Inventor’s Camp in the News
Inventor’s Camp is… fun, exciting, hard, creative, technological, collaborative, exhilarating, cutting-edge, fast-paced, awesome, innovative, and coming back for the summer of 2016! With several locations in Southern California, western North Carolina, Atlanta, Georgia, Orlando, Florida and possibly even eastern Wisconsin, there are more chances than ever to join the fun and innovation! For early registration opportunities, visit our 2016 Inventor Camp page!
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|Student created videos from Orange County, CA||Team Videos from Thousand Oaks, CA|
Inventor’s Camp 2015 Promo
The Sheet, Mammoth Lakes, CA – April 24, 2015
This year’s Inventor’s Bootcamp ran from Monday, April 20 to Thursday, April 23 at the Mammoth Library. Participants split into six teams and, taking their inspiration from the movie Interstellar, designed a probe and a mechanism to deploy it to test “asteroids” for natural resources.
Team members created parts using 3D printers, adding other parts—anything from boxes to zip ties to string—and programming their probes to drop down onto and return from an “asteroid.” [Link]
Sierra Wave TV, Mammoth Lakes, CA – April 29, 2015
The Learning Center! Charter School – May 22, 2015
You might want to call The Learning Center! Charter School’s “Inventor’s Bootcamp” a “fitness program for the brain.” Now in its second successful year, the four-day Inventors Bootcamp challenges area middle and high school students with hands-on experiences in emerging and highly innovative technologies.
The Learning Center! has partnered with California based, high-tech company, Table Top Inventing as part of the school’s themed summer enrichment offerings–open to all area students. Inventor’s Bootcamp, the company’s traveling science workshop, is the brain-child of Table Top Inventing founder and CEO, Steve Kurti, who grew up in and around Murphy and Franklin, NC. Inventor’s Bootcamp is typically only offered in large cities but Kurti is interested in giving back to the area from which he hails and has brought this valuable experience to students in rural western North Carolina…. [read more]