Summer 2018: Shoulders of Giants / Explorations in Ancient Technology

July 9 - August 17, 2018

It is the year 2018. There are self-driving cars, robots that talk, and tiny computers are everywhere! How did we get here? This summer, our campers will explore technology through time. Hands-on investigations, science-based inquiry, and art explorations will help campers innovate like ancient humans and problem-solve like modern people.


July 9 - July 13

How did people find and cook food long ago? Campers will trace the roots of some of their favorite foods and learn about early cooking methods.

WEEK 2 : Tool School

July 16 - July 20

What are the major inventions that have shaped our world, our country and our city? How have tools changed human life?

WEEK 3 : fly away

July 23 - July 27

Humans can’t fly! Or can we? Campers will explore the themes of thrust, lift, and height  and early attempts at human flight through the ages.


WEEK 4 : Ancient art making

July 30 - August 3

Campers will explore the rich history of human creativity and produce their own art using found materials provided by nature.

WEEK 5 : early engineers

August 6 - August 10

It’s electric! During this exciting week we will explore themes of power, electricity and circuitry through the ages.

WEEK 6 : Man vs. machine

August 13 - August 17

How have machines changed our world? What machines have made the biggest impact on our lives today?


TECH FORT GREENE : Techies Over Time / From Ancient to Emerging Technology

July 9 - August 17, 2018

Tech Fort Greene is a fun and interactive technology day camp located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. We believe in empowering children with the tools they need to bring their imagination to life. By popular demand, we are extending our technology camp to 6 weeks and adding new projects for students in grades 2-5.

WEEK 1 : It's Electric!

July 9 - July 13

Techies will explore themes of power, electricity and circuitry through the ages.

week 2 : Robots run the world

July 16 - July 20

How did our robots get to be so… smart? Techies will explore the timeline of robots in our world and investigate their impact in society.

week 3 : computers & code

July 23 - July 27

Kids can code! Techies will learn to write programs and will explore the limitless possibilities of computer programming.

WEEK 4 : 3D modeling & printing

July 30 - August 3

Campers will begin to learn about CAD design and model for their very own prints! As 3D printing becomes more accessible, how can it improve our lives?

WEEK 5 : The Virtual World

August 6 - 10

Step into another dimension! There is another world right beyond us. Techies will explore and design in augmented reality.

week 6 : Future of Fashion

August 13 - August 17

Cut, sew and play with conductive thread, textile, and 3D printed accessories! This week, Techies will get creative with wearable design and the future of tech in fashion.