, presentations, and more! Students will learn through addressing realistic design prompts and challenges.

Grades 7-9: July 10-14 (SOLD OUT)

Robotics

Learn the basics of robotics, compete against your classmates, and more! New Mindstorms EV3 bots are utilized in a 1:1 student:kit ratio for maximum contact time with the technology. 

Grades 7-9: July 17-21 (SOLD OUT)

iMake Apps

Some Coding Experience (i.e., Think Code) Recommended

Students learn how to make real, downloadable apps and games for iOS and Android devices using the GameSalad development platform. Projects include remakes of popular games such as Flappy Bird and Galaga. Throughout the course, student-produced apps and games will be downloaded on their personal smartphones

Quantity:
Grades 7-9: July 17-21

3D Animation

Learn how to create and animate digital 3D models! Apply special effects, textures, motion and more using industry's Autodesk Maya software. 

Quantity:
Grades 7-9: July 24-28

3D Printing

Use 3D design software TinkerCAD to develop your 3D creations. Print them with our array of over sixteen professional grade 3D printers. Our 3D Printing classes incorporate a variety of filament types, software settings, and extrusion methods to produce stellar prints. Projects are based on a wide variety of fun ideas, as well as commercial challenges.

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Grades 7-9: July 24-28

Cyber Security

Math will be used extensively

Our daily lives, economy, and security rely on safe and stable Internet and cell communications. But dangers await.  A hacker next door or a spying foreign nation can breach your security to steal your personal information, money, or intellectual property.  Explore the basics of cryptography, physical threats, phishing, socially engineered Trojans, worms, eavesdropping devices, password cracking and more in CyberSecurity!

Quantity:
Grades 7-9: July 31 - August 4

Drone Development

Use advanced software to design and 3D print parts, utilize wholesale motors and electronics, and develop software for your own custom quadcopter drone! Compete against high-end consumer drones such as the Parrot AR.Drone. 

Grades 7-9: July 31 - August 4 (SOLD OUT)

Grades 4 - 6

Think Code

Students will learn the basics of programming through hands-on activities and drag and drop Scratch coding. Projects include a variety of games, such as mazes and number guessers. This class is recommended for students with little to no experience in programming.

Grades 4-6: June 26-30

3D Printing

Use 3D design software TinkerCAD and Fusion360 to develop your 3D creations. Print them with our array of over sixteen professional grade 3D printers. Our 3D Printing classes incorporate a variety of filament types, software settings, and extrusion methods to produce stellar prints. Projects are based on a wide variety of fun ideas, as well as commercial challenges.

Quantity:
Grades 4-6: July 10-14

Movie Making

Ready, set, film! Get started with story writing, video shooting, sound and green screen effects, video editing, and more.

Quantity:
Grades 4-6: July 17-21

Minecraft Architecture

Design buildings, play games, and wire digital Redstone circuits in Minecraft! Utilizes TinkerCAD software to quickly design buildings for Minecraft worlds. Students play in our safe, private Minecraft server.

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Grades 4-6: July 24-28

Minecraft Nations

Work as a team to build a realistic city. Develop systems of transit, waterlines, power plants and networks, automated factories, and more in our modified edition of Minecraft! Students play in an altered version of our safe, private Spark Skill server.

Quantity:
Grades 4-6: July 31 - August 4

Grades 9 - 12

3D Printing

Use 3D design software TinkerCAD and Fusion360 to develop your 3D creations. Print them with our array of over sixteen professional grade 3D printers. Our 3D Printing classes incorporate a variety of filament types, software settings, and extrusion methods to produce stellar prints. Projects are based on a wide variety of fun ideas, as well as commercial challenges.

Grades 9-12: June 26-30

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